Chartered by the
Hope St, San Jose, California, U.S.A.
to Sea Scout Ship #300 -
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October 14 - 5pm
- Saturday September 8 -
Challenger Open House in Redwood
- Go on a big boat tour
with the Challenger out of Redwood
CIty. More details to
- Saturday Sept 15 -
Coastal Cleanup Day @ Alviso Slough
- Get on kayaks and
motorboats and have a blast
scrubbing the slough.
- Saturday September 22 -
Safety At Sea - Yerba Buena Island
in San Francisco Bay
- Put on an immersion
suit, tour the Bay Area Vessel
Traffic Control Room, shoot safety
flares, blast fire houses, TONS of
- Sunday October 7 - Dave
Cortese's 8th annual Day on the Bay
@ the Alviso Marina
- Run safety boats for
kayakers in this huge annual
- Maybe even run a
"water taxi" between the marina
and the yacht club.
- Sunday October 14 -
Alviso Oyster-Pirate Festival @
South Bay Yacht Club Alviso
- Be a pirate for the
day! And serve tons of
oysters to many visitors.
- Saturday October 27 -
Slough Boo Halloween Festival at
South Bay Yacht Club
- Be a pirate, be a
goblin, tie some scary knots,
decorate the yacht club with
spooky stuff, run a fog machine
- Maybe even GET SPOOKY
on boats in the slough.
PLUS - we are still
setting dates for the following
training and expeditions:
- Kayak training - we want
all of our Sea Scouts to be great
- Sailing excursion with
the San Jose Sailing Club - learn
how to SAIL!
- Overnight experiences on
boats, camping on whitewater rivers,
you name it....
Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council, Pioneer
Alviso / San Jose / Santa Clara
|WHAT IS "SHIP
300 is a co-ed BSA Sea Scout unit
(aka "Ship") operating in Alviso,
California. Boys and girls
between 14 and 20 years old are
welcome to consider joining the fun.
We are chartered by the South
Bay Yacht Club, Alviso (San
Jose), California, in October 2016.
South Bay Yacht Club
SBYC, 1491 Hope Street,
Alviso, Ca. 95002
Alviso from the Sky -
yes we go FLYING too!
Scout Ship 300 (SSS Spartan) was founded
in 2016 to provide Silicon Valley youth
the opportunity to develop character and
leadership through aquatic activities
along the San Francisco Bay. The ship's
name signifies the unbreakable spirit of
the Sea Scouts through their adventures on
land and water, while paying homage to the
influence of San Jose State University on
rising industries throughout Silicon
Valley. As the Chartered Organization, the
South Bay Yacht Club recognizes the
importance of training young adults to
become future leaders and has graciously
offered their facilities and resources to
support this cause.
our various activities, the SSS Spartan crew
has learned kayaking, sailing, cruising,
seamanship, and more. Our Sea Scouts have
even put their aquatic skills to the test by
participating in regattas and competing
against other Sea Scout ships in the San
Francisco Bay Area. Additionally, we serve
our local community through conservation
projects, veterans affairs, and public
events. We even offer opportunities for
local Scouting units and the general public
to kayak along the Alviso Slough, giving our
Sea Scouts the chance to teach others what
they have learned. Each of these activities
help the SSS Spartan crew grow in the ideals
of Scouting, but it's also important that
they have fun on the water!
Skipper Lisa Bickford
Yours in Scouting!
South Bay Yacht Club in
1916. The guy front-and-center is THE
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