ABOUT US

The United States Power Squadrons® is the world’s largest recreational boating organization with more than 35,000 members. For more than 100 years, we have worked to make the water a safer place through boating education, civic service and fellowship. With the United States Power Squadrons®, you can improve your boating skills and knowledge online, in the classroom with certified instructors, or outdoors with hands-on training. By joining America’s premier boating organization,  you can have fun with other boaters on the water and on land! 

UPDATED  02 January 2020

America’s Boating Club® is a registered trademark of the United States Power Squadrons®

© United States Power Squadrons® 

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION


Commanders Challenge | Merit Marks | D16 Marketing Challenge Grant


Cooperative Charting | Marketing & Public Relations  | Safety | Vessel Safety Check 



Membership | Boating Activities | Operations Training | Meetings & Conferences


Educational Awards | Courses & Materials | District Educational Library | Notices

 

District Publications | Meeting Minutes | DB2000 Information | Forms

IRS Forms

 

Commander Department

COMMANDERS CHALLENGE

The Challenge Program 2019-2020 

Challenge Worksheet 2019-2020

 

MERIT MARK COORDINATOR

 

Merit Marks (Chapter 16 of the Operations Manual)

Merit Mark Criteria

Hints on how to write:

    District Commander

    Squadron Commander

 
Processing Merit Marks using DB2000

All About Merit Marks

MARKETING CHALLENGE

 

See Marketing Page

 

Executive Department

COOPERATIVE CHARTING

 

Go to the Cooperative Charting Page

 

MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS

Go to the Marketing & Public Relations Page

 

 

MEETINGS & CONFERENCES​

Meeting Guidelines for Squadrons

Free Video Conferencing

 

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT​

Squadron Officer Guide

Operations Manual

Membership and Retention "Say Hello, Not Goodbye"

Squadron "Best Practices"

 

EDUCATIONAL AWARDS

 

Chapman Award

Secretary's Department

PUBLICATIONS

 

Secretary's Manual

D16 Bylaws

Historians handbook

Distinctive Communicator Award

 

FORMS

USPS Forms

OD-1 and OD-2 Forms

Photography: 

Model Release Forms   License for Photographs

 
 

Treasurer's Department

IRS FORMS

 

TR-1 form to USPS

Electronically filing Form 990-N

Form 990 (PDF)