Eagle Scout is the highest rank a Boy Scout age 11-18 can achieve.
Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner
Eagle Scout Stats:
- Nationally, 6.57% of all Boy Scouts earned the Eagle Scout rank
- Since 1912 more than 2,485,473 young men have earned the Eagle Scout rank
Year LBAC California United States Avg Age 2017 68 tbd 55,494 tbd 2016 61 5,044 55,186 17y 127d 2015 86 4,887 54,366 17y 124d 2014 79 51,820 17y 113d 2013 63 56,841 17y 87d 2012 57 58,659 17y 84d 2011 56 51,933 17y 116d
Eagle Scout Rank
To earn the rank, a Boy Scout must:
1. Progress through the ranks in the following order:
2. Earn 21 merit badges, including:
- First Aid
- Citizenship in the Community
- Citizenship in the Nation
- Citizenship in the World
- Personal Fitness
- Emergency Preparedness OR Lifesaving
- Environmental Science OR Sustainability
- Personal Management
- Cycling OR Hiking OR Swimming
- Family Life
3. Serve six months in a troop leadership position.
4. Plan, develop, and give leadership to a service project for any religious organization or any school or community.
5. Take part in a Scoutmaster conference.
6. Successfully complete an Eagle Scout board of review.
Boy Scouts with disabilities may qualify for the Eagle Scout rank by fulfilling alternative requirements as determined by their council.
We are proud of our rich history of Eagle Scouts here in the Long Beach Area Council. Please click the years below to find a list of Eagle Scouts from that year.
Click here to see the independent research study done by the Templeton Foundation and Baylor University on the Value of Scouting
Click here to see a list of famous Eagle Scouts