Eagle Scout is the highest rank a Boy Scout age 11-18 can achieve.
Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner
Time: 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Uniform: Complete Field Uniform with sash
Location: The Grand 4101 E Willow Ave LB 90815
Eagle Stats 2015:
- California produced 4,887 Eagle Scouts
- Nationally, 54,366 Scouts earned the Eagle Scout rank
- Nationally, 6.57% of all Boy Scouts earned the Eagle Scout rank
- The average age of a young man earning Eagle Scout was 17 years of age
- Since 1912 more than 2,374,793 young men have earned the Eagle Scout rank
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