Advancement & Awards

Spirit of Adventure

What will the next generation of American leaders look like? Many of them will look like Eagle Scouts. And many of those already are shaping the future of America—and the world. They’re serving in the military, the Peace Corps, and Teach for America. They’re conserving natural resources, healing the sick, and competing for Super Bowl titles. They’re everywhere, and they’re serving others.

Advancement & Awards

Advice from an Eagle Scout mom

How can parents best motivate their sons to continue on the Trail to Eagle? A mother of three Eagle Scouts suggests a one-step-at-a-time approach.

Advancement & Awards

Evolution of the Eagle Scout Award

The highest rank a Boy Scout can achieve began as a sort of “super merit badge” for Scouts who earned 21 other merit badges, five of them required.