Requirements for Eagle Scout
up to date as of Sunday, July 9, 2000
1 Be active in your troop and patrol for a least 6 months as a life scout.
2 Demonstrate scout spirit by living the scout Oath (Promise) and Scout Law in your everyday life.
3 Earn a total of 21 merit badges ( 10 more than you already have) including the following: (A) First Aid (B) Citizenship in the Community (C) Citizenship in the Nation (D) Citizenship in the World (E) Communication (F) Personal Fitness (G) Emergency Preparedness OR Lifesaving (H) Environmental Science (I) Personal Management (J) Hiking OR Cycling OR Swimming (K) Camping (L) Family Life
4 While a Life Scout,serve actively for period of 6 months in one or more of the following troop positions of responsibility:
Assistant Senior Patrol Leader
Junior Assistant Scoutmaster
Senior Patrol Leader
Varsity Team Captain
5 While a Life Scout, plan, develop, and give leadership to other in a service project helpful to any religious institution, any school, or your community.The project idea must be approved by your Scoutmaster and troop committee and approved by the council or district before you start. You must use the Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook, NO.18-927a in meeting this requirement.
6 Take part in a scoutmaster conference.
7 Complete your board of review.
After becoming an Eagle scout, you may earn Palms by completing the following requirements:
1 Be active in your troop and patrol for at least 3 months after becoming an Eagle Scout or after award of last palm.
2 Demonstrate Scout spirit by living the scout Oath ( promise ) and Scout Law in your everyday life.
3 Make a satisfactory effort to develop and demonstrate leadership ability.
4 Earn five additional merit badges beyond those required for Eagle or Last palm.
5 Take part in a scoutmaster conference.
You may wear only the proper combination of Palms for the number of merit badges you earned beyond the rank of Eagle. The Bronze Palm represents 5 merit badges the gold palm 10 and the Silver Palm 15.
* Merit badges earned any time since becoming a Boy Scout may be used to meet this requirement.