EAGLE

 

  • 1. Be active in your troop or patrol for at 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) Communications,
  • (f) Personal Fitness,
  • (g) Emergency Preparedness OR Lifesaving,
  • (h) Environmental Science,
  • (i) Personal Management,
  • (j) Swimming OR Hiking OR Cycling,
  • (k) Camping, and
  • (l) Family Life.
    • (You must choose only one merit badge listed in items (g) and (j). If you have earned more than one of the badges listed in items (g) and (j), choose one and list the remaining badges to make your total of 21.) (Graphic of Eagle required merit badges)
  • 4. While a Life Scout, serve actively for 6 months in one or more of the following troop positions of responsibility:
    • patrol leader,
    • senior patrol leader,
    • assistant senior patrol leader,
    • Order of the Arrow troop representative,
    • troop guide,
    • den chief,
    • scribe,
    • librarian,
    • historian,
    • quartermaster,
    • chaplain aide,
    • junior assistant scoutmaster, or
    • instructor.
  • 5. While a Life Scout, plan, develop, and give leadership to others in a service project helpful to any religious institution, any school, or your community. (The project should benefit an organization other than Scouting.) The project idea must be approved by the organization benefitting from your effort, your Scoutmaster and troop committee, and approved by the council or district before you start. You must use the “Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project Workbook“, BSA publication No. 18-927D, in meeting this requirement.
  • 6. Take part in a Scoutmaster conference.
  • 7. Complete your board of review.
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