Eagle Scouts

Inaugural Class of Female Eagle Scouts

October 1, 2020 – Please read this update from our National Office 

Eagle Scout Boards of Review

We understand there are questions about Eagle Scout Boards of Review and Project Reviews. As of today, we anticipate National BSA will be issuing guidelines on Eagle Boards and we will pass those along as soon as we hear. There are extensions for circumstances outside a Scout’s control and we would assume the current COVID-19 situation falls into this category. We will also be working on a solution for project approvals to take place given public health protocols

4th Tuesday of each month
Bethany Lutheran Church
4644 Clark Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90808

(November and December will be the 3rd Tuesday) — by appointment only

The church is located at the corner of Clark Ave. and Arbor Rd., not to be confused with the other Bethany churches located further north and south on Clark Ave. Entry to the parking lot is from Clark Ave. Signs will assist in finding the correct room on the church campus.

Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner 2021

Date: TBA
Time: 7pm
Location: The Grand, 4101 E Willow LB 90815
See Photos from 2019 Dinner
See Photos from 2018 Dinner

See Photos from 2017 Dinner

Flyer info here

Eagle Scout Stats

Nationally, 6.49% 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 Council USA Average Age
2018 75 52,160 17 y 116 d
2017 68 55,494 17 y 76 d
2016 61 55,186 17 y 127 d
2015 86 54,366 17 y 124 d
2014 79 51,820 17 y 113 d
2013 63 56,841 17 y 87 d
2012 57 58,659 17 y 84 d
2011 56 51,933 17 y 116 d

See National Stats Here

Eagle Forms

Eagle Scout Candidate Recommendation

Scouts BSA Eagle Extension Form

Honor Your Eagle Scout as a James E. West Fellow

National Eagle Scout Association page here 

Recent History of Eagles

We are proud of our rich history of Eagle Scouts here in the Long Beach Area Council. Click the years below to find a list of Eagle Scouts from that year. 

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
2004 2003 2002 2001 2000

Eagle Scout is the highest rank a Scout age 11-17 can achieve.

Read helpful steps on your Trail to Eagle below..

The fact that a boy is an Eagle Scout has always carried with it a special significance, not only in Scouting but also as he enters higher education, business or industry, and community service.

Not every boy who joins a Boy Scout troop earns the Eagle Scout rank. In fact, only 4 percent of all Boy Scouts do so. More than 1.2 million Boy Scouts have earned the rank since 1911, and they make up only 0.512% of the U.S. male population. Eagle Scouts are a special breed!

This page is dedicated to the youth who strive to become a part of the small percent of young men who reach Scouting’s highest achievement.

Getting Started

Congratulations! You’ve earned the Life Scout rank and are ready to begin your Eagle Scout Service Project. Before you take the first step, carefully read the information on this page and print the documents and materials you’ll need.

If you already know what you’re Eagle Service Project is going to be, that’s great!

Starting Your Eagle Project

To meet National Boy Scout requirements, you must have your Eagle Scout Service Project Proposal approved by an Eagle Project Counselor before you begin your work. Click here for a listing of approved Eagle Project Counselors or ask your unit leader for a reference.

You must use an Eagle Service Project Counselor in current standing from the approved list. There are no other approved counselors.

Choose an Eagle Project Counselor, then call and make an appointment to meet with him/her immediately. Your counselor will assist you as develop a project proposal and continue to work with you as your Eagle Project Coach to help you develop a final plan.


Independent Research Study

Templeton Foundation and Baylor University on the Value of Scouting

list of famous Eagle Scouts

Eagle Scout Rank Requirements

To earn the rank, a Scout must:

  1. Progress through the ranks in the following order:
  1. Earn 21 merit badges, including:
  1. Serve six months in a troop leadership position.
  2. Plan, develop, and give leadership to a service project for any religious organization or any school or community.
  3. Take part in a Scoutmaster conference.
  4. 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.