Eagle Scout is the highest advancement rank in Boy Scouting

      • 2012 was the 100th Anniversary of the Eagle Scout.
      • In 2010, 56,176 Scouts earned the rank of Eagle Scout.
      • Around 5 percent of all Boy Scouts earned the Eagle Scout rank in 2010.
      • In 2010, the average age of boys earning the Eagle Scout rank was 17 years of age.
      • From 1912 to 2010, more than 2 million Boy Scouts earned the Eagle Scout rank.

Rank Advancement resources

Click here for the instructions for Eagle Scout character reference letters

Click here for a suggested template for Eagle Scout character reference letters

Click here for the instructions for addressing envelopes and mailing Eagle Scout character reference letters

Click here for the Quivira Council Eagle Scout Rank Advancement Guide

Please click here to view the current requirements to earn the rank of Eagle Scout.