The official Eagle Scout directory published by the National Eagle Scout Association is available for purchase by verified Eagle Scouts only, as of 2015. There are several lists of celebrity Eagle Scouts available for fr... More »

Since the Boy Scouts of America was founded in 1911, Gerald Ford is the only president who has achieved the highest honor achievable within the organization. Ford was president from 1974 to 1977. Numerous presidents, how... More »

An Eagle Scout letter of recommendation is a letter written by an approved reference supporting a scout's advancement to the rank of Eagle Scout. A scout must list five to six references on his Eagle Scout application, a... More » Education Writing

Gerald R. Ford Jr., L. Ron Hubbard and Stephen Spielberg were all Boy Scouts who earned the rank of Eagle Scout. All three of them only became notable after earning the Eagle Scout rank. More »

According to the organization's website, Boy Scout ranks, in ascending order from lowest to highest, are Scout, Tenderfoot, Second Class, First Class, Star, Life and Eagle. A Scout rank is earned by joining a troop, reci... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

Some good gifts and awards for new Eagle Scouts are engraved items, books and monetary gifts. A new Eagle Scout might also enjoy a membership in the National Eagle Scout Association or a homemade item. More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Outdoor Adventure

Girl Scouts learn money management, goal setting, decision making and people skills when selling cookies. It also helps to teach important business ethics and skills, including leadership and future life success. More »