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

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

Eagle Scout letters of recognition are congratulatory letters sent by leaders, organizations and dignitaries that mark the occasion of a boy earning the rank of Eagle Scout. Often, a troop contacts potential letter write... More »

An Eagle Scout recommendation letter is written in the same way as many other recommendation letters. It provides details about the potential Eagle Scout from a personal and professional point of view. More »

As of 2015, a total of 21 merit badges are required for an Eagle Scout rank, including first aid, citizenship in the community, personal fitness, emergency preparedness and environmental science. Other required merit bad... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Outdoor Adventure

Placement of Scout badges differs for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. When starting out, Boy Scouts have two choices where to place their badges. Up to six merit badges are allowed on the uniform's right shirtsleeve. Badges ... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

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 »