Eagle Scout Advancement

Who is eligible to become an Eagle Scout?

Generally, registered male youth in the Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting, Venturing and Sea Scouting programs who complete the necessary requirements before their 18th birthday. There are some exceptions to this. Please contact your District Advancement Chair or Eagle Coordinator with questions.

Where do I obtain a Project Workbook?

Please see the above process guidance for your District. The workbook is downloadable.

Where do I obtain the Eagle Scout Rank Application?

Please see the above process guidance for your District. The Eagle Scout Rank Application is downloadable.

How do I apply for an Eagle Scout Palm?

Please contact your District Advancement Chair for instructions. The Eagle Palm Application is downloadable.

How do I apply for duplicate Eagle Scout credentials?

Please see this page for more information.

Do I need to have my fundraising form approved before I start raising money?


Is crowdfunding a permitted method of fundraising for Eagle projects?

Please see Pine Tree Council's Eagle Scout Serivce Project Crowdfunding Guidelines. Crowdfunding of Eagle Projects for Pine Tree Council Scouts must adhere to these guidelines.

What should I bring with me to my Eagle Scout Board of Review?

What resources are available for Scouts with Special Needs?

Please see our Special Needs Scouting page.

How do I request an Eagle Scout Extension?

Please see the Request for Extension of Time to Earn Eagle Scout Rank form.

How do I verify an Eagle Scout?

Please contact the Eagle Scout Service for verification that a person seeking employment is actually an Eagle Scout.

What is NESA?

NESA is the National Eagle Scout Association. NESA "is an alumni association for Eagle Scouts of all ages. Members receive a membership packet and four issues of Eagles’ Call magazine each year. NESA membership fees help fund the NESA scholarship program, which awards over 200 scholarships to Eagle Scouts each year. Membership is a great way for alumni to stay in touch with fellow Eagle Scouts around the world and mentor the next generation of Scouts who aspire to reach Scouting’s highest rank."

For more information contact Pine Tree Council's NESA Chairman.

Where can I get help?

Questions regarding the Eagle Scout Rank should be directed to your District Advancement Chair. Where issues have arisen, Pine Tree Council's Eagle Scout Issues Coordinator may be of additional assistance.

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