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Welcome to the Troop 57 Eagles Webpage!

This website was made to help younger scouts dreaming to become Eagles in their search for a good Eagle Project.

Click on one one of the links on the left to learn about a specific project.
Some notable Eagles are:
  • Neil Armstrong
  • Michael Bloomberg
  • Gerald Ford
  • Stephen Speilberg
  • Fred Flintstone
  • Snoopy (Beagle Scout)
  • Wynton Marsalis
  • Mark Madson
  • Sam Walton
  • Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford only made Life)
One must persevere to become Eagle. Only 4% of the Scouting population achieves this ranking. A Life Scout must meet the following requirements before his eighteenth birthday:

  1. Be active in his troop, team, crew, or ship for a period of at least six months after he has achieved the rank of Life Scout.
  2. Demonstrate that he lives by the principles of the Scout Oath and Law in his daily life. List the names of individuals that know him personally and would be willing to provide a recommendation on his behalf, including parents/guardians, religious, educational, and employer references.
  3. Earn a total of 21 merit badges (10 more than he already has), including the following:
    a. First Aid
    b. Citizenship in the Community
    c. Citizenship in the Nation
    d. Citizenship in the World
    e. Communications
    f. Personal Fitness
    g. Emergency Preparedness OR Lifesaving*
    h. Environmental Science
    i. Personal Management
    j. Swimming OR Hiking OR Cycling*
    k. Camping, and
    l. Family Life
    * He must choose only one merit badge listed in items g and j. If he has earned more than one of the badges listed in items g and j, he must choose one and list the remaining badges to make your total of 21.
  4. While a Life Scout, serve actively for a period of 6 months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility:
  5. While a Life Scout, plan, develop, and give leadership to others in a service project helpful to any religious institution, any school, or his community. (The project should benefit an organization other than Boy Scouting.) The project plan must be approved by the organization benefiting from the effort, his Scoutmaster and troop committee and the council or district before he starts. He must use the Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project Workbook, BSA publication No. 18-927E, in meeting this requirement.
  6. Take part in a Scoutmaster conference.
  7. Successfully complete an Eagle Scout board of review.