It All Started Right Here

On April 19, 1925, a group of ten Eagle Scouts from the San Francisco Council gathered in the office of Scout Exec Raymond O Hanson. The purpose of the meeting was to create an organization which would hold the interest of older scouts and could serve as an additional incentive for others to attain the rank of Eagle Scout. The Knights of Dunamis served as a service organization for local Scout councils and also hosted occasional social events. At the Knight’s peak they had 110 chapters across the United States. In 1972 the Knights of Dunamis were merged into the BSA and became the National Eagle Scout Association.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday January 27

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
NESA Committee Meeting (Council NESA Committee)

Wednesday March 31

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
NESA Committee Meeting (Council NESA Committee)

Recent News

Save the Date to Celebrate Our Eagle Scouts

Eagle Scouts have been leading positive change in their communities for more than a century. That tradition continues with the historic inaugural class of Female Eagle Scouts. Help celebrate the leadership accomplishments of the inaugural class as we highlight the positive impact Scouts make in communities every day.

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About NESA

The National Eagle Scout Association (NESA, pronounced nee sah) helps Eagle Scouts stay in touch with Scouting and hear positive stories about how Scouting transforms the lives of youth through developing their leadership skills, character, citizenship, and physical fitness.

NESA is also an outlet for alumni to network and collaborate with one another, which may include increasing business connections and participating in service to the BSA or other organizations.

NESA in the GGAC​

The Golden Gate Area Council (GGAC) has dedicated volunteers bringing the benefits of the national association to Eagle’s and their families locally.