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2021 American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year

Nominations for the 2021 American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year award are now being accepted.  An applicant’s nomination packet must be received by their respective American Legion department headquarters no later than March 1, 2021. Award and application information is available at legion.org/scouting/nominate.  The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year will receive a $10,000 scholarship. Three runner-up scholarship awards will be granted in the amount of $2,500 each.  Applicants that have questions or need additional information about their application, or the application process, should contact their respective American Legion department (state) headquarters. Contact information is online here.

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Male and Female getting award their eagle medal

Special Edition of Scout Life Magazine for 2020 Eagles

To honor Scouts that earned the Eagle Scout rank in 2020, Scout Life magazine will publish a special digital edition, and you can purchase a space in it to congratulate a new Eagle Scout or class of Eagle Scouts. Boys’ Life magazine was renamed Scout Life in the January-February 2021 issue.

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Join National Eagle Scout Association

NESA helps Eagle Scouts:

  • Connect with other Eagle Scouts
  • Serve their community
  • Learn new things and continue to find adventure
  • Give back to Scouts who are currently on the Trail to Eagle
  • Follow the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives
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Plan a Court of Honor

Just as your unit would have a Court of Honor for other ranks and awards, there should be a special Eagle Scout Court of Honor for new Eagles.  Some Courts of Honor are done for a single scout, while some are done with multiple scouts.


Eagle Scout Award Suggested Ceremonies Compiled by NESA
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Glenn and Melinda Adams Service Project of the Year

The National Eagle Scout Association established the Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams national Eagle Scout service project of the year award (ESSPY) to recognize valuable service of an exceptional nature by an Eagle Scout candidate to a religious institution, a school, community or other entity through completion of an Eagle Scout project.

Eagle Awards Medal

Eagle Scout Recognitions & Swag

Scout Shop
Official Retailer of the BSA. Visit scoutshop.org
NESA Store (nesastore.org)
The NESA Store is run by volunteers on behalf of NESA. The items for sale include patches, belt buckles, challenge coins, books and other items. Some of the items are reserved for Lifetime Members of NESA. All products are for the use of our members or for gifts to Eagle scouts or for awards. Visit nesastore.org