Eagle Scout

Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner

The 2020 Virtual Gathering of Eagles:  Sunday, November 8th, 2020 – 3:30pm  


Join us for a celebration of Eagle Scouts honoring the 2020 National Outstanding Eagle Scout Recipients.  This virtual event will include a Scout speaker, a local Scouting update, an online auction, and more. There is no cost to attend this event, however registration is required.   



2020 Virtual Gathering of Eagles:

Register to Attend – Learn More and Sign-up Now 


Virtual Gathering of Eagles Sponsorships – Learn More and Sign-up Now


Support this event with a donation – Learn More and Support Now


Learn more about our 2020 National Outstanding Eagle Scouts



Our goal is to connect every new Eagle Scout with a mentor.  As a young adult navigates choices about future career paths, a mentor can help guide their road to success.  Mentors are interested in giving back to the community and dedicated to supporting our young emerging leaders who recently earned Eagle.

Recent Eagle Scouts: Learn More and Sign-up for a Mentor Today


Mentors: Learn More and Sign-up to Mentor Today


Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner Update: 

Due to our dedication to keeping our Scouts and families safe, and the restrictions around the number of people that can gather indoors, the Class of 2019 Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner has been postponed.  Recent Eagle Scouts still have the opportunity to connect with a career mentor:  Eagle Scout Mentoring.

The Cradle of Liberty’s Eagle Class of 2019 and the Eagle Class of 2020 will be celebrated in-person at the Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at the Crowne Plaza in King of Prussia.  More details to come.

Life to Eagle Information


The Council Advancement Committee has gathered the key documents and references you will need on your final step on the Trail to Eagle.  This information is updated regularly and you should check this page as you finish one key task and before beginning the next task. Click here for more information

Scouts, the first 4 videos in the Trail to Eagle series explain all about what it takes to become an Eagle Scout, what is required for your service project, tips on filling out the application, and what to expect at your Eagle Board of Review.

Parents, if your Scout has disabilities or special needs, checkout video #5 and also be sure to watch video #6 (the Eagle Court of Honor).

Requirements (8:58)

Service Project (18:53)

Application (7:56)

Eagle Board of Review (10:19)

Scouts with Disabilities Excerpt (4:49)

Eagle Court of Honor (9:53)

“Troop Resource” is a Scout-Reach program appropriate for all Troops, nationwide.  We provide a website power-packed with information for Scouts and Leaders, alike.  We provide a monthly, LIVE broadcast on your “Troop Resource” Facebook page.  The LIVE broadcast is the second Wednesday of every month (Sept thru June) at 8:00 PM Eastern time.  We also provide an archive of all our shows and videos on your “Troop Resource” YouTube page.


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How a Scout requests this limited, one-time Eagle Scout extension

The Scout informs an adult leader of his or her request.

Like everything in Scouts BSA, this process is youth-led.

The Scout, who is a new member of a Scouts BSA troop, informs one or more of the following adults that he or she is requesting an extension:

  • Scoutmaster
  • Unit committee chair
  • Chartered organization representative
  • Unit advancement chair
  • District advancement chair

For more information and to download a copy please click here

Cradle of Liberty Eagle Scout Scholarship Information – Application deadline extended to April 15, 2020


The Eagle Alumni Committee of the Cradle of Liberty Council is pleased to announce that at least $4,000 in Scholarships will be awarded to Eagle Scouts who will be heading to college or a post-high school technical school in the fall.

Candidates must be an Eagle Scout, meaning all requirements have been met, and the Board of Review has approved the individual to be an Eagle Scout. Candidates must be graduating high school the current year.

The Scholarships will be presented at the Eagle Recognition Dinner in the Spring. Those chosen to receive a scholarship will be notified in late April.


Any questions about the process can be directed to Cindy Olsavsky at (484) 654-9245 or eagles@colbsa.org

Scholarship Application and Information

Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award – Application deadline extended to April 15, 2020

The National Eagle Scout Association has established the Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award to recognize valuable service of an exceptional nature by
a Scout to a religious institution, a school, community, or other entity. The award recognizes the Scout for his Eagle Scout service project, which is part of the requirements for earning the Eagle Scout Award.
Each local council will choose a council-level winner.


Any questions about the process can be directed to Cindy Olsavsky at (484) 654-9245 or eagles@colbsa.org

Application and Information

National Eagle Scout Association

NESA is young men searching for dynamic and challenging leadership roles. NESA is older Eagle Scouts who desire using their efforts and influence toward forming the kind of young men America needs for leadership. The objective of NESA is to serve—to serve Eagle Scouts and through them, the entire movement of Scouting.


National Eagle Scout Website

Eagle Scout PA License Plates are now available!

Order your Plate Today

Click here for application

National Outstanding Eagle Scout Award

In 2011 the National Eagle Scout Association created the National Outstanding Eagle Scout Award as a way to recognize adult Eagle Scouts who have demonstrated outstanding achievement at the local, state, or regional level. This can include exemplary volunteer service to Scouting and/or in the community, achievement in their professional field, distinguished military service, or other accomplishments over an extended period of time. The nominee must currently live within the boundaries of the council but does not have to have earned his Eagle Scout Award as a member of our council.

To nominate an Eagle Scout for this prestigious award, please see the NOESA Nomination Instructions

Past recipients

Judge John L. Braxton

Mark Chilutti

Tom Leidy


Robert M. John



Cary Coglianese

 Dr. David Sirken


Christian Brenner



Dr. Bruce Terry

Peter Walts


Ron Sharer



Albert C. Boris, III   


Barry G. Pinkowicz 


Barry Kauffman

Joseph F. Kobulsky, Jr.  

Karlis Ulmanis  



Question, please contact Mark Chilutti

Join the Eagle Giving Society

Join the growing number of Eagle Scouts who are giving back to the program that has meant so much to them. Every dollar you invest stays right here in our Council and helps send Scouts to camp, supports at-risk youth, and provides our volunteer leaders with the tools and resources needed to ensure the benefits of a high-quality program. The Eagle Giving Society was created as a way for Eagle Scouts who are not currently involved in a unit to give an annual gift to Scouting.  Thank you to all of the Eagle Scouts who have already given an annual gift through the Cradle of Liberty Council’s Friends of Scouting campaign!

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Eagle Scout CSP

The Cradle of Liberty Council Eagle Scout Alumni Association is pleased to announce the release of a special limited edition Eagle Scout Council Shoulder patch that can be worn by Eagle Scouts.  These special edition Council patches will support the Annual Eagle Scout Scholarship fund.

This special Council Shoulder patch was designed for wear by Eagle Scouts and is available for $10 to anyone who wants to support the Eagle Scout Scholarship Fund of the Cradle of Liberty Council. A limited quantity of 50 with a special gold mylar border are also available and are $50 each.


For more information please contact Mark Chilutti

Download Order form, click here