Facts about Scouting
The Boy Scouts of America provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people be “Prepared. For Life.®”
Each year, more than 1 million Scouts attend BSA high-adventure camps in West Virginia, New Mexico, Minnesota, and Florida, as well as thousands of Scout day and summer camps.
Eagle Scout, a performance-based achievement, is the highest advancement rank in Scouting. Since its inception, more than 2 million young men have earned the rank of Eagle Scout.