Eagle Scout is the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).

Eagle Scout is the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America.

The rank of Eagle Scout is earned by a youth (under the age of 18) who sucessfully earns at least 21 merit badges, including 12 of the required merit badges. An Eagle Scout must also successfully complete a project, which serves the community, and demonstrates their leadership skills.