Opportunities

A number of opportunities such as training courses, summer jobs, scholarships, and special programs are available to Scouts in your troop.

Scholarships

View a listing of some of the scholarships that are available to Scouts.

Order of the Arrow 

More than 180,000 members strong, the Order of the Arrow recognizes Scouts and Scouters who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives.

National Eagle Scout Association [NESA]

The NESA Web site provides information about becoming a member, assistance for Life Scouts pursuing the Eagle rank, information about scholarships for Eagle Scouts, and an array of resources for members.

Philmont Scout Ranch 

The Boy Scouts of America's premier high-adventure base challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than 200 square miles of rugged New Mexico wilderness.

European Camp Staff Program 

Through the European Camp Staff program, young leaders from the Boy Scouts of America have the opportunity to learn more about Scouting in Europe by working at a European Scout center.

Acquire Life Skills at Scout Camp

Explore the opportunities for a variety of summer camp staff jobs at 420 Scout camps, 60 council high-adventure programs, and three national high-adventure bases.

Working at Philmont 

A wide variety of paid positions are available a Philmont, where over 850 staff members operate and support Philmont's program and Training Center.

Staff Needed for High-Adventure Bases

The Florida National High Adventure Sea Base, Northern Tier National High Adventure Program, and Philmont Scout Ranch annually seek applications from qualified men and women.

NJCOS Eagle Scout Scholarship Programs

The National Jewish Committee on Scouting awards national scholarships to the Eagle Scouts that may be used to attend a college, university, or school selected by the student.

U.S. Army Youth Certificate of Recognition 

Scouts who achieve the rank of Eagle are entitled to receive the U.S. Army Youth Certificate of Recognition at their Court of Honor ceremony.