Parent Information

Scouting = Results

The study conducted by Baylor University, Merit Beyond the Badges, found that Eagle Scouts are more likely than men who have never been in Scouting to:

  • Have higher levels of planning and preparation skills, be goal-oriented, and network with others
  • Be in a leadership position at their place of employment or local community
  • Report having closer relationships with family and friends
  • Volunteer for religious and nonreligious organizations
  • Donate money to charitable groups
  • Work with others to improve their neighborhoods

BROCHURES

Values of Scouts―A Study of Ethics and Character   [PDF] (No. 02-882) Booklet, a comparison of Scouts and non-Scouts.

Eagle Scout Investment in Success 
 (No. 210-054) Brochure summarizing study comparing men who were Eagle Scouts with those who were never in Scouting.

Eagle Scout Prepared for Success  (No. 210-053) Brochure for parents summarizing study comparing men who were Eagle Scouts with those who were never in Scouting.

Eagle Scout Inversión en el éxito (Hispanic audience)  (No. 210-052) Brochure summarizing study comparing men who were Eagle Scouts with those who were never in Scouting.

Eagle Scout Preparado para el éxito (Hispanic audience)   (No. 210-051) Brochure for parents summarizing study comparing men who were Eagle Scouts with those who were never in Scouting.