A number of opportunities such as training courses, summer jobs, scholarships, and special programs are available to Boy Scouts.
View a listing of some of the scholarships that are available to Scouts.
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.
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.
National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed for councils to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops.
One of our strengths is shaping leaders who have a strong foundation of values and who know how to serve others, and we have had 100 years of practice. Now, as we begin to celebrate that rich century of leadership development, we introduce the National Youth Leadership Society. Its purpose is to recognize youth members of the BSA who have learned and practiced outstanding leadership skills—the elite of our program.
The BSA operates three national high-adventure bases and programs, with a fourth set to open in 2013.
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.
The Boy Scouts of America’s premier high-adventure base challenges Scouts and with more than 200 square miles of rugged New Mexico wilderness.
A wide variety of paid positions are available a Philmont, where over 850 staff members operate and support Philmont’s program and Training Center.
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.
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.
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.
The Professional Association of Diving Instructors offers a multilevel scholarship program to introduce Scouts who meet minimum requirements (as specified in the Scuba Diving merit badge pamphlet) to the exciting underwater world. View the 2010 Recipients.