15 Eagle Scout Gifts To Honor Their Big Accomplishment

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: August 10, 2023

    Is the remarkable young man in your life on the brink of his Eagle Scout Court of Honor? If you’re seeking an exceptional gift that befits this momentous occasion of recognizing his outstanding achievements, our collection of Eagle Scout gift ideas is at your service – Scout’s honor. From unique mementos to memorable tokens, we’ve got the perfect way to celebrate his journey toward becoming an Eagle Scout in style.

    Jump straight to the gifts

    What are traditional gift ideas for an Eagle Scout?

    There isn’t necessarily a set “customary” gift when finding a gift for an Eagle Scout. However, a few traditional gifts are often given to celebrate this significant achievement.

    Some popular gift ideas include a personalized eagle scout plaque or trophy, a unique Eagle Scout ring or necklace, or a commemorative book or photo album. Additionally, many people choose to give a gift related to the Scout’s interests or future goals, such as camping gear or a gift card to a sporting goods store.

    Ultimately, what’s most important is that the gift comes from the heart and celebrates the hard work and dedication that went into achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

    What are the best gifts for Eagle Scouts?

    Achieving the rank of Eagle Scout is a remarkable feat demanding years of unwavering commitment and determination. When it comes to honoring someone who’s earned this prestigious title, the question arises: what’s the perfect gift?

    From custom mementos to gear for their next escapade, this guide has got you covered with top-notch gift ideas that will stand the test of time. Because once an eagle, always an eagle—these gifts will ensure their accomplishment is celebrated for years to come. 

  1. An Awesome Multitool
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    Rugged, reliable, and easy to handle, the Gerber Suspension Multi-Plier is engineered to tackle jobs in almost every situation. Featuring a sleek butterfly design, durable stainless steel construction, and Gerber’s patented Saf.T.Plus component locking system, this affordable multitool packs 12 convenient tools that will quickly prove indispensable—looking for something a little smaller. This Swiss army knife will do the trick.

  3. Compass
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    This navigation compass is rigorously tested to be a shock-, water-, sand-proof, and functional from -20°C to 50°C. The fluorescent dial allows navigation in low-light conditions without needing a flashlight or any other light source. It also remains luminous for over five years, maintenance-free. The clinometer allows the measuring of differences in height and slopes. Great for hunting, hiking, Geology, and other outdoor activities.

  5. Scouts Honor Tee
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    The perfect shirt for every proud Scout- from cub scout, boy scout to new eagle scout to scout leader! Show your scouts honor excellently. A fun gift for a young man who had earned an Eagle Scout rank in the Boy Scouts of America. Scout Oath. On my honor, I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country, obey the Scout Law, help other people at all times, and keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight. 

  7. Cast Iron Camp Dutch Oven
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    Did your Boy Scout love earning his camping merit badge? This portable “camp stove” is the pot that does it all. Flanged lid for hot coals inverts for use as a griddle. Integral legs on the oven provide for campfire and fireplace cooking. Pre-seasoned and ready to use, it has a 6-quart capacity. A really great eagle scout gift.

  9. Eagle Scout Notebook
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    Behind Every Great Eagle Scout is a Great Leader. This is a lined notebook (lined front and back). Simple and elegant. One hundred eight pages, high-quality cover and (6 x 9) inches in size. It makes a unique gift for a scoutmaster!

  11. Binoculars 
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    These high powered binoculars go where you want to go; compact and lightweight, you can put them into your pocket, ideal for adults and children to go on a trip. These binoculars are suitable for bird watching, climbing, fishing, camping, hiking, hunting, concerts, and other indoor or outdoor activities.

  13. Eagle Scout Christmas Ornament
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    This Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout ornament from Kurt Adler is perfect for the Eagle Scout in your family. This ornament features a tan Eagle Scout shirt neatly tucked into the belt at the bottom and includes intricate details such as patches on the sleeves and a green sash. It also includes a white banner with gold trim that can be written on for personalization.

  15. Handmade Pocket Knife
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    They will carry this handmade pocket knife daily for many years. It is handmadeted from stainless steel and deer horn, ita’s bee, and spring are forged from a single piece. The blade measures 9 cm and is handmade in France.

  17. Waterproof Backpack
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    Ultra-light. Ultra-durable. Ultra-awesome. The backpack is perfect for daily use or day trips, vacations, travel, day hikes, school, camping, and scout life. It fits into an ultra-compact pouch. Easy to fold up into a small pocket (Sandwich size). So you can easily pack it in your suitcase for use at their destination as an extra bag for the trip. Makes an excellent eagle scout gift.

  19. NESA Membership
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    The National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) helps Eagle Scouts stay in touch with Scouting and hear positive stories about how Scouting transforms the lives of youth through developing their leadership skills, character, citizenship, and physical fitness. NESA is also an outlet for alums to network and collaborates, which may include increasing business connections and participating in service to the BSOM or other organizations.

  21. Eagle Neckerchief Slide
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    These boy scout neckerchief slides are one of a kind; you won’t find anything like it anywhere else! The creator has been a woodworker for over 50 years and has been a big supporter of the boy scouts. He continues to do so by doing something he loves and handcrafting something that can be worn to show off each accomplishment and as a great keepsake for a young man being recognized with this American Eagle court of honor.

  23. Bald Eagle Card
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    If you are looking for a congratulations card for an eagle scout court of Honor ceremony, this is it. The eagle set against the dark brown background creates a wonderfully vivid picture on the cover of the eagle flying 3D pop-up card. You may think you know what to expect but don’t be surprised if you’re a little shocked when you flip it open. The eagle pop-up card is painstakingly handcrafted and reflects pure emotions. It is surely a great way to surprise and greet your loved one.

  25. Nutcracker Statue
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    This Kurt Adler 12.5″ Wooden Boy Scout Nutcracker is the perfect item for any boy scout or their family! Wearing a boy scout’s uniform with pocket, tie, medal, and American flag detailing painted on the shirt, this boy scout is holding a large American flag, and is standing on a wooden base adorned with the fleur-de-lis.

  27. Legacy of Honor Book
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    Alvin Townley set out across the country to hear the stories of these Eagle Scouts. He spoke with individuals from every region, of every age and every background, some of whom have risen to fame as public figures, while others have left a lasting impact outside of the spotlight.

  29. Scout Shop Gift Card
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    Rest assured that you are giving the gift of choice with this gift card! Give your Scout a gift that you know they will love picking out their own scout gear.