The Eagle Court of Honor Handbook – Eagle Scout Court of Honor
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The Eagle Court of Honor Handbook

Welcome to the Eagle Court of Honor Handbook. This is a compilation of resources gathered from many places. You will find herein most of the Eagle Scout Ceremonies Handbook by Dan Demers, and also the Eagle Scout Court Of Honor Scripts FAQ from Fred Rogers. There was a great deal of overlap between these two documents, so it made sense to combine it all, along with other sources, into a new handbook. It Sir Issac Newton that said “If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants.” Well, my sincere thanks to Dan, Fred and the many other people who have contributed to this handbook.


The EAGLE COURT OF HONOR HANDBOOK, by Gary Hendra, the MacScouter, is a compilation of material from many sources, including the following:

Don Demers’ EAGLE SCOUT CEREMONIES HANDBOOK could not have been possible without the contributions from a lot of dedicated Scouters and Council folks.
San Mateo County Council, CA, and Troop 137
Pine Tree Council, ME, and Troop 171 / Troop 118
Katahdin Area Council, ME, and Troop 189
Northeast Illinois Council, IL, and Troop 55
Okefenokee Area Council, GA, and Troop 223
Coastal Empire Council, GA
Northern Lights Council, ND
Columbia Pacific Council, OR
Tidewater Council, VA, and Troop 209
The National Eagle Scout Association
Order of the Arrow

Fred Rogers’ EAGLE SCOUT COURT OF HONOR SCRIPTS FAQ was compiled from many sources. Most of the scripts were distributed originally by the National Eagle Scout Association or were taken from Woods Wisdom. Other scripts and information came from the Scouts-L Youth Groups Discussion List on the Internet and the rec.scouting newsgroup on Usenet.

In addition, contributions to this EAGLE COURT OF HONOR HANDBOOK have been gratefully received from Steve Aberle,, Ben Parker,, Jack L. Eidson, Mike Walton — Settumanque! the Blackeagle, Greg Gough, Joe Ulrich,, Scott Drown, Paul Sweeney,, Ed Schmitt, C. W. Miller, David Smith, and many others.