It is quite an accomplishment to become an Eagle Scout, and only around 6% of Boy Scouts make it. Mark the milestone with one of these incredible Eagle Scout gifts which will stay with them long after their time with the scouts is done. There are tools, trail stools, and tactical compasses, as well as personalized gifts like a hickory wood axe. They’ve earned their status, so celebrate it with an extra special gift idea.
Self-sanitizing Water Bottle
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Make sure they always have clean drinking water wherever they go with the incredible LARQ bottle. Using special UV-C LED technology to clean both the bottle and the water, up to 99.9999% of harmful bacteria and viruses will be destroyed automatically every 2 hours.
Field Notes Expedition Edition
Perfect for outdoor adventures and the roughest of tumbles, these expedition notebooks can withstand pretty much anything, except fire. Waterproof and tear proof, this set of three books contain dot graph paper, rounded corners, and unmissable “Antarctic Survey Orange” colored covers so they’ll really stand out.
Adventure Essentials Survival Kit
Make sure they’re well equipped without being weighed down with this incredible Adventure Essentials Survivals Kit. With tiny canisters containing outdoor must-haves like waterproof matches, a wire saw, and water purification tablets, each one is hidden inside the military grade aluminum flashlight so they take up barely any room.
Eagle Scout Hoodie
Whether they take it with them on Eagle Scout expeditions or just want to show off their well-earned rank during their down-time, this smart but casual hoodie will do the trick. Available in 5 different sizes, it’s the perfect way to ward off the cold when the sun goes down.
Fishing Pole Campfire Roaster
Let them go fishing even when they’re miles from the nearest river with this fun fishing pole campfire roaster. With four prongs to hold their food securely, they can cast their line towards the fire and flip the food safely without burning their fingers.
United States Thunderbirds Space Pen
This incredible pen is a must-have for anyone who needs to make notes in all kinds of situations. Based on the original Astronaut Space Pen, the Thunderbirds edition allows fluid writing underwater, upside down, on grease, and even in sub-zero temperatures.
Nordic Pocket Saw
Being out in the wilderness invariably means that fires need to be built, both for keeping warm and cooking food. This amazing Nordic pocket saw folds down to the size of a wallet, and consists of high carbon steel chain and durable handles which makes cutting through wood easy.
Camping is all about being at one with nature, but even the hardiest of adventurers will appreciate sitting off the ground and in comfort sometimes. This trail stool is lightweight and portable, and folds down to just 4” x 22” so it can be slipped into a rucksack with ease.
LED Lantern Speaker
A light is always a handy thing to have when they’re sleeping under the stars. This camping lantern is USB-rechargeable and can be dimmed or brightened to suit the ambience required. However, perhaps the coolest thing about it is the integrated Bluetooth speaker to help the campfire singing along.
Vintage 1922 Boy Scout Shirt
Celebrate the history of the Boy Scout movement with this vintage-style tee. Made from soft cotton in a choice of 4 colors, this tee features a design from a 1922 patent of a frame backpack, along with a scoutmaster in an early Boy Scout uniform.
Submersible Dry Backpack
Crossing rivers, capsizing kayaks, or even just getting caught in a heavy downpour can ruin any expedition if their gear gets soaked. Prevent that from happening with a backpack which is fully submersible and will keep everything inside its 28 liter capacity completely safe and dry.
Portable Camp Grill and Charger
Cooking or boiling water for coffee are essential (and often the most enjoyable) parts of camping, but camping stoves can be bulky to carry. This portable device provides smokeless cooking facilities using leaves, twigs, and wood, and can charge a phone at the same time by turning fire into electricity.
The Original Rumpl Blanket
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Puffy Blankets should be considered essential on any outdoor adventure! Made from 100% recycled ripstop polyester, they’re lightweight and roll up into their own stuff sack for easy carrying, but offer unrivalled warmth and comfort at night, whether that’s around their shoulders or as an extra layer as they sleep.
An axe would make a great Eagle Scout gift, especially one that’s personalized. The handle on this one is made from hickory wood, and can be engraved with their name, date, and a short message. Available in two weights, the sharp blade is encased in a removable rubber sheath.
They’ll always be able to find their way home with this Multifunctional Military Lensatic Tactical Compass. Built to withstand the rough and tumble of the great outdoors, this waterproof and shockproof compass comes with an optical eyepiece, and fluorescent North arrow and display for orienteering at night.
Behind Every Great Eagle Scout is a Great Leader Notebook
They can take notes and make lists while paying homage (and earning a few gold stars) to their Scout Leader with this lined notebook. Containing 108 pages, this 6” x 9” jotter is small enough to slip inside a pocket or backpack, but large enough to take detailed notes.
Goruck GR1 Backpack
Built to withstand war zones, the GR1 backpack is more than up to the rigors of Eagle Scout life. Made from Special Forces-grade materials, this backpack can carry over 400lbs and includes a bombproof laptop compartment, as well as a lifetime guarantee.
Swell Insulated Water Bottle
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Hot or cold, the Swell Bottle will keep their drink at the right temperature for up to 54 hours. Available in a huge range of designs, including wood effect, marble, and the Northern Lights, these stainless steel bottles are the ideal way to ensure they stay hydrated all day long.
Climbing Rope Camera Strap
When you know a rope is strong enough to hold a climber secure as they navigate a mountain or cliff face, you can be sure it will hold a camera safe, too. Made from heavy duty climbing rope, this camera strap measures 26.5” in length and features sliplock adjusters.
The Elko Pocket Knife
Not much bigger than a car key, The Elko keychain knife does the job of several different tools. Sharp and incredibly strong, the blade can cut through most materials quickly and easily, and can be used to pry things open without damaging the blade.
ENO DoubleNest Hammock
Sleeping on the ground, while being an essential part of camping, can be uncomfortable and cold. This incredible hammock packs away to the size of a grapefruit, yet is strong enough and roomy enough to accommodate two people up to 400lbs when clipped to any solid anchor points.
Hiker's Journey Mug
Detailing the ups and downs and the highs and lows of hiking, this mug makes a great gift for any Eagle Scout. Inspired by the artist’s journey through the Appalachian Trail, the ceramic mug holds a generous 20 fl. oz. making it ideal for refuelling before heading off on adventures.
Eagle Scout Popsocket
Popsockets have become an integral part of technology, and allow the user to both hold their device more securely and stand it on a surface for hands-free use. This one is officially licenced by the Boy Scouts of America, and features the iconic red, white, and blue Eagle Scout insignia.
A Truly Great Troop Leader is Hard to Find Coffee Mug
Pay tribute to their rise through the ranks with this sweetly sentimental mug. Available in both 11 oz. and 15 oz. sizes, this ceramic mug details in various fonts just how irreplaceable a great troop leader is.
Men's Utility Bracelet
They won’t have to worry about packing their tools on their next adventure, because now they can wear them on their wrist. With just one click, this smart utility bracelet transforms into a multi-functional knife which also incorporates a flat head screwdriver for on the spot DIY.
Scratch Travel Journal
Help them keep a complete journal of their adventures with this handy scratch travel journal. Combining a book which will help them plan and detail one complete trip, with a set of scratch maps of every continent, this set would make a useful gift for any traveller.
Kingdom Low Camping Table
They can stop ants and all sorts getting into their food with one of these super handy low tables. Perfect for both prepping and eating, as well as writing and playing games, this folding bamboo table is lightweight enough for backpacks, but strong enough to withstand up to 100lbs.
Perfect for Christmas or any time of the year, this Boy Scout ornament is styled on the traditional nutcracker doll. Standing at 12.5” tall, this wooden Boy Scout wears the instantly-recognizable uniform and carries the American flag to show his allegiance.
Eagle Scout Pocket Knife
Trapper knives are always handy for anyone who enjoys the outdoors, and this one makes a special gift idea for any Eagle Scout. With a stainless steel clip and spey, this handsome knife bears distinctive detailing, and comes in a themed black velvet presentation box.
Outdoor Adventure Bandanas
These survival bandanas are ingenious. Choose from The Forager, Survival, Cipher, or Cabin Fever, and they will have the means to find food in the wild, survive in an emergency, send Morse code, or while away the time when they’re stuck in a tent for hours.
Standard Issue Waterproof Nocs
These Nocs binoculars are rugged enough to be taken on any outdoor trip, even in and around water as they are submersible for up to 30 minutes. With 8x magnification and fog-proof lenses, these powerful binoculars also come with a strong tapestry strap to keep them super secure.
Eagle Scout Book
Eagle Scouts, or those who aspire to be one, will enjoy reading all about the history of the movement in this fascinating book. Full of personal stories from Eagle Scouts across the USA, this book will inspire and enlighten anyone with an interest in the role of this ages-old organization.
Scout Patch Collector Album
Every badge a Scout receives is a well-earned source of pride. Now they can keep them safe and in pristine condition in this handsome binder. With space for up to 240 patches, the 20 assorted plastic pages sit neatly in-between the rich, leatherette covers.
17-in-1 Multi Tool
This multi-tool kit might be small, but it is mighty! Fitting into the palm of the hand, the lightweight composite frame houses an incredible 17+ tools, as well as a 12 hex bit set, and includes wrenches, rulers, sockets, and a bottle opener and box cutter to cover most eventualities.
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