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Welcome to The Eagle Scout Association of Greater St. Louis, Inc.

Also Serving as the Greater St. Louis Area Council's NESA Committee
 

Message From Your President


Welcome Fellow Eagle Scouts,

 

     I am honored and humbled to be your President. The Eagle Scout Association of Greater St. Louis is celebrating 75 years of serving the Scouts of the Greater St. Louis Area Council this year. The mission of the ESA follows the ethical values of the Boy Scout Oath and Law. We are a Brotherhood of Eagle Scouts that serve our Scouts through service projects, camp improvements and trail to Eagle support. Our members continue to give back to Scouting for what Scouting has bestowed upon them. We are servant leaders with a goal of helping Scouts succeed in the Boy Scout program. Future Eagle Scouts will become the distinguished leaders of tomorrow. We are a social organization, and plan various activities to promote fellowship, team building and friendship.

 

     Founded in 1947, the Eagle Scout Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and our membership dues cover our operating expenses. 100% of our fundraising proceeds are returned to BSA related programs of the St. Louis Area Council.  These include Eagle Scout project grants, the NYLT program through Camp Sakima improvements and the Wood Badge program by providing a grant for coffee for the program and air conditioning Sverdrup lodge. The Eagle Shotgun Range at S-F was funded and built by the ESA and provides both skeet and trap shooting for an enhanced BSA shotgun program. Merit Badge Make-Up Day is an excellent example of the ESA providing an opportunity for Scouts to move forward on the Eagle trail. Scouts can complete partial merit badges from summer camp at this annual event.


     The ESA has a strong relationship with Shawnee Lodge. We actively seek Cheerful Service opportunities at Fall Reunions and Spring Conclaves. Our leadership team has recently approved Section Conclave scholarships for youth Arrowmen. These scholarships are offered to youth Arrowmen from every lodge in the Greater St. Louis Area Council. Our continued support of the OA helps provide a better experience for the scouts.

 

    The Eagle Scout Association supports the entire Greater St. Louis Area Council through is support of the Council wide annual Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner. The dinner is a Council event that honors every Scout that earns the Eagle Scout rank from the previous calendar year. ESA provides volunteers for the event and purchases a table to show our strong support for Council. In addition to the support of the annual dinner, ESA underwrites the cost of the Eagle kits given to the Scouts when they complete their requirements for Eagle.


     We invite all Eagle Scouts to join our organization and become involved to help continue to support GSLAC and the Scouting movement.  Although being an Eagle Scout is a requirement for membership we welcome everyone in our efforts for fundraising and service. Please continue to support our major fundraising events, our Trivia Night and annual Golf tournament and reach out to your Eagle friends and encourage them to join this awesome group of Eagle Scouts. Here’s to another 75 years of service to the Scouting program!!! Please join me in building a brighter future for the Scouts of the Greater St. Louis Area Council.

 

"Once an Eagle, Always an Eagle!!!"

 

Yours in Scouting,

Gerhard Glassl

President, The Eagle Scout Association of Greater St. Louis

 

Membership Options:

Annual Membership $20 or Life Membership $300

    

 

 

Arthur Rose Eldred

BSA's First Eagle Scout - 1912

Troop 1 in Oceanside, New York 

 

“Think about it. Becoming an Eagle Scout is just about the only thing you can put on your resume at age fifty that you did at age fourteen - and it still impresses.”

Dr. Randy Pausch

 

 

Upcoming events

28 Dec 2022 11:00 • Spiro’s Restaurant
17 Apr 2023 11:00 • Old Hickory Golf Club

Upcoming events

    • 28 Dec 2022
    • 11:00 - 14:00
    • Spiro’s Restaurant
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    Where:     Spiro's Restaurant

                     1054 N. Woods Mill Rd.

                     Chesterfield, MO  63017

    When:      Wednesday , December 29, 2021; Doors open at 11:30 AM, Lunch begins at 12 Noon

    Meal:        Choice of Beef Tenderloin Tips, Tilapia, Chicken Pasta, or Steak Sandwich

    Cost:        $30

    RSVP:       December 27, 2021

     

    Come for lunch, fun, and fellowship with your fellow Eagle Scouts. Following lunch, the guest speaker will be Ken Etter, Professional GSLAC executive,speaking on the 12th part of the Scout Law.  

    • 17 Apr 2023
    • 11:00 - 17:00
    • Old Hickory Golf Club


     

    Proceeds to be used to fund improvement projects for the Greater St. Louis Area Council Camps.


    Doors open at 11:00 AM, Lunch served from 11:30-12:30, with shotgun start starting at 1:00PM.  The tournament is a four-player scramble.  Awards presented after tournament.

    Trophies will be awarded for the closest to the pin, for the longest drive and of course to the tournament winners.

    Attendance prizes will also be awarded.

    Sponsorships are the key to the event success of the event. 
    Sponsors will be recognized at the tournament.

     

    Registration is available online, or by downloading the brochure by clicking here.

     

    Charitable donations of any size are welcome.

    For additional questions, please contact Jeff Kendall

    Click here for Directions to Course 


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