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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

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Message from your President



The mission in simple:

Eagle Scouts Giving back to Scouting by Providing:

  • Service and Support to the Greater St Louis Area Council, BSA
  • Advancement Opportunities and Support on the Trail to Eagle
  • Brotherhood to All Scouts

Founded in 1947, we are the oldest Eagle Scout Alumni Association still active in America, sometimes known as "The Bald Eagles" the association is steep with history and service with a mission to support our Council and the Scouts on the trail to Eagle by providing funding and direct support wherever and whenever needed.


We are a 501 C3 Non Profit and our membership dues cover our operating expense with 100% of our fundraising proceeds returned to program related activities. 


Examples of some of our efforts:


Preparing and serving meals at the Order of the Arrow Fall Reunion at S-F Scout Ranch every fall.

Managing the Annual Merit Badge Make Up Day at Beaumont late summer for Scouts that received Merit Badge Partials at Summer Camp.

ESA Trivia Night with proceeds returned to Eagle Project Scholarships, Programs and Support projects.


Direct support of Scout programs that assist Scouts on the Trail to Eagle including NYLT, Camp properties, and Wood Badge Training.


Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner – Each Eagle Scout of the calendar year in the GSLAC is recognized with a challenge coin from the ESA and recognition from the community.


Annual ESA Golf Tournament will all proceeds returned to Scouting for scholarships and earmarked projects.

                Some of our recent projects:

                                Built and funded the Council Ring at Beaumont

                                Built and funded the Eagle Pavilion at Swift Base at S-F

                                Built and Funded the Eagle Shotgun Range complex at S-F providing both Skeet and Trap.

                                Funded and Maintaining the Scoutmaster’s Chapel at Beaumont

                                Several light construction projects at Beaumont, Famous Eagle, Gamble and Sakima.

                                Landscaping and light renovations at Cub World and around Beaumont

                            New Water Lines at Camp Sakima to support NYLT Programs

                            Improvements to the camp Sakima council Ring and Staff Kitchen


 We also serve as the Greater St. Louis Council NESA Committee Representing all Eagle Scouts in the Greater St Louis Area. 


Below is a list of members that have received the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award:


Theodore R. Gamble

President – Pet, Inc.


Thomas B. Curtis

U.S. Representative, 2nd MO District


George H. Capps

Chairman – Capitol Coal & Coke Co.


Bertram W. Tremayne, Jr.

Attorney- Tremayne, Lay, Carr, Bauer, & Nouss


Louis C. Bailey

CFO – Southwestern Bell Telephone


Fred W. Wenzel

Chairman – Kellwood Company


Lee M. Libermann

Chairman – Laclede Gas Company


Warren T. Snover

Human Resource Consultant


Ellis C. Littmann

Chairman-Nixdorff Krein


Armond E. Brodeur, M.D.

AVP – Board of Govenors – Cardinal Glennon Hospital


Albert E. Cunliff

Attorney & First President of the Eagle Scout Association


Russell J. Hart

Retired Scout Executive, St. Louis Area Council, Boy Scouts of America


Charles A. Rahmberg

General Agent Emeritus, Mass Mutual


Ronald G. Evens, MD

Director, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology


William M. Bradley

U.S. Senator, New Jersey


Gerald Greenwald

Chairman – Chrysler Corporation


Timothy N. Taft, M.D.

Orthopedic Sports Medicine,

University of North Carolina


Richard A. Gephart

U.S. Representative, 3rd MO District,

Majority Leader - US House of Representatives


Jason McManus

Editor-in-Chief, Time-Warner Publishing Corporation


Tom J. Connelly

Retired Chairman / CEO, Krupnick & Associates, Inc.


Robert F. Meinholtz

Retired Scout Executive, St. Louis Area Council, Boy Scouts of America


Alan M. Londe, M.D.

Surgeon, Parkcrest Surgical Association


Dr. Dennis Spelmann President, Lindenwood University2000

Sanford N. McDonnell

Former Chairman & CEO, McDonnell-Douglas Corporation



Hope this help you understand who we are and what we do.


If you are not a member already please consider joining the ESA as an Annual ($20) or Life Member ($300). 


"Once and Eagle, Always an Eagle"


Yours in Scouting,


Bob Palmer, President


Eagle Scout Association of Greater St. Louis


Upcoming events

16 May 2017 18:00 • Vago Park
05 Aug 2017 08:00 • Beaumont Scout Reservation

Upcoming events

    • 16 May 2017
    • 18:00 - 21:00
    • Vago Park

    2017 Annual Meeting and Barbecue


    Join us at Vago Park in Maryland Heights of our 2017 Annual Meeting.  We will elect new board members, enjoy the fellowship of ESA members, and no doubt have some lively discussions as we plan for future activities!


    For a Map to the park click:


    • 05 Aug 2017
    • 08:00 - 12:00
    • Beaumont Scout Reservation

    For Video Presentation see

    Merit Badge Make-Up Day-08.wmv

    Merit Badge Make-Up Day is the Eagle Scout Association's premier event. Merit Badges play an important role in a Scout's Trail to Eagle, second only to the Eagle Project. 

    The event provides a chance for Scouts to complete merit badge requirements left incomplete at Summer Camp.

    Over the years thousands of Scouts have taken advantage of this opportunity to complete their partials.

    We need your help, and we look forward to working alongside you at this wonderful event.  Please register today!


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