In May, a Connecticut Scoutmaster and Eagle Scout reached the summit of Mount Everest, and he says Scouting gave him the skills to get there.
Elijah Hood carries around his Eagle Scout card in his wallet — physical proof of the service, leadership and merit badges conquered along the way.
Jared Ward, a member of Team USA's 2016 Olympic marathon team, says, "Some of my best memories came while I was in a Boy Scout uniform."
John Nunn, 38, is an Eagle Scout who will compete in the 50-kilometer race walk at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. He's the only American in the race.
The parents of Ryan Held, the Eagle Scout who won Olympic gold, say both of their sons are proof that Scouting helps prepare young people for life.
Swim, bike, run ... and earn the highest award in Scouting. All in a life's work for Greg Billington, an Eagle Scout and Olympic triathlete.
Rob Munn, one of seven Eagle Scout Olympians in Rio, will race for gold for Team USA in Saturday's eight-man rowing finals.
Ryan Held, one of seven Eagle Scouts on the 2016 U.S. Olympic roster, won a gold medal Sunday night as a member of Team USA's 4x100 freestyle relay team.
At the U.S Olympic Swimming Trials, nobody was talking about Ryan Held. Pretty soon, everyone will know this Eagle Scout's name.
Casey Patterson, Eagle Scout Olympian, says Scouting taught him to work hard, help others, and live a life that balanced sports and Scouts.