Eagle Scout Invitations: Uniform with badges

Congratulations! Your child has achieved the highest honor in the Scouts BSA (formerly known as Boy Scouts of America) and has become an Eagle Scout. This special achievement is commemorated by what’s known as “Scouting’s greatest moment,” the Eagle Scout Court of Honor (COH). This celebration typically includes a number of special guests, speeches, and other presentations that celebrate the honoree’s accomplishments during their Scouting career.

Surely, an invitation to your son or daughter’s Eagle Court of Honor should be as memorable as their Eagle Court of Honor program itself. But how can you make the event announcement stand out? In this guide, we’ll share eight inspiring designs that are well-suited for Eagle Scout invitations, plus other customization ideas to make your invite as unique as your brand-new Eagle Scout.

What to Include on an Eagle Scout Invitation

Eagle Scout Invitations: Badges and pin

When creating your Eagle Scout invitations, there are specific details you don’t want to miss. Make sure to include the following information on your Eagle Scout Court of Honor invitation:

  • Child’s full name and troop number
  • Location, time, and date of the COH ceremony
  • RSVP details including deadline and contact information
  • Dress code (often, fellow troop members and Scout leaders wear full uniforms)
  • Post-ceremony refreshments or dinner plans, if applicable

Eagle Scout Invitation Wording Ideas

The tone of a typical Eagle Scout Court of Honor invitation is straightforward and formal, similar to those of other coming of age ceremonies. However, feel free to convey the importance of your Eagle Scout’s achievement in a more playful or relaxed way.

If you’re trying to find the right words to put on your Eagle Scout invitation, check out the phrases below for some inspiration:

  • “We’re so proud! Please join us at the Eagle Court of Honor for [child’s name].”
  • “The parents of [child’s name] request the pleasure of your company at the Eagle Scout Court of Honor.”
  • “[Parents’ names] and [troop number] proudly invite you to the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for [child’s name].”
  • “[Child’s name] has been counted worthy of the rank of Eagle Scout! Join us in celebration of this wonderful achievement.”
  • “Do a good turn and help us celebrate [child’s name] Eagle Scout Court of Honor!”

While you may want to avoid being too formal, you’ll still want to maintain proper etiquette in creating your Eagle Scout invitations — especially since Scoutmasters, public officials, and other local officials are often invited to Eagle Scout ceremonies.

8 Eagle Scout Invitations to Celebrate Your Scout

When you opt to send a digital invitation, there’s so much you can do to make it your own. If you don’t know where to begin for your Eagle Scout invitation, check out eight of our favorite designs that you can tailor for your special celebration.

1. Outdoors Adventure Invitation

Eagle Scout Invitations: Outdoors Adventure Invitation

Design: Signature Greenvelope

Camping is one of Scouting’s most essential activities. For the Scout who embraces the great outdoors, this themed invitation would be an excellent choice for an Eagle Court of Honor invitation. It features fun camping-inspired illustrations plus a hand-lettered message that you can customize however you like.

2. Americana Flag Invitation

Eagle Scout Invitations: americana flag invitation

Design: Mint Parcel

The American flag is a popular motif for Eagle Scout invitations since Scouts always pledge duty to the United States. This simple yet bold invitation is a vintage-inspired take on the popular patriotic theme and would make a great Eagle Court of Honor announcement.

3. Calling All Superheroes Invitation

Eagle Scout Invitations: calling all superheroes invitations

Design: Signature Greenvelope (Photo courtesy of Angela & Evan Photography)

Becoming an Eagle Scout is big news indeed! Designed just like the front page of a newspaper, you’ll enjoy customizing the top story of this themed announcement with event info plus a photo of the guest of honor.

4. Monochromatic Watercolor Invitation

Eagle Scout Invitations: monochromatic watercolor invitations

Design: Lisa Travia

An understated design can still grab the attention of your invitees. A soft monochromatic watercolor frames the wording on this modern invitation that keeps things fresh and modern. This design is ideal for the more humble Eagle Scout, and comes in four different pastel color options.

5. Hip Rustic Invitation

Eagle scout invitations: hip rustic invitations

Design: Colin Cowie

This versatile invitation merges a city aesthetic with woodsy charm ideal for the Eagle Scout who embraces their stylish and rustic sides. The customizable design features a kraft paper background, majestic pine tree emblem, and five earth-toned colorways.

6. Simple Grid Invitation

Eagle scout invitations: simple grid invitations

Design: Claudia Owen

Put your Eagle Scout front and center with this stunning photo invitation. Celebrate their major Scouting milestone with a design that boasts stylized typography, a cool layout, and a variety of colors with corresponding envelope liners. Best of all, you can even create matching save the date cards and thank you cards if you wish.

7. All The Photos Invitation

all the photos invitations

Design: Claudia Owen (Photos courtesy of Julia Kinnunen Photography)

A collage invitation such as this can be a wonderful way to show the progression of your child’s journey from Cub Scout and Webelos to esteemed Eagle Scout. You can include photos from Scouting years past for a fond look back while also looking forward to your Scout’s great accomplishment.

8. Modern Icons Invitation

Modern icons invitations

Design: Signature Greenvelope

This simple and clean invitation has clearly labeled sections and corresponding icons, so no detail is lost on your guests. You can choose from six preset colorways or opt for a custom color scheme that matches the Eagle Scout motif.

More Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ideas

Eagle Scout logo in purple

Unlike paper invitations, an online invitation from Greenvelope lets you upload digital files such as logos, video, and audio to make your child’s Eagle Scout invitation really stand out. That means you can include:

  • A Scouting BSA logo and other Scouting insignia like merit badges
  • A video featuring the Scout Oath and 12 points of the Scout Law
  • A video or audio clip of a popular Scouting song
  • Google Maps links to the Eagle Scout COH venue and post-ceremony refreshments
  • A link to the official Scouting BSA Scout Shop for gift ideas

Create a Memorable Eagle Scout Invitation With Greenvelope

Eagle scout members: boys and girls

Your child will only achieve the rank of Eagle Scout once. The Eagle Scout Court of Honor is a culmination of everything your son or daughter has achieved in Scouting BSA, which is why you want a ceremony invitation that’s befitting of their wonderful accomplishment.

Your Eagle Scout and their experiences are unique, so an announcement to join them on the most important day of their Scouting career should be as well.

Fortunately, it’s very simple to create one-of-a-kind digital event announcements and invitations with Greenvelope. You can choose from our library of ready-made templates or have one of our talented designers create a fully-customized design in five business days.

Better yet, you’ll save plenty of money on postage since your invitations will be sent digitally via email, text message, or even Facebook. Plus, you can easily keep track of RSVPs and responses through our dashboard so you can focus more on putting the finishing touches on the big day.

Whatever the occasion, begin your special event in the most memorable and unique way with a personalized online invitation you can’t wait to share with friends and family.