Congratulations to Chief Seattle Council's
2023/2024 class of Eagle Scouts!

 Wednesday, May 15, 2024

The Museum of Flight
9404 E Marginal Way S, Seattle, WA 98108

5:45 pm

Dinner and Program
6:45 pm

We thank our sponsors and organizers for making the 2024 banquet possible!

*Eagle Banquet guests also receive free admission to the museum the entire day of the banquet.
Registration closes at the end of the day April 30th, 2024.

Scouting by the Numbers!

This year’s Eagle Scout invitees:

Earned over 18,500 Merit Badges!

Completed over 1,000 years of leadership.

Went camping for over 17,500 nights.

Volunteered over 100,000 hours of community service through their Eagle Scout projects (including project participants).
Scouts who earned their Eagle Scout rank in 2023/2024 or have not been recognized can register for free!

Keynote Speaker Bill Steele

Bill Steele is an Eagle Scout, Cave Explorer, and Author.

Bill Steele, whose published name is C. William Steele, began exploring caves as a Boy Scout, ever since, he’s remained active in cave exploration, mapping, and writing about caves and his adventures. He’s a member of both the National Speleological Society and The Explorers Club. He’s the author of two books, Yochib: The River Cave, and Huautla: Thirty Years in One of the World’s Deepest Caves, and, with James Smith, co-authored a chapter in the Encyclopedia of Caves.

Steele retired as the National Director of Alumni Relations and the National Eagle Scout Association for the Boy Scouts of America in 2014 after serving scouting for more than 34-years. 


Read more about Bill here

Banquet Registration

All guests will need to register online. The questions Eagle Scouts are asked while registering will be used to match them with hosts and help create the most memorable banquet for Scouts!

Register HERE

Deadline to Register is April 30, 2024

For questions please contact:
Dan Gelis

Location: The Museum of Flight

When: Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Check-in starts at 5:45 PM

The main program begins at 6:45 PM

Cost: Free for Eagle Scouts, $150 pp for family members

Who can attend? Anyone

Eagle Scout Host and Mentorship

All Scouts will be paired with an adult mentor for the evening. We will aim to identify a mentor in the job field the Scout is interested in learning more about, connected to the college or University the Scout will be attending, or another connection.

 Scouts provide this information at the time of registration.

Last year’s career fields Scouts included:

Architecture, Aviation, Entrepreneurship/Business, Finance/Investing, Medical/Pre-med, Military Service, Pre-Law, Real Estate Development, and Software Developer/Tech. 

We need your help to make the Eagle Scout Recognition Banquet a memorable night!

  • Sponsor an Eagle Scout! Mentor an Eagle Scout for the evening. While mentoring an Eagle Scout for the evening, enjoy the reception, dinner, and program.
  • Make a gift supporting the Eagle Scout Banquet. We recommend gifts of $300 to host an Eagle Scout$400 to host 2 Eagle Scouts$500 to host 3 Eagle Scouts$1,500 to host a table of 5 Eagle Scouts, yourself, and invite 4 other adult mentors of your choosing, plus you get two tickets to the VIP Eagle Club cocktail reception held the night before the banquet, May 14th, with Keynote Speaker Bill Steele, all guests must be over 21.
  • Join Wings of Eagles! Become a Wings of Eagles member! This program supports Scouting in perpetuity by funding our endowment fund. 

Chief Seattle Council is pleased to award five scholarships during this event. 

Two – $3,000 Major Gen. Howard & Bessie McGee Scholarship
One – $3,000 Bruce Kennedy Scholarship
One – $3,000 Robert J. Capps Scoutmaster Scholarship
One – $3,000 West Niver Scholarship

Eligibility: Current-year high school juniors, seniors, or first-year college students.

 Click here to download the application. 

Application Deadline: April 30, 2024

Eagle Scouts are encouraged to send in a picture of themselves in full uniform and their favorite Scout memory for use during the opening slide-show of the event to Dan Gelis

Thank You Sponsors!

Have questions about the Eagle Banquet?

Please contact:
Dan Gelis