New Eagle Scout Reception

May 6, 2018

Crowne Plaza
8686 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77054
2:00 pm

The New Eagle Scout Reception recognizes the previous year’s Eagle Scout class. The council continues its tradition of providing this reception free of charge for new Eagle Scouts and his guests. 


Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Eagle Scout alumni, Scouters, Scoutmasters and Cubmasters are all encouraged to attend this special program to recognize the 2016 Eagle Scout class, the Adams Project of the Year Award, and NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award recipients. Eagle Scouts and their families will not want to miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to be recognized by accomplished Eagle Scouts. The evening is underwritten with generous sponsorships by many Eagle Scout alumni, charter members and patrons.  


2016 Eagle Scouts must RSVP. Please feel free to invite as many guests as you like as long as they RSVP. The New Eagle Scout Reception is free to the Scouting community. All Scouts, troops and packs are welcome to attend. Sponsorships are available to help honor the 2017 Eagle Scout Class.

*Please note that the cutoff date for the invitation is a board of review date of December 31, 2017.

RSVP for the Reception              Sponsor the Reception

Congratulatory Ads

Honor your Eagle Scout with a congratulatory message in the New Eagle Scout Reception Program.  A Basic Ad is $50 while a Deluxe Ad is $100. The Deluxe Ad allows you to write your personal congratulatory message on the ad. Deadline to order an ad is March 15, 2017.

Congratulatory Ad

Keepsake Photo

Celebrate with a professional photo at the New Eagle Scout Reception.  A digital copy via email or multiple sizes of canvas prints are available.  Deadline to order a keepsake photo is March 30, 2017.

   Purchase Keepsake Photo

Event Details

1:00 pm Doors open. Eagle Scouts, friends and families can participate in several photo opportunities (professional and by friends and families).
2:00 - 3:00 pm Formal Program
3:00 - 4:00 pm Eagle Scout Reception.  A special presentation of the Eagle Scout Medallion will be made to every Eagle Scout. All Eagle Scouts, guests, family and friends are welcome to join us. Cake and punch will be served. This is not a banquet; the formal program is stadium-style seating.
3:00 - 5:00 pm Reception hall will re-open for pictures. The professional photographers will also be available if you missed the opportunity to have a keepsake photo taken.

Attire: Appropriate attire for Eagle Scouts is full field uniform. Scoutmasters, parents, and Scouters may wear field uniform or business casual. Please note: By attending or participating in this event, you give permission for your photograph to be used to promote Scouting recruitment or donations.

Keynote Address:  Event features a special keynote address. Recognitions include the 2016 Eagle Scout class namesake, the Adams Project of the Year Award recipients, and NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award recipients. Every 2016 Eagle Scout who RSVPs and attends the New Eagle Scout Reception will receive the special Sam Houston Area Council Eagle Scout medallion.

Eagle Scout Association

All Eagle Scouts are encouraged to join the SHAC Eagle Scout Association and to sign up for their email list.

  Eagle Scouts: Sign up for Eagle Scout Association  

Rising Star Patrons

The Sam Houston Area Council continues its tradition of providing this reception free of charge for the 2016 Eagle Scout Class and their guests, which will be underwritten with generous sponsorships by many Scouting supporters, Eagle Scout alumni, charter members, Scouting supporters, and patrons.

Help honor the new Eagle Scout class with a sponsorship. Your sponsorship will support the growth of Scouting and the recognition of the hard work of the many Eagle Scouts, including our annual New Eagle Scout Reception, and provide vital funding for Scouting programs throughout the Sam Houston Area Council. Below are the levels of sponsorship available. Thank you for your support and dedication to the Eagle Scout rank.

Sponsor the Reception

Silver Palm Sponsor $10,000 AV and website recognition, ad in program book, advertising opportunities, preferred seating
Facility Sponsor $7,500 AV and website recognition, ad in program book, advertising opportunities, preferred seating
Reception Sponsor $5,000 AV recognition, ad in program book, reserved seating
Gold Palm Sponsor $5,000 AV recognition, ad in program book, reserved seating
Eagle Wall Sponsor $4,000 Ad in program book, reserved seating
Medallion Sponsor $3,000 Ad in program book, participation in award ceremony, reserved seating
Bronze Palm Sponsor $1,000 Program listing, reserved seating
Rising Star Sponsor $500 Program listing, reserved seating
Gemini Sponsor $250 Program listing
Century Club Member $100 Special lapel pin


Join the Eagle Scout Association-SHAC e-mail list to receive updates from the Eagle Scout Association.

For more information about the New Eagle Scout Reception or sponsorships, contact:

Kimberly Davis
Sr. Development Director