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Famous People You Didn't Know Were Boy Scouts

A list of famous people who were real-life scouts. This crowdranked list includes celebrities, politicians and other notable personalities who, at a young age, joined the scouts. We also have female celebrities who were girl scouts. Honor, courage, leadership, loyalty and cheerfulness are just some of the values taught by organizations like the Boy Scouts of America, which has been around since 1910. The traditions and values of Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, and Eagle Scouts have been handed down to generations of young men all over the world. A lot of the famous boy scouts on the list below can trace their success to lessons learned from their scouting days. Celebs who were once Boy Scouts include Mike Rowe, Neil Armstrong, and Michael Jordan. 

Included in the gallery are past and present world leaders, leading entrepreneurs, Hollywood leading men, award-winning directors, world class athletes and even rock and roll royalty. The list does not include fictional scouts or stars who have only dressed up in a scout uniform. The following men were scouts in their youth and many were eagle scouts in their teenage years. The mission of groups like the Boy Scouts of America and the British Boy Scouts is to foster moral strength, promote citizenship and raise boys to grow up into physically and mentally fit men. They earn merit badges upon completing lessons about crafts, sports, environmental care and other practical tips like tying knots. Most recently, the Boy Scouts lifted its ban on gays and are now allowing every young man no matter his sexual orientation to join. 

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