Scouting is an outdoor program designed to develop character, citizenship, and fitness for young people ages 11 through 17. Through the advancement program and peer group leadership, Scouting helps a person develop into a well-rounded young adult. The Eagle Scout Award, the highest rank in Scouting, is recognized around the world as a mark of excellence. In the Chief Seattle Council, Scouts may look forward to Scout Camping opportunities and many other District Activities. In Scouts, youth take responsibility for the activities of the troop. By planning and organizing activities, they develop teamwork and learn to lead as well as follow.