A strong, offensive term for a boy scout
who attempts to get the Eagle Scout
rank at or before age fifteen. In other words, the pre-med
While a good mormon (usually an actual LDS
member) will achieve his goal through hard work and determination, most mormons get to Eagle early by hacking through the scouting system.
A typical mormon gets to Eagle Scout in the sleaziest way possible, superficially demonstrating knowledge while not actually retaining it and completing his requirements and Eagle Project
the easy way
. They leave scouts without any of the skills and virtues that their peers have.
The term "mormon" comes from the fact that almost every mormon
(religion) is a mormon (scout jargon). The Church of Later Day Saints and the Boy Scouts of America have a synergetic partnership of sorts, where a mormon boy's religious advancement can closely mirror his scout advancement. Unfortunately, this creates a high standard for Eagle Scout ages, so other scouts (some of them LDS members) try to match them.