Info & Handouts:
- Journey to Eagle Timeline – Overview
- Eagle Projects 101 (from Troop 3’s Advancement Chair)
- Eagle Scout Requirements in Detail (from the Troop 3’s Advancement Chair)
- Tips for Scouts & Parents on the Eagle Journey (from Troop 3’s Mr. Tim)
- Soar with the Eagles – A Guide to Earning your Eagle Rank
Application & Forms:
- Eagle Scout Rank Application – (a fillable .pdf form) official BSA Eagle application form that must be submitted once all requirements have been completed.
- Eagle Leadership Service Project Workbook – latest version – (a fillable .pdf form) official BSA project workbook that must be completed, signed & turned in with your Eagle application
- Reference Letter Form for Eagle Rank – a simple form that may be used for reference letters, or reference providers may write their own letter.
EAGLE PROJECT RESOURCES:
- Local Eagle Project Ideas – Troop 3’s own list of possible projects suggested by local community members
- General Eagle Scout Service Project Ideas (Scoutorama)
- Tips for Selecting a Leadership Service Project (BSA)
- Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project Planning Guide – An excellent, detailed, step-by-step guide to planning and carrying out your Eagle project
- EagleScout.org Website – great info & resources for every step of the way to Eagle & beyond
- Lowe’s Eagle Scout Project Impact Grants – Lowe’s Home Improvement Centers are offering $100 prepaid gift cards to selected Eagle Scout candidates to use toward their Eagle Project. Any Scout in the planning phase of a construction-based project is eligible. A brief application must be filled out & turned in to the council. The local council will choose recipients & distribute the cards.
EAGLE PROJECT LIMITATIONS: (as listed in the official BSA Eagle Project Workbook) Anything that fits within these parameters would be acceptable as an Eagle project.
- Routine labor (a job or service usually rendered) should not be considered.
- Projects involving council property or other BSA activities are not acceptable.
- Projects may not be performed for businesses or an individual.
- Projects may not be of a commercial nature.
- Projects may not be a fund-raiser. Fund-raising is permitted only to secure materials needed to carry out the project.
- Donors to projects must be made aware of what entity is benefiting from the projects, and that it clearly is not the Boy Scouts of America.
- Any funds raised for a project and not used for the purchase of project materials must be returned to the donors.
- No minimum number of hours is required.
- The project is an individual matter; therefore, two Eagle Scout candidates may not receive credit for working on the same project.