Do you need some service project inspiration?
Review the Guide to Eagle Project Inspiration—this invaluable guide includes hundreds of great service project ideas and potential project beneficiaries.
Are you ready to work on your service project?
Contact the Scoutmaster to be assigned an “Eagle Coach”—Your Eagle Coach is an adult leader who will guide you every step of the way on your path to becoming an Eagle Scout.
- Click HERE for a copy of the Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook (download for PC or Mac)—the project workbook contains invaluable information to help guide you toward successfully completing your service project (*requirement #5 on your journey from Life to Eagle) as well as specific sections for preparing and presenting your project proposal (an overview of your project), project plan (how you plan to carry out the project) and fundraising application (if applicable), and your project report (a summary of the completed project)
*While a Life Scout, plan, develop, and give leadership to others in a service project helpful to any religious institution, any school, or your community
(other than Boy Scouting)…”
- Important—Your project must receive all required approvals before you can begin work on the project—namely, approval by the project beneficiary, Scoutmaster, Committee Chair and Troop 75 Committee as well as the Munsee District Advancement Committee
- See your Eagle Coach for suggestions on filling out the service project workbook information
You’ve completed your service project – Great! But what’s next?
You’re almost ready to schedule your Eagle board of review! But first there’s some paperwork to finalize, namely:
- Complete your Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook—finalize all sections of the workbook, as required
- Prepare your “statement of ambitions and life purpose”—which, in conjunction with and in preparation for your Eagle board of review, completes requirement #7 on your journey from Life to Eagle
- Request a copy of your Individual Advancement Report from the Troop 75 Advancement Coordinator—This report is needed to prepare your Eagle Scout Rank Application
- Prepare your Eagle Scout Rank Application—This document details how you fulfilled requirement #s 1 through 7 on your journey from Life to Eagle
- Obtain a copy of your Recognition of Service Certificate—Once your service project is finished, complete the Eagle Scout Service Hours Report form and email it to the Troop 75 Advancement Coordinator, who will then prepare your Recognition of Service Certificate
Contact your Eagle Coach or the Troop 75 Advancement Coordinator with any questions. And see the Patriots Path Council Policy for Submission of Eagle Documents for more information on the above paperwork. Once these 5 documents are completed and presented to Council for review – Congratulations! You are ready to schedule (via your Eagle Coach) your Eagle board of review!
Are you ready to plan your Court of Honor?
Congratulations! You’ve earned the rank of Eagle Scout! It’s time to celebrate your achievement!
- Click HERE for a guide to preparing for the Eagle Scout ceremony (revised January, 2015)
- Click HERE for a list of supplies needed for the ceremony (revised January, 2015)
- Click HERE for a "sample Eagle Ceremony script" (MS Word format, can be modified
Other Helpful Online Eagle Scout Resources:
- Click HERE to see the BSA’s Eagle Rank requirements—summarizes the 7 steps to attaining the rank of Eagle Scout
- Click HERE to see Section 9 of the BSA Guide to Advancement, “The Eagle Scout Rank”—the BSA’s everything-you-need-to-know guide for advancing to the rank of Eagle Scout
- Click HERE for the Patriots Path Council’s “Trail to Eagle”—this online resource is for advancement committee folks, but includes information and links to forms and other resources that you may find helpful