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1 Why do you want to be an Eagle Scout?

2 An Eagle Scout Value Proposition: "...a number of equally skilled candidates apply for our positions, however one of the first attributes we need to determine is whether they are trustworthy. The candidate with an Eagle Scout credential would vault that individual to the top of the list.” March10, 2006 March10, 2006 Mark Hoelscher Vice President, Human Resources NOVA Information Systems, Inc.

3 Troop 629 Life to Eagle Workshop Requirements  Tenure -- Life Scout with Scout Spirit for at least 6 months  Best if before start of senior year (finish before fall of senior year)  Before 18 th birthday  Merit Badges  11 Eagle Required Merit Badges  21 Total Merit Badges  Position of Responsibility (6 months as a life scout)  Leadership Service Project  Scoutmaster Conference  Eagle Board of Review  Eagle Scout Rank Application

4 Leadership Service Project Getting Started  AAC Life to Eagle Guide Book  Eagle Service Project Workbook –http://www.scouting.org  Search for Eagle Service Project –Option (PDF) Download –Download the Service Project Workbook into “MS Word Format” from Troop Web site  c1.doc

5 Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project Workbook (3 formal pages with appendices)  Scout’s name, Address, Telephone No.  Unit No.[T629], District [Chattahoochee], Local council [Atlanta Area]  Unit leader’s name, Address, Telephone No.  Unit advancement committee person’s name, Address, Telephone No.

6 Selecting the Worthy Project  Benefit a Not-For-Profit Organization –Community  School  Church  Public Safety –Project Ideas  Web Resources (Eagle Scout Projects via Google)  Successful Projects – Nearby for You to Visit – Troop library

7 Eagle Projects in Our Community  Construction Projects (for you to visit) –Foot Bridge at Jones Bridge Park –White Oak Memorial on Barnwell Road –Sidewalk and Steps at St. Andrews Church –The Weather Station at Mt. Pisgah School –Outdoor classroom at Hillside Elementary

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11 Eagle Service Projects For Our Community  Service Projects (significant goal) –Food Drive –Bicycle Safety Class –Respectful Flag Retirement –Conducting Adult Education Language Classes –Recording Books on Tape for Schools –Bi-Lingual Reading Tapes for Schools

12 Eagle Scout Value Proposition “When reviewing candidates for employment, when I see Eagle Scout, my first impressions are trustworthy, dependable, motivated and lots of hard work.” “When reviewing candidates for employment, when I see Eagle Scout, my first impressions are trustworthy, dependable, motivated and lots of hard work.” March 10, 2006 Brook Covert, Assistant Operations Manager TRC Staffing Services

13 Eagle Service Project Workbook (cont)  Project Description  What (Not-For-Profit) Group Will Benefit? –Name Of the Institution: –Telephone No.: –Street Address: –City: –State: –Zip Code:

14 Eagle Service Project Workbook (cont)  Describe why your project will benefit the Not-For-Profit Organization:  Log the date the concept was discussed with SM:

15 Eagle Service Project Workbook (cont)  The project concept was discussed and approved by the following representative of the group that will benefit:  Representative’s name:  Representative’s Title:  Phone No.:  Date of meeting:

16 Eagle Service Project Workbook (cont) during the project for completion report  Record Progress –Digital Camera –Note time spent  Planning and carrying out the project  List of helpers and when they worked, and how much time they worked  Total hours others worked on the project  NameDateNo. of Hours ______________________________

17 Eagle Service Project Workbook (cont) during the project for completion report  Record expenditures –Materials –Transportation costs –Services Materials Required to Complete the Project: Type of MaterialMaterial Cost _________________________________

18 Eagle Service Project Workbook (cont) during the project for completion report  Project Changes –Your project may change relative to the original approved project. –Record any changes that are required –Why the changes were made –Any additional cost, hours worked Note: changes are normal and will demonstrate your ability to lead

19 Eagle Service Project Workbook (cont) Approvals for Completed Project Start date of project: __________________ Completion date of project: _____________ Applicant’s Signature: ______________________Date:________ Scoutmaster Validatation ______________________Date:________ Representative of Benefitting Organization ______________________Date:________

20 Advance to Eagle Workshop –The Leadership Project  See Attachment A (Planning Details)  specific paragraphs – – 1. Present Condition – –2. Plans/Drawings/Designs – –3. Materials – –4. Tools – –5. Supplies – –6. Schedule – –7. Step-by-step instructions – –8. Financial plan – –9. Written /Printed Information – –10. Helpers/Workers – –11. Adult Supervision – –12. Work Site – –13. Transportation

21 Advancement to Eagle Workshop  See Attachment –B (Photographs of Condition Before) –C (Draft Plans and Drawings) –D (Draft Flyers) –E (Draft Letters)

22 Eagle Service Project Workbook (cont) Approvals for Completed Project Obtain a copy of Eagle Scout Rank Application from Troop 629 Advancement Chair or from:  Atlanta Area Council:  Troop 629 Links: Refer to the following for the requirements: &terms=service+project+workbook &terms=service+project+workbook

23 Eagle Scout Rank Application Next Step:  Review the Requirements –Refer to  Advancement  Life to Eagle for your Current Status –Tenure, Scout Spirit, Age –Recommendations –Scout Spirit –Merit Badges  Eagle Required  Other –Positions of Leadership while Life Scout –Service Project –Life Ambition Statement

24 Eagle Approval Process Next Steps After project, leadership position, 6 month tenure as Life scout and 21 MB’s then –Complete Eagle Scout Rank Application –Letters of recommendation –State ambitions, Life Purpose –Positions of Responsibility –How You Demonstrate Leadership –List Honors Received (scouting, church, school, other) –Scoutmaster Conference –* all must be before 18 th birthday

25 Eagle Scout Approval Timeline  Schedule Eagle Board of Review –Final Thursday of Each Month by District  Approval process up through National  Schedule Eagle Recognition Ceremony


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