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What are some good Eagle projects?

What are some good Eagle projects?

Construction Projects

  • Clearing and mulching a mile-long trail at a local wilderness area or at a park.
  • Building, installing, and planting planter boxes at a community theater or school.
  • Building and installing instrument storage units in a school band room.

How do I find an Eagle Scout project?

Here are a few suggestions on how to find a good Eagle Scout Service Project: First, go to the public library. Do this on a day and time that you’ve got a LOT of time, don’t try to do this in a rush! You’re going to take a look through your community’s newspapers, for at least TWO MONTHS prior to that day.

What makes a good Eagle Scout project?

Tip From An Eagle Scout: The key to a successful Eagle project is to plan, develop, and provide leadership to others. This means you should really be getting creative. After all, your project is a reflection of you! Once you come up with your first project idea, don’t be afraid to put your own unique twist on it.

Can you do an Eagle project by yourself?

GIVE LEADERSHIP TO OTHERS An Eagle Scout project should not be so simple that you can do it on your own. You need to give leadership to at least two other people. The helpers can be of any age appropriate for the work, and they don’t have to be already involved in Scouting.

What qualifies as an Eagle Project?

The Eagle Scout Service Project, or simply Eagle Project, is the opportunity for a Scout (Scouts, B.S.A.), or qualified Venturer or Sea Scout in the Boy Scouts of America (B.S.A.) to demonstrate leadership of others while performing a project for the benefit of their community.

When can I start my Eagle Scout project?

A Scout can begin planning his project as soon as he becomes a Life Scout. That said, many Scouts find it helpful to focus on merit badges first and the Eagle project second (or vice versa).

What goes in an Eagle Scout Binder?

Here’s what needs to go inside.

  • Eagle Application. Google Images.
  • Eagle Scout Personal Data Sheet. The second section opens with the Eagle applicant’s personal information.
  • Advancement Record.
  • Essay: Life Purpose and Ambition.
  • Letters of Recommendation.
  • Eagle Project Report.
  • Project Show and Tell.
  • Project Timeline Breakdown.

What counts as an Eagle Project?

How many hours do you need for an Eagle Scout project?

Starting next year, a boy on the path from Scout to Eagle Scout will need to complete a total of 18 service hours.

How long should an Eagle Project take?

1 The process typically takes several years, with the most intense and time-consuming aspects coming in the last three to six months.

How much does the average Eagle Scout project cost?

The average Eagle Scout Service Project costs anywhere between $500-$800. However, there are a ton of projects that have been more and less expensive. Before you can start on your Eagle Project, you’ll need to create a budget of your own to assess the costs of getting your idea done!

How long should an Eagle project take?

Where can I find ideas for Eagle Scout projects?

Below are some ideas for projects (I gleaned these from internet sources, but removed all Scout names for security purposes): NOTE: is a private, volunteer run website providing assistance to Scouts and parents.

What’s the most rewarding part of being an Eagle Scout?

If you ask most Eagle Scouts they will say that the most rewarding part of their journey toward Eagle was their Eagle Scout Service Project. It is a chance to put all of one’s Scouting training into practice in a BIG WAY!

What was the Eagle Scout project for Memorial Day?

A Scout from Troop 357 in Dodgeville, Wis., worked with his church to design and build a outdoor altar for the parish in the church’s cemetery so the congregation can have outdoor mass on occasions like Memorial Day. (J.L.)

Is there a requirement for an Eagle project?

Not only will you be helping others, but you may even have the chance to put together a project that will last for many generations. Unfortunately, project ideas don’t always present themselves so clearly. That makes Requirement 5 the task that slows down more aspiring Eagles than any other.