Tag Archives: Eagle Service Project.

By Pualani Graham
Jun 21, 2017

Can a Blood Drive Be an Eagle Project?

Feature image courtesy of The Jersey Journal/NJ.com This is a tricky question since in our area so many of these drives are scheduled by LDS Stakes. The goal, with any Eagle project, is for a Scout to use skills in planning, leadership, and execution to make a difference in his community, so a regularly scheduled […]

By Tony Woodard
Apr 29, 2017

Characteristics of Good Eagle Service Projects

Eagle Projects are a hobby of mine.  I have been studying them for over 20 years.  I have friends from around the country and around the world that send me stories of Eagle projects that they feel are genuinely outstanding. Several years ago, I started asking myself “What do all of these awesome projects have in […]

By Community Submission
Jan 09, 2016

Utah Civil War Casualty Honored by Eagle Scout Descendant

Utah Civil War casualty Henry Wells Jackson has a new monument on the Utah State Capitol grounds thanks to Jackson Barlow of Alpine, Utah. When he was choosing an Eagle Scout project, he decided to honor his namesake and fourth-great-grandfather, Henry Wells Jackson. Even though some projects can be completed in a relatively short amount of […]

By Community Submission
Jan 03, 2016

Duty to Self vs. Service to Others

Every Eagle Scout parent knows how much time and effort goes into a good Eagle service project. It takes determination, planning, help from lots of people and of course, plenty of hard work. Because of its scope, many boys put the service project off to the 18th birthday deadline. A few years ago one Scout repeated this common […]

By Darryl Alder
Sep 09, 2015

100 More Eagle Service Projects

Among the most challenging requirements for achieving the Eagle Scout is it’s project; at least, it was for our boys. Our sons had enough merit badges, time in service, leadership and all, but the pesky service project stopped us dead in the water. Neither of them could find anything interesting enough to give the time, service and […]

By Utah National Parks Council
May 20, 2015

Choosing an Eagle Project

I have been working with Eagle candidates for close to 20 years and I regularly get asked two questions: “What makes a good Eagle Project?” and  “How do I pick a good Eagle Project?” “What makes a good Eagle Project?” Keeping in mind that every Eagle Project is as unique as the Scout completing it and […]

By Boy Scouts of America
Aug 31, 2014

Eagle Scout Project Fundraising: The Elephant in the Room

Taken from March 2014 Advancement News If asked to describe your mental picture of a successful Eagle Scout service project, most would mention service, leadership, teamwork, and a benefit to the community. However, as projects are proposed and planned, one key component, that of project funding, is often the “elephant in the room” that no […]