Life 2 Eagle
Life to Eagle Success
**REMINDER - All Eagle Projects must be reviewed by an Asst. Scoutmaster BEFORE going before any Troop Committee/Board.
Eagle Guide Book - new for end of 2012 to help Eagle understand new requirements in order to complete the Eagle Rank.
Project Workbook - this is typeable PDF that is required for your Eagle Committee Review.
Eagle Rank Application -a mandatory form that can be prepared online and printed for the committee.
Eagle Rank Checklist - handy checklist to keep a Troop 42 Scout on this path. Also, the Blue Ridge Mountain Council now offers Council-wide Guide to help!
New River District - our local district must be involved in this Eagle process along with the Troop Committee. Coordinate with the Mrs. Dabney about contacting a District Representative for an appointment.
References Requests - An Eagle candidate must contact 5 references on his own using this letter format with an optional evaluation form. Labels are available upon request to affix to envelopes to accompany your letters.
EIN# - Often a donor to an Eagle Project needs a federal tax ID# to process their donation, that information is now avaiable upon request.
Once an Boy Scout has completed the Eagle Rank, parents may begin planning the ceremonies after selecting a date, time, and location then consulting with the Scoutmaster. These items can be helpful:
Solicitation Letters - contact dignitaries with personalized letters to request notes of congratulations for this big event
Certificates - contact the local Armed Forces to receive a recognition of this Eagle achievement.
Army Youth Certificate of Recognition
Navy Eagle Scout Recognition - 382-1259
Air Force Congratulatory Letter (ARFS/PA, ATTN: Scout Letters, 550 D Street West, Suite 1, Randolph AFB, TX 78150-4527)
Marine Corps Commandant Letter (Director of Marine Corps Staff, The Pentagon, Rm 4E791, Washington, DC 20350-3000)
Ceremonies - many websites to offer suggestions for this celebratory event that best fits the new Eagle Scout.
Supplies - Eagle-themed partyware, invitations, cards, ceremony book and gifts are available for consideration
Press Releases - This momentus occassion should be anncounced to the community!
Starting Jan. 1, 2012, Eagle Scout candidates—unless they have already submitted a plan for approval by the council or district under the former requirement—will be expected to fulfill the revised service project requirement 5 using the new workbook.
There will be a bi-monthly Life-2-Eagle meeting under the direction of Scott Daley. Eagle Project Coach. "Lifers" will receive a packet to help them start this journey!
By Appointment: Sign up for times during the 4th Monday of every month. See sign-up sheets for appointments.
Life-2- Eagle Update:
POSSIBLE PROJECT CONTACTS:
Town of Christiansburg Manager Barry Helms 382-6128
Christiansburg Recreation Department 382-2349
Camp Alta Mons Director 268-2409
Kipps Elementary School Principal 951-5760
Montgomery County Parks & Recreation Brad Buchanan
Blacksburg Parks and Recreation Travis Coad
SEEDS - Blacksburg Nature Center 552-3914