Scout Application Process
The Eagle Scout
application procedures can appear to be very confusing, and there are many myths about what is and what is not required.
Don't panic! Here is what you need to do, and what to expect during the
Complete the Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project
Complete the leadership, merit badge and other requirements for the Eagle Scout
Download and fill out the
Scout Rank Application. Attach the Statement of
Life Purpose (Requirement 6)
Scout Rank Application to certify that all of the information is true and
Obtain the signatures of your
Scoutmaster, and the Committee Chair of your unit, to demonstrate unit approval
of your Eagle
Scout Rank Application..
Before your 18th
birthday, submit the completed
Scout Rank Application (including the Statement of Life Purpose) and
Service Project Workbook to the Council Service Center.
(Please note that the Council Service Center is closed on weekends and holidays.
Plan ahead so you can meet the deadline.)
Upon verification that all of the
documents have been submitted, you will be invited to attend a council Eagle
Board of Review. this is typically one month after submission of your documents.
(These reviews are usually held on the 4th Thursday evening of each month.)
Upon council approval, the Eagle Scout Application will be sent to the National
Council for processing. If approved by the National Council, the award date will
be the date of the Board of Review above.
Although an Eagle Scout binder is no longer required, Scouts are encouraged to create a portfolio to hold photos, blue cards, letters of reference, project plans, awards, certificates, etc. This scrapbook helps the Board of Review see the youth's accomplishments,
and serves as a great memento of his Scouting career that he can cherish forever. A Scout must submit the
Scout Rank Application, the Statement of Life Purpose, and the
Service Project Workbook at minimum. If you have questions about the Eagle
Scout process, contact the council Advancement
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