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Eagle Scout Information
This page contains District information, links to documents and web pages that contain information about earning the rank of Eagle Scout.
IMPORTANT REQUIRED STEP: Click on the link for the NCAC Procedures for BSA Local Council Certification of the Eagle Scout Rank Application (ESRA)
- Letter to scouts on the trail to Eagle from Potomac District Eagle Chairman, Mr. Lord (10-01-09)
- Letter to Advisors: for those adult advisors whose Scouts are on the trail to Eagle from Potomac District Eagle Chairman, Mr Lord (10-01-09)
- NCAC Eagle Scout Procedures Guide, June 2010 This Guide contains information and guidance from the NCAC Advancement & Recognition (ARC) committee and should be referenced if there are concerns or questions in meeting the requirements for Eagle Scout.
There is a new format version of the current Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook that is an "expandable" PDF. All the same requirements but this fillable PDF contains New functionalities for this electronic workbook that include expandable text boxes and the ability to insert images in JPEG, GIF, TIF, and PNG formats and much much more.
Click Here for the 3.2MB file. Recommend right click to save before opening.
Note: This is the same workbook currently required only with added features
These two documents were prepared by the NCAC Advancement & Recognition Committee for adults leaders who are assisting scouts working on the path to Eagle:
NCAC Guidelines for District Unit Leadership and or Eagle Coaches 03052012
NCAC Guidelines for District Eagle Advisors NCACARC-02252012
Click here to view the most common mistakes made by adults and Scouts in preparation of the Eagle Scout Rank Application. This example was compiled by Margee Egan, Program Specialist who processes the Eagle Scout Rank applications in the NCAC Programs office.
NESA's new "Trail to Eagle" web site for additional information about Eagle Scout can be found by clicking here.
>->->-> CLICK HERE to find out what to do when you are ready to have your Eagle Scout Service Project approved or make arrangements for an Eagle Board of Review (EBOR) after completing the Council certification of your Eagle Scout Rank Application.
2012 Eagle Scout Rank Application
2011 Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook
If you have not heard, there is a new 2012 Eagle Scout Rank Application form (512-728) and a new 2011 Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook (512-927) [PDF]. Only the 2012 version of the Eagle Scout Rank Application shall be used in the NCAC. (NOTE: Do Not convert project workbook to a Word document (.doc/docx) - that format will not be accepted. RDK updated 04.19.2012)
The 2012 Eagle Scout Rank Application is the only form the Eagle candidate can use.
If you have specific questions, please contact Rick Kessel at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dick Holcomb at email@example.com.
Click HERE for more information contained on the NCAC Advancement Committee's web page.
Revised: 3/13/2012 @ 10: PM
What do people think it means to be an Eagle Scout?
DIRTY JOBS: Mike Rowe Answers that question
Here is an article from the web concerning what some people think it takes to become an Eagle Scout. The father of a young scout asks Mike Rowe of the Discovery channel's TV show "Dirty Jobs" what encouragement he could give his son about Eagle Scout. Mike is an Eagle Scout himself; read his words of encouragement to the young potential Eagle Scout. Read his response by clicking here and the follow up comments posted to the web. Maybe there is a scout out there you know who would should read this post.