Eagle Scout Candidates
Sept. 1, each scout year, First Day that new Eagle Projects may begin planning between the Life Scout/Eagle Candidate, and the Eagle Coordinator/Scoutmaster
April 15, each scout year, Final day that new Eagle Projects may be submitted for consideration by the Eagle Coordinator/Scoutmaster
April 16 – August 31, each scout year, Blackout dates, Candidates to hold project packages until Sept 1 in the next scout year.
Do not start on your Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project Plan until you have a plan for satisfying Eagle Scout Rank Requirement No. 4 relating to Leadership/Positions of Responsibility within the troop. While a Life Scout, you must serve actively for a period of 6 months in an approved position of responsibility in the troop. Meet with Mr. Otte in advance to review that plan.
Once you have earned the Life Rank and about 15-16 merit badges, it is time to fill out your Eagle Scout Rank Application, select an Eagle Project, write up your proposed project in your Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project Workbook, found at: http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/boyscouts/advancementandawards/eagleworkbookprocedures.aspx. , and get your project approved by the Troop and by the North Star District. The District director can be contacted through the Crossroads Of America office, see North Star District, Crossroads of America Council. You cannot start until you get both approvals.
If you have trouble downloading the workbook from the scouting.org website, try this [LINK].
There are comprehensive Eagle instructions and resources at the Council resource page here [LINK].
Scouts should contact the Troop 174 Eagle Coordinator with any questions they have. Parents are welcome to contact the Troop Chairman with any questions they have right now or later. We have collected some of the FORMS you will need here, and welcome suggestions for additions to this collection.