Trail to Eagle

Eagle Scout Advancement Tools

Below you will find some links to resources that our Council has made available to Eagle candidates.

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The Twelve Steps You Must Follow...From Life to To Eagle

A guide providing step-by-step, detailed instructions on what to do to get from Life Rank to Eagle. It covers everything from your Leadership Service Project to your Board of Review.

Planning, Developing, and Carrying Out Your...Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project

A guide providing detailed advice on how to prepare an Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project proposal that the council Eagle Board of Review will approve.

Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook

This is the workbook format the Eagle Board of Review requires a Life Scout to use in completing his Eagle Scout Service Project proposal and then afterwards for the final completion for the Board of Review. Hardcopy printings of the new workbook are not available.

New functionalities for this electronic workbook include expandable text boxes and the ability to insert images in JPEG, GIF, TIF, and PNG formats.

IMPORTANT - This specially designed workbook cannot be opened via a browser. To DOWNLOAD this file, please use the following procedure:

  1. RIGHT-CLICK Here to DOWNLOAD the Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook, No. 512-927
  2. Once the dialog box appears, click on "save target as." (MAC users must click on "save link as.")
  3. Another dialog box will then appear for you to name your "save as" file and choose where on your computer you would like to save the file. Once you have saved the workbook to your computer, you can double-click on that file to open it, just like you would any other document.

Eagle Scout Rank Application & Eagle Palm Applications

Use these fillable Eagle Rank or Eagle Palm Applications to type your information in electronically, correct mistakes and keep it neat and legible. If you use the Eagle Rank application, it must be printed in color and the two pages mounted back-to-back.

Follow the same as outlined above for the Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook to download and save the Eagle Scout Rank and Palm Applications, below.

RIGHT-CLICK Here to DOWNLOAD the Eagle Scout Rank Application, No. 512-728

RIGHT-CLICK Here to DOWNLOAD THE Eagle Palm Application, No. 58-709

Eagle Application Process Checklist

This checklist is a must-do item to help you cover all the necessary details required to present your Eagle review binder, prepare you for your Board of Review and to process your Eagle Scout application with the National Council.

National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) - SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS !

National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) has multiple scholarships available for Eagle Scouts.  Please visit their website for more information.

CLICK HERE to visit the National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) website.

Online Advancement Resources

The Boy Scouts of America has Online Advancement Resources available to help unit leaders and other Scouters with Advancement.