Hiawatha Eagle Board

Hiawatha District Eagle Project and Board of Review Process

Contact Information:

Eagle Board Chair - George Schwarztrauber http://www.bpcouncil.org/filestore/global/link-MailTo.gif

Ph: (607)296-0225 (please leave message)

The meetings are scheduled the first Wednesday of each month. 

Life to Eagle Presentation Click either (PDF Version) or (PowerPoint Version)

Check the following website hyperlinks for detailed information on the rank of Eagle

Eagle Rank Requirements 

Complete the following steps for a Project Review -

 Please note that proper grammar, salutations and letter writing via email or any other method of communication must be used, as this is a formal process.  Be sure to include your full name/email address, troop number and your Scoutmaster’s name/email address on each correspondence.  You must also copy in at least your Scoutmaster on each email.

 Follow the Eagle Service Project Checklist 

 Go to this website, https://eagleboard.acuityscheduling.com  , to request a project review meeting at least 2 weeks prior to the next scheduled meeting which are setup for the first Wednesday of each month.  Choose the first available time slot, this will not be you actual time, your actual time with be emailed when all the material is received and the schedule is finalized - by the Sunday prior to the meeting date.  You will be asked for your name, phone number, email address, date of birth, unit number, Scoutmaster name/email and Unit Committee Chair name/email. 

** Please list any Special Needs/Limitations of the Scout that the board needs to consider when evaluating this project. This is to assist the board in understanding any challenges, restrictions, limitations or special circumstances that board can understand.

 Download the Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project Workbook  *Must use the current fillable/saveable PDF version.  This must uploaded in its entirety.  Do not split up.  The signature page(s) are the only exception which should be scanned and uploaded.

 All contact information including email addresses must be filled out on page 1-6.

 Signatures from the Life Scout, Unit Leader, Unit Committee Chair and Beneficiary must be filled out on page 2-4 (this can be scanned and uploaded).

 The Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project Workbook must be completely filled out Sections 1 and 2, all pages (Required).

 The Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project Fundraising Application page 3-7, must be completely filled out with the Beneficiary and Unit Leader signatures (this can be scanned and emailed).  This is necessary so you can proceed with the fundraising without a 2nd meeting to get signatures.

 The Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project Workbook filled out Section 3 (Highly recommended to prepare for Board Review).  Please have notes, etc. to discuss your project details.

 Also include the materials and tools list required to complete the project as well as a plan for acquiring the money needed to fund the project.

 Remember, the write-up should be detailed enough so that someone else can read it and actually have all the information required to do the project.

 *Please Note, use the "Upload" process as explained in your appointment request reply.  Upload your project in its entirety at least 1 week prior to the meeting.  All signature pages must also be sent at this time.  Please enter your full first and last names and your email address.

 Follow up:

          -Once the project is received, you will be contacted with a date and time for your review.

-Arrive at the meeting at least 10 minutes early, in Class A uniform, with all the information needed for review of your project.

-You will meet the board and discuss your project. Approval or requests for more information and changes will be made at the meeting.

-Work on the project cannot begin until it is reviewed and approved by the board.

-Any significant changes to the project after approval must be pre-approved by the board. Remember to document ALL changes to the project.

-A representative of the unit may sit in to observe only on an Eagle Project Review.

 

Complete the following steps for an Eagle Board of Review -

 Please note that proper grammar, salutations and letter writing via email or any other method of communication must be used, as this is a formal process.  Be sure to include your full name/email address, troop number and your Scoutmaster’s name/email address on each correspondence.  You must also copy in at least your Scoutmaster on each email.

 Go to this website, https://eagleboard.acuityscheduling.com http://www.bpcouncil.org/filestore/global/link-html.gif , to request an Eagle Board of Review meeting at least 2 weeks prior to the next scheduled meeting which are setup for the first Wednesday of each month.  Choose the first available time slot, your actual time with be emailed when the schedule is finalized - by the Sunday prior to the meeting date.  The Eagle Board Chair will also email you with additional details. You will be required to fill in your name, phone number, email address, date of birth, unit number, Scoutmaster name/email and Unit Committee Chair name/email.   

**Please list any Special Needs/Limitations of the Scout that the board needs to consider when evaluating this project. This is to assist the board in understanding any challenges, restrictions, limitations or special circumstances that board can understand.

 

 Signatures from the Life Scout, Unit Leader and Beneficiary must be filled out on page 4-4 (this can be scanned and uploaded).

 The Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project Workbook must be completely filled out sections 1 through 4 (Required).

 Complete your Eagle Scout Application with all signatures up to and including “BSA LOCAL COUNCIL VERIFICATION”. 

*Please note that the Council must sign prior to submitting to the Eagle Chair.

 Complete the Eagle Scout Bio Project Summary / Ambitions and Life Purpose form. Be sure to include the statement of your ambitions and life purpose and a listing of positions held in your religious institution, school, camp, community, or other organizations during which you demonstrated leadership skills. Include honors and awards received during this service.

*Please Note, use the "Upload" process as explained in your appointment request reply.  Upload your project in its entirety

, Eagle Scout Biography and Project Summary and Eagle application at least 1 week prior to the meeting or prior to your 18th birthday, whichever is sooner.  All signature pages must also be uploaded at this time.  Please enter your full first and last names and your email address.


 Follow up:

          -Once the all of the information is received, you will be contacted with a date and time for your review.

-Bring the advancement report completed by the troop leadership to be turned in with the Eagle Scout application.

-Bring your reference letters.

            -Arrive at the meeting at least 10 minutes early, in Class A uniform, with all the information needed for review of your project.

- Have one or both of your parents attend, if possible (but not to sit in on the board of review).

- You will meet the board and discuss your project and your Eagle BOR.  




 

Time/Date :

- Held 6:00PM to 8:30PM the 1st Wednesday of each month.

Location :

- Waterman Conservation Center -  403 Hilton Road, Apalachin, NY 13732 - Phone:(607) 625-2221

Directions :

From New York Route 17 (future 86), take exit 66, Apalachin. Follow signs to Route 434. Turn right onto Route 434 and travel 1.5 miles. Turn left on Hilton Road. Go to top of the hill, the Center is on the left.