Life to Eagle

Contact your Eagle Advisor for any help needed!

Welcome Life Scouts and Parents,

Included on this web page is all the information needed to complete the Eagle Scout Project package for submission to the Troop Committee and to the District Advancement Eagle Scouts Review process.

Please review all of the files and instructions included. For your convenience, the information has been created in a Word or PDF format.

Therefore, you will need Microsoft Office Word, or a similar program (Open Office, Pages, Google Docs, etc), and most recent Adobe Reader (free online at to use the files that are on this webpage.

You are welcome to save and print all of the documents. The documents are the Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project Workbook, the Eagle Scout Application, the Scout’s Goals and Ambitions, and the Letters of Appraisals that can be filled out and saved on your computer.

Good luck on your journey becoming an Eagle Scout,

Troop 220 Committee

This page is designed for those scouts who are at the rank of Life and ready to begin working on their Eagle Scout rank. The information regarding the Eagle Scout Project are here as well as the paperwork needed near the completion of the rank. Please get in contact with your Eagle advisor for assistance with anything.

Eagle Scout Requirements:

You can use the below checklist to have a visual on your current progress towards Eagle.

If you want to see what is completed and what is not completed, please check ScoutBook for the records. This page is simply to have a quick view, not an official tracker.

Be active in your troop and patrol for 6 months after earning the Life rank.

Demonstrate that you live by the principles of the Scout Oath and Scout Law in your daily life. List on your Eagle Scout Rank Application the names of individuals who know you personally and would be willing to provide a recommendation on your behalf, including parents/guardians, religious, educational, and employer references.

Earn a total of 21 merit badges (10 more than you already have), including the following:
  • First Aid

  • Citizenship in the Community

  • Citizenship in the Nation

  • Citizenship in the World

  • Communication

  • Cooking

  • Personal Fitness

  • Emergency Preparedness OR Lifesaving (Pick one)

  • Environmental Science OR Sustainability (Pick one)

  • Personal Management

  • Swimming OR Hiking OR Cycling (Pick one)

  • Camping

  • Family Life

While a Life Scout, serve actively in your unit for a period of six months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility. List only those positions served after your Life board of review date.
- Troop Leadership Positions: Patrol leader, assistant senior patrol leader, senior patrol leader, Venture patrol leader, troop guide, Order of the Arrow troop representative, den chief, scribe, librarian, historian, quartermaster, junior assistant Scoutmaster, chaplain aide, instructor, webmaster, or Leave No Trace trainer.

While a Life Scout, plan, develop, and give leadership to others in a service project helpful to any religious institution, any school, or your community. (The project must benefit an organization other than Boy Scouting.) A project proposal must be approved by the organization benefiting from the effort, your unit leader and unit committee, and the council or district before you start. You must use the Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook, BSA publication No. 512-927, in meeting this requirement. (To learn more about the Eagle Scout service project, see the Guide to Advancement, topics through

Take part in a Scoutmaster's conference.

Successfully complete an Eagle Scout board of review.† In preparation for your board of review, prepare and attach to your Eagle Scout Rank Application a 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. (This requirement may be met after age 18 under certain circumstances, and having all previous requirements met before turning 18.)

Trail To Eagle
Please read these first three files before you start your Project!
A Guide for Life Scouts
Eagle Scout Service Project Planning Guide

Eagle advisor
An Eagle advisor is an adult leader whose goal is to assist you in achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. This person can help you with your Eagle Scout Service Project, Eagle Scout Application, and the Appraisal Letters.

A scout will be assigned a specific advisor after they reach the rank of Life.

Eagle Scout Application
Eagle Scout Application (directions)
Eagle Scout Application
Guide to Advancement

Eagle Scout Service Project
Examples Of Eagle Projects
Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook
Contact your eagle advisor if having problems with this document. You need to right click and save the document, and then open it inside adobe reader/adobe acrobat to use it. Chromebooks, Android devices, and iOS devices will not open this file.

Appraisal Letters
Appraisal letters need to be sent out to the listed people before the Eagle Board of Review takes place. Plan accordingly when sending out letter requests, especially for the Principal's Letter (end of school, winter holidays, etc).

Scout’s Goals and Ambitions

Other Resources
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