Eagle Paperwork Policy

Effective June 14, 2019, updated June 2021 [ Click HERE for a downloadable checklist.]

WHEN YOUR EAGLE SCOUT APPLICATION AND REQUIREMENTS ARE COMPLETE:

  • Options 1: Email Melissa Do ([email protected]) all the paperwork in PDF form, she will review and email back.
  • Option 2: Bring the printed documents to the Council Service Center in Cedar Knolls and leave with front desk attendant or bring to Scout Shop, and obtain a receipt.  You may also bring to Mountainside Scout Shop if you cannot get to Cedar Knolls. Lisa will review and email you for pickup.

The following finalized documents (WITHOUT STAPLES OR PLASTIC PAGE PROTECTORS) must be presented to Council for Verification  (inventory and approval) prior to the Eagle Board of Review: (Please email or bring all documents at the same time.)

    • **Eagle Scout Application (with original signatures)
    • **Statement of Ambitions and Life Purpose (Eagle Scout requirement 6)
    • ** COMPLETE Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook – be sure to include all sections:
        • Project Proposal (including all (5) five signatures) with completed Contact
        • Final Plan (whether or not completed)
        • Fundraising Application (with signatures if applicable)
        • Project Report (including all (3) signatures)
        • All supporting documentation (photos, spreadsheets, project hours, diagrams, maps, etc.)
    • ** Advancement report (strongly recommended) Advancement History” from Internet Advancement or “Scouts BSA History” from Scoutbook. A Troopmaster report is not acceptable.
**Missing any of these completed documents will delay “Verification” until they are all presented.

Patriots Path Council stores a copy of all Eagle Scout documentation electronically.

The finalized documents listed above will be scanned into electronic format at the council service center under staff supervision. The Eagle candidate will receive an emailed copy of the scanned documents.

Be sure to get a receipt for material being dropped off.

BE PREPARED FOR YOUR BOARD OF REVIEW

All documentation (with required signatures) listed above must be presented at the Board of Review as a hard copy or electronically, as the Board Chair requests.

One copy of the entire project workbook (with all supporting material) is requested to be delivered to the Scout’s district advancement chair or assigned district Eagle advisor at least one week prior to the Board of Review. Electronic or hard copies will be accepted. (This task is the Scout’s responsibility.)

Any delay in receiving the completed project workbook may delay the Board of Review and might cause it to be rescheduled.

DOCUMENTS REQUESTED AT COUNCIL WITHIN 7 DAYS AFTER EAGLE BOARD OF REVIEW:
  1. Original Eagle Scout Application (signed at Board of Review)
  2. Original Eagle Scout Board of Review Advancement Report (signed at Board of Review)
  3. Original Photo Release Form (signed by guardian 18+ years of age)

 Please email a photo of Eagle Scout in “Class A” uniform to: [email protected]