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' HELPING THE HELPLESS''
TROOP 730 OUT OF RILEYS CREEK , N.C. , MADE A WALKWAY LEADING UP TO A FLAG AT THE END OF THE WALKWAY . THE PROJECT WAS FOR UP/COMING EAGLE SCOUT JOSH PARKER FROM TROOP 730. -
1/4 mile trail
I blazed a quarter mile trail at Adventure Woods, a challenge course designed to build group dynamics. The trail connected a remote element of the course to a pre-existing trail.
15'x30' Patio Wooden Cover
I employed 1000+ man hours executing this project. It consisted of a 9' tall by 30' long by 15' wide patio cover. 6.5'x 18" cement footing. 10 gallons of paint, and other materials totalling $3,000, all money and food was donated. Pick-up-Stix, Piz -
A Hiking Trail Improvement Project
Within Cheesequake State Park in NJ, we built 40 feet of boardwalk to cover the exposed tree roots. In addition, we built barriers/fences and planted native shrubs along the side trails to encourage hikers to stay on the main trail.
Acid Rain Prevention Project
The project involved raising money to purchase Sodium Dioxide (SO2) credits (like shares of stock) equal to 7.62 ton of SO2. These credits are annually auctioned off by the EPA for use by manufacturing industry to keep factories within Federal emissio -
ADD PAKING LOTS FOR HANDICAP PERSONS
I ADD AND PAINT PARKING LOTS IN THE PARROQUIA CORAZON DE MARIA , SPECIALLY FOR HANDICAP PEOPLE. I BECAME AN EAGLE SCOUT IN THE TROOP 68 OF PUERTO RICO. -
American Flag Retirement
For my project I collected old, worn, weathered, and tattered flags from the citizens and businesses in my area. Then at a Spring Camporee, I retired 250 American Flags with honor and respect. -
Amimal cage for local nature center
It's a great project!!! Try it. -
Ampitheater for canoe instruction
I built an 8x12 deck with six 8 foot benches behind a canoe house to be for canoe instruction with trees shading the entire project. -
ann weigel school walking path
created a 200 yard long painted on blacktop walking path around school playground for elementary school children -
Arboretum construction
The purpose of this project was to locate, identify and map out each tree and shrub(121)and each memorial plaque. I developed a full color brochure describing the park and its contents. I also crafted a wooden (oak) box with lid to hold the brochures. -
Archery Range & Horseshoe Pits
I logged over 400 hours building two competition horseshoe pits and a regulation archery range. This was done at one of my church's properties. I f you would like the particulares email me and I would be happy to get them out to you. - Troop 155 -
Bat boxes
I organized scouts from my troop to build four large bat hotels to be hung at our local park. Studies show that bats survive the cold winter if more of them can be housed in one box. -
Bat Houses for Nature Center
I built bat houses for a local nature center, so that bats had a place to live other than condemned buildings. Bats are good for the environment! If you want information on how to construct bat houses, contact Bat Conservation Int'l at www.batcon.org. -
Beach Volleyball Court
Constructed a sand volleyball court at the Jewish Communit Center where our Troop meets. The court is being used in the afterschool program and for summer camp. With a bobcat, we cleared an area 30 x 60 feet 4 " deep and then spread 60 yards of sand. -
Bench Building
I made 16 benches for the dugouts at local Little Leage Baseball League. I spent 12 hrs 55min planning and the total man hours were 252 hours and 55 min. I studied many different bench designs and decided to design my own. -
Bicycle Safety Program
Three part program included: 1)speakers to promote wearing bike helmets, 2)art contest with safety as the theme, and 3)A bicycle rodeo, with a bicycle safety check & a series of courses to let participants test their bike savvy & skill. -
Bicycle Safety Rodeo
Our sponsoring organization wanted to do a Bike Safety Rodeo to show younger kids how to care for and ride their bikes safely. I organized safety videos, a local bike shop to do minor repairs, and an obstacle course to demonstrate proper riding techniq -
Bike Racks
Built bike racks for the neighborhood baseball park.
Bike Registration and Safety Fair
Organized a bike registration for local neighborhoods and the police department. Also performed safety inspections on the bikes we registered. -
Bird Blind
I build a bird Blind at the local Audubon Center. The stand is about two feet off the gropund and has a solid front made from rough sawn lumber from a lumber mill in town. The Blind is used to sit in and view the wildlife without disturbing them. -
Bird Feeder Restoration
My Eagle Project consisted of repairing and painting eleven damaged bird feeders at Briar Bush Nature Center in Abington, PA. I also planted saplings and plants around the bird observatory to add to the wildlife and to enclose the area for the aimals. -
Bird Houses and Feeders
I built several designs of bird houses and bird feeders for the local middle school on their newly constructed nature trail to help attract more wildlife to the area so the younger children can learn more about wildlife in arkansas. -
Black Topping
Cleaned and repainted black top and repainted the lines and handicapped. -
Bleachers repair and painting
I had rotten boards replaced and all boards primed and painted on four sets of softball bleachers at a local field. The metal bleacher supports were all painted with Silverbrite. The four dug out benches were also included. -
Blood Drive
My project was to run a Blood drive for my church during christmas week. My goal was to have 50% increase over the 29 pints collected in the previous drives. I was able to collect 89 pints during the drive. -
Blood Drive
I conducted a blood drive at my church and increase the donors by over 75%. -
Blue Bird Restoration
I built 50 bird houses that accomadated several different species, posted them in a regional park, and donated some to neighbors along the park. The bird houses were made out of scrap wood donated by a lumber company. -
Bone Marrow/ Blood Doner Drive
After his Father died of Lukemia, he organzied a Bone Marrow/Blood Drive. He collected over 70 pints of Blood at the donor/blood drive. He wrote and received a grant to pay the cost of the test to get the donors typed and cross matched. -
Book Drive / Library Set Up
Took place over 3 weekends. First, passed out flyers to 4 subdivisions announcing book collection. Second weekend, returned to the houses and picked up books. Third, set up library in local Ruth's House for battered women and children. -
Bookcases for Reading project
We built over 100 simple wooden bookcases for the local adult school where they had a reading program for adults. Over a series of weeks, we got donations, put them together, and painted them. -
Brochure stand
I built a brochure holder for the local Red Cross. It was like what you see at restaurants. It allowed the Red Cross to put their pamphlets in something other than scattered on a table. The stand had a strage area underneath that let them store extras. -
BUILD A RAMPAGE
He build an impediments rampage in the church Corazoon de Maria in Puerto Rico , projects was named the best ever in the troop 68 life. -
Building Homes
In conjunction with Habitat for Humanity of Broward County, FL, I coordinated volunteers to construct the framing of one house. It consisted of the interior framing, roof trusses, roof sheathing, and facia boards. -
Built bird houses and feeders and squirrel feeders
I built 42 birdhouses, feeders and squirrel feeders for a local retirement village. It took over $1000.00 and 800 manhours to complete. -
Camp Juliet 1998
I was campmaster of Camp Juliet (Aug 1998), a diabetes camp, in the C.S.R.A. This camp benefits diabetic children offering a fun and educational experience of camping & coping with diabetes. Total hours of scout service= 470 -
Chair Refurbishing
For my project, 80 metal folding chairs were wire brushed, sanded, cleaned, and repainted. These chairs belong to the church that sponsors our Troop, and are used in a permanent booth at the local fairgrounds. -
Church Pavilion
I had designed and created (built) a Pavilion for my membering church. It took a few hours to do (just a couple) lol, but anyway it ended up turning out great. I 5 poles on each side to support the roof (they were weather treated.) -
Church shelter renewal
1. Put new railroad ties and regraveled a trail to Second Presbytrian Church Outdoor shelter.  
2. Installed electric lights to outdoor shelter.  
3. Built new fire pit for shelter.  
4. Built benches around fire pit.  
Church Third Floor
I painted the whole third floor of my church. -
Citizens Reference Guide for Crisis Intervention
Compiled a list of organizations that would provide help to citizens in our suburb. Wrote each group for their approval to be included in the book. Compiled and published the 44 page book. Distributed the books to all medical facilities, libraries, etc. -
City Rose Garden Refurbishing
I planted 20 new rose bushes, which were donated by our local garden club. I also refinished four teakwood benches in the rose garden; and planted 2 trees in the park where the rose garden is located. -
City Street Sign Survey
Lead a team of four scouts in surveying the street signs for a two square mile section of Brooklyn NY. Identified over two hundred signs in need of replacement, repair, or other reconsideration (i.e stop vs. yield). -
Cleaned historic Cemetary
I organized a scouts to clean an overgrown historic cemetary with graves predating the Civil War. I got the county to put a sign up for the cemetary. My troop found a buried Spanish tombstone from the 1500's (VERY heavy) and gave it to the local museum -
cleaned portion of the town creek
I organized the cleaning of 1/2 mile of our town creek. People throw a lot of trash into the creek and the city doesn't have the time or the man power to keep it clean. -
Cleaning
I cleaned 200+ gravestones at my church in Winston-Salem, NC for my project. Some of the stones dated as far back as 1800. It was fun doing the project because some of the stones undertook a big transformation. I also put in three benches and two tras -
Clothes Collection for Salvation Army
Committed and received 400 pairs of new winter hats and gloves for needy children. Also had sweatshirts, sweatpants, and other clothing [all new] donated. I was able to help throw a 'harvest party'for over 200 kids and handed out goodie bags (candy, too -
Clothes Drive
My Eagle project was to collect clothes and donate them to the Salvation Army to give to the poor and homeless. To my surprise, the out come was more than a van full, they had to make a second trip to collect all the donated clothes. -
Community Shelter
Our community is building a shelter to accomodate events and groups that use our new community park. My project envolved the preparation, construction and finishing of the post and beam structure including the painting of supports and all trim work. -
Contentnea Creek Canoe Trail
Cleared creek of downed trees and trash on a stretch of about 2.5 miles. This was the continuation of the trail which was begun in 1991.
Coyote enclosure
I built a coyote enclosure for my local zoo. Previously the animals had been in a cement-floored aviary cage. Now they have room to run and dig. -
Created a new nature trail at a local park
We made a new nature trail at a small park in my town. We cut, chopped, pulled and whatever to create a 1/4 mile trail that was 4 feet wide. We then laid down mulch and created steps with railroad ties leading into it. - r
CRYSTAL BEACH ERROSION CONTROL BUTIFICATION
CONTRUCT A BEACH FRONT ACCESS WITH TWO SETS OF STEPS LEADING FROM A GRASS AREA DOWN TO THE BEACH. THIS LIMITS THE USE OF WORN PATHS THROUGH SENSITVE FOLIAGE USED TO LIMIT EROSION AT THE BEACH FRONT. -
Deck and benches
My project consisted of building an 8x12 deck and 6 benches behind a boat house to be used for canoe instruction at my local county park
Detailed soccer benches
I constructed 8 back & foot rest soccer benches  for the Olmsted Falls High School varsity/jv soccer  complex. I also silk screened donors names  and logos on them as well as my own name and  Eagle scout project -
Drug abuse Program - Ishekool Beauty Pageant
My project consisted of writing, casting, filming and distributing a video that explored the problems resulting from drug abuse. The program was a comedy that ran aproximatly 12 min. and is intended for sixth to eighth grade students. -
Easel making
I made 40 easels for my church. -
Elementary School Garden Boxes
The local elementary school has a garden / life lab program and the rabbits were eating up the crops. I built garden boxes, made the fence rabbit proof, put rock on pathways,  put up two rabbit proof fences and two signs. -
Emergencey Water Storage
Aquired a pamlet of approved ways to store emergency water  
. Went door to door in community and spent a few minutes and told them briefly what was in the pamphet and left it with them to study. -
Emergency Hygiene Kits for the Homeless
I organized donations and made 100 personal hygiene kits for our local homeless shelter. The kits were valued over $1000. They contained, shampoo, a comb, soap, lotion, toothbrush, toothpaste, and a razor. -
Face-Lift For A School
Built flower boxes (planted flowers), painted flag pole, trimmed shrubs, mowed lawn, painted safety lines/ramps -
Fingerprinting
Fingerprinted children and adults in the community at a city home days celebration during the summer. 500 People were fingerprinted. -
Fire Awareness weekend
I went around the City of Mt. Angel in Oregon and tested the smoke detectors of the residents of the city if they did not have a working smoke detector then I intstalled one for them. -
Fire ring w/ benches
I am building a stone fire ring with have cut trees as benches around half the fire ring and also putting in a shed and water barrel near the ring.
Fire Safety Awareness
Usingl materials provided by the fire dept., I created teaching notebooks and stuffed envelopes that  
were used as door-to-door teaching aids, focusing on the elderly, Spanish-speaking, and wood-frame homes with space heaters. Also senior citiz
Flag counting
I went around to local cemetaries and counted veterans graves so enough flags for memorial day could be purchased and no veterans grave would go without a flag. -
Food Drive
I held a food drive on two consecative days at a san jose sharks game. My goal was to bring in 1,000 pounds of food but I was able to bring in over 14,000 pounds. -
Food Drive
I organized and ran the Scouting for Food Drive in my Local area after the councils involvement disappeared.
Food Pantry
I converted a storage room at my church into a food pantry, then ran a food drive at local elementary schools to stock it.
Fort Lamar Information Kiosk
My troop, T-44 and I completed an information Kiosk in co-op with SC Dept. of Natural Resources at an old Civil War fort near Charleston, SC. The kiosk has a roof, and a display board for maps of the civil war battle of Secessionville. -l
Freedom House
A battered woman's shelter in town was in great need of cloths and toys for the women and kids staying there. Over 5 weeks a drive was held at local stores in town and a radio ad went on during the drive. More than 4,000 items were collected and $500+.
Garden for the Disabled
I haven't done it yet, but this is what I am going to do for my eagle project. You go to a retirement home and build a box that you can fill with soil. Then the box has to be short or high enough to fit their needs to plant a garden. This is for old -
Gazebo
My Eagle project was building a gazebo/trestle in a park in my town. It is for people in the park to take a respite in and also for wedding pictures to be taken in. -
Gazebo Construction
I coordinated the construction of a 12' x 12' gazebo with a 16' handicap access ramp and a hip roof, at a local park. The gazebo was "stick-built" by parents and Scouts in my unit. I have almost 500 hours in this project. -
Gift of Sight
For my Eagle Project I collected some 1,572 pairs of used prescription eyeglasses for distribution to the poor and needy in third world countries. This project is sponsored by LensCrafters and the Lions' Club International. -
Groundcover Project
For my eagle project, I planted 70 groundcover plants around my church parking lot, along with 1200 pounds of new top soil. I also supervised the planting of 19 trees. This groundcover will spread in great amounts through the years. -
Handicap Boat Ramp
I was able to provide Shaver Lake community a boat access that is not always provided to persons who have physical challenges on a daily basis. These are things we take for granted that give great independence to those who are dependent on others.
Hearing Aids
I collected new and used hearing aids from dealers, mortuaries, golf courses, etc. The scouts cleaned, tested, and mailed them to a company that donates them to poor people in third world countries. Medical personel donated their tiime to travel to the co -
Historic Orchard Planting
We replanted the original 1752 orchard plot in our historic community with 36 different apple trees from that period. -
History of My Church for its 100 year Anniversary
I lead a group of scouts and adults, in researching and compling a History of My church for its 100 year Anniversary -
Humane Society Pet Cemetary Renovation
Our Humane Society's cemetary was in need of repair so my project included a new fence, building benches for people to sit on, landscaping, planting trees, making markers and making a map of the animals buried there and who their owners were.
Hunter Safety Training aids
I built indoor training fences to be used in hunter safety  classes to demonstrate the proper way to cross fence lines  while carrying a gun. -
Identification Cards
I had 150 identification cards donated to me by a local police dept. And fingerprinted 100 elementary kids. On the ID card it had fingerprints, a photograph, and the height and weight of each child. -
Installing Benches
Located and cleared sites for 8 park benches on Hillside National Wildlife Refuge near Lexington, MS. Benches were donated by a local club and refuge provided materials.
Internet wiring
I raised over $2,200 in order to buy equiptment to hardwire St. Jospeh School in Lewiston, ME to the Internet. I also bought a laser printer, a digital camera, and many other small things for the computer lab. I completed my project in October of 1997.
Jackson Township Wood Duck Habitat Project
Acquire 15 donated woood duck box kits, have the troop assemble them, set posts and mount boxes on donated hwy. posts and in trees. Also created brochure and brochure dispenser at habitat and made web site. members.tripod.com/woodduckhabitat
Jungle Gym
I had a Jungle gym built at a elementry school in Paradise, Tx. It took three Saturdays, in over hundred degree weather. -
Kiosk
I built a kiosk in Polk City it contains maps of the area, and brochers about the local area, lakes, etc.
Labeling Storm Drains
We labeled 197 Storm Drains in Boise, Idaho to warn people not to dump toxic waste into them. The contact agency for this project was the City Environmental Department.
Laid Sod for My Church
My church had just built a building to hold activities. The area around it needed sod. So I prepared the soil for and laid sod. -
Landscaped a Church ParkingLlot
We planted upwards of 140 bushes around a new praking lot built by the church where our troop meets. -
Landscaping around new Church Sanctuary
With the help of my Scout Troop and members of the church, in a two weekend period, we were able to put in landscaping, mulch, and sod around the church's new 2300 seat auditorium. There was a combined time of 480 hours of physical work involved. -
Low Ropes Course
Installed at my church camp with the help of two COPE certified adults. The project took 123 man hours and cost close to $400 including donations from companies. It was all paid for by the camp. Want specifics E-Mail me. -
Make an Avenue a Memorial
I called a local organization called "Naugatuck for Trees" and was told about a run down street. For my project I planted trees so that they would line the street, put them in wooden mulch boxes and mulched them. Wooden posts were put in next to them
Map Project for Schools
A scout named Fernando Fernandez handled one of our Telephone Pioneers' on-going project. Painted a multi-colored map of United States on an elementary school playground to teach geography using games. -
Markers to Honor Deceased Veterans
Built 50 white crosses, 2'x3', painted white, attached posts with pipes to hold American Flags. Crosses placed along local main street on national holiday to honor deceased veterans. -
Marking fire hydrants
I placed reflective tape on the bonnets of the fire hydrants in Dinwiddie County, Va. to make them more visible at night
MEDITATION PATIO
At my church, powerwashed patio and lattice shade roof, installed gutters, scraped & painted wrought iron, stained lattice roof, cleaned fish pond, raked and mulched. -
Mirror over My Church Baptistery.
My Eagle Project was to install A five foot by four foot Safety Glass Mirror over my Church Baptistery, So that everone could see better at a Baptism. Scott Ward. -
Mission Rosaries
After hearing a mission appeal from Sr. Moira of the Missionary Sisters of the Most Holy Rosary, I organized a group and we made 300 rosaries for the sisters to use in their missionary work in Africa. -
Mounting Safety Signs
Organized 5 groups to mount 160 safety signs across Lake Allatoona, Georgia for the Allatoona Lake Association. Signs remind boaters of new law requiring children under 10 to wear P.F.D. while watercraft is underway. -
Mural Panels
Built, assembled and painted eight 4 foot by 8 foot portable panels to be used at Sacramento, CA. High School's Visual & Performing Arts Center. (VAPAC) These panels will be used as stage props, back drops, crowd control, etc. for the many performances a -
Musician's Memorial
My father died when I was 10 years old.And I would  like to make a memorial for him and all the other  musicians that died. -
Nature Sanctuary Building Restoration
Cleaned out and repaired an old, unused building at a nature sanctuary, which had collected 20 years worth of junk. This building can now be used during the sanctuary's summer nature cam program. -
Nature Trail
The gutters from the assphault portion were cleaned. More stone was laid on the stony portion. Two water tiles, which pour water from one side of trail to the other were unclogged and trenches dug on the other side of them to prevent future stop ups.
Nature Trail
My project consisted off over 240 hours of work to produce a nature trail. It is complete with a brochure and posts at each nature spot on the trail.
Nature Trail Benches
we have a hiking trail in our local park and for my project I built and installed benches for the people to rest upon.These are very large with backs and weigh around 150# each. Made from 4 x 4 and 2 x 6 lumber.
new trail at Prairie Creek Park
Planned, marked, and directed the clearing of a new trail in a county park in Vigo County, Indiana. -
News paper recycling
Made flyers announcing newspaper recycling, before we had dumpsters. Collected papers weekly and donated money made to Boy Scouts of America, Troop 197, Bronx, NY, NY. -
NOT A PROJECT, IT'S THE FORM
I made an electronic version of the eagle scout service project workbook. it makes writing the project a lot easier, and a lot neater. if you would like one, please email me at saturn@eznet.net. Please distribute them. -
Open air Storage
Built a roof over a chain link enclosure to secure pool and water polo equipment at Oakmont High School in Roseville CA.Entailed coordinating with the school,the City Parks & Rec and Building Depts. and the State Artchitect. -
Operation Smart Bulb
A Smart/911 light bulb was distributed. The bulb has a computer chip inside. It is used in the outside light holder. If the switch is flipped once, it is a regular bulb, but if flipped twice, it blinks so the EMS, Police, etc. find the house quickly.
Operation Smile
My fellow scouts and I collected stuffed animals and other toys to hand out to children in the hospital. Like the ones going into surgery -
Operation Smoke Detector
I had a bake & yard sale,solicited local businesses for donations.I installed smoke det,carbon monoxide det,and fire ext.in elderly,needy,and foster homes picked by social services & the fire marshall.This project was a HUGE success. 363 hours GOOD LUCK! -
Organ Donor Information
I showed a video and passed out information about Organ Donation at health fairs, scout meetings, church group meetings, etc. My father donated the coneas of his eyes when he passed on. I spent 100 hours on my project. -
Orienteering Course
Built an orienteering course aproxmitly 1/2 mile long at Katherine's Landing near Lake Mohave AZ. -
Outdoor Classroom
I built an outdod\or calssroom for a local school. I also suronded it wuith benches and made the trail leading up to the clssroom.
OUTDOOR CLASSROOM
Builted a set of 4 benches, with walkways and potium. To be used by schools, churches, and other organizations,Clinton had a total of 486+ hours on his project -
Outdoor classroom/picnic area for Elementary Schoo
I cleared the land and mulched the area beside Hallyburton  
Elementary School. I also built from scratch 5 wooden picnic tables. The school uses this area for various learning activities and at lunch too. -
Painted room directional signs and room numbers
Our middle school is very large and very old. I painted directional signs for rooms like the office, music and cafeteria and painted all the room numbers in bright orange paint in large numbers so they could be seen coming down the hallway. -
Painting & Color Coding Fire Hydrants
I cleaned & painted fire hydrants for the Hastings Utilities Water Dept. in Hastings, NE. I painted the barrels silver then painted the bonnets and hose caps either red, orange or green to comply with the AWWA standards for gallons per minute of flow.
Painting a Gym
I and several scouts painted our Community Gym. It took us 7 hours to paint and to clean-up
Painting Fire Hydrants
Inspected, Scraped old paint, cut weeds back from around fire hydrants, and painted fire hydrants -
Painting of the Y.M.C.A.
I painted the neighborhood Y.M.C.A. Everytime we drive by it, my Dad slows down to admire the "professional paint job". It was a lot of hard work. I live in Dallas, Tx by the way. -
Park & Rec Center Office Rennovation
I rennovated a portable building we created a meeting room, removed plumbing, called for estimates on electric,air and plumbing.The place was repainted and carpeted .all donated. I raised donations to feed my crew. I gave back to my community.
Park District Kitchen Remodel
I removed an old concession counter and installed a new kitchen area for the Armington Park District Gymnasium. The project took about 150 total man hours. The gym is used by  various community groups and individuals.
Park Landscaping
eagle scout project was landscaping the new flag pole at the little league/town park. also providing concrete benches to watch games with bushes to landscape the benches. -
Party For The ARC
My friend David held a party at the ARC (The Asociation for Retarded Citizens) in Aloha OR. We played games, had a buffet, and had a wild time. It was a good chance to recognize the mentally challenged as equals to ourselves.
Physical fitness center
i built an outdoor fitness center, with landscaping ties around the border and filled it with woodchips then built equiptment out of presure treated wood, like sit-up benches and chin-up bars. I also put a roofed sign board in the center. -
Picnic Tables
Project consisted of measuring existing table, drafting plans, making templates for cutting pieces, obtaining materials, and assembling two picnic tables for my local school district outdoor camp. Each 8' table had $80 of donated materials. -
Picnic Tables
I built 2 picnic tables and an expandable picnic area next to a new snack shack at a local ballfield -
PICNIC TABLES
BUILT PICNIC TABLES (MATERIALS PROVIDED BY THE STATE PARK) AND PLACED THEM AROUND PARK AREA. -
Picnic Tables
Building picnic tables for a non-profit organization. -
Planted 22 Trees for School
I planted 21 pine trees for a school in my area. I got grants of money from the power district for the area. -
Playgroud
At a local preschool, I remulched their playground, refilled their sandbox with sand, repainted a sign pole in front of the building, made a sandbox cover, and repainted and shelved a storage room. -
Playground Equipment
My Eagle Project consisted of assembling and installing playground equipment. The Chamber of Commerce payed for and obtained all the equipment and concrete. The project took a total of 40 man hours and since the city paid for all of the equipment. -
Portable Ark for the Torah
I built a portable ark for my temple for the kids in the Hebrew school to use.
prairie restoration
For my project, I restored approxametly 3/4 of an acre of native prarie in a local state park. For this project, we had to cut down all of the brush on the site and pile it into several brush piles. -
Preschool Play Area
I fixed an old Pre-school play area so it could be used again by the children, then I added a sand-box to it. -
Project Ideas
As an Eagle project advisor for 20 years here are a few new ideas:  . Adopt a nursing home--An eagle and his troop adopted a nursing home and for a year planned holiday programs, made monthly visits and spent time with residents.  
Promote Teen Safe Driving
In my town, Derry, NH, during a two year period there where 11 teenage fatalities due to auto accidents.I organized a program to be shown at the middle schools and high school of my town. The program had a safe driving message with live speakers. -
Purple Martins' Condo
Built a four story, 32 compartment Purple Martin house at Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia Beach VA. Each level was hinged for easy cleaning and contained an airshaft for ventilation. The house is located near the vistor center. -
Railroad Phone Booths
For this project i found two old concrete telephone booths that were used in the early days of the railroad and transplanted them to the local railroad museum as well as landscaped the area. We put in a total of 125 man hours. -
RAISED MONEY FOR DRUG REHAB CENTER
Well, I raised over $2,100 through dinners, car washes, bake sales, etc. I then donated all this money to the Crossroads Drug Rehab Centre. This centre was started by Eric Clapton. Troop 221 LI, NY. -
Reconstructing of a campfire
For my Eagle scout project my troop and I reconstructed the Boy Scout Campfire area located in Ridley Creek State Park. -
Refinished Piano
Jared and the Scouts of Troop sanded down and completely refinished the only piano at an elementary school. The piano had carvings with years of students names to 1967. It had been painted several times and really took a long time. . -
Refinishing Elementary School Picnic Tables
Brad and the boys of Troop 607 sanded down and repainted 6 large picnic tables. -
Refurbishing Metal Chairs for Church
I organized a work crew to refurbish the metal chairs at my church. A local car dealership donated the labor to repaint them after my crew had sanded and prepared them for painting. -
Refurbishing the Elizabeth Fisher Vessel
As a part of the U.S.S. Intrepid that is docked in New York Harbor, they have recently acquired a 2nd vessel "Elizabeth Fisher" that sits next to it in the water. This ship required refurbishing and cleaning which the scout oversaw and supervised. -
Repainting
Swepted and cleaned weeds, fixed cracks and repainted black top on the church parking lot. Plus repainted the handicapped symbol and the lines on the lot. A very hot job. -
Replacing Steps @ Little League Field
For my project, my troop members and myself dismatled an old staircase and built a new one. The baseball association paid for the equipment. It was a great project! -
Re-roofing a storage shed
We put down new shingles on a church storage shed that had holes in the shingles so you could see the plywood -
Restoration and display of historic photos
we restored old glass plate negatives on the brink of destruction and made contact prints of them. These plates were of important water-works projects and can stilled be used for reference on some sections of pipe by the Mass. Water Resources Authority -
Restoration of Mill Pond Bridge
Not counting my hours, my group of people took 185 hours to restore an old bridge in my community. It was run down and had been inappropriately used as an atv trail. I refitted the existing bridge and repainted the wooden rails. -
Restoring a 1893 Brass School Bell
Restored a Brass School Bell and it's yoke, cast in 1893  in a foundry from Cincinnati, Ohio. Built a 3'x3' brick base  to mount the bell and yoke upon. The bell was placed in front of the Caledonia Elementary School, Caledonia, Ohio. T -
Retirement Home Helpers
making benches and wheelchair accessible flowerbeds, and planting shade trees at a retirement home is a great way to get the seniors to enjoy the outdoors which they usually don't have access to. -
River Sign Replacement
I replaced 38 directional signs along the Palatlakaha river. The old ones were either rotten wood, or had bullet holes in them. The county supplied the signs, and I supplied lunch for my volunteers. Total cost to me and others: $0.00 -
Sand & Stain Bleachers
I sanded, and applied stain to the baseball field bleachers in Turbotville, PA. I also painted the dugouts, and touched up the bleacher bases. -
Sand Volleyball Court
The principal of my High School suggested the construction of a sand volleyball court at the school. I raised over $5000 for wood and sand. With a lot of help from friends we dug out a hole two feet deep, from pressure treated wood build a border, set th -
School Benches
I built three flat benches and repainted the sign at the Audreille Lynch Elementary School.The benches have all the hardware through the underside.They are closer to the ground so the children can have their feet reach. -
School Flag
Raised funds to design a North St. Francois School Flag for  my school district, along with flag poles and flag stands.  My Troop 563 and Cub Scout Pack 563, Den 7, worked on project with me. 1999 -
School furniture
A local establishment which works with abused and abandoned children requested bookcases for their residential school rooms. One of my Life Scouts who loves to work with his hands has taken this on, with help from Scouts who want Woodworking merit badge! -
School Marque Sign
Installation and purchase of school mascot sign. Collect bids from sign company's. School board paid half and I had to raise the other half with community donations. All installation labor was volunteer. The sign has a message board. -
school pack out
Brian supervised a project to pack up the books and teaching aids from all the classrooms in an elementary school which was being renovated over the summer. He collected boxes, tape and organized work crews. Project was 200 hours. -
SELF DEFENSE CLASS
I led a Self Defense Class for students in my Junior High and High School. My instructor, a fifth degree black belt taught the class with my help. I'm a second degree black belt. -
shingle scout cabin
I reshingled the boy scout cabin roof because it was leaking badly -
Smoke Detectors for the Elderly
Raised funds to purchase smoke detectors for the elderly. Working through local agencies for names, organized 15 scouts to install them in 3 different counties. -
SPCA donations
Made donation boxes, placed at several grocery stores over a month for customers to donate pet food/supplies; had all-day rally collecting food, money, cleaners and distributing educational material for the SPCA -
Special Olympics
Help run a tournament for your states special olympics. I ran a basketball tournament. -
St. Patrick's Church landscaping
My project entailed cutting down trees, clearing brush, planting and putting down mulch on a piece of church property. The area was 170 feet by 26 feet and very unsightly. A bench was also refinished and placed in front of a statute of the Blessed Moth -
stencils
Printed the name of our church building on the backs of all of the plastic chairs so that they could be loaned out to families and easily identified. -
Storm Water Pollution Education Program
The aim of my project was educate the public of the dangers associated with non-point water pollution. In order to do so, I stenciled an anti-dumping message onto storm drain inlets in my community. I also distributed a pamphlet that outlined the pro -
Street numbers
I gathered info on houses in my comunity then  spray painted the adress number on the front so  that Emergecy servises could find them. -
The ceilling project
i was asked by my church if for my eagle project i would be intrested in redoing their basement ceiling. they said they would provide the supplies if i could bet the ladders people and food. well i took all of spring break to do this and lots of hard wor -
The Great Escape
My project was two parts. First, I had the local firefighters go to the school and pass out letters that told of a community wide fire drill. Second, i made a map of the town and sent letters to homeowners that told of their lack of a house number. -
The Trees
Planted two Christmas Trees in the city's Sqaure and ran electric wiring out to them for Chistmas lights. -
Toy Drive
I did a toy drive and passed out fliers decribing the project. Then i collected over 254 toys to give to the childrens department at a local hospital. - Greg Olech
toy making
I made toys for children in third world countries. -
Toy Shelves
I designed toy shelves to be used in the church nursery for the bulky toys little ones play with. With the help of other scouts we built six shelves and installed them.
Trail Clean Up
Put steps in on a trail to help stop the erosion and went through the whole 1 mile trail and trimmed branches and weeds from the sides. Also raked the leaves off of the trail so you could see it. It was all done at the local lake. -
Trail Closing
I closed several hiking trails at Great Falls National Park. The technical term is brushing up. I covered the trails with brush, logs, rocks, and any other natural thing around. The goal was to keep people from using the trails later on. -
Trail Markers
Construct 16 wooden trail markers for a county park's nature trail. Markers were built especially sturdy to withstand vandalism attempts. -
Training Room Remodel at Wheat Ridge High School
For my project, I used almost 500 man-hours and $2500.00 of Donated materials to increase the weight room size from 144 square feet to 260 square feet by knocking down 2 cinderblock walls. -
Updated 911 center with info on Disabled people
Worked with 911 center to find a place on their computer to enter special info for the address, such as disabled person, blind, etc. Created and distributed forms throughout the county. Used local home nursing agencies, red cross, meals on wheels, etc. -
US Flag Retirement Ceremony
Colecting old and torn US flags and then do a proper retirement/burning, by using US codes/guidelines. -
Veteran's Day Assembly/Flag Folding Class
I put together an assembly at 2 of the local elementary schools to teach the students what Veteran's Day is all about. Not just a day off of school. Local veterans from the VFW,American Legion,& Viet Nam Vets participated. I also taught the "flag kids" -
Veterans' Headstones
For my project Scouts and leaders from Troop 200 (Hastings NE) cleaned 586 military issued headstones in our local cemetary. Cleaning the badly stained and water spotted headstones was our way of honoring these men and women. -
Vial of Life
This project includes the distribution of medicine vials and information sheet to provide emergency personnel with vital medical information. -
Video For Our Community Center
My project was a promotional video tape for the community center in our town. It gives a brief history of the center and also described the various services it provides to people. It is being showed at prmotional functions to raise money for the center. -
video/game/toy drive
I set up collection boxes throughout my community and collected new and used videos, video games, board games, books, and toys for the young patients at the Schneider Childrens Hospital in N.Y.. Over 3000 items were collected for donation. -
Webpage
I taught teachers, pricipals, and a superindendant how to build and maintain a webpage for the Prue School System in Oklahoma. -
Wheelchair Accessable Picnic Table
The project consisted of cutting, and assembling 4 picnic tables that the seating was open to allow wheelchair individuals to sit at the table. This was done to benefit students at the Smith Outdoor Education Center in Rockville, Md. -
Wheelchair Ramps
My Project was to design and build two wheelchair ramps for handicapped and elderly access at a low income housing unit in my area. The project took over 100+ manhours and took over $450 in supplies, which were either donated or paid for by contributors -
Wildlife Observation Platform
In almost 400 work hours, 29 Scouts and 7 adults over 4 months designed and built a covered observation platform in the Accotink Wildlife Refuge and wetlands at Fort Belvoir, Virgina, more than more than 1/2 mile from the nearest road. -
Wildlife Tower
Lathan supervised the construction of a 12 foot high, 8'X12' Wildlife observation tower at a state and wildlife preserve. Construction included uprights (four power line poles), deck, safety rails, stairs and hand rails. Project was 300 hours. -
Winter Clothing Drive
My Eagle project was a clothing drive by which over 7,500 pieces of winter clothing and blankets were collected, sorted, and donated to various homeless services in the Seattle area. -
Wood Duck Nesting Boxes
I built and erected 15 wood duck nesting boxes and placed them on public wetlands, as indicated by Ducks Unlimited. I will also monitor the boxes and keep information for Ducks Unlimited. -
Xeriscape Garden
In conjunction with the Golden Parks and Recreation Department, I built a xeriscape garden. This project took well over 100 man hours, supplied the community with a nice garden and was a benefit to the city of Golden, CO. -
Zoo Exhibit Rehabilitation
I constructed a stream to alleviate a drainage problem in the Native American tribute at the Columbus Zoo. I also weeded the area, constructed a small garden, and added a number of artifacts. -