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Becoming an Eagle Scout

A study concluded that when compared to scouts and non-scouts, Eagle Scouts exhibit significantly higher levels of health and recreation, connection, service and leadership, environmental stewardship, goal orientation, planning and preparedness and character.  It's estimated that between 5% and 6% of all scouts become Eagles.

Earning the highest rank in scouting, Eagle, is far more involved than other ranks. Following are links to web pages about the process, a list of Troop 76 Eagles and other resources. 

Please contact the troop's Eagle Advisor, Mr. Bob McCarthy at rjmc27@yahoo.com, on how to reach the highest rank in scouting.

  1. Eagle Project Workbook.  The latest version of the official BSA workbook.  Download this .pdf which can be filled out.

  2. Eagle Rank Requirements

  3. Yankee Connecticut Council's web site on the process                                                      

  4. Links to Eagle Scout Project ideas

  5. Eaglescout.org (site dedicated to becoming an Eagle)    

  6. Eagle Rank Application PDF  Additional links on the Advancement Resources page

  7. Generating Eagle Scout Congratulation Letters

  8. List of Troop 76 Eagle Scouts

  9. Scoutmaster Minute - Eagle Court of Honor, January 14, 2000 

 10. Scoutmaster Minute - Eagle Court of Honor, November 26, 1999 

 11. Scoutmaster Minute - Eagle Court of Honor, May 1999

 12. The Value of Scouting and earning Eagle

 13. Poem - Its Only a Pin

 14. Poem - Just a Boy

 15. Journey to Eagle by Juli Pywell