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  • Eagle Scout project before-and-after photos, Round 11
    Who Dan Troop 61 Manahawkin N J What Dan and his team organized supervised and aided in the process of creating a space for a flag retirement memorial This included a sandstone brick chimney capped with limestone that sits on a platform comprised of crushed clam shells lined with railroad ties Clay from New York Who Clay Troop 157 East Meadow N Y What Clay and his team renovated the John F Kennedy Memorial in Eisenhower Park to give the proper respect to the former president This memorial now stands out and is able to be seen in a sea of other memorials Peter from Michigan Who Peter Troop 210 Sterling Heights Mich What Peter and his team organized and led a group of professionals and manual laborers to design and build a bell tower for St Matthias Catholic Church in Sterling Heights Avery from Missouri Who Avery Troop 239 Springfield Mo What Avery and his team cleaned up and installed two workbenches and six shelves in the basement of Rare Breed a homeless teen outreach center to create a space for the teens to work on their bicycles He also served a meal and provided care package for 100 teens in the program Josh from California Who Josh Troop 2000 Fontana Calif What Josh and his team installed a walkway to the welcome sign and added 150 feet of landscape border around a planter Zach from Virginia Who Zach Troop 1717 Fredericksburg Va What Zach and his team built a much needed set of stairs after the original stairs were covered when a new kiosk was built Nick from Maryland Who Nick Troop 773 Potomac Md What Nick and his team renovated a patio at his church demolishing an old shed assembling two picnic tables assembling a new smaller shed and cleaning brick walls and patio surface into a new reusable outdoor classroom space Ian from Texas Who Ian Troop 380 Plano Texas What The student drop off area at a local elementary school was suffering severe erosion and was a danger to students Ian and his team came up with an idea to fix this problem in First Grade Now in 11th Grade he completed this decade long dream by building a 75 foot retaining wall using concrete rebar and stone and landscaping more than 800 square feet using native drought tolerant plants More than 250 bricks 130 capstones 400 pounds of cement 200 pounds of mortar and 8 cubic yards of dirt was used to complete this project Matthew from Virginia Who Matthew Troop 2880 Chesterfield Va What Matthew and his team built a scent detection training wall for the Chesterfield County Police Department s canine unit Like these See more here and look for another batch next Monday Have before and after Eagle photos I can use in future posts Go here to learn how to send them to me Share this Click to email this to a friend Opens in new window Click to print

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  • Eagle Scout project before-and-after photos, Round 10
    through the juvenile and social service Pat from Florida Who Patrizio Troop 111 Royal Palm Beach Fla What Pat and his team excavated and rebuilt two turtle habitats at a wildlife sanctuary in Royal Palm Beach Jacob from Texas Who Jacob Troop 86 Bedford Texas What Jacob and his team renovated a compost area of the local community garden to allow more access to all users and use of a tractor if needed Eric from Ohio Who Eric Troop 605 Cleveland What Eric and his team removed a dangerous brick walkway at a homeless shelter and rebuilt it while also cleaning up the garden Dylan from Maryland Who Dylan Troop 732 Fallston Md What Dylan and his team assembled a donated pergola anchored it with concrete footers to code and leveled it with a laser site They relocated concrete benches from the other side of the parking lot and planted a prayer garden in the center This was all done at his grandparents church Connor from Alabama Who Connor Troop 8 Montgomery Ala What Connor and his team installed a safe playground landscape for the St James Church children s playground including a Little Tykes safety border and playground approved safety mulch Erik from California Who Erik Troop 915 Lennox Calif What Erik and his team designed constructed and installed a central wooden shelving unit and set up peripheral metal wall shelves for a local food pantry that had been using folding tables and carts for its donated food items Jared from Nebraska Who Jared Troop 672 Lincoln Neb What Jared and his team replaced the barrier for the raptor cages at Pioneer Park Nature Center Matthew from Pennsylvania Who Matthew Troop 66 Pleasant Gap Pa What Matthew and his team built a pavilion addition for the Pleasant Gap Little League concession stand and maintenance shed It includes a second story for gear storage Michael from Delaware Who Michael Troop 70 Wilmington Del What Michael and his team installed a set of steps to traverse a slippery steep slope to the storage shed of Michael s church Bruin from West Virginia Who Bruin Troop 7 Fairmont W Va What Bruin and his team created a peaceful sitting area with sidewalk and bench at the West Virginia National Cemetery in Pruntytown Cameron from Virginia Who Cameron Troop 710 Goochland Va What Cameron and his team moved and replaced his church s playground from 12 feet from the main road to the rear of the church Like these See more here and look for another batch next Monday Have before and after Eagle photos I can use in future posts Go here to learn how to send them to me Share this Click to email this to a friend Opens in new window Click to print Opens in new window Click to share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on Twitter Opens in new window Click to share on Pinterest Opens in new window Click to share on Pocket

    Original URL path: http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2015/08/31/extreme-makeovers-round-10-eagle-scout-project-before-and-after-photos/ (2016-02-11)
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  • Eagle Scout project before-and-after photos, Round 9
    carts for his former elementary school All recess stuff was kept in a shed and plastic buckets before Andrew stepped in He built a Frisbee golf cart ball and equipment cart and a ladder golf cart Ryan from Texas Who Ryan Troop 1299 Allen Texas What Ryan and his team cleaned and pressure washed the atrium area and installed flowers picnic tables and benches for the Assistance Center of Collin County which helps keep families with children in their homes during financial hardships Brett from New Jersey Who Brett Troop 65 Cedar Grove N J What Brett and his team landscaped and painted signposts and parking lot markings at the Cedar Grove Ambulance and Rescue Squad where he also serves as a volunteer Steven from New York Who Steven Troop 604 Bethpage N Y What Steven and his team designed and built a custom wheelchair accessible garden for residents of a group home for adults with disabilities Steven from Washington Who Steven Troop 42 Lake Srevens Wash What Steven and his team built an outdoor classroom for Highland Elementary School so the kids have a natural environment in which to learn Like these See more here and look for another batch next Monday Have before and after Eagle photos I can use in future posts Go here to learn how to send them to me Share this Click to email this to a friend Opens in new window Click to print Opens in new window Click to share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on Twitter Opens in new window Click to share on Pinterest Opens in new window Click to share on Pocket Opens in new window More Click to share on LinkedIn Opens in new window Click to share on Reddit Opens in new window Click to share on Tumblr Opens in new window Click to Press This Opens in new window Click to share on Google Opens in new window Related 6 Comments on Extreme Makeovers Round 9 Eagle Scout project before and after photos Kelly Horton August 24 2015 at 12 02 pm Reply Once again I love the projects Good job Eagles Sean B August 24 2015 at 12 19 pm Reply I am very proud of all the effort my son put into his project Joe Rassam August 24 2015 at 11 35 pm Reply Those are some impressive before and after photos James Young August 25 2015 at 8 20 am Reply There s one in Alaska which honors the plane crash in which my uncle and namesake William James Schreffler Eagle Scout BSA Troop 325 Northumberland Pennsylvania 1950 was killed A Scout from Anchorage came across the wreckage of a YB 50 B 29 which crashed north of Hatcher Pass and still lies on Bomber Glacier In 2006 he put brass plaques on the side of the fuselage and at the Alaska Veterans Memorial at Denali State Park and created memory books for the families of the seven killed

    Original URL path: http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2015/08/24/extreme-makeovers-round-9/ (2016-02-11)
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  • Eagle Scout project before-and-after photos, Round 8
    the bike club at South Middle School Seth from Georgia Who Seth Troop 797 Marietta Ga What Seth beautified an eyesore at the local county park East Cobb Park which backs up to his home He turned it into a rock formation waterfall Kole from Ohio Who Kole Troop 741 Batavia Ohio What Kole created six flower beds for ease of use by physically and mentally handicapped people at Southern Ohio Developmental Center For the project he installed pavers for wheelchair accessibility and created flower beds Matthew from North Carolina Who Matthew Troop 820 Chapel Hill N C What Matthew created a 200 foot long safety walking path including 10 feet of incline steps not shown from the parking lot to the Manse activity building at the Community Church of CH Unitarian Universalist Emilio from Puerto Rico Who Emilio Troop 35 Guaynabo Puerto Rico What Emilio created a vegetable herb and medicinal garden at PR Hope Lodge which provides housing for cancer patients and their relatives during treatment Jose from New York Who Jose Troop 25 Yonkers N Y What Jose created tiered garden for Holy Family Saint Eugene s Church in Yonkers Bryce from North Carolina Who Bryce Troop 820 Raleigh N C What Bryce built a new paddock for the breeding program at North Carolina State University s Equine Educational Unit Trevor from Wisconsin Who Trevor Troop 81 Neenah Wis What Trevor made a stairway at Rydell Conservancy in the town of Menasha Wis Jeremy from Maryland Who Jeremy Troop 984 and Troop 130 Baltimore What Jeremy restored the 100 year old patio at Perry Hall Presbyterian Church Kyle from Missouri Who Kyle Troop 4011 Jackson Mo What Kyle constructed steps and a trail allowing easy access to the only restroom facility in one of the city parks Reed from Utah Check out this time lapse video Like these See more here and look for another batch next Monday Have before and after Eagle photos I can use in future posts Go here to learn how to send them to me Share this Click to email this to a friend Opens in new window Click to print Opens in new window Click to share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on Twitter Opens in new window Click to share on Pinterest Opens in new window Click to share on Pocket Opens in new window More Click to share on LinkedIn Opens in new window Click to share on Reddit Opens in new window Click to share on Tumblr Opens in new window Click to Press This Opens in new window Click to share on Google Opens in new window Related 2 Comments on Extreme Makeovers Round 8 Eagle Scout project before and after photos BuckRunDon August 17 2015 at 9 05 am Reply Great Job Scouts PegenWaukegan August 17 2015 at 9 39 am Reply Pretty cool This is giving me ideas for eagle projects Join the conversation Cancel reply ADVERTISEMENT Bryan on Scouting newsletter

    Original URL path: http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2015/08/17/extreme-makeovers-round-8-eagle-scout-project-before-and-after-photos/ (2016-02-11)
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  • Eagle Scout project before-and-after photos, Round 7
    memorial statue and then added some nice landscaping around the statue Nathan from Colorado Who Nathan s Troop 69 Louisville Colo What Nathan transformed a weedy side lot into a meditation garden at the 50 year old Longmont Buddhist Temple in Longmont Colo Robert from Minnesota Who Robert Troop 513 Woodbury Minn What Robert laid new sod and landscaped around his school to replace a mini golf course that has fallen into major disrepair Ross from Florida Who Ross Troop 136 Jacksonville Fla What Robert s project started as simply building a bird sanctuary at a local university in memory of his recently deceased grandfather who was a professor there for 32 years The project grew into landscaping approximately 10 000 square feet of neglected property outside of the new student social building In the preparation stage he was surveying the area during a rainstorm and found a significant erosion problem in the project area He met with a stormwater engineer to design a drainage ditch to solve the problem The final project involved more than 40 000 pounds of river rock all moved by hand more than 8 000 square feet of pine straw and a handmade cypress frame to hold a raccoon proof bird feeder Justin from Arizona Who Justin Troop 923 Apache Junction Ariz What Justin and his team of 30 volunteers planted nine fruit trees and installed an automatic sprinkler system which involved laying 780 feet of PVC pipe at the Hope Women s Center in Apache Junction Ariz Carter from Tennessee Who Carter Troop 135 Franklin Tenn What Carter built a fence and seating around a local community garden where elderly and low income citizens have a plot of land to grow their own vegetables Like these See more here and look for another batch next Monday Have before and after Eagle photos I can use in future posts Go here to learn how to send them to me Share this Click to email this to a friend Opens in new window Click to print Opens in new window Click to share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on Twitter Opens in new window Click to share on Pinterest Opens in new window Click to share on Pocket Opens in new window More Click to share on LinkedIn Opens in new window Click to share on Reddit Opens in new window Click to share on Tumblr Opens in new window Click to Press This Opens in new window Click to share on Google Opens in new window Related 2 Comments on Extreme Makeovers Round 7 Eagle Scout project before and after photos BuckRunDon August 10 2015 at 9 09 am Reply Great Job Scouts Debbie Burtscher August 12 2015 at 10 55 am Reply I worked with Nathan and Troop 69 in Colorado to install the meditation garden and was so impressed by their kindness toward each other willingness to do the job right and unflagging energy of each Scout from the

    Original URL path: http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2015/08/10/extreme-makeovers-round-7-eagle-scout-project-before-and-after-photos/ (2016-02-11)
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  • Eagle Scout project before-and-after photos, Round 6
    Guiding Eyes for the Blind The photos range from a 6 week old puppy to a 2 year old dog The dog Kendall recently graduated from Guiding Eyes for the Blind Kendall now lives in California with a visually impaired woman named Erin helping her navigate everyday life Johnathan from Georgia Who Johnathan Troop 1916 Dallas Ga What Johnathan completed the restoration of an outdoor classroom at Russom Elementary School Like these See more here and look for another batch next Monday Have before and after Eagle photos I can use in future posts Go here to learn how to send them to me Share this Click to email this to a friend Opens in new window Click to print Opens in new window Click to share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on Twitter Opens in new window Click to share on Pinterest Opens in new window Click to share on Pocket Opens in new window More Click to share on LinkedIn Opens in new window Click to share on Reddit Opens in new window Click to share on Tumblr Opens in new window Click to Press This Opens in new window Click to share on Google Opens in new window Related 19 Comments on Extreme Makeovers Round 6 Eagle Scout project before and after photos Charles August 3 2015 at 8 26 am Reply Love the series but these Pics are not linked correctly Bryan Wendell August 3 2015 at 8 50 am Reply Hey Charles can you elaborate It s working fine on my end TimGinMN August 3 2015 at 12 07 pm Reply I think the new slider feature is confusing people but it s a nice way to show the before and after Amy August 3 2015 at 7 20 pm They never work right for me either The before picture doesn t always match the after picture so I read the stories and hope the correct missing picture shows up eventually Viewed on FB mobile Bryan Wendell August 3 2015 at 10 16 pm Good to know Lemme look into that Racheal August 3 2015 at 10 24 am Reply LOVE LOVE LOVE the seeing eye dog project Seems as if it took 2 years of the Scout s involvement and commitment We ve only lived in our state for 2 years and in less than a year we will be moving again My son will be at the level of working on the Eagle rank I ve been concerned at how the move will affect his ability of come up with a project if he s in a new area where he doesn t know his fellow scouts well and doesn t know his community well Bryan Wendell August 3 2015 at 11 39 am Reply Once he finds a troop home the leaders there should help Best of luck He ll do great TomG August 3 2015 at 3 12 pm Reply Interesting and worthwhile service to be sure

    Original URL path: http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2015/08/03/extreme-makeovers-round-6-eagle-scout-project-photos/ (2016-02-11)
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  • Eagle Scout project before-and-after photos, Round 5
    Memorial and turned it into a center of civic pride and honor for those who served Brett from Florida Who Brett Troop 701 Juno Beach Fla What Brett rebuilt a gait and balance course for physical therapy at Jupiter Medical Center Noble from Missouri Who Noble Troop 957 Portage Des Sioux Mo What Noble built a 12 foot commemorative archway to honor the 200 year anniversary of the 1815 Treaties of Portage des Sioux Alex from California Who Alex Troop 762 El Segundo Calif What Alex built a 65 foot garden wall to prevent further erosion onto the pathway that led into an adjacent building Michael from North Carolina Who Michael Troop 320 Reidsville N C What Michael built a bridge that would allow the water to drain to the pond and keep the trail drier at an area near the pond on the Chinqua Penn Walking Trail Bryan from Illinois Who Bryan Troop 97 Springfield Ill What Bryan cleaned up overgrowth power washed and painted the retaining wall and installed a 6 foot fence above the retaining wall that surrounded an HVAC unit on the church property Like these See more here and look for another batch next Monday Have before and after Eagle photos I can use in future posts Go here to learn how to send them to me Share this Click to email this to a friend Opens in new window Click to print Opens in new window Click to share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on Twitter Opens in new window Click to share on Pinterest Opens in new window Click to share on Pocket Opens in new window More Click to share on LinkedIn Opens in new window Click to share on Reddit Opens in new window Click to share on Tumblr Opens in new window Click to Press This Opens in new window Click to share on Google Opens in new window Related 3 Comments on Extreme Makeovers Round 5 Eagle Scout project before and after photos middletownscouter July 28 2015 at 9 34 am Reply Another set of great project results Finally something on Mondays to look forward to Brett July 28 2015 at 9 54 pm Reply Thank you for featuring my project Richard Szymanski August 3 2015 at 1 52 pm Reply What a great way to show the accomplishment of service projects Wonderful Would it be possible to add the name of the Chartered Sponsor of the Troop each Scout is a member Join the conversation Cancel reply ADVERTISEMENT Bryan on Scouting newsletter Join 7442 people who get Bryan on Scouting in their inbox We ll send one email per weekday and you can unsubscribe any time Email Address First Name Last Name Search Blog Contributors Bryan Wendell an Eagle Scout is senior editor of Boys Life Scouting and Eagles Call magazines Gretchen Sparling is associate editor of Boys Life Scouting and Eagles Call magazines Latest Posts Sea Scouts becomes its own program within the

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  • Eagle Scout project before-and-after photos, Round 4
    removed the old run down playground equipment at an elementary school and installed Veronica s Place Playground after a year of fundraising and planning Like these See more here and look for another batch next Monday Have before and after Eagle photos I can use in future posts Go here to learn how to send them to me Share this Click to email this to a friend Opens in new window Click to print Opens in new window Click to share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on Twitter Opens in new window Click to share on Pinterest Opens in new window Click to share on Pocket Opens in new window More Click to share on LinkedIn Opens in new window Click to share on Reddit Opens in new window Click to share on Tumblr Opens in new window Click to Press This Opens in new window Click to share on Google Opens in new window Related 4 Comments on Extreme Makeovers Round 4 Eagle Scout project before and after photos Scott Geary July 20 2015 at 9 51 am Reply Our district has stated that Eagle Projects were not to be maintenance projects per the new guidelines Many of these look like maintenance and renovation projects Who is correct middletownscouter July 20 2015 at 1 44 pm Reply http www scouting org Home GuideToAdvancement EagleScoutRank aspx Check section 9 0 2 11 Routine Labor Routine labor is not normally considered appropriate for a project This might be defined as a job or service that a Scout may provide as part of his daily life or a routine maintenance job normally done by the beneficiary for example picking the weeds on the football field at a school But the real test has to do with scale and impact If routine labor is conducted on so large a scale it requires planning development and leadership it may have sufficient impact My feeling would be that most of those projects listed above are beyond a routine maintenance job and are of a larger scope as to be sufficient for the Eagle Scout requirement 5 Bryan Wendell July 21 2015 at 8 53 am Reply Maintenance projects aren t allowed There should be some sort of lasting impact and I feel that these qualify Keep in mind that one or two pictures might not tell the whole story of how much effort went into the project Joshua Davis July 23 2015 at 10 48 pm Reply My Eagle project would be one you d find in question as well we had about 15 people youth and adults clearing trash and debris from a local major metropark This park in question was in a poorly funded area and had recently been extended and the new areas were in desperate need of cleaning The rangers helped us with the few things we couldn t manage like the 42 tractor tire we found half buried that one took a backhoe and a bit

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