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Advancement

How to find help with advancement questions
Questions regarding advancement should be forwarded to:
Ray Goodson, Advancement Chair - rgoodson@landmarkimage.com

 

Life to Eagle Guide This is a 16 page document that provides step by step instructions for planning and executing your Eagle Scout Service Project.
Eagle Scout Questionnaire Page 5 of the Life To Eagle Guide use this form to evaluate whether the project you are considering meets BSA requirements.  Upon completion have it signed by your unit leader and committee chairperson then contact Ray Goodson for the District Signature.
Navigating the Eagle Scout Project For Beneficiary Once you have selected a project that meets BSA requirements this document must be presented to the Beneficiary contact so that they understand their role in the process.
 
Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook - click on the following link to obtain the current version from BSA.  There is a version for PC users and a version for MAC users - these documents are pdf fillable and can be saved.  http://www.scouting.org/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/EagleWorkbookProcedures.aspx
The proposal section must be filled out and signed by the Scout, Unit Leader, Unit Committee Chair, Beneficiary Representative and District Representative (Ray Goodson).  Before you make an appt. with Mr. Goodson the other signatures must be obtained first.
Next you complete the "Plan" portion of the workbook then show to Mr. Goodson upon completion.  You are now ready to start your project.
Eagle Scout Binder - guidelines on page 12 of Life To Eagle Guide
Eagle Rank Application can be found on the BSA website:  http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/512-728_WB_fillable.pdf guidelines for completing the Eagle Rank Application are found on pages 13 and 14 of the Life to Eagle Guide.
Eagle Scout Worksheet can be found on page 15 of the Life to Eagle Guide and must be completed and turned in with the Eagle Rank Application.
Schedule a time with Mr. Goodson to turn in your completed binder, application and worksheet - once approved a Board of Review can be scheduled.

Merit Badge Counselors
Please make sure that only approved counselors are used by scouts to obtain help with their merit badges. Merit badges earned by non-approved counselors may impact a scout from earning rank or Eagle scout, so please be careful to verify a counselor as approved before allowing your scout to work with them. As of 1-1-2011 all Merit Badge counselors who have not passed Youth Protection training will be removed as approved counselors.  If assistance in finding a counselor is needed, please contactRay Goodson, Advancement Chair - rgoodson@landmarkimage.com

Merit Badge Counselor Application Complete, Sign and Email to Ray Goodson ray@landmarkimage.com use only this form if you are adding or dropping merit badges to teach.
 
Adult Application 524-501 if you are applying to be a Merit Badge Counselor for the first time or your YPT Certificate has expired then you must fill out this form, Pages 4 & 5 and use "42" as the Position Code for Merit Badge Counselor - there are no fees required to submit a Merit Badge Counselor Application Form.  Attach a copy of your most YPT Certificate and turn in to Ray Goodson
 
Youth Protection Training - click here http://www.scouting.org/Training/YouthProtection.aspx then click on the image on the right that says "New To Scouting? Click Here To Take Training".


Life to Eagle Seminar
The next session will be at 6:30 p.m., April 6, 2017, at Roundtable, Wrentham LDS

GOLDEN EMPIRE COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 929-1417

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 5:00pm (M-F)
Closed Saturday & Sunday

River City Scout Shop

251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 649-1800

Hours of Operation:
9:00am - 6:00pm (M,T,TR,F)
9:00am - 6:30pm (W)
10:00am - 4:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

NorCal Scout Shop - Chico

3881 Benater Way, Suite D
Chico, CA 95928

phone: (530) 809-0400

Hours of Operation:
11:00am - 6:00pm (W-F)
10:00am - 2:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday, Monday & Tuesday