Noah’s Eagle project was to build and install 12 bluebird houses at the six City Schools of Decatur elementary schools. The goal of the project is to encourage the increase of bluebird populations throughout Decatur. The project required Noah to work with six different principals and to coordinate transportation to six different sites.
Noah Glasgow earned his Eagle rank on February 5, 2019.
Jared’s Eagle project was to build and install six buddy benches at the elementary schools in City Schools of Decatur. The benches are meant to encourage friendship among kids who are shy about interacting with other kids. Jared worked with six principals and the CSD superintendent in planning the project. The project involved logistical challenges of getting scouts and materials to six jobsites on six different workdays.
Jared Dyche earned his Eagle rank in January, 2019.
Three scouts from Troop 175 recently completed National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) at Bert Adams. Gabriel Jacob, Camilo Castrillon and Michael Karpathy completed the week-long course which features instruction in skills that can be used at home, at school, on the job and at the Scout unit level. Through activities, events, games and adventures, NYLT participants work hard and play hard together as they put into action the best Scouting has to offer.
The primary goal of NYLT is to develop Scouts as leaders by teaching the skills necessary to manage group dynamics and performance. These leadership skills include:
Matthew’s Eagle project was to provide welcome kits for new residents at the Hagar House emergency shelter for women and children. Matthew and 4 scouts assembled 50 kits with basic necessities such as toothbrushes and soap. With 10 new families each month, the kits will cover 5 months of new residents.
Matthew Burfield earned his Eagle rank on September 26, 2018.
Thanks to Walmart for donating a $500 gift card which paid for most of the supplies.