Update July 17, 2013: The grants have returned for click here for details. Consider it giving back to those who give back. Lowe’s, the home-improvement giant with more than 1,700 stores, has teamed up with the BSA and local Scout councils to give selected Eagle Scout candidates a $100 prepaid gift card to be used toward their service projects. Any Life Scout still in the planning phases of a construction-based Eagle Scout service project is eligible. In other words, if the Scout’s project…
"On Thursday, May 23 2013, the Boy Scouts of America's National Council voted to end the ban on gay youth after more than 479,000 people signed my petition on Change.org. On behalf of my our family, I would like to thank everyone who supported this campaign. This means that kids like Ryan will not be kicked out of an organization that they love, simply for saying they are gay..."
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Boy Scouts of America publishes guidelines for Eagle projects, but many troops have their own preferences. So here are insider tips on choosing an Eagle Project that is likely to win approval, and critical questions to ask before your son starts.