scouts-l Mail Archive for March of 2000: Re: Mandatory Use of Life to Eagle
Paul S. Wolf (PaulWolf@CUYCTYENGINEERS.ORG
Tue Mar 28 2000 - 07:32:39 CST
Tom Lynch wrote:
> Hi All
> A quick question. Is it mandatory to use only the official
> printed 1999 edition of the Eagle Scout Leadership Project Workbook,
> # 18-927? Our new District Chairman has refused to allow the use of
> the computer generated forms. Any info, would be appreciated
Your District Chairman is absolutely WRONG.
The BSA web site, where the on-line versions are available,
specifically says the following:
"As you plan and carry out your leadership service project, use the
Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project Workbook to record your plans
The workbook may be downloaded in either of the following formats:
PDF [222K] - This version can be printed, then completed by hand.
(Acrobat� Reader may be downloaded from Adobe.)
RTF [11K] - This version may be completed on your computer.
(Virtually all word processing applications are capable
of opening a Rich Text Format document).
Alternately, you may obtain a printed copy from your local council
service center - ask for item No. 18-927A."
Remember that others will be reading these pages. You should print,
type, or write legibly using black or blue ink. You may add as many
pages as needed to thoroughly complete the workbook.
Obviously, since the BSA lists the PRINTED version as an ALTERNATE to
the on-line forms, they not only allow, but ENCOURAGE the use of the
on-line forms. Requiring use of the printed form would be adding a
requirement and is prohibited.
Remember, also, that the project workbook is NOT sent to National with
the Eagle Scout Application, it's only used locally.
Paul S. Wolf, PE mailto:Paul.S.Wolf@alum.wpi.edu
Advancement/Safety Webmaster, USSSP http://www.usscouts.org
Winding Rivers Dist. Advancement Comm., Greater Cleveland Council, BSA