Lafayette Boy Scout Troop 204 will honor 4 young men who have achieved the Eagle Scout Award, the highest rank in the Boys Scouts of America from 2-4pm. March 14th at Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church. To attain Eagle Scout, a scout must earn his way up the scouting ranks from Tenderfoot to Life Scout. As a Life Scout, he much be active in the troop for at least six months, earn at least 21 required badges, serve in a Leadership position, show Scout Spirit, and plan develop and give leadership to others in an approved Eagle service project helpful to any religious intuition, school, non-profit organization or the community. In addition to requirements listed above, each of these Troop 204 Eagle Scouts has attended annual 50 mile back-packing trips, planned and led a trek on the 9-day hiking trip, hiked over 500 miles and actively participated in annual Camporees.
The following is list of their community service projects: Alexander Glavin organized a drive to gather camping gear for an organization in Oakland that helps underprivileged kids by exposing them to the outdoors. Aaron Harman collected over 1,000 children’s books for East Bay Children’s’ Book Project in Oakland. That provides books to low income kids throughout the East Bay. Devin Regan rebuilt benches with recycled wood, repaved and resurfaced a children’s area at the Lafayette Community Center for the local preschool children. Patrick Walker designed and organized a training exercise for Contra Costa County Search and Rescue. The exercise simulated a plane crash in the foothills of Mt. Diablo.
Posted on Mon, February 23, 2015
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