Gold/Eagle Scout Awards

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Eagle Scout sporting Carolina Raptor Center colors. Photo by Michele Miller Houck.

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To be good, and to do good, is all we have to do. – John Adams

Eagle Scouts at Carolina Raptor Center

Eagle Scout is the highest achievement or rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Only a small percentage of Boy Scouts are granted this rank after a lengthy review process. Over 250 Eagle Scout projects have been completed at Carolina Raptor Center.

Eagle Scout Service Project Process

  1. Review and understand your Troop’s, Council’s and National BSA requirements for an Eagle Scout Service Project.
  2. Review and understand the BSA Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook.
  3. Contact Jim Warren, CRC Executive Director at or (704) 875-6521, ext 112 to schedule a meeting to discuss project opportunities at Carolina Raptor Center. 
  4. Once you have met with Jim Warren, CRC Executive Director, you have 30 days to fill out the online Project Request Form.
  5. If CRC accepts your project concept, you will be assigned a CRC staff member as your project liaison.
  6. All project questions relating to CRC should be directed to you staff liaison.
  7. Scouts are responsible for all equipment, materials and supplies as needed for each project.

Girl Scout Gold and Silver Awards

The Gold Award is the highest achievement within the Girl Scouts of the USA, earned by Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts. Only 5.4% of eligible Girl Scouts successfully earn the Gold Award. The Silver Award is the second highest award of the Girl Scouts of the USA, and the highest award that a Girl Scout Cadette can earn. Only Cadette Scouts ages 11–14 or in grades 6-8 can earn the Silver Award. Girl Scouts have completed both Gold and Silver Awards at Carolina Raptor Center.

Interested Girl Scouts should confer with their leader regarding requirements for these awards.