Adams Eagle Scout Project Award

Each year, the National Eagle Scout Association sponsors Council, Regional and National level recognition of the Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award.  For NCAC, awards should be submitted to NESA DC for review ( 

Information, instructions, and the application for submitting an Eagle Project for the award can be found on the NESA website:

An Eagle Scout, his parents, or any registered BSA volunteer (with the Eagle Scout’s permission) may submit Eagle Scout service projects to their local council for consideration.

On or before January 31, the nomination must be submitted to the NESA committee of the council in which the service project was completed.

For consideration, the nominated Eagle Scout must have had the Board of Review between Jan. 1- Dec. 31 the year prior to recognition. More than one project may be submitted from NCAC Districts.  The NCAC Adams Award Committee will evaluate all projects submitted for consideration. The NCAC project selected will be forwarded for Regional consideration. Each local council NESA committee shall select one service project of the year from among those meeting the submission guidelines.

The included criteria and other factors are all appropriate for consideration by the committee in selecting the winners. Evaluation criteria for this award should include consideration of at least the following:

  • Project planning required
  • Effort to develop the project
  • Extent and character of the leadership provided by the Scout
  • Extent of achievement of the planned result, including changes or modifications required to complete the project
  • Project’s impact on the beneficiary and/or on the community at large
  • Originality of the project
  • Scope of the work
  • Time and materials contributed
  • Level of skill employed to complete the project

The NCAC Eagle Scout selected will be recognized at the Council Court of Honor.