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Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project Ideas
Any church, school or United Way Agency

United Way of the Midlands                    733-7312
             1800 Main Street, Columbia, S.C. 20201
             John Heins, Executive Director @ 733-5400

American Red Cross
            2751 Bull Street, Columbia, S.C. 29203 @ 540-1234
            Bill Bartlett, Director of Emergency Services @ 251-6112
            Libby Ross RN, Blood Services Consultant @ 251-6125
            Berry Pollard, Administrator @ 251-6000
            General Information @ 251-6000

Harvest Hope Food Bank                254-4432
             2220 Shop Road, Columbia, S.C. 20201
             Jim Lecicero, Director @ 765-9181

Family Shelter, Inc.
              2411 Two Notch Road, Columbia, S.C. 29204
              Rhettie Gettore @ 254-8344

Family Service Center
             1800 Main Street, Columbia, S.C. 29201
              733-5450

Family Services of Columbia
              1410 Colonial Life Blvd., West Columbia, S.C. 29210
              750-0700

Salvation Army
             2025 Main Street, Columbia, S.C. 29201
             Executive Director @ 765-0260

Palmetto Place Children=s Shelter, of Columbia
              Betty McColl, Director @ 786-6819

Helpline of the Midlands, Columbia         790-7495
              1800 Main Street, Columbia, S. C. 29201
              Jane Key, Director @ 790-4357
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Congaree Swamp National Monument
            100 National Park Road, Hopkins, S.C. 29061
            Fran Rametta, Park Ranger @ 776-4396


V.A. Medical Center, Columbia
             Garners Ferry Road, Columbia, S.C. 29209
             Priscilla Cramer, Volunteer Services @ 776-4000

Columbia City Hall
             1737 Main Street, Columbia, S.C. 29201    545-3000
              Information line 733-8300 (896-6100 & 896-6180 & 896-6183)
             Norman McCorkel, State Historic Markers Specialist @ 734-8577
             Mike McCribb, City Traffic Engineer @ 545-3850

Presbyterian Home
              700 DaVega Drive, Lexington, S.C. 29073
              J.A. Baulknight, Head of Maintenance @ 796-8700
              Peg Taylor, President @ 796-8750

Harbison State Forest
              Ron Ferguson, Forestry Commission @ 737-8800

Epworth Children=s Home
             2900 Milwood Street, Columbia, S.C. 29205
             Sara Arnold, Personnel @ 256-7394
             Tom Campbell, Director @ 256-7394

Camp Discovery at His Acres
            208 Claude Bundrick Road, Blythwood, S.C. 29016
            Donna Rayner, Director @ 754-2008

God=s Storehouse
            6624 Shakespear Road, Columbia, S.C. 29223
            Carol McCarthy, Director @ 691-1622

Sesquicentennial State Park
             Tammy Sutherland, Park Naturalist @ 788-8332
             George Gordon, Park Superintendent @ 788-2706

Riverbanks Zoo
             1126 Graystone Boulevard, Columbia, S.C.
             Palmer Krantaz, Director @ 779-8717
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Columbia Animal Shelter
            Shop Road, Columbia, S.C.
            Eloise McMillan, Superintendent of Animal Services @ 776-7387

Daybreak Crisis Pregnancy Center
             2009 Hampton Street, Columbia, S.C. 29204
             Mark Mehenn, Director @ 771-6634

Daybreak Crisis Pregnancy Center
              821-A East Main Street
              Lexington, S.C. 29072
              356-6634

Habitat for Humanity
              209 South Sumter Street, Columbia, S.C. 29201
              Tom Carlisle, Project Supervisor @ 252-3570

Midlands Center
             737-7519
            George McLees, Service Support Administrator @ 935-7510

Columbia Police Department                            545-3500
             1Justice Square, Columbia, S.C. 20201
             Identification @ 545-3515
              Special Events @ 545-3535

Mays Park
             4100 Trenholm Road, Columbia, S.C. 29206
             James Lanracy, Park Planner @ 733-8331

Children Unlimited of Family Service Center
             1825 Gadsden Street, Columbia, S.C. 29201
              Gina Votion, Assistant Program Director @ 799-8311

S.C. Organ Procurement Agency
             Dr. Lewis Galloway @! 771-4408

Saluda River Public Access Area
              Tom Boozer, Project Manager @ 748-3000

Saluda Shoals Park
              731-5208
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Ronald McDonald House               254-3181
           2955 Colonial Drive, Columbia, S.C. 29203
           254-3893

Cayce Historical Museum
              Clayton Kleckley, Curator @ 796-9020

Oliver Gospel Mission                                254-0590
             1100 Taylor Street, Columbia, S.C. 29202
             Bill Howly, Director of Men=s Services @ 254-6470

Carolina Children=s Home
              3201 Trenholm Road, Columbia, S.C. 29206
              Administration @ 782-1421

Department of Juvenile Justice
             Patricia Rock, Project Director @ 896-9258

Historic Columbia Foundation
             1601 Richland Street, Columbia, S.C. 29201
             Ray Sigmon, Director @ 252-7742

Women=s Shelter                     254-0056
           3425 North Main Street, Columbia, S.C. 29203
           Kathy Riley;, Director @ 779-4706
           Office 799-9457

St. Lawrence Place
             2400 Waites Road, Columbia, S.C. 29204
             256-3999

The Nursing Center
             Joan Fall, Director of Development @ 771-4160
             Nancy Truluck, Director of Services and Facilities

Sandhills Academy
             1500 Hallbrook Drive, Columbia, S.C. 29209
              695-1400
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Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary
             4201 North Main Street, Columbia, S.C. 29203
             333-0961 or 786-5150

Sharing God=s Love
            147 Friarsgate Blvd., Irmo, S.C. 29063
            Brenda Davenport, Director @ 732-3188

Lowman Home
          2101 Dutch Fork Road, White Rock, S.C. 29036
          Sherry French, Administrator of Activities @ 732-8748
          Beckie Wolfe, Day Spring Coordinator @ 732-8780
          General Information @ 732-3000 or 732-8800

Y.M.C.A. Family Center Day Care
            401 YMCA Road, Lexington, S.C. 29073
            Pebbles Hydrick, Director @ 359-3376
            Kevin Eubanks, Assistant Director

Lexington Town Park
            Grahm Taylor, Park Commissioner @ 359-4048


Lexington County Museum
            Fox Street, Lexington, S.C. 29072
            Elisabeth Owens, Curator @ 359-8369
            Horace Harmon, Director


Peachtree Rock Preserve in Lexington County
             Dale Soblo, Director of Stewardship @ 254-9049

Billy Dreher Island State Park
               Lake Murray, Lexington, S.C.
               Rick Smith, Head Ranger @ 364-3530

Lexington County Commission on Recreation and the Aging
            Kathy Sharp @ 359-4048

Babcock Center
            1502 West Main Street, Lexington, S.C. 29072
            359-9717
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Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Columbia, Inc.
              4949 Two Notch Road, Columbia, S.C. 29223
              691-5700

Cooperative Ministry
             298 Taylor Street, Columbia, S.C. 29202

Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands
             1012 Woodrow Street, Columbia, S.C. 29205
             P.O. Box 123, Columbia, S.C. 29202
             252-9578

Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands Lorick Park    786-7515
             1751 Lorick Avenue, Columbia, S.C. 29203

Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands – Lexington Unit        957-5232
             104 Allen Street, Lexington, S.C. 29072

Eau Clair Cooperative Health Center
             4605 Monticello Road, Columbia, S.C. 29203
             252-7001

Fort Jackson Youth Services
              5975 Chestnut Road. Fort Jackson, S.C. 29207
              751-7030

Free Medical Clinic
              P.O. Box 4616, Columbia, S.C. 29240
              765-1503

Sistercare, Inc.
                   1820 Morline Lane, Cayce, S.C. 29033
                   926-0505

Family Shelter            254-6854
                   1721 McFadden Street, Columbia, S.C. 29204

Family Service Center
               Lexington County           791-3580
               Richland County            929-6353

Arcadia Lakes Town Clerk           782-2272
               6626-A Arcadia Woods Road, Arcadia, S.C. 29206
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Blythwood Town Business Office     754-0501
             141 Langford Road, Blythwood, S.C. 29016

Cayce City Hall                         796-9020
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                  1800 12 Street Ext., Cayce, S.C. 29033

Eastover Town Hall                       353-2281

Forest Acres City Hall                782-9475
                 5205 N. Trenholm Road, Forest Acres, S.C. 29206

Gaston Town Hall                         796-7725

Irmo Town Hall                          781-7050
                   7300 Woodrow Street, Irmo, S.C. 29063


Lexington Town Hall                  951-4640
               111 Maiden Street, Lexington, S.C. 29072

South Congaree Town Hall              755-2760
                119 West Berry Road, South Congaree, S.C. 29172

Springdale Town Hall                   794-0408
                2915 Platt Springs Road, Springdale, S.C.

West Columbia City Clerk              791-1880
               1053 Center Street, West Columbia, S.C. 29169

Eagle Scout Projects Already Done
Red Cross:

$      Organized emergency items in the warehouse
$      Coordinated, inventoried, and built shelves for the warehouse
$      Cleaned, repaired, and restored the Emergency Resource Vehicle and Disaster storage
       cage
$      Developed a youth run disaster response team
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Churches:

$     Cleaned, repaired, and painted playground equipment
$     Built ramp from parking lot to picnic shelter for the handicapped
$     Cleaned cemetery grounds, removed old shrubbery, planted new trees and shrubbery
$     Turned room into a food pantry and clothes closet for the needy
$     Removed dead shrubs from around a parking lot, planted new ones and painted lines
        on parking lot
$     Constructed and landscaped a garden area adjacent to the church cemetery
$     Constructed a playground for 2 and 3 year olds
$     Covered day school playground with wood chips and built retaining fence to prevent
      erosion
$     Construct a sign to identify a cemetery, planted trees, built a distinctive entrance way
$     Created garden for child development center
$     Built self-guided and handicapped accessible nature trail
$     Removed diseased shrubs and planted 125 Red tips over 1064 square feet
$     Create and implement program to record church services and deliver to shut ins
$     Repair church sign and landscape grounds around it, build a flower bed
$     Build a janitor closet in the church Fellowship Hall
$     Build storage cabinets for Sunday School rooms
$     Re-roof, repair and paint church gazebo
$     Conduct a book fair for a church run bookstore and inventory books in bookstore
$     Paint murals on church class room walls
$     Remodel church's storage building, adding double door entrance for tractor access,
      shelving and window coverings.
$     Repaint lines on parking lot and clean up area
$     Landscape a pathway
$     Plant decorative trees on church’s retreat property
$     Refinish 16 desks
$     Build a personal reflection garden with 2 benches and a plaque
$     Install lighting and outlets around the BBQ pit
$     Renovate the basement room of church
$     Planting bushes around the air-conditioning units, and plant a flower bed and grass in area
$     Plant trees and shrubs, and landscape
$     Install new sign at a church
$     Build picnic tables
$     Remodel GOYA room

Schools:

$     Restore bleachers on the football and track fields
$     Build bleachers for sports stadium
$     Fingerprint and photograph students
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$   Landscape at new school
$   Build ramp to supply shed
$   Develop cross-country trail for a high school
$   Repaired playground equipment and planted flowers
$   Rebuild nature trail, build wildlife habitat and a tracking/feeding station
$   Cleaned and build a spring area on a new nature trail
$   Landscape a courtyard for mentally handicapped students
$   Built picnic tables and benches for students waiting for buses
$   Renovated and naturalized kindergarten playground
$   Planned a bicycle safety program, checked bikes, and gave safety tips
$   Collected donations for Christmas gifts to the needy
$   Recondition and replace 2 sets of 16 foot bleachers
$   Design, build and install cedar flag pole 20 feet tall at athletic field
$   Paint parking and no parking areas, curb and directional arrows
$   Create a nature walk and area, plant flowers and plants in area
$   Build ramp in walking path so kids would not get wet feet while walking from school to
    parking area and between buildings on rainy days
$   Create archives for local high school
$   Build 2 benches for students to eat lunch on
$   Build a sturdy footbridge across a brook to make a safe shortcut for children between
    their homes and school
$   Set up a community study center for children who needed a place to do schoolwork
$   Trained fellow students as audiovisual aids for their school. Arranged for more than 200
    hours of audiovisual work
$   Refurbishing the lighting booth at the local high school auditorium
$   Build 3 newspaper and 2 aluminum can recycle boxes at local school
$   Conduct a program for Kindergarten children about dangers of abduction and fingerpring
    them for their parents
$   Construct a section of the Congaree Trail
$   Construct a horseshoe and hacky sacking area for students
$   Beautify the three parking lots
$   Build two benches and planter boxes
$   Create flower beds and build three lattice trellises for vines
$   Construct corner cabinet and provide books for the Richland County Health Department
    Child Health Clinic
$   Create a concrete mosaic stepping stone path
$   Build walkway to 4 flag poles
$   Build shelving
$   Build Benches and lectern
$   Refinish 14 picnic tables
$   Landscape area in front of school
$   Create signature D and plant ground cover at Dreher High School
$   Construct nature trail
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$     Construct bird houses and install at University of South Carolina garden
$     Build garden path

State Parks:

$     Build protective fence around state champion Loblolly Pine Tree
$     Build a living classroom behind the Park Nature Center
$     Used railroad ties to stop erosion on a trail and built benches for people to rest while
      walking
$     Built a new primitive/youth campsite
$     Finished a nature trail and placed bluebird and bat boxes
$     Build and install 4 benches along trail
$     Plant about 1500 Pine seedlings in barren area
$     Build bridge over ditch
$     Place trail signs along nature trail
$     Build and install nesting boxes for Canadian Geese
$     Designed and built a conservation education display for a natural resources center
$     Build handicapped trail with posts for Braille plaques at forest preserve
$     Paint 100 picnic tables for forest preserve
$     Build wooden bridge over stream

Congaree National Monument:

     Build foot bridge over creek
     Construct a 250 foot cable barrier at the after hours, picnic & camping area
     Build wheelchair accessible picnic tables
     Build new deck at two turnouts for the boardwalk

City of Columbia:

     Picnic tables, ball bin, club racks for Golf Driving Range
     Build campsite at Eastside Park
     Build and install duck boxes at Eastside Park

Miscellaneous:

$     Straighten grave markers and fill-in pot holes in road at a cemetery
$     Set up Disaster Response Plan with local ARC and Scouting
$     Design and build historical display for local museum
$     Build patio area for local nursing home
$     Welcoming dinner for international students at university
$     Set up historical trail through town and write brochure
$     Design, build and install flag holders for light posts for city
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$   Work with mentally handicapped students through custom designed program
$   Organize and conduct river clean-up program
$   Rebuild old bikes to donate to needy children
$   Conduct food drive and distribute food to the needy
$   Grade pond banks to control erosion, map pond and stock with fish at forest preserve
$   Place street numbers on street side for EMS and other emergency services. Used
    reflective paint
$   Plant trees around boundary of playground at Camp Discovery to define property lines
$   Expand Palmetto Trail on Fort Jackson about one mile
$   Make raised planter boxes at local nursing home. Planters will be for wheel chair persons
$   Renovate traffic island in local community with historical marker on it
$   Renovate bedroom in local shelter home, patch and paint walls, install blinds and curtains
    on windows, install shelving in closet, and build chest of drawers
$   Build wheelchair ramp for disabled at local park
$   Made trays to fasten to wheelchairs for veterans with disabilities at a VA Hospital
$   Collected used books and distributed them to people in the community who wanted and
    needed, but could not afford, books
$   Collected and repaired used toys and gave them to a home for children with disabilities

$   Organized and operated a bicycle safety campaign. This involves a written safety test,
    equipment safety check, and a skill contest in a bike rodeo
$   Build a Atot lot@ in a big city neighborhood and set up a schedule for Boy Scouts to help
    run it
$   Design and build educational games for learning disabled students
$   Collect 500 pair of used eye glasses for the Lions Club Program
$   Organize social functions for church sponsored nursing home for 6 months
$   Build a footbridge at local park
$   Repair a local troubled youth facility, inside and out, including woodwork, painting and
    carpeting
$   Collect children's books and toys and setup a plan area at a public hospital neighborhood
    clinic
$   Build patio at local troubled youth home
$   Plant trees and place logs and boulders in a local park to stop off-road vehicles from
    damaging grounds
$   Place signs reading “Don’t Dump – Drains to Stream” in Forest Acres, Arcadia Lakes and
    Lake Katherine area.
$   Make travel kits for V.A. Hospital patients
$   Make playing card holders for patients at the V.A. Hospital
$   Landscape backyard of Sistercare
$   Refurbish a playground at Sistercare
$   Paint and landscape around office and child care center at St. Lawrence Place
$   Collect toiletries for the boys at the Department of Juvenile Justice
$   Repaint lines in parking lot and clean up area of the Free Medical Clinic
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$   Build 2 computer tables for the Young Men’s Christian Association’s day camp
$   Construct a library area and have a book drive for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. community
    Center and park
$   Paint street numbers along Stepp, Pruitt and Quitman drives
$   Organize a luggage drive for Epworth Children’s Home
$   Put an irrigation system in and plant flowers on the American Legion of Richland County
    Post Six property
$   Take children’s pictures for SC Adoptive and Foster Children’s web site
$   Build bat houses to be placed along Gills Creek
$   Construct bird boxes for the University of South Carolina’s A.C. Moore Garden Park
$   Build shelving and organize prop room for Town Theater
$   Build supply closets for American Legion Richland Post 6.
$   Plant hedgerow, crape myrtle, and Indian Hawthorns on grounds of Owens Field Park
$   Restore flag pole and make space around flag pole accessible to handicapped at Wardlaw
    Apartments.
$   Build picnic tables and benches at Carlisle Community Park
$   Build wooden bridge over creek at Three Rivers Gateway
$   Build container garden and horseshoe pit at Heartland of Columbia
$   Build raised planter boxes for handicapped at Rice Home
$   Construct walking trail at Old Woodlands Park
$   Build information board at Owens Field Park
$   Construct a bird habitat for Ronald McDonald Children’s Home
$   Build a trophy case for Trenholm Park
$   Build wooden bridge over stream at Harbison State Park
$   Create trail along Congaree River

								
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