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    • Agreed.  It would strike me that these are the key passages: I have to imagine that the valid ways to delay a EBOR are: 1. The council advancement committee declares the process is that they schedule them and then decide not to schedule one for girls who request them. 2. The council does not verify the application because she is a girl From the rules I see, these are the only valid ways I could find.  
    • The Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook (screenshot below) and the Guide to Advancement both say that Eagle Scout projects are Scouting activities and all Guide to Safe Scouting rules apply (including YPT, two-deep leadership, etc.).
       
    • IMO , it could happen.  Her REAL EBOR  may raise concerns over this and the appeal process takes time. She may miss the first class  of female eagles deadline. 
    • Fully agree and well said. I think National's been pretty consistent on this.  If it looks like a Scout activity, two deep registered adult leadership over 21.
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