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Eagle Scout Projects 1996 through 2020

  • Andrew J. Mittan (1996) Built a wood dock on Goose Pond at 5 Rivers Environmental Center in Delmar. 
  • Michael G. Grandy (1997) Reclaimed an overgrown family cemetery on Wemple Road near the Thruway. 
  • Eric James Kerr (1998) Outfitted a donated enclosed trailer with medical supplies needed by emergency responders during a mass casualty incident for the Town of Bethlehem Emergency Management Office. 
  • Andrew David Clift (2000) Planted willow trees along streambanks at the Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, to help mitigate soil erosion and preserve the hiking trails. 
  • Kevin H. Nagel (2000) Planted pine trees at BCHS along Delaware Avenue and in a courtyard. 
  • Peter S. Bird (2000) Built wood benches for Good Samaritan Nursing Home. 
  • Matthew Ryan Wilday (2001) Created 50 “care packages” containing basic necessities and food for 5 days, for men completing a drug or alcohol program at Helping Hands Rehabilitation Center. 
  • Eric S. Schell (2001) Improvement of the Vlomankill Trail at Fiver Rivers Environmental Education Center in Delmar. 
  • Mikhail Thomas Silk (2004) Holiday toy drive at Troy High School to benefit children in Troy area. 
  • Christopher Schell (2004) Snack food and beverage drive for the after school program at New Day Art in Albany’s South End.  
  • Jonathan Sebastian Beer (2005) Developed and led a series of art classes for blind adults at the Northeast Association for the Blind in Albany. 
  • Tarik Christopher Silk (2006) Children’s books drive to benefit Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County. 
  • Charles R. Krueger (2006) Redesigned four pedestrian crossings at Five Rivers in Delmar with fencing and painting crosswalks on Game Farm Rd and the driveway to the visitors parking lot. 
  • Eric Michael Goldstein (2009) Constructed an 8 ft round fire pit surrounded by a 16 ft round seating wall made with 4.5 tons of stacked stone and 2.5 tons of crushed stone at Camp Givah in Berne.  
  • Gregory Ethan Roeth (2008)Built stairs and a bridge railing, painted the information kiosk, improved the trail and added benches at Phillipinkill Preserve, on Fisher Blvd, for MHLC. 
  • Joshua R. Steiner (2008) Built an archery range for youth at Bethlehem YMCA.  
  • Nicholas Tindall O’Brien (2008) Held a book drive for the adults at the Albany County Nursing Home and provided four bookshelves for storage. 
  • Brian David Caluori (2009) Built, painted and installed bookshelves for New Day Art, an afterschool program Albany’s South End, then read with the children at the center. 
  • Nicholas John Youngblood (2009) Improvements to the Hamagrael Elementary School’s road side landscape. Cleaned up area, planted Spruce trees and a perennial bed with flowers and plants. 
  • Brian Christopher Supple (2009) Repaired and cleaned 11 benches then reset their brick patios at “Nature’s Accessible Backyard Trail”, designed for mobility impaired people at Five Rivers in Delmar.   
  • Jeffrey T. Morton (2009) Built shelves, painted and organized two storage closets, built a table and painted the light booth to properly store theatrical equipment at Bethlehem Central Middle School. 
  • Samuel Wilder Smith (2009) Built a playhouse, shelving for toys and an entry gate, then painted the nursery at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. 
  • Robert Michael Tateo (2/2010) Rebuilt planters, painted benches, trimmed existing trees, leveled ground and added new landscape materials at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home. 
  • Luke Robert Herzog (2010) Identification and marking of veterans’ graves in Bethlehem Cemetery to create a map for Blanchard American Legion and the cemetery.
  • Daniel Ryan Rios (2010) Built a bookshelf and created a library of donated  resource books and materials on Autism for Bethlehem Central School District. 
  • Jaron Carlton Price (5/2010) Rebuilt and painted the pantry cabinets, painted the dumbwaiter and organized the kitchen storage at the Blanchard American Legion Post in Delmar. 
  • Cameron Harrison Ebersold (8/2010) Rebuilt 2 workout stations and laid gravel paths at Elm Avenue Park Fitness Trail. 
  • Daniel Joseph Haggerty (2010) Built new shelving for Saint Thomas Church Choir and reconstructed the old confessionals into efficient storage space. 
  • Kenneth C. Wells III (12/2010) Improved a trail at the Bethlehem YMCA to be user friendly and increase accessibility by handicapped persons. 
  • Brendan Thomas Behan (2/2012) Built a garden shed at Bethlehem Central High School to store and protect the garden tools used by the community garden.
  • Joseph James Garry (3/2013) Cleanup and landscaping at American Legion to include a terraced garden over an old concrete staircase and planting over 600 low maintenance plants. 
  • Brian John Herzog (4/2013) Prepared and presented information sessions on Lyme disease awareness and prevention and distributed pamphlets on the issue at various events. 
  • Marcus Edward Harazin (5/2014) Construction of three bridges and a new trail at the Keleher Preserve in Voorheesville for the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy. 
  • Michael Robert Collier (5/2014) Erected a 35’ flagpole, plaque and landscaping at the Town of Putnam Station boat launch on Lake George to honor American Veterans.   
  • Zachariah Edward Barfield (2014) Built, painted and installed birdhouses at Kenwood Assisted living Center on Rockefeller Road in Delmar.
  • Carl Robert Burkhard (9/2015) Improved two trails with a bridge and bench at the Moh-He-Con-Nuck Nature Preserve in Selkirk for the Town of Bethlehem Parks and Recreation Dept. 
  • Erik John Bidstrup (9/2015) Created a new trail and built a bench at the Keleher Preserve in Voorheesville for Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy.     
  • Josef Albert DiGiorgio (1/2016) Built a wood trail head kiosk to display a topological GPS map with marked trails and information about the center, and restored a hiking trail at the SUNY Cortland Brauer Educational Center in Feura Bush, NY.  
  • David Charles Wirth (2/2016) Built a bridge for a new nature trail at The Pine Hollow Arboretum, a non-profit nature preserve that has many different kinds of trees and trails in Slingerlands. 
  • Nicholas Michael Cathers (3/2016) Interviewed area veterans, for personal accounts of their military service and preserved on electronic media for the Library of Congress for "The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center".  Also presented to American Legion Post 1040 and Bethlehem Library. 
  • William Andrew Wilday (10/2016) Cleared trails and the pond area for better handicapped accessibility and built podiums for environmental classes at Bethlehem Central High School. 
  • John Whitman Courtney (10/2016) Created a trail to link with others and improve them to more usable by hikers and mountain bikers at the Keleher Preserve in Voorheesville for MHLC. 
  • Joseph Thomas Fierro (2/2017) An extensive grounds and landscaping project at the American Legion Post #1040 in Delmar.  
  • Connor Michael Roddy (11/2017) Built nesting boxes for birds and ducks and created fact sheets about them for the trail kiosk at the Restifo Preserve in Westerlo for MHLC. 
  • Devin Christian Bidstrup (11/2017) Built an informational kiosk and a bench on the Lake Trail the Moh-He-Con-Nuck Preserve in Selkirk NY for the Town of Bethlehem. 
  • Jacob Henry Kantrowitz (1/2018) Painted the informational kiosk, leveled ground, removed logs and stumps,  built and repaired 6 bridges on trails at the Swift Preserve on Delaware Avenue for MHLC. 
  • Jeffrey Michael Hansen (2/2018) Built benches, an updated stage and backdrop for summer camp use at the Bethlehem YMCA. 
  • Michael Holt Connolly (2/2018) Photographed all 2,500 gravestones at the Bethlehem Cemetery in Delmar which date back to 1865; uploaded them to BillionGraves.com, a searchable online database.  
  • Sean Robert Leslie (4/2018) Painted sign posts, installed new signs, dry wells with improved drainage and extensive landscaping around the Delmar Methodist Church, Thrift Shop and garage. 
  • Andrew Robert DeCandia (4/2018) For the non-profit organization Grassroot Givers, we built 6 Little Free Library book exchange boxes that people can take and/or leave a book. We also conducted a book drive which collected over 1200 children’s books, and received over $300 in donations. 
  • Jack Koo Bievenue (1/2019) Built 10 new birdhouses for the Five Rivers Bluebird Program. Rotated older birdhouses to shield the opening from weather, and trimmed brush that was within a 10-foot radius, to the increase in the population of bluebirds in New York State.
  • Henry Chapman Bievenue (1/2019) Built and installed ten movable benches for The Friends of Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, to be used at their various events and lessons at the preserve.   
  • William Wilson Storrs (11/2019) Built two 1/8th scale models of an Adirondack lean-to and boxes to transport them in for NYS Dept. Of Environmental Conservation Outreach program. 
  • In progress:
    • Eric Nicholas Herzog 
    • Colin Daniel King  

Brian David Caluori (2009) Built, painted and installed bookshelves for New Day Art, an afterschool
program Albany’s South End, then read with the children at the center.
Nicholas John Youngblood (2009) Improvements to the Hamagrael Elementary School’s road side
landscape. Cleaned up area, planted Spruce trees and a perennial bed with flowers and plants.
Brian Christopher Supple (2009) Repaired and cleaned 11 benches then reset their brick patios at
“Nature’s Accessible Backyard Trail”, designed for mobility impaired people at Five Rivers in Delmar.
Jeffrey T. Morton (2009) Built shelves, painted and organized two storage closets, built a table and
painted the light booth to properly store theatrical equipment at Bethlehem Central Middle School.
Samuel Wilder Smith (2009) Built a playhouse, shelving for toys and an entry gate, then painted the
nursery at Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
Robert Michael Tateo (2/2010) Rebuilt planters, painted benches, trimmed existing trees, leveled
ground and added new landscape materials at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home.
Luke Robert Herzog (2010) Identification and marking of veterans’ graves in Bethlehem Cemetery to
create a map for Blanchard American Legion and the cemetery.
Daniel Ryan Rios (2010) Built a bookshelf and created a library of donated resource books and
materials on Autism for Bethlehem Central School District.
Jaron Carlton Price (5/2010) Rebuilt and painted the pantry cabinets, painted the dumbwaiter and
organized the kitchen storage at the Blanchard American Legion Post in Delmar.
Cameron Harrison Ebersold (8/2010) Rebuilt 2 workout stations and laid gravel paths at Elm Avenue
Park Fitness Trail.
Daniel Joseph Haggerty (2010) Built new shelving for Saint Thomas Church Choir and reconstructed the
old confessionals into efficient storage space.
Kenneth C. Wells III (12/2010) Improved a trail at the Bethlehem YMCA to be user friendly and increase
accessibility by handicapped persons.
Brendan Thomas Behan (2/2012) Built a garden shed at Bethlehem Central High School to store and
protect the garden tools used by the community garden.
Joseph James Garry (3/2013) Cleanup and landscaping at American Legion to include a terraced garden
over an old concrete staircase and planting over 600 low maintenance plants.
Brian John Herzog (4/2013) Prepared and presented information sessions on Lyme disease awareness
and prevention and distributed pamphlets on the issue at various events.
Marcus Edward Harazin (5/2014) Construction of three bridges and a new trail at the Keleher Preserve
in Voorheesville for the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy.

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