The Building Blocks of Scouting
Community Organizations and Scout Councils
Scouting's Values
Leadership
The Outdoors
Advancement
Personal Growth
The Patrol Method
The Order of the Arrow
Scouts With Special Needs
Scouting's Values

Scouting is a values-based program with its own code of conduct. The Scout Oath and Law help instill the values of good conduct, respect for others, and honesty. Scouts learn skills that will last a lifetime, including basic outdoor skills, first aid, citizenship skills, leadership skills, and how to get along with others. For almost a century, Scouting has instilled in young men the values and knowledge that they will need to become leaders in their communities and country.


Scout Oath or Promise   Scout Law
On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong,
mentally awake, and morally straight.
A Scout is ...
trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly,
courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful,
thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent.
 

The Building Blocks of Scouting
Community Organizations and Scout Councils | Scouting's Values
Leadership | The Outdoors | Advancement | Personal Growth
The Patrol Method | The Order of the Arrow | Scouts With Special Needs

 

Boy Scouts of America