A SCOUT IS:
A Scout tells the truth. He is honest, and he keeps
his promises. People can depend on him.
A Scout is true to his family, friends, Scout
leaders, school, and nation.
cares about other people. He willingly volunteers to help others
without expecting payment or reward.
A Scout is a friend to all. He is a brother to other
Scouts. He offers his friendship to people of all races and nations,
and respects them even if their beliefs and customs are different
from his own.
A Scout is polite to everyone regardless of age or
position. He knows that using good manners makes it easier for
people to get along.
A Scout knows there is strength in being gentle. He
treats others as he wants to be treated. Without good reason, he
does not harm or kill any living thing.
A Scout follows the rules of his family, school, and
troop. He obeys the laws of his community and country. If he thinks
these rules and laws are unfair, he tries to have them changed in an
orderly manner rather than disobeying them.
A Scout looks for the bright side of life. He
cheerfully does tasks that come his way. He tries to make others
A Scout works to pay his own way and to help others.
He saves for the future. He protects and conserves natural
resources. He carefully uses time and property.
A Scout can face danger although he is afraid. He has
the courage to stand for what he thinks is right even if others
laugh at him or threaten him.
A Scout keeps his body and mind fit and clean. He
chooses the company of those who live by high standards. He helps
keep his home and community clean.
A Scout is reverent toward God. He is faithful in his
religious duties. He respects the beliefs of others.