Who We Are?
As a Scout, you will spend much of your life in the open. All of America will lie before you—her forests and fields, her mountains and valleys, her rivers and lakes. The natural resources of our country are yours to enjoy and use wisely.
BSA Core Values
A Scout Is Trustuiorthy
A Scout’s honor is to be trusted. If he were to violate his honor by telling a lie or by cheating or by not doing exactly a given task, when trusted on his honor, he may be directed to hand over his Scout badge.
A Scout Is loyal
He is loyal to all to whom loyalty is due, his Scout leader, his home and parents and country.
A Scout Is Helpful
He must be prepared at any time to save life, help injured persons, and share the home duties. He must do at least one Good Turn to somebody every day.
A Scout Is Friendly
He is a friend to all and a brother to every other Scout.
A Scout Is Courteous
He is polite to all, especially to women, children, old people, and the weak and
helpless. He must not take pay for being helpful or courteous.
A Scout Is Kind
He is a friend to animals. He will not kill nor hurt any living creature needlessly,
but will strive to save and protect all harmless life.
A Scout Is Obedient
He obeys his parents. Scoutmaster, patrol leader, and all other duly constituted
A Scout Is Cheerful
He smiles whenever he can. His obedience to orders is prompt and cheery. He never
shirks nor grumbles at hardships.
A Scout Is Thrifty
He does not wantonly destroy property. He works faithfully, wastes nothing, and
makes the best use of his opportunities. He saves his money so that he may pay his
own way, be generous to those in need, and helpful to worthy objects. He may work
for pay, but must not receive tips for courtesies or Good Turns.
A Scout Is Broue
He has the courage to face danger in spite of fear and to stand up for the right
against the coaxings of friends or the jeers or threats of enemies, and defeat does
not down him.
A Scout Is Clean
He keeps clean in body and thought; stands for clean speech, clean sport, clean
habits; and travels with a clean crowd.
A Scout Is Reuerent
He is reverent toward God. He is faithful in his religious duties and respects the
convictions of others in matters of custom and religion.