• Nurtures leadership and character growth
• Strengthens families
• Helps boys and girls develop interests and skills
• Provides adventure
• Creates fellowship
• Promotes diversity
• Teaches duty to God and country
• Is FUN!
A research study by Tufts University showed that more
time spent in Scouting results in better character development.
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,
The mission of the BSA is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law.