Mission Statement

“The mission of Scouts 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 Law…”


4 AIMS of Scouting

Character Development

Citizenship Training

Personal Fitness

Leadership Development

The Scout motto is “ Be Prepared”. This has to be achieved by
being physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.

What are the 5 Scout values?
Scouting takes place when young people, in partnership with
adults, work together based on the values of Scouting and:
• enjoy what they are doing and have fun.
• take part in activities indoors and outdoors.
• learn by doing.
• share in spiritual reflection.
• take responsibility and make choices.

What are the 3 parts of the Scout Oath?
The three promises of the Scout Oath are, therefore:
• Duty to God and country,
• Duty to other people, and.
• Duty to self.

What are the four pillars of Scouting?
Character and Intelligence, Skill and Handicrafts, Physical Health
& Hygiene and Service to others are the four Pillars, a Scout /
Guide should climb and get themselves ready to serve the nation.


How do you show scout spirit?
“Scout Spirit” is simple in concept: Live by the Scout Oath and
Law in your daily life. Meaning honor your God, and your country,
extend your helping hand to others, and steadfastly improve
yourself in body, mind, and principles.

The Outdoor Code
As an American, I will do my best to -
• Be clean in my outdoor manners
• Be careful with fire
• Be considerate in the outdoors, and
• Be conservation minded.

Boy Scouts of America Scouter Code of Conduct

On my honor I promise to do my best to comply with this Boy Scouts of America Scouter Code of Conduct while serving in my capacity as an adult leader:

  1. I have or will complete my registration with the Boy Scouts of America, answering all questions truthfully and honestly.
  2. I will do my best to live up to the Scout Oath and Scout Law, obey all laws, and hold others in Scouting accountable to those standards. I will exercise sound judgment and demonstrate good leadership and use the Scouting program for its intended purpose consistent with the mission of the Boy Scouts of America.
  3. I will make the protection of youth a personal priority. I will complete and remain current with Youth Protection training requirements. I will be familiar with and follow:
  4. When transporting Scouts, I will obey all laws, comply with Youth Protection guidelines, and follow safe driving practices.
  5. I will respect and abide by the Rules and Regulations of the Boy Scouts of America, BSA policies, and BSA-provided training, including but not limited to those relating to:
    • Unauthorized fundraising activities
    • Advocacy on social and political issues, including prohibited use of the BSA uniform and brand
    • Bullying, hazing, harassment, and unlawful discrimination of any kind
  6. I will not discuss or engage in any form of sexual conduct while engaged in Scouting activities. I will refer Scouts with questions regarding these topics to talk to their parents or spiritual advisor.
  7. I confirm that I have fully disclosed and will disclose in the future any
    of the following:

    • Any criminal suspicion, charges, or convictions of a crime or offense involving abuse, violence, sexual misconduct, or any misconduct involving minors or juveniles
    • Any investigation or court order involving domestic violence, child abuse, or similar matter
    • Any criminal charges or convictions for offenses involving
      controlled substances, driving while intoxicated, firearms, or dangerous weapons
  8. I will not possess, distribute, transport, consume, or use any of the following items prohibited by law or in violation of any Scouting rules, regulations, and policies:
    • Alcoholic beverages or controlled substances, including marijuana
    • Concealed or unconcealed firearms, fireworks, or explosives
    • Pornography or materials containing words or images inconsistent with Scouting values
  9. If I am taking prescription medications with the potential of impairing my functioning or judgment, I will not engage in activities that would put Scouts at risk, including driving or operating equipment.
  10. I will take steps to prevent or report any violation of this code of conduct by others in connection with Scouting activities.