The Spirit of Scouting

"A Scout is never taken by surprise;
he knows exactly what to do when anything unexpected happens."
~ Robert Badin Powell, Founder of the World Scouting Movement

The Scout Motto

Be Prepared.

The Scout Slogan

Do a Good Turn Daily.

The Scout Oath

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.

The Scout Law

A Scout is
Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly,
Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful,
Thrifty, Brave, Clean and Reverent.

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.