A Scout is TRUSTWORTHY. A Scout tells the truth. He keeps his
promises. Honesty is a part of his code of conduct. People can always
depend on him.
A Scout is LOYAL. A Scout is true to his family, friends, Scout
leaders, school, nation, and world community.
A Scout is HELPFUL. A Scout is concerned about other people. He
willingly volunteers to help others without expecting payment or reward.
A Scout is FRIENDLY. A Scout is a friend to all. He is a brother to
other Scouts. He seeks to understand others. He respects those with
ideas and customs that are different from his own.
A Scout is COURTEOUS. A Scout is polite to everyone regardless
of age or position. He knows that good manners make it easier for people
to get along together.
A Scout is KIND. A Scout understands there is strength in being
gentle. He treats others as he wants to be treated. He does not harm or
kill anything without reason.
A Scout is OBEDIENT. 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 disobey them.
A Scout is CHEERFUL. A Scout looks for the bright side of life. He
cheerfully does tasks that come his way. He tries to make others happy.
A Scout is THRIFTY. A Scout works to pay his way and to help
others. He saves for the future. He protects and conserves natural
resources. He carefully uses time and property.
A Scout is BRAVE. A Scout can face danger even if 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 is CLEAN. A Scout keeps his body and mind fit and clean.
He goes around with those who believe in living by these same ideals.
He helps keep his home and community clean.
A Scout is REVERENT. A Scout is reverent towards God. He is faithful in his religious duties. He respects the beliefs of others.
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.