Scout Oath, Law, Slogan, Motto, Outdoor Code
The Boy Scouts of America is dedicated to preparing young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
The Ideals of
Scouts who incorporate the following Ideals into their daily lives are said to have Scout Spirit.
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, Reverent.
Do a good turn daily.
Scout Motto Be Prepared.
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