Scouting Safely Update: Age-Appropriate Guidelines for Scouting Activities

The Age-Appropriate Guidelines for Scouting Activities have received an update and now include Age-Appropriate Guidelines for Camping. That change will align with the upcoming update to the Guide to Safe…

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50th Anniversary of Project S.O.A.R.

Project SOAR  ( Save Our American Resources ) initially launched during Scout week in 1971. Its basic objective was “to create attitudes of concern for the quality of our environment…

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Help Shape Future Jamborees

Do you want to make your voice heard? This is a perfect opportunity for youth and adults to help shape the future of the National Jamboree. There is a quick…

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Summer Of Service Project Ideas

Click Here to Read About Summer of Service Project Ideas and to Order Summer Of Service Patches  / Recognitions.

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Scouts and their parents expect all Boy Scouts of America activities to be conducted safely. To ensure the safety of participants, the Boy Scouts of America expects leaders to use…

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Scouting is for the Family

United Way of the Black Hills

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America 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.

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.

Scout Law

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