Scout Basics

After joining Scouts, it is important that you learn and live by the Scout Oath, Law, Motto, Slogan, and Outdoor Code. We have listed all of these below, and they can also be found in the Scout Handbook.

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.

Scout Motto

Be Prepared!

Scout Slogan

Do a good turn daily!

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 to be conservation minded