Our Philosophy and Culture

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

  • Aims of Scouting - "It is easier to build a boy than to repair a man"
    • Character Development
      • "Character is what you do when no one is looking"
      • Do your best
  • Citizenship Training
    • Service to others
  • Mental and Physical Fitness
    • People get the most out of life when they are mentally and physically fit.
  • Methods of Scouting
    • The Ideals - Scout Law, Oath, Slogan, Motto
    • Patrol Method
    • Outdoors - The "sizzle"
    • Advancement - Rewards for exploring and learning
    • Association with Adults - Lead by Example
    • Personal Growth 
    • Leadership Development - Learn by doing
    • The Uniform - Shows you are part of something

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