Boy Scout Oath
Oath: A solemn, formal declaration or promise to fulfill a pledge, often calling on God as witness.
| 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.
When making a promise or oath, be sure you know what you are promising...
The Boy Scout Oath has three main clauses which are good to remember and may help you understand that the oath is meant to cover all parts of your life:
Boy Scout Motto, Boy Scout Slogan, Boy Scout Aims and Methods, Boy Scout Law
Jun 12, 2012 - Joshua Hughes
As a young man growing up I was in Scouts I loved it and learned a lot I was in troop 112 out of Ashland ,ky I now have two sons in scouts I hope it helps them out in life as much as it did me I made it to Life my oldest son is 1st class and my youngest is bear wishing them the best.Aug 30, 2012 - Page Gilmore
People are saying that all groups in BSA, Cubs, Venture, Varsity are now going to use the Boy Scout Oath. Trying to find info on this. The reason for the changes and when it will happen.Aug 30, 2012 - Scouter Paul
Page - the proposal to do that is to be presented at the October National Executive Board meeting. If adopted, it would probably roll out in 2016. See scout-wire.org/2012/08/02/one-oath-and-law-proposed-for-all-bsa-programs/Apr 24, 2013 - melanie king
my son is an eagle scout! couldn't be more proud! one of life's greatest achievements! a man of character....Nov 17, 2014 - Mark Knowles
I have STATED/AFFIRMED it 1000’s of times over 50 years, and have done so in a manner of intentional firm conviction. What more can we ask and hope for from others in our society. – Mark Warren Knowles -Tyler, Texas, USAMar 16, 2016 - dennis
I've been a scout for five years then a two year leader for troop 92 i really like going camping with that teoop i can cell them family no matter whatJun 20, 2016 - Jeff S. Wolfe
High Ideals invite failure. A person of high ideals need always credit themselves for success without letting that success create an attitude of superiority over anyone. A person of high ideals need always ready to forgive themselves thoughtfully but fully for failures. Without forgiveness of self, forgiveness of others would be impossible, and strength to hold high ideals will surely be pushed out of our souls by the memory of imperfection. There is no perfecting human character, but their is value purely in the work to achieve it. The humility that comes with awareness of imperfection is essential.
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