The Purpose of Scouting
Scouting exists to actively engage and support young people in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society.
The Values of Scouting
As Scouts we are guided by these values:
Integrity – We act with integrity; we are honest,trustworthy and loyal.
Respect – We have self-respect and respect for others.
Care – We support others and take care of the world in which we live.
Belief – We explore our faiths, beliefs and attitudes.
Co-operation – We make a positive difference; we cooperate with others and make friends.
The Scout Method
Scouting takes place when young people, in partnership with adults, work together based on the values of Scouting and:
enjoy what they are doing and have fun
take part in activities indoors and outdoors
learn by doing
share in spiritual reflection
take responsibility and make choices
undertake new and challenging activities
make and live by their Promise
The Scout Law
1.A Scout is to be trusted.
2.A Scout is loyal.
3.A Scout is friendly and considerate.
4.A Scout belongs to the world-wide family of Scouts.
5.A Scout has courage in all difficulties.
6.A Scout makes good use of time and is careful of possessions and property.
7.A Scout has self respect and respect for others.