Pledge of Allegiance
I pledge allegiance
to the flag of the United States of America and to
the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under
God, Indivisible, with liberty and Justice for
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.
TRUSTWORTHY - A Scout tells the truth. He
keeps his promises. Honesty is part of his code of
conduct. People can depend on him.
LOYAL - A Scout is true to his family, Scout
leaders, friends, school, and nation.
HELPFUL - A Scout is concerned about other
people. He does things willingly for others without
pay or reward.
FRIENDLY - A Scout is a friend to all. He is a
brother to other Scouts. He seeks to understand
others. He respects those with ideas and customs
other than his own.
COURTEOUS - A Scout is polite to everyone
regardless of age or position. He knows good manners
make it easier for people to get along together.
KIND - A Scout understands there is strength
in being gentle. He treats others as he wants to be
treated. He does not hurt or kill harmless things
OBEDIENT - A Scout follows the rules of his
family, school, and troop. He obeys the laws of his
community and country. If he thinks these rules and
laws are unfair, he tries to have them changed in an
orderly manner rather than disobey them.
CHEERFUL - A Scout looks for the bright side
of things. He cheerfully does tasks that come his
way. He tries to make others happy.
THRIFTY - A Scout works to pay his way and to
help others. He saves for unforeseen needs. He
protects and conserves natural
resources. He carefully uses time and property.
BRAVE - A Scout can face danger even if he is
afraid. He has the courage to stand for what he
thinks is right even if others laugh at or threaten
CLEAN - A Scout keeps his body and mind fit
and clean. He goes around with those who believe in
living by these same ideals. He helps keep his home
and community clean.
REVERENT - A Scout is reverent toward God. He
is faithful in his religious duties. He respects the
beliefs of others.
Do a Good Turn Daily
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
- Be conservation minded.
Circle-Up Scout Meeting Closing
May the great master of all
Scouts be with us until we meet again. Goodnight Scouts.
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