The Scout Law consists of twelve points intended to guide the behavior and decisions of scouts and scouters. The Scout Law is:  

A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.
— Scout Law

 

TRUSTWORTHY

A Scout tells the truth and keeps his promises. People can depend on him. 

LOYAL

A Scout is true to his family, friends, Scout leaders, school, and country. 

HELPFUL

A Scout volunteers to help others without expecting a reward.  

FRIENDLY

A Scout is a friend to everyone, even people who are very different from him. 

COURTEOUS

A Scout is polite to everyone and always uses good manners. 

KIND

A Scout treats others as he wants to be treated. He never harms or kills any living thing without a good reason. 

OBEDIENT

A Scout follows the rules of his family, school, and pack. He obeys the laws of his community and country. 

CHEERFUL

A Scout looks for the bright side of life. He cheerfully does tasks that come his way. He tries to make others happy. 

THRIFTY

A Scout works to pay his way. He uses time, property, and natural resources wisely. 

BRAVE

A Scout can face danger even if he is afraid. He stands for what is right even if others laugh at him. 

CLEAN

A Scout keeps his body and mind fit. 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