A Scout (Venturer) Is…


A Scout tells the truth. He/She keeps his/her promises. Honesty is part of his code of conduct. People can depend on him/her.


A Scout is true to his/her family, Scout leaders, friends, school, and nation.


A Scout is concerned about other people. He/She does things willingly for others without pay or reward


A Scout is a friend to all. He/She is a brother/sister to other Scouts. He/She seeks to understand others, and respects those with ideas and customs other than his/her own.


A Scout is polite to everyone regardless of age or position. He/She knows good manners make it easier for people to get along together.


A Scout understands there is strength in being gentle. He/She treats others as he/she wants to be treated. He/She does not hurt or kill harmless things without reason.


A Scout follows the rules of his/her family, school, and troop. He/She obeys the laws of his community and country. If he thinks these rules and laws are unfair, he/she tries to have them changed in an orderly manner rather than disobey them.


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


A Scout works to pay his/her way and to help others. He/she saves for unforeseen needs. He/She protects and conserves natural resources. He/She carefully uses time and property.


A Scout can face danger even if he/she is afraid. He/She has the courage to stand for what (s)he thinks is right even if others laugh at or threaten him/her.


A Scout keeps his/her body and mind fit and clean. (S)He goes around with those who believe in living by these same ideals. (S)He helps keep her/his home and community clean.


A Scout is reverent toward God.  (S)He is faithful in her/his religious duties.  (S)He respects the beliefs of others.