The Scout Law
As a Cub Scout, you do your best and you help others. You learn the Scout Oath and the Scout Law. You also learn what they mean.
A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent.
WHAT IT MEANS
The Scout Law has 12 points. Each is a goal for every Scout. He does his best to live up to the Law every day. It is not always easy to do, but a Scout always tries.
A Scout is TRUSTWORTHY
A Scout tells the truth and keeps his promises. People can depend on him.
A Scout is LOYAL
A Scout is true to his family, friends, Scout leaders, school, and country.
A Scout is HELPFUL
A Scout volunteers to help others without expecting a reward.
A Scout is FRIENDLY
A Scout is a friend to everyone, even people who are very different from him.
A Scout is COURTEOUS
A Scout is polite to everyone and always uses good manners.
A Scout is KIND
A Scout treats others as he wants to be treated. He never harms or kills any living thing without good reason.
A Scout is OBEDIENT
A Scout follows the rules of his family, school, and pack. He obeys the laws of his community and country.
A Scout is CHEERFUL
A Scout looks for the bright side of life. He cheerfully does tasks that come his way. He tries to make others happy.
A Scout is THRIFTY
A Scout works to pay his way. He uses time, property, and natural resources wisely.
A Scout is BRAVE
A Scout can face danger even if he is afraid. He stands for what is right even if others laugh at him.
A Scout is CLEAN
A Scout keeps his body and mind fit. He helps keep his home and community clean.
A Scout is REVERENT
A Scout is reverent toward God. He is faithful in his religious duties. He respects the beliefs of others.