A Scout Is Friendly
A Scout is Friendly
A Scout is a friend to all. He is a brother and she is a sister to other Scouts. He offers his friendship to people of all races and nations, and respects them even if their beliefs and customs are different from his own.4th point of the Scout Law
When a Scout meets someone new, she sees a potential friend. He tries to get to know the other person and their unique characteristics. Here are some ideas for the fourth point of the Scout Law.
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International Spirit Award
The International Spirit Award recognizes Scouts who learn more about Scouting around the world. By doing the requirements for this award, Scouts learn to appreciate different cultures.
Have you invited a friend neighbor, relative, or classmate to join Cub Scouts or Scouts BSA? If so, you might be eligible to wear the Recruiter Strip. And it is a very friendly thing to do!
The Passport to Other Lands Cub Scout Pack meeting plan features ideas for the core value of respect- games, group activities, songs, and more. These focus on the value of respect.
I like the simplicity of the Scout Law. It is brief and therefore easy for youth to memorize. But it covers a lot of ground. A Scout is: Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, Reverent.
Scout spirit is mentioned in several of the requirements for Scouts BSA ranks. But what is Scout spirit and how does a Scout go about demonstrating it? Hint: Think about the Scout Law.
Scouts of all ages need to learn the Scout Law. This classic Trustworthy Tommy song will help them remember the twelve points of the Scout Law and to understand what the points mean.
This prayer is attributed to Lord Baden-Powell himself. B-P clearly believed that faith was an important component of his Scouting program. So while Scouting is not specific to any particular faith, there is a spiritual aspect to it. This prayer, based on the Scout Law, would be appropriate for most groups of Scouts.
A Scout is Reverent. This is another Scout Law prayer which incorporates the twelve points of the Scout Law.