A Scout Is Brave
A Scout Is Brave
A Scout can face danger although he is afraid. She has the courage to stand for what she thinks is right even if others laugh at her or threaten her.10th point of the Scout Law
A Scout knows that being brave is different than being reckless or foolish. A Scout who is brave is able to face difficult situations without being controlled by fear.
It is also important to remember that what is easy for one person might require bravery for another. Each person is different and we all have different fears.
Here are some ideas for the tenth point of the Scout Law.
These awards recognize registered youth and adults who have performed an attempt to save a life or to recognize notable acts of service that need not involve attempts of rescue or risk to self, but put into practice Scouting skills and/or ideals. Scouts and Scouters who receive these award have demonstrated that “A Scout is Brave.”
“It takes courage to explore a new frontier, to cast aside the comfort of the life we know to go forth and explore our universe.” In this space theme, Cub Scouts learn that a Scout is brave.
The Cubs in Shining Armor theme revolves around the ideas of honor and service. So organize a summer service project. Knights went on quests, so you could have some sort of fun “quest scavenger hunt”.
According to the program helps courage is being brave and doing what is right regardless of our fears, the difficulties, or the consequences. There is a pack meeting plan for Courage from the program helps. This meeting plan focuses on hiking and will help youth understand that a Scout is brave.
The oceans are the last unexplored frontiers on Earth. It takes courage to venture into undiscovered territory. Courage is also doing what is right regardless of the consequences. This ocean theme can be used to teach that a Scout is brave.
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.