Presentation on theme: "Scout Oath On my honor, I will do my best To do my duty to God and my country, To obey the Scout Law, and to help other people at all times, To keep myself."— Presentation transcript:
Scout Oath On my honor, I will do my best To do my duty to God and my country, To obey the Scout Law, and to help other people at all times, To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight. Scout Law A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent. Scout Motto Be Prepared Scout Slogan Do a good turn daily.
Aims of Scouting Growth in moral strength and character Participating citizenship Development in physical, mental, and emotional fitness
Methods of Scouting Ideals Oath - Law - Motto - Slogan Patrols Peer groups-elected representation-activities Outdoors Fun – excitement – leadership laboratory Advancement Self-reliance-ability to help others-challenge Adult Association Image-role model-example Personal Growth Good Turn-service projects-religious emblems Leadership Development Leadership instruction and practice Uniform Commitment to aims-identity
Adminstrative organization of Scouting National Council Chartered by Congress, four regions Professional staff – Volunteer directors Local Council Chartered by the National Council A specific geographical area Professional staff – Volunteer Leaders Scouting District A geographical area within the council Professional staff – Volunteer committee District Commissioner and Unit Commissioners Chartered Organization Chartered by the local council “Owns” the troop, appoints a COR COR recruits the troop committee Troop committee recruits Scoutmaster and assistants
THE SCOUT A boy 11 to 17 years old. A member of a patrol. Elects Patrol Leader and Senior Patrol Leader THE PATROL 6 to 8 Scouts who work together. Led Patrol Leader PATROL LEADERS COUNCIL Assembly of patrol leaders Senior Patrol Leader presides. Plans troop activities. YOUTH LEADERS Senior Patrol Leader, Patrol Leaders, Junior Assistant Scoutmaster, Assistant Patrol Leaders, Scribe, Librarian, Quartermaster, Troop Guide, Instructor, Chaplain's Aide Troop Organization