Mission & Vision Statement of the Boy Scouts of America

Monmouth Council is committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as we work towards creating a welcoming environment. The Council is taking initiatives to lower or remove barriers to the participation of scouts and leaders in the following areas, but not limited to 1) low-income families 2) Black, Latino, Gay, Lesbian, Transgender or non-binary, 3) physically challenged, 4) non-christian, 5) scouts or leaders whose first language is not English.

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

The Boy Scouts of America will prepare every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law.

 

Scout Oath
On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
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
Reverent