Re: Scout Leaders Oath
MARTIJN TONIES (M.TONIES@HSBOS.NL)
Mon, 18 Mar 1996 12:09:07 GMT-1DFT
> I wrote an oath, which I am using upon the giving of award to Adult Leaders,
> such as training patches or Boy Scout Leader Traing Award, Commisioners Award
> I ________________ (State your name) promise to uphold the ideals of scouting
> and to further the goals and values of the Boy Scouts of America. I will at
> all times do my duty to God, my Country and to obey the Scout Law. I will
Is it, in 1996, still important to do your duty to God. Isn't
Scouting a place where religion and politics aren't important? No
matter what religion/politics you believe in, you still should be
able to be a good scout? Why is it in the oath then?
> help all Scouts to become physically strong. I will challenge all scouts to
> be mentally awake, and I will teach all scouts to be morally straight.
You can be morally straight, though...
LFrom where the cheese is born... Seal'96
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City