'A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.'
What the Scout Law means
A Scout is Trustworthy --- A Scout tells the truth. He is honest, and keeps his promise. People can depend on him.
A Scout is Loyal --- A Scout is loyal to those to whom loyalty is due.
A Scout is Helpful --- A Scout cares about other people. He helps others without expecting payment or reward. He fulfills his duties to his family by helping at home.
A Scout is Friendly --- A Scout is a friend to all. He is a brother to other Scouts. He offers his friendship to people of all race, religions, nations, and respects them even if their beliefs and customs are different from his own.
A Scout is Courteous --- A Scout is polite to people of all ages and positions. He understands that using good manners make it easier for people to get along.
A Scout is Kind --- A Scout treats others as he wants to be treated. He knows there is strength in being gentle. He does not harm or kill any living thing without good reason.
A Scout is Obedient --- A Scout follows the rules of his family, school, and Troop. He obeys the laws of the community and country. If he thinks these rules and laws are unfair, he seeks to have them changed in an orderly way.
A Scout is Cheerful --- A Scout looks for the bright side of life. He cheerfully does tasks that come his way and tries his best to make others happy, too.
A Scout is Thrifty --- A Scout works to pay his way and to help others. He saves for the future. He protects and conserves natural resources. He is careful in his use of time and property.
A Scout id Brave --- A Scout faces danger even if he is afraid.
A Scout is Clean --- A Scout keeps his body and mind fit. He chooses friends who also by high standards. He avoids profanity and pornography. He helps keep his home and community clean.
A Scout is Reverent --- A Scout is reverent towards God. He is faithful in his religious duties. He respects the beliefs of others.