To prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law.

Scout Oath (or Promise)

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.

Motto   Be Prepared

Slogan   Do a Good Turn Daily
Scout Law

A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful,
 friendly, courteous, kind, obedient,
 cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, 
 and reverent.

Outdoor Code

As an American, 
I will do my best to - 
 Be clean in my outdoor manners. 
 Be careful with fire. 
 Be considerate in the outdoors. 
 Be conservation minded