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The Mission of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.

(World Scouting Mission Statement) The Mission was adopted at the 35th World Scout Conference in Durban, South Africa in 1999. Illustrating both the local and global impact of Scouting, the Mission of Scouting has been captured in World Scouting’s brand as "Creating a Better World”

More Scouting Mission StatementsEdit

BSA Scouting Mission Edit

"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."

UK Scouting MissionEdit

  1. The Purpose of Scouting: Scouting exists to actively engage and support young people in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society.
  2. The Values of Scouting: As Scouts we are guided by these values:
    1. Integrity - We act with integrity; we are honest, trustworthy and loyal.
    2. Respect - We have self-respect and respect for others.
    3. Care - We support others and take care of the world in which we live.
    4. Belief - We explore our faiths, beliefs and attitudes.
    5. Co-operation - We make a positive difference; we co-operate with others and make friends.
  3. The Scout Method: Scouting takes place when young people, in partnership with adults, work together based on the values of Scouting and:
  • enjoy what they are doing and have fun
  • take part in activities indoors and outdoors
  • learn by doing
  • share in spiritual reflection
  • take responsibility and make choices
  • undertake new and challenging activities
  • make and live by their Promise


Related Topics Edit

  1. Scouting World Vision Statement
  2. Scouting World Strategic Priorities

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