The Laws and Promise

Beaver Scout Promise

I promise to do my best,
to be kind and helpful,
and love God.

Cub Scout Promise

I promise that I will do my best to do my duty to God and the King,
to help other people,
and to keep the Cub Scout Law.

Cub Scout Law

A Cub Scout always does his best,
thinks of others before himself,
and does a good turn every day.

Scout and Explorer Scout Promise

On my honour I promise that I will do my best to do my duty to God and the King,
to help other people to keep the Scout Law.

Scout and Explorer Scout Law

  1. A Scout is to be trusted.
  2. A Scout is loyal.
  3. A Scout is friendly and considerate.
  4. A Scout belongs to the worldwide family of Scouts.
  5. A Scout has courage in all difficulties.
  6. A Scout makes good use of time and is careful of possessions and property.
  7. A Scout has self-respect and respect for others.

do my duty to God/love my dharma/Allah/love the world/uphold our Scout values

Broader development: This uses the concept of duty to indicate that the person thinks and acts more widely than just about themselves, either through their faith or through their Scout values, depending on their chosen beliefs.

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls