Mission Statement and Vision Statement

Annual Report


To the Speaker of the House of Representatives

2012 Report to the Nation

Honoring Our Past

Preparing for our Future

Securing Resources for our Second Century

A Global Perspective

Journey to Excellence

Boy Scouts of America Traditional Membership Summary

Learning for Life Participation Summary

2012 National Officers, Executive Board, and Advisory Council

Mission Statement and Vision Statement

Treasurer's Report

Download the 2012 Annual Report

Mission Statement

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 Scout Law.

Scout Oath

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.

Scout Law

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

Vision Statement

The Boy Scouts of America will prepare every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Scout Law.