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Oct 04 2006

A few reasons to be a Boy Scout?

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
Reverent

Scout Motto: Be Prepared

Scout Slogan: Do a Good Turn Daily

Fun Facts:
For every 100 boys who join a Boy Scout troop:
Twelve will have their first contact with a church or synagogue.
Five will earn their religious emblem.
Three will enter the clergy or a religious vocation.
Eighteen will develop hobbies that will last through their adult life.
Eight will enter a career that was learned through the merit badge system.
One will use his Scout skills to save the life of another.
Two will use their Scout skills to save their own life.
Twenty-one will become adult Scouting volunteers.
Three will become Eagle Scouts.

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About the author

Timothy Haroutunian

Timothy Haroutunian is a ServiceNow Cloud Implementation Specialist at Acorio. ServiceNow is an IT Management solution that allows for a complete view of your IT and physical environment.

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