Scouting is proven to be successful in developing self-reliance, self-discipline, self-confidence, and self-respect.
The Scouting program emphasizes citizenship in terms of the duties, obligations, privileges, and functions of a citizen. By participating in community service projects, Scouts gain an appreciation for the environment and for the needs of others that may be less fortunate.
Requirements for several ranks include physical fitness activities. Participation in sports and physical activities is more for pleasure and enjoyment rather than winning or being number one.
Develop Leadership and Teamwork Skills
Each Scout must serve in some role of leadership and responsibility. Scouts can volunteer for appointed positions if they have an interest in a particular position.
A Scout is: