The Scout Promise and Law

Promise and Law

The Scout Movement is based on the Following Principles:

Duty to God - Adherence to spiritual principles, loyalty to the religion that expresses them and acceptance of the duties resulting there from. 

Duty to others - Loyalty to one's country in harmony with the promotion of local, national and international peace, understanding and co-operation. Participating in the development of society with recognition and respect for the dignity of one's fellows and for the integrity of the natural world.

Duty to self - a person’s responsibility to develop his or her own potential, to the best of that person’s ability.


The Scout Promise

On my honour I promise that I will do my best:

To do my duty to God and my Country;

To help other people;

and to keep the Scout Law.


The Scout Law

  1. A Scout is to be trusted.
  2. A Scout is loyal.
  3. A Scout is friendly and considerate.
  4. A Scout is a brother to all Scouts.
  5. A Scout has courage in all difficulties.
  6. A Scout makes good use of his time and is careful of is possessions and property.
  7. A Scout has respect for himself and for others.