Growing up, I was fortunate to have a great family involved in Scouting. Being the youngest of five boys, we were all involved in Scouts. I look back on Scouting and truly appreciate the self confidence and skills I gained from it. When I became an Eagle Scout, I had no idea at the time how ingrained Scouting would be in my life.
To this day, I still have the Scout Oath and Scout Law memorized and strive to live by those very words:
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.
A Scout is:
Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean and Reverent.
There are many institutions in America who have been under fire from the left for years. Scouting is one of them. The various Scouting organizations have done many things to help communities in the past and are also involved in giving aid to Haiti currently. If you know of someone in Scouting, please let them know you support what they do to help all communities.