The Vision of Scouting

The Boy Scouts of America is the nation's foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training.

In the future Scouting will continue to

    offer young people responsible fun and adventure;

    instill in young people lifetime values and develop in them ethical character as expressed in the Scout Oath and Law;

    train young people in citizenship, service and leadership;

    serve America's communities and families with its quality, values-based program.