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The Mission Statement of Boy Scouts of America

A mission statement is a formal summary of

the aims and values of an organization and

should be clear, inspiring, and precise.

Mission statements have three main

components: a statement of mission or vision

of the organization, a statement of the core

values that shape the acts and behavior of the

members, and a statement of the goals and


The MISSION of the Boy Scouts of America is

to PREPARE young people TO MAKE ethical

and moral CHOICES over their lifetimes by

INSTILLING in them the VALUES of the Scout

Oath and Scout Law. For more than 100 years,

Scouting has helped build future leaders by

combining educational activities and lifelong

values with fun and adventure in the