By Utah National Parks Council
Jan 01, 2017

Vision and Mission

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 Law.

Scout Oath
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.  



Scout Law
A Scout is:

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Vision Statement

Scout YOuth FamilyThe Boy Scouts of America will prepare every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law. The aims of Scouting are to develop in youth:

  • a strong ethical character,
  • an active, participating citizenship, including leadership ability
  • personal fitness:  physical, mental, emotional and moral

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Utah National Parks Council

The Utah National Parks Council is the larges council in the BSA with over 84,000 youth and 42,000 adult volunteers

The Utah National Parks Council is the largest council in the BSA with over 84,000 youth and 42,000 adult volunteers

The Utah National Parks Council fulfills the mission and aims of Scouting by fully supporting each of its chartered organizations. The Council, through its districts, provides training, communications, programs, activities, camping facilities, service centers, volunteer resources, volunteer recognition and professional resources necessary to deliver the promise and program of Scouting.  The Council together with the Districts provide the funds, facilities, leadership, organization, and professional support to accomplish this.Horizontal Frame


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