Tag Archives: A Scout is Clean

By Community Submission
Nov 27, 2016

Scouter’s Minute: The Knife

Yesterday my brother-in-law, who is also a ward Scouting committee chair, read this story written by his father at a baptism: It was Christmas Day 1920. I was seven years old. My father, mother, sister and I were living in Auburn, a small town about 70 miles south of Omaha, Nebraska. We were very poor, […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Dec 23, 2014

Twelve Days of Christmas: A Scout is Clean

“A Scout is Clean. A Scout keeps his body and mind fit and clean. He chooses the company of those who live by high standards. He helps keep his home and community clean.” In 2010, Mike Rowe of Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs” spoke at the National Jamboree. He explained to the gathered Scouts, “I’m here in […]

By Melany Gardner
Dec 23, 2013

Twelve Days of Christmas: Day 2 – A Scout is Clean

The tenth attribute in the Scout Law is to be clean. A Scout is clean in thought, word and deed. He uses clean language. He speaks good of others. He is well-kept in appearance. He is morally straight. President Gordon B. Hinckley’s specifically spent many words to describe his third “Be Attitude” — be clean. […]