Tag Archives: Aims of Scouting

By Andy Gibbons
Jan 21, 2016

Varsity Scout Leaders Day Book Day 4: Your Goal

The Task: Understand what you are trying to accomplish. Early in your career as a Varsity leader you need to understand what the program is all about. You may be thinking “advancement” or “high adventure” or even “special programs and events.” But these are just ways to reach the real goal. The real goal is the personal development of each individual boy in in three areas: CHARACTER Values Honor […]

By Darryl Alder
Aug 26, 2014

The Aims and Methods of Boy Scouting

 The Scouting program has three specific objectives, known as the “Aims of Scouting.” They are character development, citizenship training, and personal fitness. Character Development Boy Scouting works toward three aims. One is growth in moral strength and character. We may define this as what the boy is himself: his personal qualities, his values, his outlook. […]