Last updated on: 2/26/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Boy Scouts of America Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Apr. 2004

Description:

“Boy Scouting is a year-round program for boys around ages 11-17. Through the Boy Scout program, young men can achieve the core objectives of strengthening character, personal fitness and good citizenship.”

“Home Page,” www.scouting.org (accessed Feb. 26, 2008)

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:
Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind,
Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, Reverent.”

“Mission & Vision,” www.scouting.org (accessed Feb. 26, 2008)

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