Since the 1920’s Wichita Falls and surrounding communities have had the opportunity to be involved in Scouting. The Mission of the Boy Scouts of America is ‘To prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. The Aims of the BSA is to promote character development, citizenship training and mental and physical fitness. We serve over 2,000 youth members in almost 100 units in the following 12 north Texas counties along the Red River (Archer, Baylor, Clay, Cottle, Foard, Hardeman, King, Knox, Montague, Throckmorton, Wichita, and Wilbarger.)
Mission StatementThe 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.
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.
A Scout is:
Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful,
Friendly, Courteous, Kind,
Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty,
Brave, Clean, Reverent
The Boy Scouts of America is the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training.
In the future Scouting will continue to:
· Offer young people responsible fun and adventure;
· Instill in young people lifetime values and develop in them ethical character as expressed in the Scout Oath and Law;
· Train young people in citizenship, service, and leadership;
· Serve America’s communities and families with its quality, values-based program.