The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation’s largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. providing a program for young people that builds character, promotes good citizenship, and develops personal fitness.
For over a century, Scouting has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes — and, through over a century of experience, knows — that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.
The Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council currently serves 13,000 youth across the counties of Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz.
Council Mission: It is the mission of the Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council, Boy Scouts of America to prepare young people to make ethical choices by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout 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 and Reverent.