The Scout Laws Explained - Their Meaning to a Scout
A Scout is to be trusted
Always keep your promises. If you say you will do something you should make sure that youi do it. Don't make promises you can't keep.
A Scout is Loyal
Scouts are dedicated to Scouting, their family, friends and their work. Scouting should not be to the exclusion of everything else but having made the commitment to become a Scout it should be given a place of importance in your life.
A Scout is friendly and considerate.
As a Scout you should think of the consequences of the things that you do, to those people that you know and even those you do not. This could include doing things that disturb your neighbours, not disposing of litter carefully teh consequences of which may not be noticed for years.
A Scout belongs to the world-wide family of Scouts
The Scout Movement is like a huge family, wherever you go in the world you will always be able to find someone who is or who was a Scout.
A Scout has courage in all difficulties
No mater what you do, if the going gets difficult you will always do your best to overcome those difficulties and get the job done to the best of your ability.
A Scout makes good use of time and is careful of possessions and property.
Try to plabn your time, for example get your homework done when you first get home from school, get your jobs done and then you will have time to do the things that you like doing. Always look after your things, and things that belong to others even better, that way they last longer.
A Scout has respect for himself and for others.
Look after yourself, don't depend on others doing everything for you, learn independence and develop your own opinions but always listen to and respect the opinions of others, even when theyare different to yours.