Scout Basics

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

Learning How to Tie Knots

Boys Life has a great video called Learn to Tie Knots:   Click here

Or you could try Animated Knots by Grog: Click here

Bowline Knot

Bowline Knot

The bunny comes out of the hole, runs around the tree, and goes back in the hole.

Square Knot

Square Knot

A half-knot is the first thing you do in tying a shoelace. A square knot is what most people think of when they hear “knot,” two half-knots in opposite directions.


The Half Hitch

Check either of the above links for videos on how many knots are done.