Troop 121 Hopkinton

Troop 121 Hopkinton serves the community of Hopkinton, RI.

A Scout is:

  • Trustworthy. A Scout tells the truth. A Scout is honest and keeps promises. People can depend on a Scout.
  • Loyal. A Scout is loyal to those to whom loyalty is due. [no change, but still doesn’t explain what loyalty means]
  • Helpful. A Scout cares about other people. A Scout helps others without expecting payment or reward. A Scout fulfills duties to the family by helping at home.
  • Friendly. A Scout is a friend to all other Scouts. A Scout offers friendship to people of all races, religions, and nations, and a Scout respects them even if their beliefs and customs are different.
  • Courteous. A Scout is polite to people of all ages and positions. A Scout understands that using good manners makes it easier for people to get along.
  • Kind. Scouts treat others as they want others to treat them. A Scout knows there is strength in being gentle. A Scout does not harm or kill any living thing without good reason.
  • Obedient. A Scout follows the rules of the family, school and troop. Scouts obey the laws of their communities and countries. If a Scout thinks these rules and laws are unfair, then change is sought in an orderly way.
  • Cheerful. A Scout looks for the bright side of life. A Scout cheerfully does assigned tasks, and tries to make others happy, too.
  • Thrifty. Scouts work to pay their own way and to help others. Scouts save for the future. A Scout protects and conserves natural resources, and is careful in the use of time, money, and property.
  • Brave. A Scout faces danger even when afraid. A Scout does the right thing even when doing the wrong thing or doing nothing would be easier.
  • Clean. Scouts keep their bodies and minds fit. A Scout chooses friends who also live by high standards. Scouts avoid profanity and pornography. A Scout helps keep the home and community clean.
  • Reverent. A Scout is reverent toward God. A Scout is faithful in fulfilling religious duties. A Scout respects the beliefs of others.