Scouting is based on three broad principles which represent its fundamental beliefs. These include:
Duty to God: Defined as, Adherence to spiritual principles, loyalty to the religion that expresses them and acceptance of the duties resulting therefrom.
Duty to Others: Defined as, Loyalty to one's country in harmony with the promotion of local, national and international peace, understanding and cooperation, and Participation in the development of society, with recognition and respect for the dignity of one's fellow-being and for the integrity of the natural world.
Duty to Self: Defined as, Responsibility for the development of oneself. This is in harmony with the educational purpose of the Scout Movement whose aim is to assist young people in the full development of their potentials.
We define Scouting Practices as a system of progressive self-education including:
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