Boy Scouting is the flagship program of the Boy Scouts of America for boys ages 11 to 18. Boys who have achieved the Cub Scout Arrow of Light Award or have completed the 5th grade can join as young as 10 years old. Boy Scouts uses outdoor activities such as camping, aquatics and hiking to achieve the aims of character, citizenship and personal fitness training. The Order of the Arrow is the Boy Scouting national honor society for experienced campers, based on American Indian traditions and is dedicated to the ideals of brotherhood and cheerful service.
"The spirit is there in every boy; it has to be discovered and brought to light."
"Loyalty is a feature in a boy's character that inspires boundless hope."
"A boy carries out suggestions more wholeheartedly when he understands their aim."
"The sport in Scouting is to find the good in every boy and develop it."
"The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.