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Cub Scout Core Values
In 1910, the first activities for Scouts were designed to build character, physical fitness, practical skills and service. These elements were part of the original Cub Scout program and continue to be part of Cub Scouting today.
Cub Scouting's Character Connections program helps the Scouts know, commit and practice Cub Scouting's 12 core values.
Cub Scouting's 12 Core Values
1. Citizenship: Contributing service and showing responsibility to local, state and national communities.
2. Compassion: Being kind and considerate, and showing concern for the well-being of others.
3. Cooperation: Being helpful and working together with others toward a common goal.
4. Courage: Being brave and doing what is right regardless of our fears, the difficulties or the consequences.
5. Faith: Having inner strength and confidence based on our trust in God.
6. Health and Fitness: Being personally committed to keeping our minds and bodies clean and fit.
7. Honesty: Telling the truth and being worthy of trust.
8. Perseverance: Sticking with something and not giving up, even if it is difficult.
9. Positive Attitude: Being cheerful and setting our minds to look for and find the best in all situations.
10. Resourcefulness: Using human and other resources to their fullest.
11. Respect: Showing regard for the worth of something or someone.
12. Responsibility: Fulfilling our duty to God, country, other people and ourselves