Throughout the history of Scouting, there have been many explanations of the meaning of the points from the Scout Law. For today’s post, I have collected from various sources my favorite definitions. The points on Kindness and Thriftiness came from the ninth edition of the Boy Scout Handbook, 1986. The point on “Brave” came from the first edition of the Boy Scout Handbook, 1911. The rest came from the Boy’s Life magazine: July, 1942.
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