Troop 99 Rochester, MN

Aims of Scouting

Every Scouting activity moves boys toward three basic aims:

  Character Development

Character encompasses a boy's personal qualities, values, and outlook. Scouting strives to help a boy grow in the following ways:

  Character is defined as what your behavior is, when you think no one is looking.

  Citizenship Training

The Scouting program allows boys to practice good citizenship by living and working among others in a troop with rules based   on the common good. Each Scout is further encouraged to do the following:

Mental and Physical Fitness

People get the most out of life when they are mentally and physically fit. Scouting motivates each Scout to work toward these goals: