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Scouting for the Homeschooled

Scout Oath

On my honor,
I will do my best
to do my duty,
to God and my Country,
to obey the scout law,
help other people at
all times,
to keep myself
physically strong,
mentally awake,
and morally straight.

Scout Law

A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent.


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Scouting for the Homeschooled: 2001 Conference materials
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Updated 1/12/2003

Scouting for the Homeschooled
Philmont Training Conference
09/15/2002 through 09/21/2002

Course Description:

The number of homeschooled youth is growing throughout America and Scouting is a natural means of providing curriculum support and peer activities which are needed to become an educated person. This conference is for all who wish to learn how to use the Scouting program to enrich the home-teaching program.


  • Share successes of homeschool families from around the country in the use of Scouting to enhance their program.
  • Discussion and examples of ways to present Scouting materials to home school organizations in your area.
  • Discussion on the use of Scouting resources to enrich home school activities.
  • Presentation on ways for homeschooled Scouts to make valuable contributions to their District and Council.
  • Learn about youth in Scouting - from Tiger Cubs to Venture Crews.
  • Presentation on the role of a "Homeschool" Commissioner.
  • Find ways to reach others in Scouting and in the homeschool community.
Family activities:
  • Children will enjoy hikes, games, crafts and site seeing.
  • Scouter spouses can elect to pre-register for other courses offered during the week.
  • Spouses will have the opportunity to take part in their own hikes, crafts, tours and free time.
Who should attend:
  • Homeschool Scouting families
  • District Committee members interested in reaching the Homeschool population
  • Professional Scouters interested in learning more about Homeschool families and youth
Bring the whole family and enjoy the experience of Philmont Scout Ranch and Training Center.

To request an invitation, contact your local Scout office or speak to your District Executive.

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This site, and the information contained within it, is put together based on the experience I had at Philmont. This is not an official BSA site; I have put this together for informational purposes only.


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