Scouts – Investiture

To be invested as a Scout a young person must complete the requirements of the Scout Membership Award  and make the Scout Promise in front of his/her fellow Scouts of the troop at their investiture ceremony.

Details can be found in Welcome Folder. The quizzes, Scout Law and Promise and also the History of the Scout Movement can be found in the same folder and can help with making a start on completing the requirements of the Scout Membership Award.

The Scout Promise:

New alternatves to this Promise were introduced in January 2014 and can be found at

On my honour,

I promise that I will do my best to do my duty to
God and to The King to help other people
and to keep the Scout Law.

Discussion Points.

What is your honour?
What do you consider to be your duty to God?
What do you consider to be your duty to the King?
How should you help other people?
When is it important to keep the Scout Law?

The Scout Law

1.       A Scout is to be trusted.
2.       A Scout is loyal.
3.       A Scout is friendly and considerate.
4.       A Scout belongs to the world wide family of Scouts.
5.       A Scout has courage in all difficulties.
6.      A Scout makes good use of time and is careful of possessions and property.
7.       A Scout has self respect and respect for others.

Discussion Points.

Who should be able to trust a Scout?
With what should a Scout be trusted?
Who has trusted you recently?
To whom are you loyal?
To whom should a Scout be friendly and considerate?
How have you been friendly and considerate recently?
What does the world wide family of Scouts mean to you?
Does courage always mean being a public hero?
Have you needed courage recently?
How do you make good use of your time?
With whose possessions and property should you be careful?
What does self-respect and respect for others mean to you?