Code of Conduct

Natick Cub Scout Pack 7 Code of Conduct

The following Code of Conduct is based on the tenets of the Scout Oath and the Scout Law (see below).  This guidance establishes the expectations for behavior of scouts, parents and guests/siblings during any pack event, either internal or external.  Respect for event hosts, buildings and grounds, parents, committee members, other scouts and event rules is at the center of this Code of Conduct.

Failure to adhere to the code of conduct and its intent will result in consideration by the Scout Committee to enact disciplinary action, which may include restricted or prohibited access to scout events held by Natick Pack 7.

The Scout

The conduct of the Scout must be in accordance with the principles Cub Scouting, the Scout Oath, the Scout Law, the belief that we will “Do Our Best” at all times.   As scouts learn to practice these good behaviors they will need continued encouragement from their Akelas, scout parents and committee members. 

When a scout is struggling to meet these standards even after intervention from Akelas, the scout may be considered in violation of this code of conduct, subject to disciplinary action.

The Parent (Akela)

The conduct of the Akela must be in accordance with conduct of the scout at all times.  Additionally, the Akela has the added responsibility as the teacher of the scout at all times, in all ways.  The Akela must act as an example to each scout and fellow Akelas at all times, focusing on enhancing the scout experience at pack events.  Akela’s also have the responsibility to assure invited guests are acting in manner to meet scout expectations. 

When an Akela is struggling to meet these standards even after intervention from other Akelas and Committee Members, the Akela may be considered in violation of this code of conduct, subject to disciplinary action.


The Guest/Sibling

The conduct of the guest or sibling must be in accordance with the conduct of the scout at all times.  In addition, the guest or sibling has the added responsibility to assure they are enhancing the scout experience at den and pack events.

When a guest or sibling is struggling to meet these standards even after intervention from Akelas and Committee Members, the guest may be considered in violation of this code of conduct, subject to disciplinary action.


The Scout Oath

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


The Scout Law

A Scout is
 
 
 
Trustworthy
Tell the truth and keep promises. People can depend on you.
Loyal
Show that you care about your family, friends, Scout leaders, school, and country.
Helpful
Concerned about other people and does things willingly for others without pay or reward.
Friendly
Be a friend to everyone, even people who are very different from you.
Courteous
Be polite to everyone and always use good manners.
Kind
Treat others as you want to be treated. Never harm or kill any living thing without good reason.
Obedient
Follow the rules of your family, school, and pack. Obey the laws of your community and country.
Cheerful
Look for the bright side of life. Cheerfully do tasks that come your way. Try to help others be happy.
Thrifty
Work to pay your own way. Try not to be wasteful. Use time, food, supplies, and natural resources wisely.
Brave
Face difficult situations even when you feel afraid. Do what you think is right despite what others might be doing or saying.
Clean
Keep your body and mind fit. Help keep your home and community clean.
Reverent
Be reverent toward God. Be faithful in your religious duties. Respect the beliefs of others.