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A study of Boy Scouts of America by Tufts University looked at six character attributes of 2000+ Scouts and non-Scouts over three years and found…

The more time kids spend in Scouting the better the outcomes in character development.


Scouts are also more likely to embrace positive social values than non-Scouts.

Those who attend meetings regularly report higher outcomes in the six categories when compared to Scouts with lower attendance.

To see a visual representation of the results of this study, follow this link: Scouting Builds Positive Character

To look at the study yourself, follow this link: Developmental Trajectories of Youth Character

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The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law.

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