This Unit Operating Document is presented strictly as an example
of work by a Scouting Unit.
The Viking Council BSA does not, in any way, reject or
endorse the specifics that are contained therein. Units are
encouraged to positively address their own particular needs based on the
12 Points of the Scout Law
Below is a copy of the Code
of Conduct used by Troop 283. It is adapted from another troop in
In order to provide a
positive, safe, and enriching environment for all scouts, while
offering opportunities for wonderful adventures, the following
rules have been established:
I will follow the Scout
Oath, and Outdoor
Code, and I will remember that these are the
basis for all the following rules and should be the basis
for all of my actions.
I am expected to follow
the posted or verbal schedule of activities and assignments
specified by the troop leadership.
I am expected to be on
time for all troop events.
I may not use or
possess any alcoholic beverages, tobacco, or illegal drugs.
If found, my parents and/or the police will be notified
When on outings I
understand, unless otherwise posted, that lights will be out
and I will be in bed by 11:00 PM. I will be quiet.
No visitors will be
allowed in other people's tents from 11:00 PM until 8:00 AM.
Sounds that can be
heard outside my tent after lights out are disrespectful and
disturbing to others. Lack of compliance will be dealt with
by the troop leaders.
If I damage any
property owned by a camp I am visiting, the troop, or
another individual, I will pay for it.
The use of profanity or
abusive language will not be tolerated. I understand that I
will be fined $1.00 if I am found violating this rule by an
I will not bring any
electronic devices like radios, walkmans, game devices, etc.
to any troop events.
will use matches and
lighters only when appropriate and safe and only if I have
I will follow "Toten
Chip" rules and regulations when using
knives, saws, and axes.
I will use the buddy
system on all camping events.
Our troop is primarily
responsible for the behaviour, safety, and welfare of our member
on all camping events. At District or Council events, as well ast
at BSA camps, all camp staff have the right and responsibility of
helping and coreecting any problem they encounter. I will follow
the directions of those leaders as if they were my troop's
This form is signed once a
year at recharter time.
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