Boy Scouts instills youth with character

November 12, 2013 • Local News

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies that receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign.

“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.”

Sound familiar? It’s the Boy Scout Oath.

Boy Scouts of America has taught young people outdoor skills and instilled them with character for more than 100 years in Roswell. The organization has been a United Way agency for about half of that time.

The Conquistador Council of Boy Scouts of America, which includes Chaves County troops, receives 13 percent of its annual Login to read more

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