Scout Law - Thrifty

Scout Law - Thrifty

A Scout thrifty. A Scout works to pay his way and to help others. He saves for the future. He protects and conserves natural resources. He carefully uses time and property. On Scout camp outs you will learn to live comfortably with little more than the clothes you are wearing and the gear in your pack. Likewise, you can live other parts of your life simply and well, taking care of what you have and being generous to others. Paying your way with money you have earned gives you independence and pride. When you save your own money to buy a Scout uniform or something else you need, you learn the real value of those items. You will also be sure to take good care of them. Even if you only have a few dollars, get in the habit every month of saving money in a bank account. Share what you have with others, too, and talent is just as valuable as donating money. Another part of thrift is protecting and conserving the earth's natural resources - it's soil, water, forests, wilderness areas, and wildlife. Recycle papers, glass, and metal used in your home and community. Do all you can to minimize waste.