Boy Scout Uniforms

Boy Scout Uniforms Method

Scout uniforms are an important part of the Boy Scouts of America program and one of the methods of scouting. Each boy gets to be part of a group demonstrated by their uniform and each group has a personal sense of identity. The scout uniform is also a display case for a scout's individual accomplishments and recognitions. We wear the uniform to associate ourselves with the principles to which we are committed - character development, citizenship training, and physical and mental fitness. The uniform is not intended to hide our individuality, but it is a way we give each other strength and support.

The Scouting movement is built on positive values. As we wear the uniform in cub scouts and boy scouts, we stand together and encourage each other to live by those principles. Scouts and adults alike should take pride in belonging to this program and wear the uniform correctly.

The official scout uniform consists of shirt, pants, belt, and socks. A neckerchief and hat are optional. In reality, each unit may have different uniform expectations, with some expecting socks to hat while others expect just the shirt. Having all scouts consistently uniformed for meetings and outings makes for a much better adventure. It is also important to remember that the scout uniform is not a mandatory part of scouting and a scout should not be prohibited from participating just because he does not have a uniform, or a complete uniform.


Richmond County Kiwanis Fundraiser Event

Posted by rleonard10314 on Oct 18 2022 - 8:52pm

October 23 from 10 am to 2 pm.

See attached Flyer.

Come out and support. Scouts sign up and tell us if you are coming.  Needed scouts to clean up after 2 pm.

Anthony Coughlin Eagle Project

Posted by kcoughlin1 on Sep 21 2022 - 5:47pm

Come to Anthony's Eagle Project on Saturday, October 8 at Clay Pit Ponds Park

Jimmy Max Fundraiser

Posted by rleonard10314 on Sep 13 2022 - 11:43am



Tuesday September 20, 2022


Posted on Oct 26 2020 - 8:19pm

Hey Troop,

                 Last Friday’s in person meeting was a great time!!!  It was nice to get back a little bit of “normalcy” to our scouting world. The boys took a look at the equipment that we haven’t had access to since the pandemic started. They did a great job so THANK YOU guys!!!  We even managed to squeeze in a little bit of fun!!

Danny Monahan’s Eagle Scout Project

Posted on Oct 8 2020 - 6:58pm

Danny Monahan’s Eagle Scout Project

We are meeting in the parking lot of Clay Pit Pond Interpretive Center at 8am. It is at 2351 Veterans Road West.

Kevin Coughlin’s Eagle Project 10/3/20 at 10:00 AM

Posted on Oct 2 2020 - 6:50am

 Kevin Coughlin’s Eagle Project

10/3/20 at 10:00 AM
At the Moravian Community Garden across the street from the church.
Bring gardening gloves and water.
Lunch will be provided.

BSA Troop # 26

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