Rangers and Rovers
- Rangers and Rovers
The Bharat Scouts and Guides: Ranger Team & Rover Crew
The Bharat Scouts & Guides is a voluntary, non-political, educational movement for young people, open to all without distinction of origin, race or creed ,in accordance with the purpose, principles and methods conceived by the Founder Lord Baden Powell in 1907.
The purpose of the Movement is to contribute to the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual potentials as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of local, national and international communities.
The Scout /Guide Movement is based on the Following Principles.
Duty to God: Adherence to spiritual principle, loyalty to the religion that expresses the acceptance of the duties resulting there from.
Duty to Others: Loyalty to one's country in harmony of local and international peace, understanding, co-operation.
Participation in the development of society with recognition and respect for dignity of one's fellowmen and for the integrity of the natural world.
Duty to Self: Responsibility for the development of one's self.
The Scout /Guide Method is a system of progressive self-education through:-
A Promise and Law Learning by doing.
Membership of small groups under adult leadership involving progressive discovery and acceptance of responsibility and training towards self -government directed towards the development of character, and the acquisition of competence, self-reliance, dependability and capacities to co-operate and to lead.
Progressive and stimulating programmes of various activities based on the interest of the participants including games, useful skills and services to the community taking place largely in an outdoor setting in contact with nature.
Law and Promise
Promise as applicable to Scout/Guides.
On my honour I promise that I will do my best
to do my duty to God and my country,
to help other people and
to obey the Scout/Guide Law.
The Law for the Scout and Guide is:
A Scout /Guide is trustworthy.
A Scout /Guide is loyal.
A Scout / Guide is Friend to all and brother/Sister to every other Scout/Guide.
A Scout / Guide is courteous.
A Scout / Guide is friend to animals and loves nature.
A Scout / Guide is disciplined and helps protect public property.
A Scout / Guide is courageous.
A Scout / Guide is thrifty.
A Scout / Guide is pure in thought, word and deed.
I Promise to do my best
to do my duty God and my Country,
to keep the cub / Bulbul law and
to do a Good turn every day
Law of Cubs and Bulbuls
A Cub / Bulbul gives into the elders.
A Cub / Bulbul is clean and courteous.
Note:1 The word "Dharma" may be substituted, if so desired for the word "God".
Note:2 The law and promise for Scouts & Guides are applicable to Rovers/Rangers and Adult leaders in the movement.
GOALS OF RANGERS AND ROVERS FILE