The purposes of the corporation are to promote, through organization, and cooperation with other agencies, the ability of boys to do things for themselves and others, to train them in scoutcraft, and to teach them patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred virtues, using the methods that were in common use by boy scouts on June 15, 1916.
Historical and Revision Notes Revised SectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)30902 36:23. June 15, 1916, ch. 148, §3, 39 Stat. 228.
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