Mobile Version
 
Move your mouse over me

Move your mouse over me

Share


InsaneScouter Logo
Home > Resources > Ceremonies > Flag
 
advertise with us
 

The Spirit Lives



 

By: G.K. Sammy

The Spirit lives, there is no doubt,
Within the heart of every Scout,

The hope lives on, the dreams survive,
The Scouting spirit is alive!

In England, many years ago,
There lived a man who sought to sow

The seeds of brotherhood of man,
And there the spirit first began

The Scouting spirit spread about
To nations east, west, north and south,

And soon, on every land and shore,
Young men were taught the Scouting Law.

We camped and learned of nature's ways,
We gloried in our youthful days,

We ventured where all others feared,
Because we knew we were prepared.

The world has changed as years went by,
Society's values went awry,

And many ask, "What is the worth
of Scouting on this wretched earth?"

But each new Scout who learns our law
Brings with him hope, and much, much more;

Each generation of Scouts gives
The proof that Scouting's spirit lives.

The treasured valves of the past
Still guide Scouts of today, they last

In spite of changes that we see
Around us in society

And still, adventures filled with fun
Await today's Scouts, every one,

In them that spirit, born of old
May yet transform this sorry world.

And so we say without a doubt,
That in the heart of every Scout

The hope lives on, the dreams survive,
The Scouting spirit is alive!

 


Other Pages you May Like
Commentary on the Pledge of Allegiance
Holidays Around The World
Campfire Lighting With The Cub Scout Spirit
Albert Einstein
Close Your Eyes Opening
Light The Way
 


Follow Us


Show Control Box

User:
  PW:
 
Forgot Password     Signup


 

Search:
About | Sitemap | Advertise | Contact | Disclaimer | Privacy Statement
 

An official InsaneScouter Sponsor
 

Helping Scout leaders one resource at a time...

Generously hosted by Techya http://techya.net/

SRSquare manages this site

Materials found on the InsaneScouter's Website © 1998 - 2015 may be reproduced and used by all Scouting volunteers for training, entertainment and program purposes consistent with Scouting and Guiding Organizations. Unless otherwise noted on the page. If you believe we are republishing your copyrighted material without permission, please Contact Us including the link/url of said content to have it removed or your copyright information added.

Please be advised that InsaneScouter is NOT affiliated with any Scouting or Guiding Organization.

All opinions expressed on these pages are those of the original authors. All holdings are subject to this Disclaimer.