Scout Oath
On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.

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Memorandums of Understanding

A listing of Memorandums of Understanding and Letters of Endorsement

Below are letters of endorsement and statements of mutual cooperation and support provide local organizations with information on the agreements between their national organizations and the Boy Scouts of America.   BSA also maintains Chartered Organization information and resources for Religious Chartered Organizations, Education Relationships and Civic Organization.

Organization Document
4-H Informal Agreement 
African Methodist Episcopal Church Memorandum of Mutual Support
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Informal Agreement
Alpha Phi Alpha Informal Agreement 
Alpha Phi Omega Not Online
American Appaloosa Horse Association Not Online
American Association of School Administrators Letter of Endorsement
American Baptist Association Informal Agreement 
American Baptist Churches in the USA Informal Agreement 
American Cadet Alliance Memorandum of Mutual Support
American Canoe Association Not Online
American Legion, The Letter of Support
American Radio Relay League Memorandum of Understanding
American Red Cross Letter of Agreement
American Veterans (AMVETS) Memorandum of Mutual Support
American White Water Association Informal Agreement
Anglican Church Informal Agreement
Armenian Apostolic Church of North America Informal Agreement
Armenian General Athletic Union (Homenetmen), Western Region Memorandum of Mutual Support
Assemblies of God Church Letter of Endorsement
Association of Nature Center Administrators In Talks
Baha'i Faith Informal Agreement
B'nai B'rith Informal Agreement
Boys and Girls Clubs of America Informal Agreement
Buddhist Churches of America Letter of Endorsement
Byzantine Rite Catholic Church Informal Agreement
Catholic Church, Roman Letter of Endorsement
Catholic Parent Organization, National Informal Agreement
Christian and Missionary Alliance Church Informal Agreement
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Memorandu m of Mutual Support
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Memorandum of Mutual Support
Church of God Informal Agreement
Church of the Nazarene Letter of Endorsement
Civil Air Patrol Informal Agreement
Civitan International Informal Agreement
Commemorative Air Force Memorandum of Understanding
Community of Christ Letter of Endorsement
Congregational Church Informal Agreement
Community of Christ  
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Informal Agreement
Disabled American Vetrans Letter of Endorsement
Eagles, Fraternal Order of (F.O.E.) Informal Agreement
Eastern Catholic Associates Letter of Endorsement
Eastern Orthodox Committee on Scouting Letter of Endorsement
Elks, Benevolent and Protective Order of (B.P.O.E.) Informal Agreement
Episcopal Church Fact Sheet
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Informal Agreement
Farm Bureau Federation, American Informal Agreement
Federation of Fly Fishermen Not Online
Federation of Islamic Associations in the U.S. and Canada Informal Agreement
Fencing Associations In Talks
First Church of Christ, Scientist Informal Agreement
Focus on the Family Letter of Support
Forum of Catholic War Veterans of the U.S.A. Informal Agreement
General Association of General Baptists Informal Agreement
General Commission on United Methodist Men Letter of Endorsement
Greek Orthodox Informal Agreement
Holy Name Society, National Association of the Informal Agreement
Indian Affairs, Association on American Informal Agreement
International Fellowship of Scouting Rotarians Letter of Support
Islamic Society of North America Memorandum of Mutual Support
Izaak Walton League of America Informal Agreement
Jaycees, United States Informal Agreement
Jewish Community Fact Sheet
Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A. Informal Agreement
JROTC, Army Partnership
JROTC, Naval Partnership
Kiwanis International Informal Agreement
Knights of Columbus Memorandum of Mutual Support
Knights of Pythias, Fraternal Order of Informal Agreement
Lions Clubs International Informal Agreement
Lutheran Church Synod Missouri Memorandum of Mutual Support
Marine Corps League Informal Agreement
Marine Technology Society Memorandum of Understanding
Maritime Archaeological and Historical Society Memorandum of Understanding
Masonic Order of the Eastern Star, Universal Informal Agreement
Members of Churches of Christ for Scouting Reaffirma tion of Support
Mennonite Church Informal Agreement
Military Order of World Wars Memorandum of Mutual Support
Moose International Inc. Informal Agreement
Moravian Church in North America Letter of Endorsement
Muzzle Loading Associations Not Online
National Assembly of Voluntary Health and Scoial Welfare Organizaions Letter of Support
National Association for Interpretation Memorandum of Mutual Support
National Association for Search & Rescue Memorandum of Understanding
National Association of Free Will Baptists Informal Agreement
National Association of High School Scholars Memorandum of Understanding
National Association of Presbyterian of Scouters Fact Sheet
National Baptist Convention of America Informal Agreement
National Baptist Convention USA Inc. Informal Agreement
National Catholic Committee on Scouting Fact Sheet
National Episcopal Scouters Association Memorandum of Mutual Support
National Exchange Club Letter of Endorsement
National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry, Inc. Informal Agreement
National Football League In Talks
National Future Farmers of America Organization Informal Agreement
National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry Letter of Endorsement
National Lutheran Association of Scouters Fact Sheet
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Not Online
National Pan-hellenic Council Memorandum of Support
National Rifle Association Not Online
National Shooting Sports Foundation Not Online
National Society of High School Scholars Memorandum of Mutual Support
Nazarene, Church of the Letter of Endorsement
Odd Fellows, Independent Order of Letter of Endorsement
Optimist International Letter of Endorsement
Original Free Will Baptists Informal Agreement
Orthodox Churches Informal Agreement
Outdoor Nation Memorandum of Understanding
PADI Americas, Inc. Memorandum of Mutual Support
Parents Without Partners Informal Agreement
Pentecostal Churches Memorandum of Mutual Support
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Letter of Endorsement
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Informal Agreement
Primitive Baptist Informal Agreement
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc Memorandum of Mutual Support
Reformed Church in America Informal Agreement
Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) Informal Agreement
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Not Online
Rotary International Informal Agreement
Roundtable International Informal Agreement
Royal Rangers Letter of Support
Ruritan National Informal Agreement
Safari Club International In Talks
Salvation Army Memorandum of Mutual Support
Serra International Memorandum of Understanding
Sertoma International Informal Agreement
Seventh Day Adventists Informal Agreement
ShelterBox USA Memorandum of Understanding
Sons of the American Revolution Informal Agreement
Southern Baptist Convention Letter of Endorsement
Sovereign Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Letter of Endorsement
Steuben Society of America Informal Agreement
The Explorer's Club Not Online
Trout Unlimited Memorandum of Mutual Support
U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce Informal Agreement
Unitarian Universalist Association Memorandum of Understanding
Unitarian Universalist Scouters Organization, Inc. Memorandum of Mutual Support
United Church of Christ Informal Agreement
United Methodist Church In Talks
United Pentecostal Church
US Canoe & Kayak Association In Talks
US Coast Guard Auxilary Memorandum of Agreement
US Department of Defense Letter of Endorsement
US Department of Housing and Urban Development Letter of Endorsement
US Power Squadrons Letter of Endorsement
USA Council of Serra International Not Online
USA Shooting Associations In Talks
VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States) Informal Agreement
YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) Informal Agreement
YMHA (Young Men's Hebrew Association) Informal Agreement
YWCA (Young Women's Christian Association) Informal Agreement
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority In Talks 
Zeta Psi Fraternity Memorandum of Mutual Support