Scouting has been recognized by Muslims as a great movement uniting the youth of the world under the banner of mutually held and valued spiritual, patriotic and moral ideals. Our concern is to fulfill our responsibilities toward the Muslim youth and to prepare them for the leadership roles of tomorrow in the nations where they reside as citizens in this world that we all share. The spiritual bond, while not exemplifying one religion over another, can readily be recognized in the opening phrase of the Scout’s Oath: “On my honor I will do my best, to do my duty to God and my country.” Download the full statement
The National Islamic Committee (NICS) on Scouting and The Islamic Council on Scouting (ICS) is the body that promotes the Scouting program for youth in the Muslim community. The recruitment policy of the Boy Scouts of America for recruiting adults as leaders and youth members in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) program is the same policy used by the NICS.
The Islamic Council on Scouting vision and promise to promote and guide cooperative contacts between the proper authorities of Muslim organizations, mosques, and proper authorities of Islamic organizations, mosques and centers in partnership with Scouting. This Vision is directed at developing the spiritual phase among Islamic youth by means of the Scout oath and law.
The Mission of the National Islamic Committee on Scouting is to promote Scouting among Muslims youth, to help Muslim institutions and local Council Islamic committees to provide Scouting opportunities for Muslim youth, and to promote Islamic values in Scouting through program helps and its religious emblems program