See the AHFS’s Bylaws in its unofficial English version here.

(Please note the bylaws in English are from 2018 and have not been updated to the 2023 Hungarian version.)


Mission Statement

To support Cleveland, Ohio area Hungarian Scout troops, groups, or organizations and to promote and foster their established principles.

To establish scout centers, homes, camps, parks, pools, libraries, etc. for use by troops, groups, or organizations of Hungarian Scouts in the Cleveland, Ohio area and to provide for such facilities’ upkeep and maintenance.

To direct and coordinate the individual troops, groups, or organizations in mutual understanding and harmony in union with the officers of the American Hungarian Friends of Scouting.

To insure, by its activities and fostering, as the organizing body and/or sponsor, continuous support in the development of scouting values to the members and to ensure continuous operations of the local troops, groups, or organizations of Hungarian Scouts.

Scout Law

A Scout is: Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.

Scout Oath

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