The 12 jewels of the Scout Law is a summary of character issues that a Member of ALPHA PHI OMEGA (PHILIPPINES) pledges to follow.
He tells the truth and keeps his promises. Honesty is an integral part of his Code of Conduct. People can depend on him.
He is true to his family, leaders, friends, community, nation and other members of the fraternity.
He is concerned about other people. He does things willingly and unselfishly for others.
He is a friend to all. He is a Brother to other APO members. He seeks to understand others. He respects those with ideas and customs other than his own.
He is polite to everyone, regardless of age or position. He knows and understands that good manners make it easier for people to get along together.
He understands that there is strength in being gentle. He treats others as he wants others to treat him.
He follows the rules of the fraternity, his family, his community and his nation. If he thinks the rules and laws are unfair, he will try to have them changed in an orderly manner rather than disregard and disobey these.
He always looks for the bright side of things. He cheerfully does tasks assigned to him. He always tries to make others happy.
He works to pay his way and to help others. He saves for unforeseen needs. He protects and conserves natural resources. He carefully uses time and property.
He can face danger even if he is afraid. He has the courage to stand for what he thinks is right even if others laugh at or threaten him.
He keeps his body, mind and spirit as well as his dwelling and surroundings clean. He goes around with those who believe in living by these same ideals with him.
He is reverent towards God. He is faithful to his religious duties. He respects the religious beliefs of others.
Excerpts of the minutes of the:
1st Joint EXECOM and BOD Meeting
Development Year 2007 – 2009
Boso-Boso Highlands Resort and Convention Center
24 – 25 August 2007
Bro Boy Lopez presented a draft APO Code of Conduct. After thorough discussion on the proposed APO Code of Conduct and upon motion of Bro Brassett Espiritu duly seconded by VP for the Sorority, Sis Rikki Liquigan, the BOD unanimously adopted Resolution No. 13, “A Resolution Adopting the Alpha Phi Omega International Philippines Code of Conduct”