The Den Chief is an ambassador of the troop to local Cub Scout packs. He assists the den leader with den and pack activities and serves as a role model to the boys. This is an appointed position by the Scoutmaster and typically runs for a full year to provide continuity to the den. A Den Chief can hold an additional troop elected position
Assigned Den Leader
First Class Scout
Oak Leaf and Den Chief Training
Approximately 12 months
The Den Chief should attend at least 80% of the Monday meetings and at least 80% of the Den & Pack meetings
- Know the purposes of Cub Scouting.
- Help Cub Scouts achieve the purposes of Cub Scouting.
- Serve as the activities assistant at den meetings.
- Set a good example through attitude and uniform
- Be a friend to the boys in the den.
- Help the den in its part of the monthly Pack meeting.
- Meet regularly with the den leader to review den and Pack meeting plans.
- Encourage Cub Scouts to join a Boy Scout Troop upon Graduation.
- Be on time for all troop, den and pack meetings and activities.
- Set a good example.
- Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
- Be an active Scout and show Scout spirit.