Take a break
from corralling your den full of energized 7- to 10-year-olds, and listen up.
We know you work hard as a den leader, and we want give you a hint on how you
can get your just rewards.
your progress as a volunteer and apply for the
Cub Scout Den Leader Award. The blue-and-gold (naturally) square knot is available
after you’ve spent one year as a registered Cub Scout den leader.
But, you’ve got
to complete these training and performance requirements:
- Complete “The
New Den Leader” Fast Start training, basic course for Cub Scout den leaders,
and Youth Protection Training.
- Participate in a
Cub Scout leader pow wow or University of Scouting, or attend at least four
Performance (do five of the following 10):
- During at least
one program year, have at least 50 percent of your den’s boys earn the rank for
their grade or age.
- At least once,
reregister a minimum of 75 percent of the eligible members of your den during
- Graduate at
least 60 percent of eligible boys in your den into Webelos Scouting.
- Have an
assistant den leader who meets regularly with your den.
- Have a den chief
who meets regularly with your den.
- Take leadership
in planning and conducting a den service project.
- Conduct at least
three den meetings per month, nine months per year.
- Participate with
your den in a Cub Scout day or resident camp.
- Explore three
“character connection” activities with your den in a year.
- Hold regular den
meeting and activity planning sessions with your assistant den leader.
Get the details,
and then get started. Click here (link opens PDF) to download a printable,
wallet-size progress record. Your pack committee chairman, Cubmaster, and a
district representative must approve your progress as you complete the