The Cub Scout PromiseI, (name) promise to do my best to do my duty to God and my country, to help other people, and to obey the Law of the Pack.
The Cub Scout Den Leader:Gives leadership to den program planningPlans, prepares, and runs den meetingsLeads the den at pack eventsWorks with other pack leaders to ensure den successParticipates in pack program planning
The Cub Scout Den Leader Is Supported by the:CubmasterPack committeeChartered organizationDistrict and council, throughCommissionersDistrict Cub Scout roundtablesDistrict committeeDistrict executiveDistrict training team
Leadership Skills for Cub Scout Den LeadersTeamworkCooperationCommunicationWorking with boysAttitudeSetting the Example
Cub Scout AdvancementEncouragement and recognition of achievementGrade-relatedRole of parents changes as boys move through programParents work with boys
Cub Scout Advancement
Cub Scout UniformingSense of belongingRecognition Identification with Scouting
Summary: Advancement and UniformingGrade-based and progressiveParents are the keyLeaders support itLeaders set uniforming example
Planning in the PackBuilt around monthly themes and activitiesAnnual program planning conferenceMonthly pack leaders meeting
Cub Scout CampingDay campResident campFamily campPack campingBe sure to include pack camping in your annual program plans.
Cub Scout Den MeetingsBefore the meetingGatheringOpeningBusiness itemsActivitiesClosingAfter the meeting
Six Great Den Meeting SecretsPlanned well in advanceMake good use of all leadersUse Program Helps, Cub Scout Leader BookUse pack people resourcesAnticipate any behavior problemsAre FUN!
Great Den Leaders Know:Boys need a fast-moving program.Energetic activities should be alternated with quiet ones.Hands-on is better than lecture.Boys will learn self-control when given guidelines.Codes of conduct work when used consistently.