Cub Scout Den Leader Award

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Den Leader Award

Den Leader Award Knot
Created:1989
Level:Wolf & Bear Den Leaders

The Cub Scout Den Leader Award is available to Wolf and Bear Cub Scout Den Leaders who complete training, tenure, and performance requirements. This award is presented by the local council and requires the completion of Fast Start Training, Basic Leader Training for the position, Youth Protection training, and participation in roundtables or a pow wow or University of Scouting. One year of registered service as a Cub Scout Den Leader is a requirement for the award, and tenure used for one award may not be used for another.

The Den Leader Award replaced the Den Leader Training Award, which was phased out on December 31, 1988. Initially there was a neck ribbon, but the ribbons were phased out in 2001.

The discontinuedDen Leader Award medal
The discontinued
Den Leader Award medal

Contents


Cub Scout Den Leader Award requirements

Tenure

Training

Performance

Do five of the following:

  • During at least one program year, have a minimum of 50 percent of the Cub Scouts in your den earn the rank for their grade or age (Wolf or Bear).
  • At least once, reregister a minimum of 75 percent of the eligible members of your den as a part of the pack charter renewal process.
  • Graduate a minimum of 60 percent of the eligible members of your den into Webelos Scouting.
  • Have an assistant den leader or second adult 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, or follow an optional plan approved by the pack.
  • Participate with your den in a Cub Scout day camp or Cub Scout resident camp experience.
  • Explore three Character Connection activities with your den members in one year.
  • Hold regular den meeting and den activity planning sessions with your assistant den leader.

Updated Requirements

Tenure

Complete one year as a registered den leader in the position selected. Tiger Cub den leader’s tenure can be the program year as long as it is greater than eight months.

Training

Performance

Do five of the following during the tenure used for this award:

  • Have an assistant den leader who meets regularly with your den.
  • Have a den chief who meets regularly with your den.
  • Graduate at least 70 percent of your den to the next level.
  • Take leadership in planning and conducting a den service project.
  • Have a published den meeting/activity schedule for the den’s parents.
  • Participate with your den in a Cub Scout day camp or resident camp.
  • Complete Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO).
  • Complete Outdoor Leader Skills for Webelos Leaders.
  • Participate with your den in at least one family camp; if your den is a Webelos den, participate with your den in at least two overnight camps.
  • Take leadership in planning two den outdoor activities.
  • Hold monthly den meeting and den activity planning sessions with your assistant den leaders.

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See also

Cub Scout Leader portal

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