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|image = DenChiefPatch.jpg
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|method = Appointed <!-- Elected or Appointed -->
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|by = [[Senior Patrol Leader]]/[[Scoutmaster]] or <br/>[[Crew Advisor]]
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|by = [[Senior Patrol Leader]]/[[Scoutmaster]],<br/>[[Crew Advisor]], or [[Skipper]]
|report = [[Cub Scout Den Leader]] AND <br/>[[Assistant Senior Patrol Leader]],<br/>[[Crew President]], or [[Ship Boatswain]]
|report = [[Cub Scout Den Leader]] AND <br/>[[Assistant Senior Patrol Leader]],<br/>[[Crew President]], or [[Ship Boatswain]]
}} [[Image:Boyscout-troop.gif|thumb|right|Typical Boy Scout troop organization chart (click to zoom)]]
}} [[Image:Boyscout-troop.gif|thumb|right|Typical Boy Scout troop organization chart (click to zoom)]]
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The [[{{PAGENAME}}]] is a [[Boy Scout]], [[Venturer]], or [[Sea Scout]] who serves as the activities assistant for a [[Cub Scout]] or [[Webelos Scout]] [[den]]. He meets with the den leader to review den and pack meeting plans and helps out however he can. He projects a positive image of Boy Scouting and, if serving as a Webelos den chief, helps prepare boys to join Boy Scouting.
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The [[{{PAGENAME}}]] is a [[Boy Scout]], [[Venturer]], or [[Sea Scout]] who serves as the activities assistant for a [[Cub Scout]] or [[Webelos Scout]] [[den]]. He meets with the [[den leader]] to review den and [[pack meeting]] plans and helps out however he can. He projects a positive image of Boy Scouting and, if serving as a den chief to a [[Webelos]] den, helps prepare boys to join Boy Scouting.
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==Qualifications==
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Den Chiefs are expected to complete [[Den Chief Training]] to be considered fully-trained for their position.
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== Qualifications ==
#Is an older Boy Scout, Venturer, or Sea Scout.
#Is an older Boy Scout, Venturer, or Sea Scout.
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#Selected by the [[senior patrol leader]] and Scoutmaster in a [[Boy Scouting]] [[troop]], by the [[Crew Advisor]] in a [[Venturing]] [[crew]], or by the [[Ship Skipper]] in a [[Sea Scouting]] [[ship]] at the request of the Cubmaster.
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#Selected by the [[senior patrol leader]] and Scoutmaster in a [[Boy Scouting]] [[troop]], by the [[Crew Advisor]] in a [[Venturing]] [[crew]], or by the [[Skipper]] of a [[Sea Scouting]] [[ship]] at the request of the [[Cubmaster]].
#Approved by the Cubmaster and pack committee for recommendation to the den leader.
#Approved by the Cubmaster and pack committee for recommendation to the den leader.
#Registered as a youth member of a troop, crew, or ship.
#Registered as a youth member of a troop, crew, or ship.
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== Reports to ==
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==Reports to==
 
* [[Cub Scout Den Leader]] AND
* [[Cub Scout Den Leader]] AND
** [[Assistant Senior Patrol Leader]] OR
** [[Assistant Senior Patrol Leader]] OR
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** [[Ship Boatswain]]
** [[Ship Boatswain]]
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==Responsibilities==
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== Responsibilities ==
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The Cub Scout den chief’s responsibilities are to:
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* Knows the [[purposes of Cub Scouting]].
* Knows the [[purposes of Cub Scouting]].
* Helps Cub Scouts achieve the purposes of Cub Scouting.
* Helps Cub Scouts achieve the purposes of Cub Scouting.
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== See also ==
== See also ==
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{{Boy Scout portal}} {{Venturing portal}}
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{{Boy Scout portal}} {{Venturing portal}} {{Sea Scout portal}}
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[[Den Chief Service Award]]
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* [[Den Chief Service Award]]
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* [[Den Chief Training]]
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* ''[[Den Chief Handbook]]''
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==External Links==
==External Links==
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*[https://www.scouting.org/programs/cub-scouts/leaders/about/the-pack/csdcf/ Cub Scout Den Chief] &mdash; Scouting.org
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*[http://www.scouting.org/programs/leaders/about/the-pack/csdcf/ Cub Scout Den Chief] &mdash; Scouting.org
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{{Positions of Responsibility Sea Scouts navbox}}
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[[Category:Youth positions]]
[[Category:Youth positions]]
[[Category:Boy Scouts]]
[[Category:Boy Scouts]]
[[Category:Venturers]]
[[Category:Venturers]]
[[Category:Sea Scouts]]
[[Category:Sea Scouts]]

Current revision

The Den Chief is a Boy Scout, Venturer or Sea Scout who
assists a Cub Scout Den Leader or Webelos Den Leader.
The Den Chief can earn the Den Chief Service Award.

Serving as Den Chief can apply towards Positions of Responsibility requirements for Star, Life, and Eagle.
Den Chief
Selection:Appointed
Selected by:Senior Patrol Leader/Scoutmaster,
Crew Advisor, or Skipper
Reports to:Cub Scout Den Leader AND
Assistant Senior Patrol Leader,
Crew President, or Ship Boatswain
Typical Boy Scout troop organization chart (click to zoom)
Typical Boy Scout troop organization chart (click to zoom)

The Den Chief is a Boy Scout, Venturer, or Sea Scout who serves as the activities assistant for a Cub Scout or Webelos Scout den. He meets with the den leader to review den and pack meeting plans and helps out however he can. He projects a positive image of Boy Scouting and, if serving as a den chief to a Webelos den, helps prepare boys to join Boy Scouting.

Den Chiefs are expected to complete Den Chief Training to be considered fully-trained for their position.

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Qualifications

  1. Is an older Boy Scout, Venturer, or Sea Scout.
  2. Selected by the senior patrol leader and Scoutmaster in a Boy Scouting troop, by the Crew Advisor in a Venturing crew, or by the Skipper of a Sea Scouting ship at the request of the Cubmaster.
  3. Approved by the Cubmaster and pack committee for recommendation to the den leader.
  4. Registered as a youth member of a troop, crew, or ship.

Reports to

Responsibilities

The Cub Scout den chief’s responsibilities are to:

Den Chief Pledge

I promise to help the Scouts of my den to the best of my ability; to encourage, guide, and protect them in all den and pack activities, and to show them by my example what Boy Scouts of America stands for.

I will strive to be prompt and dependable, and to cooperate with the leaders in carrying out the den program As each Scout becomes eligible to move along the Cub Scouting trail, I will encourage the member and do all in my power to interest the Cub Scout in some day becoming a Boy Scout.

See also

Boy Scout portal
Venturing portal
Sea Scout portal
Boy Scout Ranks requiring a Positions of Responsibility
  • Star Rank #5 "While a First Class Scout, serve actively in your troop for four months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility (or carry out a Scoutmaster approved leadership project to help the troop)"
  • Life Rank #5 "While a Star Scout, serve actively in your troop for six months in one or more of the positions of responsibility (or carry out a Scoutmaster approved leadership project to help the troop)"
  • Eagle Scout Rank #4 "While a Life Scout, serve actively in your troop for a period of six months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility..."
  • See also: National Youth Leadership Training‎ (NYLT) - a fun, six-day outdoor learning course.


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