To recognize youth members who serve as den chief for at least a year, understand Cub Scouting, attend den chief training, and are active.
Who Can Earn This Award?
Earned by Scouts BSA members and Venturers.
How to Get the Award
Complete Service Award progress record in the back of the Den Chief Handbook; have Cubmaster and den leader sign off completion of requirements, and give form to the unit leader who will order the award and set a presentation date.
Supply Item Description and Uniform Placement
Special red, white, and blue Den Chief cord; worn on left shoulder, under the epaulet, and certificate.
Supply/BIN Item No.
Cord, No. 389; certificate, No. 33726.
Den Chief Service Award Requirements
- Serve the pack faithfully for one full year.
- Attend Den Chief Training (if available within year of service) OR be trained by the assistant Cubmaster and den leader.
- Know and understand the purposes of Cub Scouting.
- Help Cub Scouts achieve the purposes of Cub Scouting.
- Be the activities assistant in den meetings.
- Set a good example by attitude and uniforming.
- Be a friend to the boys in the den.
- Take part in weekly meetings.
- Assist the den at the monthly pack program.
- Meet as needed with the adult members of the den, pack, troop, team, or crew.
- Complete four of these projects:
- Serve as a staff member of a special Cub Scouting event, such as a Scouting show, bicycle rodeo, etc.
- Serve as a staff member of a Cub Scout day camp or �resident camp.
- Advance one rank.
- Assist in recruiting three new Cub Scouts.
- Assist three Cub Scouts to become Webelos Scouts.
- Assist three Webelos Scouts to join a troop.
- Help to plan and carry out a joint pack-troop activity.
- Recommend to your Scoutmaster, Varsity Scout Coach, or Venturing Advisor another Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, or Venturer to be a den chief.
See the Den Chief Handbook, No. 33211B, for detailed requirements.