How to make better use of Den Chiefs

Because den chiefs play such an important role in supporting den leaders and encouraging Cub Scouts to cross over into Boy Scouting, Scouter J.W. wants suggestions on how pack and troop leaders can recruit and retain quality Boy Scouts for this position.

How They Do It: Successful Cub Scout Recruiting

New Cub Scouts get ‘Official Pinewood Derby Licenses’ in the Last Frontier Council. Using innovative recruiting ideas and concepts, the council welcomed 3,562 new Cub Scouts after its 2004 campaign.

Let the (Pack Meeting) Games Begin!

Contests and competitions that Cub Scouts enjoy the most are often surprisingly uncomplicated, with inexpensive materials, rules taking less than a minute to explain, and minimal setup.

"You Are Boy Scouting!"

A trained den chief plays a key role in conducting quality den meetings and encouraging Cub Scouts to make the transition from pack to troop.

Fitness Fun for Cub Scouts

A council’s autumn championship gets boys excited about exercise and provides packs with an early program activity.

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