Before you begin work on this service award, discuss with your Den Leader and either your Scoutmaster or Cubmaster the role and importance of the Den Chief.
- Serve the pack faithfully for 1 full year.
- Attend a den chief training (if available within year of service) OR be trained by the assistant Cubmaster and den leader.
- Know the purposes of Cub Scouting.
- Help Cub Scouts achieve the purposes of Cub Scouting.
- Be the activities assistant in den meetings. (lead five songs, five stunts or skits, five games, five sports activities)
- Set a good example by attitude and uniforming.(for a minimum of six months)
- Be a friend to the boys in the den.
- Take part in weekly meetings. (for a minimum of six months)
- Assist the den at the monthly pack program.(at least three times)
- Know the importance of the monthly theme.
- Meet as needed with the adult members of the den, pack or troop.
- Complete FOUR of these projects:
- Serve as a staff member of a Cub Scout special 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 Boy Scout 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 another Boy Scout to be a den chief.
The information in GREEN is not in the requirements as listed in Boy Scout Requirements, but is in the details in the Den Chief Handbook.
Note: The Braids shown at the Top of this page ( Red White & Blue) are the Den Chief Service Award Braids.
Pictured below are the Braids worn by Scouts while serving as a Den Chief (Blue & Gold) or as a Webelos Den Chief (Red, Blue & Gold)
Each of these are worn over the left shoulder, (under the epaulet and under the arm). A Scout that has earned the Den Chief Service Award, and is serving as a Den Chief or Webelos Den Chief, may wear both braids.
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