The ABC’s of a Good Den Leader

  • ATTITUDE – Accent the positive. Attitudes determine effectiveness.

  • BOYS – Remember that the program is for them. “If it’s not for the boys, it’s for the birds.”

  • COMMUNICATION – Help keep the lines open.

  • DIPLOMACY – Be a diplomat, not a dictator

  • EFFORT – You’ll get out as much as you put in.

  • FLEXIBILITY – Be able to bend

  • GUIDE – Guide, but don’t force.

  • HARMONY – You can help maintain this in your Pack

  • INTEREST – Keep interest high by KIS-MIF

  • JOY – Spread it…Pass it on.

  • KNOWLEDGE – Den Leaders depend on you for this. Stay informed.

  • LISTEN – with understanding

  • MORALE – Provide moral support for Den Leaders. They need it.

  • NOBODY – is a nobody in Cub Scouting

  • ORGANIZED – Set goals and reach them.

  • PROBLEMS – There are none…just unresolved opportunities.

  • QUANDRY – Keep your Den Leaders out of this state.

  • RESOURCEFUL – Know where to get materials and ideas

  • SCOUT – Our goal is for every Cub to become a Scout

  • TRAINING – Provide this for your Den Leaders.

  • UNIFORM – Promote the uniform, and set a good example by wearing it.

  • VOLUNTEERS – Remember they are hard to come by. Use them, don’t lose them.

  • WISDOM – This includes perseverance, tolerance, and tact.

  • XTRA SPECIAL – That is what each boy is.

  • YEAR – Cub Scouting is year ’round. Plan your program that way.

  • ZEST – Perform your job with zest.