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The Tiger Cub Den Leader
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The Tiger Cub Den Leader

Qualifications:
If residing in this country but not a citizen of the United States, agrees to abide by the Scout Oath and Law, to respect and obey the laws of the United States of America, and to subscribe to the BSA statement of religious principle. Is at least 21 years of age and of good moral character. Should be interested in and enjoy working with boys and be able to work with adults. Should be an expefienced leader, but may be a parent or guardian of a boy in the den. Recommended by the Cubmaster after consultation with the parents and guardians of the Tiger Cubs involved, and approved by the pack committee and chartered organization. Registered as an adult leader of BSA.

Responsibilities:
The Tiger Cub den leader's responsibilities are to

  • Give leadership in carrying out the pack program in the den.
  • Complete Tiger Cub den leader Fast Start Training and position-specific Basic Leader Training. Attend monthly roundtable meetings.
  • Lead the den in its participation at pack meetings.
  • Serve as den host or hostess for family members at the pack meetings.
  • Work in harmony with other den and pack leaders.
  • Help the Cubmaster (or assistant Cubmaster) and pack committee to recruit new boys.
  • Coordinate shared leadership among the Tiger Cub adult partners in the den.
  • Ensure that each Tiger Cub and his adult partner have the opportunity to be the host team, planning and executing the den activities, rotating responsibilities monthly.
  • Make pack and den resources available to the host team, ensuring the completion of the den component of the Tiger Cub advancement requirements.
  • Use Boys' Life and Scouting magazines, Cub Scout Program Helps, the Tiger Cub Handbook, and other Cub Scouting literature as sources for program ideas.
  • Keep accurate records of den dues and attendance. Collect weekly den dues (optional) and turn them in to the pack treasurer at the monthly pack leaders' meetings.
  • Maintain a friendly relationship with the Tiger Cubs and their adult partners.
  • Encourage Tiger Cubs to earn advancement awards. Keep accurate advancement records and see that the boys receive recognition for their achievements.
  • Stimulate the Tiger Cubs' imaginations on the program theme for the month, and work with the adult partners to prepare boys for participation in pack meetings.
  • Promote the religious emblems program, as available to Tiger Cubs.
  • Help the den and pack earn the National Summertime Pack Award.
  • Take part in the annual pack program planning conference and pack leaders' meetings.
  • Help set a good example for the boys through behavior, attitude, and proper uniforming.
  • Help the Cubmaster or assistant Cubmaster provide a meaningful recognition ceremony for the transition of Tiger Cub dens as they enter Wolf dens at the end of the Tiger Cub year.
  • Throughout the year, keep in mind the transition goal of moving the boys to the next level in Cub Scouting.
  • Support the policies of the BSA.

 

The main responsibilities of the Tiger Cub den leader can be summarized as follows:

  • Work directly with other den and pack leaders to ensure that their den is an active and successful part of the pack.
  • Coordinate shared leadership among the Tiger Cub adult partners, ensuring that all adult partners help plan, conduct, and prepare for den meetings and Go See It outings on a rotating basis and that the den activities provide advancement opportunities for the boys in the den.
  • Attend pack leaders' meetings.
  • Lead the den at the monthly pack activity.
  • Ensure the transition of Tiger Cubs into a Wolf den at the end of the year.

Do Your Best!