Pack 125 Celebration, FL

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Den Leaders

Tiger Cub Den Leaders

Positions held by: Patty Delaney, Jennifer Kim, Rebecca Olavarria, Kelly Konopka, John James

Qualifications: Is at least 21 years old, subscribes to the Declaration of Religious Principle, and agrees to abide by the Scout Oath or Promise and the Scout Law. Possess the moral, educational, and emotional qualities that the Boy Scouts of America deems necessary to afford positive leadership to youth.  Should be interested in and enjoy working with boys and be able to work with adults. Should be an experienced 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 the 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.

Cub Scout Den Leaders

Positions held by:

Wolf Dens:  Carol Loch, Ben Sharman, Mary Benson
Bear Dens:  Rod Russell, John Perez

Qualifications: Is at least 21 years old, subscribes to the Declaration of Religious Principle, and agrees to abide by the Scout Oath or Promise and the Scout Law. Possess the moral, educational, and emotional qualities that the Boy Scouts of America deems necessary to afford positive leadership to youth. Should be interested in and enjoy working with boys and be able to work with adults. May be a parent or guardian of a boy in the den. Recommended by the Cubmaster after consultation with parents and guardians of the Cub Scouts involved, and approved by the pack committee and chartered organization. Registered as an adult leader of the BSA.

Responsibilities: The Cub Scout den leader’s responsibilities are to

• Give leadership in carrying out the pack program in the den.
• Complete Cub Scout den leader Fast Start Training and position-specific Basic Leader Training. Attend monthly roundtables.
• Lead the den in its participation at pack meetings. Serve as den host or hostess for den family members at pack meetings.
• Work in harmony with other den and pack leaders.
• Help the Cubmaster (or assistant Cubmaster) and pack committee recruit new boys throughout the year.
• Help train the den chief and guide him in working with Cub Scouts. See that he receives recognition for his efforts at den and pack meetings.
• Attend the monthly den chief planning meeting for den leaders, assistant den leaders, and den chiefs.
• With the assistant den leader, meet with the den chief and let him help plan den meetings and den activities; allow him to serve as den activities assistant.
• Provide meaningful jobs for the denner and assistant denner so that they can learn responsibility and gain satisfaction from their efforts.
• Use Boys’ Life and Scouting magazines, Cub Scout Program Helps, the boys’ handbooks, and other Cub Scouting literature as sources for program ideas.
• Collect weekly den dues and turn them in to the pack treasurer at the monthly pack leaders’ meetings. Keep accurate records of den dues and attendance.
• Maintain a friendly relationship with Cub Scouts; encourage them to earn advancement awards. Keep accurate advancement records and see that boys receive recognition for their achievements.
• Stimulate the Cub Scouts’ imaginations on the program theme for the month and help the den prepare its stunts and exhibits for the pack meeting.
• Promote the religious emblems program.
• Help the den and pack earn the National Summertime Pack Award.
• Help establish a close working relationship with the assistant den leader and den chief, functioning as a den leadership team.
• Develop and maintain a good working relationship and open communication with den families. Use their talents to help enrich the den program. Hold den adults’ meetings as often as needed to get acquainted with family members and strengthen den operation.
• Involve den fathers, uncles, and grandfathers in outings and other den activities so that boys will have additional male role models.
• See that a leader is available for all den meetings and activities. Call on the assistant den leader to fill in when necessary.
• 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.
• Support the policies of the BSA.

Assistant Cub Scout Den Leaders

Positions held by:

Wolf Dens: April Bonnell-Martin, Julie Sharman, Teddy Benson

Bear Dens: Jacob Cossairt

The assistant Cub Scout den leader shares the work of the Cub Scout den leader and may be called upon to serve as a family contact or record keeper, or to handle other details of den operation. Each den should have at least one assistant den leader, and more if needed.

Qualifications: Is at least 18 years old, subscribes to the Declaration of Religious Principle, and agrees to abide by the Scout Oath or Promise and the Scout Law. Possess the moral, educational, and emotional qualities that the Boy Scouts of America deems necessary to afford positive leadership to youth. Is able to perform the duties assigned by the den leader. Should be able to fill in for the den leader in case of an emergency. Recommended by the Cubmaster after consultation with the den leader, parents, and guardians of the Cub Scouts involved, and approved by the pack committee and chartered organization. Registered as an adult leader of the BSA.
Responsibilities: The assistant Cub Scout den leader’s responsibilities are to

• Help the den leader as needed.
• Carry out the duties assigned by the den leader.
• Be ready to fill in for the den leader in case of an emergency.
• Help establish a close working relationship with the den leader and den chief, functioning with them as a den  leadership team.
• Complete Cub Scout den leader Fast Start Training and position-specific Basic Leader Training. Attend monthly roundtables.
• Attend pack meetings and help as needed.
• Take part in the annual pack program planning conference and pack leaders’ meetings.
• Attend the monthly den chief planning meeting for den leaders, assistant den leaders, and den chiefs.
• Work in harmony with other den and pack leaders.
• Support the policies of the BSA.

Webelos Den Leaders

Positions held by:

Webelos 1 Dens: Cathy Van Dyke
Webelos 2 Dens: Heather Robbins, Brooke Webb

Qualifications: Is at least 21 years old, subscribes to the Declaration of Religious Principle, and agrees to abide by the Scout Oath or Promise and the Scout Law. Possess the moral, educational, and emotional qualities that the Boy Scouts of America deems necessary to afford positive leadership to youth. Should be interested in and enjoy working with boys and able to work with adults. May be a
parent or guardian of one of the boys in the den. Recommended by the Cubmaster after consultation with parents or guardians of the Webelos Scouts involved, and approved by the pack committee and chartered organization. Registered as an adult leader of the BSA.
Responsibilities: The Webelos den leader’s responsibilities are to

• Give leadership to planning and carrying out a year-round program of activities for the Webelos den to achieve the purposes of Cub Scouting.
• Complete Webelos den leader Fast Start Training, position-specific Basic Leader Training, and Outdoor Leader Skills for Webelos Leaders. Attend monthly roundtables.
• Lead the den in its participation at the monthly pack meetings.
• Help establish a close working relationship with the assistant Webelos den leader and Webelos den chief, functioning with them as a den leadership team.
• Work in harmony with other den and pack leaders.
• Help the Cubmaster and pack committee recruit new Webelos Scouts.
• Help train the Webelos den chief and guide him in working with Webelos Scouts. Attend Den Chief Training with him. See that he receives recognition for his efforts at den and pack meetings.
• Attend the monthly den chief planning meeting for den leaders, assistant den leaders, and den chiefs.
• With the assistant Webelos den leader, meet with the Webelos den chief, and let him help plan Webelos den meetings and activities. Give him meaningful assignments.
• Provide worthwhile tasks for the Webelos denner so that he can assume some responsibility and gain satisfaction from his efforts.
• Use Boys’ Life and Scouting magazines and the Webelos Leader Guide as resources for program ideas and information.
• Instill Scouting spirit and moral values through personal example, ceremonies, and meaningful activities such as service projects.
• Promote the religious emblems program.
• Collect den dues and turn them in to the pack treasurer at the pack leaders’ meeting. Keep accurate records of den dues and attendance.
• Encourage Webelos Scouts to advance. Maintain high advancement standards. Keep accurate advancement records and see that the boys are promptly recognized for their achievements.
• With the help of the Cubmaster, pack committee, and unit commissioner, determine one or more neighborhood Boy Scout troops into which Webelos Scouts may be graduated, and establish a good
working relationship with those troops. Try to graduate every Webelos Scout into a troop.
• Work with the Scoutmaster and assistant Scoutmaster to plan and conduct meaningful joint activities.
• Work with the Cubmaster to see that impressive graduation ceremonies are conducted in the pack. Invite the Scoutmaster and troop leaders to take part.
• Ask qualified people, including adult family members, to serve as activity badge counselors.
• Encourage parents or guardians of Webelos Scouts to help plan and carry out overnight campouts and other outdoor activities. Work with the troop assistant Scoutmaster or Scoutmaster to arrange for the loan of troop equipment for joint Webelos den-troop activities.
• Help the den and the pack earn the National Summertime Pack Award.
• Have a plan to ensure that a leader is available for all Webelos den meetings and activities. Call on the assistant Webelos den leader to fill in, as needed.
• Participate in the annual pack program planning conference and the monthly pack leaders’ meetings.
• Keep the Cubmaster and pack committee informed on the status and needs of the Webelos den.
• Support the policies of the BSA.

Assistant Webelos Den Leaders

Positions held by:

Webelos 1 Dens: Kendal Van Dyke
Webelos 2 Dens: Roger Robbins, Jena Kline

The assistant Webelos den leader shares the work of the Webelos den leader and may be called upon to handle various details of den operation. Every Webelos den should have at least one assistant den leader.
Qualifications: Is at least 21 years old, subscribes to the Declaration of Religious Principle, and agrees to abide by the Scout Oath or Promise and the Scout Law. Possess the moral, educational, and emotional qualities that the Boy Scouts of America deems necessary to afford positive leadership to youth. Is able to perform the duties assigned by the Webelos den leader. Should be able to fill in for the Webelos den leader in case of an emergency.  Recommended by the Cubmaster after consultation with the Webelos den leader and parents or guardians of the Webelos Scouts involved, and
approved by the pack committee and chartered organization. Registered as an adult leader of the BSA.
Responsibilities: The assistant Webelos den leader’s responsibilities are to

• Help the Webelos den leader as needed and carry out the duties assigned by the Webelos den leader. Be ready to fill in for the den leader in case of an emergency.
• Help establish and maintain a close working relationship with the Webelos den leader and Webelos den chief, functioning with them as a den leadership team.
• Help establish and maintain good relationships with neighborhood Boy Scout troops into which Webelos Scouts will graduate.
• Complete Webelos den leader Fast Start Training, position-specific Basic Leader Training, and Outdoor Leader Skills for Webelos Leaders. Attend monthly roundtables.
• Attend monthly pack meetings and help as needed.
• Take part in the annual pack program planning conference and monthly pack leaders’ meetings.
• Attend the monthly den chief planning meeting for den leaders, assistant den leaders, and den chiefs.
• Support the policies of the BSA.

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