Den Chief Service Award Ceremony
Posted On: 2021-07-14

Cubmaster, den chief receiving the award, Scoutmaster, den leaders, and Cub Scouts from den chiefs den, assistant Cubmaster.

Service award cord.

The Cubmaster, Scoutmaster, den leaders, and Cub Scouts are arranged in a semicircle with the den chief in its center in front of the room. The assistant Cubmaster narrates.

Assistant Cubmaster: Would the following people please come forward and form a semicircle: our den chiefs Scoutmaster [name] from Troop [number], our Cubmaster [name], den chief, den leaders, and all the Cub Scouts from Den [number]. Den Chief [name], would you please stand in the center of the semicircle.

(After everyone is in place.) The den chief service award recognizes den chiefs who lead and serve their dens for at least 1 year. This award emphasizes your key role within Boy Scouting and compliments you for your important service. It is you, the den chief, who brings the fun of Boy Scouting to Cub Scouts and who brings eager Webelos Scouts into your troop.

You have helped the Cub Scouts in your den to the best of your ability.

You have encouraged, guided, and protected them in all den and pack activities.

You have shown them by example what a Boy Scout can be. You have been prompt and dependable and have cooperated with your leaders in carrying out the den program. We of Pack [number] thank and congratulate you for your part in making us the best in the [name] Council.

Scoutmaster [name], do you wish to make any comments at this time? (He does so.)

Cubmaster [name], do you have any further comments? (He makes his comments.)

Leaders of Den [number], do you have anything to add? (If they do, they speak now.)

Cub Scouts from Den [number], would any of you like to say anything now?

[Name], at this time we would like your den leader, [name], to place on your left shoulder your new service award cord. (After the cord is in place) Cub Scouts of Den [number], you may now congratulate your den chief.