The ABC's Of A Good Den Leader
Posted On: 2009-01-02
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.