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Den Chief Resources

Basic Information What is a Den Chief? A Den Chief is a Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, or Venturer assisting a Tiger Cub, Wolf, Bear, or Webelos Scout den. The Den Chief assists the den leader with meetings; helps lead activities, games, and ceremonies; helps Cub Scouts learn to be leaders; sets a good example; and encourages Cub Scouts… Read more

Lion Pilot Program for Kindergarteners

Lion pilot program for kindergarteners off to a roaring start, with exciting changes coming for 2017-2018 August 14, 2017 Bryan Wendell Cub Scouting 39 “It’s fun, hands-on and active.” “It’s simple and easy to implement.” “It’s age-appropriate, builds character and develops new skills.” That’s just a glimpse of what parents and youth across the country are saying about Lions, the BSA’s… Read more

From the Chief: Our Perspective on the Presidential Visit

Scouting Family, In the last two weeks, we have celebrated the best of Scouting at our 20th National Jamboree with nearly 40,000 participants, volunteers, staff and visitors. The 2017 National Jamboree has showcased and furthered the Scouting mission by combining adventure and leadership development to give youth life-changing experiences. Scouts from Alaska met Scouts from Alabama; Scouts from… Read more

OCC Jamboree Collectors Sets

2017 Old Colony Council – National Jamboree  “Collector’s” This is the Old Colony Council “Collector’s Set” for the 2017 Jamboree.  Of the 100 sets made, almost all have been pre-sold to Old Colony Council Contingent members.  The sets are numbered on the back (#1 to #100), with a sticker from the company that made them.  Only a few sets will… Read more