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Den - Small group of Cub Scouts who meet once a week in the home of a den leader to work on projects, learn games, songs, tricks and skits to be presented at monthly pack meeting.
Den Chief - A Boy Scout who has been appointed to help direct the activities of a Cub Scout den.
Den Doodle - Advancements record using beads, spools or markers hung on string, lacing or yarn by each boy to represent his advancement. It is displayed at monthly pack meetings.
Den Leader (LD) - The adult on-the-scene supervisor of a Cub Scout den. A registered member of the pack who attends basic training.
Den Leader Award - A gold square knot on a blue field awarded to den leaders who have completed training and performance and served for two years.
Den Leader Coach - A Cub Scouter who is responsible for working with and helping den leaders in the pack.
Den Leader Coach Award - A blue square knot on a blue field awarded to den leader coaches who have completed training and performance and served 2 years.
Denner - Cub Scout who helps the den leader with den and pack meetings. This is generally a rotating position so each Cub Scout may serve and learn a little about helping and leadership.
District - Level of the Cub Scout organization directly under the council. Each Cub Scout belongs to a den, each den belongs to a pack, each pack belongs to a district, each district belongs to a council, each council belongs to a region, and all regions belong to the national organization of the Boy Scouts of America.
District Award of Merit - A silver knot on a dark blue field awarded for outstanding service by a volunteer on the district level.
District Commissioner (DC) - A volunteer Scouter who is in charge of all commissioners within a district.
District Committee - A group of registered adult scouters responsible for carrying out the council program within their district.
District Executive - A professional paid Scouter who works with the volunteers under the direction of the Scout Executive.
"Do Your Best" - The Cub Scout motto.
Elective - A part of the Cub Scout advancement program. There are electives in both the Wolf and Bear rank books. For every 10 electives completed, a Cub Scout earns an arrow point.
Fast Start - Supplemental training program for new leaders designed to help them until they can attend basic training.
Friends of Scouting - An annual campaign in which Scouters, and other interested people in the community, can provide financial support to the local council to assist in meeting its objectives.
Good Turn - A distinctive feature of Scouting is its emphasis upon service to others. The Good Turn habit is one that all Scouts endeavor to acquire.
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