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So you are a new Den Leader?

Did you agree to be a leader for your son's friends?  Are you asking yourself, what did I agree to?

Let us start with THANK YOU!!!

On behalf of the young men in your den that you are now leading, and their parents, thank you.  We want to start with thank you, because sometimes it can seem very difficult to be a Den Leader. 

This resource page is dedicated to you the new Den Leader.  Please visit this page often as we work to provide some resources for you.

Some Helpful Information for you as a New Den Leader:

Welcome to the Theodore Roosevelt Council, we serve the youth of Nassau County involved in Scouting, and the leaders who lead them.  Our Council is divided into four districts   IQ - Iroquois District, PQ - Pequott District, RR - Rough Rider District, SR - Shelter Rock District

So You're a New Den Leader

Building Parent and Family Participation

Parent Availability

Uniform Checklist

CubScouts.orgExternal Link

My Scouting.orgExternal Link - The National website where you can keep updated on Cub Scouting and Training

I'm a VolunteerExternal Link

Cub Scout Program UpdatesExternal Link


I've been told I need to take "Training", how do I do that?

The Boy Scouts of America have a variety of training opportunities for you.  The basic foundation of being a leader is to complete your Youth Protection TrainingExternal Link.  Also available is Fast Start Orientation Training and This is Scouting. 

In addition the Theodore Roosevelt Council provides in-person training.  The training provided through these opportunities provide an overview and then continue with position specific training through a classroom setting taught by adult leaders who are or have been Cub Scout Leaders.  You can find these course offering on the Calendar, the entry on the Calendar will say Cub Training.  The letters in front represent the District hosting the training.

    IQ - Iroquois District, PQ - Pequott District, RR - Rough Rider District, SR - Shelter Rock District


Recruiting more youth to your unit, here are some helpful tools:




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