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How to start a den or pack?


How to start a den or pack

  • For pack, contact district executive for help
  • For adding dens to my.Scouting tools and Scoutbook (if using Scoutbook) see help information and other discussion topics.

Luke Rose’sTop Tips

Table of Contents

  1. Don’t overthink it.
  2. Ask for help.
  3. Recruit and train volunteers
  4. Communicate often.
  5. Be accommodating.
  6. Don’t let detractors get to you.

For details see article.

List of top tips is from Luke Rose, a Webelos den leader with Pack 873 of Annandale, Va. in “How to start a den or pack”, by Mark Ray, from the September-October 2018 issue of Scouting magazine, Copyright 2018 Boy Scouts of America. (For Unit Leaders, Unit Committee, prospective units.


  1. Marketing and membership hub.
  2. my.Scouting Tools - Has an organization management tool that may have to used used to define dens for other new tools. Ask in my.Scouting Tools category.
  3. Scoutbook - See help or ask in Using Scoutbook category…

DRAFT 2019-09-07
Need to find and list related discussion topics, tool help files.
is there a help file for adding dens to Scoutbook?

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