Den Chief Training Offered to Scouts

The August 30 session of Den Chief training will take place via teleconference from 1 to 4 p.m.

Information will be sent to the registration contact prior to the start of the course.

While there is no cost, registration is required in advance.

To register, visit No walk-ins are allowed without advance permission of course director.

Several days before the class, take the online course, “Den Chief Training Fast Start,” It should take about 30 minutes to complete.

Those who should take this training are:

  • Scouts already serving as den chiefs, who are not yet trained.
  • Scouts who will be serving as den chiefs in the near future.
  • Scouts who are thinking about asking to serve as den chiefs.

NOTE: Even if you do not actually become a den chief, much of what you’ll learn will be useful to you as a Scout when serving in other leadership positions, such as troop guides and patrol leaders.

To receive credit for completing the course, Scouts must take the online class, again located at AND attend the Zoom session on August 30 from 1 to 4 p.m.

For the Zoom session:

  • Make sure you bring a pen or pencil.
  • Wear your class “A” uniform.
  • Obtain your own Den Chief handbook. It’s available at the Patriots’ Path Council Scout shops in Cedar Knolls and Mountainside.