Welcome to Troop 39.

The Best Scouting Experience In Chapel Hill.

Touch a Truck – April 12, 2015 

Touch a truck

Troop 39’s Mulching Service 

Troop 39’s Mulching Service

Troop 39's mulch spreading service


Troop 39 Schedule 

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April 1
Troop Committee meeting
No Troop night - Spring break
April 6
Saponi chapter meeting
April 8
Troop night - Capture the Flag (Bears or Moose?)
April 11
NCSU Merit Badge College
April 12
Touch a Truck
April 13
Leaders' meeting
April 15
Troop night - Swimming (Antelopes)
April 17
Order of the Arrow SR7b Conclave

Dutch Oven Cooking 

Dutch Oven Cooking 


Den Chief

Den Chief Position description

The Den Chief helps Cub Scouts advance through Cub Scout ranks and encourages Cub Scouts to join a Boy Scout troop upon graduation.

Reports to Assistant Senior Patrol Leader (ASPL)


  • Knows the purposes of Cub Scouting.
  • Helps Cub Scouts achieve the purposes of Cub Scouting.
  • Serves as the activities assistant at den meetings.
  • Sets a good example through attitude and uniforming.
  • Is a friend to the boys in the den.
  • Helps lead weekly den meetings.
  • Helps the den in its part of the monthly pack meeting.
  • Knows the importance of the monthly theme and pack meeting plans.
  • Meets regularly with the den leader to review den and pack meeting plans. Meets as needed with adult members of the den, pack, and troop.
  • Receives training from the den leader (and Cubmaster or Assistant Cubmaster) and attend Den Chief Training.
  • Encourages Cub Scouts to become Webelos Scouts when they are eligible.
  • Encourages Cub Scouts to join a Boy Scout troop upon graduation.
  • Helps the Denner and assistant denner to be leaders.
  • Enthusiastically and correctly wears the Scout uniform (all four parts).
  • Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Shows Scout spirit

Successful Completion of the Requirements

  • Maintains 75% attendance to weekly troop meetings and troop outings
  • Attends at least 75% of den and pack activities that do not have schedule conflicts with troop meetings or activities (confirmed by Den Leader). Overnight den or pack activities are not considered towards this requirement, since the den chief would not normally be able to attend those.
  • Knows at least the first names of all the boys in his den (extra credit if he also knows the last names!)
  • Receives positive evaluation from Den Leader after serving for at least four months (Star rank requirement) or six months (Life rank requirement).  ASM advisor will contact Den Leader for this evaluation.
  • Completes four review meetings with ASM advisor while Den Chief – before, during, or after scheduled troop events
  • Annual Review by Scoutmaster for Scout spirit, Oath, & Law assessment
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