Advancing a Den to the Next Rank

This feature is for all non-LDS packs. When the school year is over just use this feature to transfer the den leaders and scouts to the next den rank.



This feature will maintain the same den number and your iCal will continue to work so you don’t lose historical data.

If a leader shows as a Tiger Den Leader (TL) in Scoutbook, after the transition they will show as a Den Leader (DL) and their Positions page will reflect the change and keep a record of their tenure.

Same for advancing Bears to Webelos. The new positions (WL and WA) will be reflected on the Positions page.

NOTE: Advancing a den in Scoutbook will not advance the den within the council records in ScoutNET Also the council advancing the den in ScoutNET will not advance the den automatically in Scoutbook. Currently the two systems are separate.

TIP: When advancing multiple dens, we recommend starting with the Bears and working your way down to Lions. Webelos do not Advance since they either remain as Webelos for a second year or cross over into a Troop if they are already second year Webelos.

To advance your den to the next rank go into the Edit Den page. Start with Bears and work your way to Lions.

Then select Advance Den



Check the I understand this cannot be undone, and the red Advance Den bar. This will advance the Den to the next level.

Repeat the process for each den from Bears to Lions.


If you do not want to convert the entire den to the next rank there are other options to move more than one Scout to a new den:

1. Go to the den that you want to add Scouts to.

2. Go into the roster and click the Reassign Scouts button.

3. Click on the Scouts you want to move into this Den

4. Click on Invite (no invite will be emailed but the Scouts will be moved.)


Updated on June 4, 2019

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