Boy Scout Archives: Scout Badge Requirement 6 - Square Knot

Scout BadgeDemonstrate tying the square knot (a joining knot).


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An unofficial guide to help parents, new leaders, and even scouting youth to better understand scouting goals and participate in Boy ScoutingBeginning Boy Scouts  An unofficial guide to help parents, new leaders, and even scouting youth to better understand scouting goals and participate in Boy Scouting

 

Proven ideas for building strong, successful, sustainable troops that truly achieve the promise of Scouting - from meetings and outings to administration.The Scoutmaster's Other Handbook   Proven ideas for building strong, successful, sustainable troops that truly achieve the promise of Scouting - from meetings and outings to administration.

 

Klutz Book of Knots  I have to admit that knots are not my strong suit. This book has really helped me learn the various knots I needed to teach to my Cub Scouts.

 

Norman Rockwell's Boy Scout paintingEncouraging a New Boy Scout  What steps can a parent take in encouraging a new Boy Scout who has just joined a troop with little or no previous Scouting experience?

 

An unofficial guide to help parents, new leaders, and even scouting youth to better understand scouting goals and participate in Boy ScoutingBook Review: Beginning Boy Scouts  The subtitle is "An unofficial practical guide to Boy Scouting for parents and new leaders." And that describes the book perfectly. If you know somebody who is new to the Boy Scout program, then this would be a great resource to give them an overview of the program. Note that this book only covers the Boy Scout program, not Cub Scouts or Venturing.

 

My Favorite Knot Book  This book was recommended a few years ago when I went to Cub Scout BALOO training. I am not a "knot person". I can watch someone do a knot and repeat it, but an hour later it is forgotten.

 

When a new Scout joins a troop, the first thing he must do is meet the joining requirements listed for the Scout badge.Helps and Requirements for the Scout Badge  When a new Scout joins a troop, the first thing he must do is meet the joining requirements listed for the Scout badge.

 

When a new Scout joins a troop, the first thing he must do is meet the joining requirements listed for the Scout badge.Scout Badge (Joining) Requirements  In Boy Scouts, each Scout goes at his own pace. Hopefully it doesn't take him too long to meet the requirements for the Scout badge.

 

RopeKnot Terminology  It is helpful to go over the terminology with Scouts before working on learning a knot. That way we have a common vocabulary to start with.