Boy Scout Archives: Scout Badge Requirement 6 - Square Knot
Demonstrate tying the square knot (a joining knot).
Beginning Boy Scouts An unofficial guide to help parents, new leaders, and even scouting youth to better understand scouting goals and participate in Boy Scouting
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.
Encouraging 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?
Book 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.
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.
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.
Knot 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.