Cub Scout Archives: Bear Achievement 19 - Shavings and Chips

Bear Achievement 19 is about using and caring for pocketknives. Find helps for this achievement here.

Bear Achievement 19 Requirements

Complete all four requirements.

  1. Know the safety rules for handling a knife.
  2. Show that you know how to take care of and use a pocketknife.
  3. Make a carving with a pocketknife. Work with your den leader or other adult when doing this.
  4. Earn the Whittling Chip card.

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