A reader asks about cutting the corners from a Whittling Chip card when the owner commits a safety infraction.
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.
- Know the safety rules for handling a knife.
- Show that you know how to take care of and use a pocketknife.
- Make a carving with a pocketknife. Work with your den leader or other adult when doing this.
- Earn the Whittling Chip card.
Bear Den Meeting Plans: This Bear Cub Scout den meeting idea covers Bear Achievement 19 – Shavings and Chips.
What is the best way to treat a knife cut? This article from Boy’s Life magazine explains how to stop the bleeding, clean the cut, and dress the wound.
This book contains 20 whittling projects. Beginning wood carvers will find some new ideas here. Great for Cub Scouts working on Bear Achievement 19 – Shavings and Chips and Boy Scouts working on Wood Carving Merit Badge.
Cub Scouts love to get their pocketknives out and strip bark from fallen sticks. Why not make it into a project?
Bear Achievement 19 – Shavings and Chips – was a favorite with both of my dens. Why? Because it’s all about pocketknives.
Bear is the Cub Scout program for boys in 3rd grade. Find helps and requirements for the Bear program on this page.