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Bear Claws

Bear Adventure Requirements: Bear Claws

[cs2015] Bear Claws  is one of the Bear CORE Adventure Requirements.  In the current Bear Cub Scout program, it is very similar to Bear Achievement 19 – Shavings and Chips. For this adventure, Bears learn how to use their pocketknives safely and carve a couple of items. The requirement for this adventure are shown below. Upon completion of this adventure, Bears will receive a belt loop.

Bear Adventure Requirements: Bear Claws

  1. Learn about three common designs of pocketknives.
  2. Learn knife safety and earn your Whittling Chip.
  3. Using a pocketknife, carve two items.

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