Cub Scout Archives: Wolf Elective 17 - Tie It Right

Do your shoes come untied all by themselves? Maybe the knots you tie are to blame.

Wolf Elective 17 Requirements

  1. Learn to tie an overhand knot and a square knot.
  2. Tie your shoelaces with a square bow knot.
  3. Wrap and tie a package so that it is neat and tight.
  4. Tie a stack of newspapers the right way.
  5. Tie two cords together with an overhand knot.
  6. Learn to tie a necktie.
  7. Wrap the end of a rope with tape to keep it from unwinding.
Klutz Book of Knots

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.

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Tiger Cub Scouts

Troop Running a Pack Meeting

Tonight, our Boy Scout Troop is running the Pack meeting for our Cub Scouts. They are going to divide into dens and each den will have several Boy Scouts doing skill instruction with them. They are working on things like knots and outdoor skills which relate to the advancement for each den. While they are […]

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Klutz Book of Knots

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.

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Helps and Requirements for Wolf

Wolf is the Cub Scout program for boys in 2nd grade. Find helps and requirements for the Wolf program on this page.

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