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.

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