Tenderfoot Knots and Tools Requirements

Boy Scout Tenderfoot BadgeScouts working on the Tenderfoot rank learn the basic knots they need to use in the outdoors. They also learn how to care for their tools and how to use them safely.

Find helps for these requirements below.

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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Rope

Knot Terminology

It is helpful to go over the terminology with Scouts before working on learning a knot. That way we have a common vocabulary to start with.

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