When a Cub Scout earns his or her Whittling Chip, that means he or she is ready to handle a knife safely. Most units give the Cub Scout a Whittling Chip card upon completing these requirements.
Bear Adventure: Bear Claws
Printable helps for requirements:
Projects for Scouts give youth an opportunity to build something useful. Make sure your project is appropriate for the age group and don’t forget about safety instruction for any tools you will be using.
Bear Claws is one of the Bear required adventures For this adventure, Bears learn how to use their pocketknives safely and carve a couple of items.
The Little Book of Whittling has complete instructions for 18 whittling projects. If you are just getting started with the art of whittling, this will give you ideas and inspiration.
When discussing pocket knife safety with Cub Scouts, they demonstrated their safety knowledge with a fake pocket knife made from cardboard.
This Bear den meeting plan covers most of the three requirements for the Bear Claws adventure. Bear Claws is all about pocketknives and whittling.