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.
Whittlin Chip Card
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.
A reader asks about cutting the corners from a Whittling Chip card when the owner commits a safety infraction.
What is the best way to treat a knife cut? This article from Boy’s Life magazine explains how to stop the bleeding, clean the cut, and dress the wound.