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Knots

A Scout is always prepared!!

Scouting teaches the skills of the outdoors.skills. and 40knotsknot-tying has traditionally been an integral part of the Scouting program — for good reasons.

Learning to tie knots promotes discipline and focus, and provides useful skills that can be used immediately. Most people can tie just one knot (the “overhand”); many Scouts know more than a dozen.

Read more about the 6 basic Boy Scout knots.



FYI, here’s a quiz for you:

What’s the proper, formal name of the knot you use to tie your shoelaces? (ask Mr. Johns for the answer – or heck: look it up on that Internet by binging the google on yahoo!!)

* the Shoelace Knot
* the Underhand Monkey
* Loop in the Rabbit Hole
* the Bow Knot
* the Not Knot
* Not A Naughty Knot
* the Granny Bow
* the Sailor’s Wharf Tie
* the 2- Bend Chicken Knuckle
* the OvertopUnderBottom
* the Double-Slipped Reef Knot
* the Single-Looped Double Wing Wham
* the Twin-Winged Turkey Fist
* the Taiwan Secure Foot Assemblage
* the Downright Upright Overhand Left-Right
* the ThingamaJiggy Whatzit


 

 

 

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