1" X 6" board, 2 nails, 2 strings 18" long, 2 metal
Drive a finishing nail into each end of the board, slightly off center,
with 1/4" left protruding. Print ACHIEVEMENT on one side of board
and PARENT COOPERATION on the other. Tie a washer to one end of each of
the bobcat candidate to take one string and the washer and lift the
board from the floor by hooking the washer over the nail. It will slip
the Bobcat's parents try the same thing with the same string.
they have tried and failed, pull the second string from your pocket and
give it to the boy. Tell him and his parents to put a washer on each
nail and together pull the board up. Together, they should succeed. The
board should slip so the words can be seen.
that achievements in Cub Scouting will always depend on the Cub Scout
and his parents working together, just as they have done tonight.