[PDF] Whittling Chip Training Course (for the instructor) 1. Whittling Chip, and what it means: The Whittling Chip is a card that represents the fact that you have received proper training and are ok to bring a pocketknife only to approved events. Can bring: hikes, camp-outs, specific den meetings, when your Scout Leader AND your parent(s) says it's ok. Pocketknife Safety - What Cub Scouts Need to Know | Cub Pack or den meetings, even after you earn the Whittling Chip; Cub Scout campouts unless there is adult supervision; You must carry your Whittling Chip card whenever you are using your knife. If you break any of the rules, a corner of the Whittling Chip card will be cut off. When the 4th corner is cut off, the card will be taken from you.