The 39 Scout Safe is designed for younger users. It's a classic design that has been in use for generations. The short 3.3" blade has a rounded tip to help prevent stab wounds. The blade is stainless, so it's easy to care for. The double finger guard keeps younger hands from sliding down on the blade. The 3 1/2" handle is sized for smaller hands and painted a cheerful green. . It's supplied with a sturdy black leather sheath with a snap retainer.