Pinewood Derby

Cub Scouts have been building and racing Pinewood Derby® cars since 1953. Partnered with a parent or adult mentor, Cub Scouts work together, strengthening bonds and building confidence – and their own custom race cars! They begin by choosing a car design, then carve it out and detail it with paint, decals and other accessories, and perfect strategies to compete in their pack’s own Pinewood Derby. It’s s a wonderful learning experience centered on teamwork, ingenuity and sportsmanship – all for the thrill of the race and a lifetime of great memories to share with fellow racers young and old.

Pack 711 holds their Pinewood Derby every year in January. Check out the links below for more information

Official Boy Scout Pinewood Derby Site

Boy’s Life Article – How to Make a Fast Pinewood Derby Car

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