The pinewood derby recap

The pinewood derby recap Community / Fun

As you know we have spent many hours planning and preparing our little pinewood derby bus for the 12 South Pinewood Derby race. Saturday was race day! While we didn’t win the big race, we did show off our cool bus design. It was the only vehicle there with a built in stereo and camera […]

What weighs less than 5 ounces and is made from pinewood?

What weighs less than 5 ounces and is made from pinewood? Fun / Special Events

We’re racing wood! If you have spent any time around Boy Scouts you’ll be familiar with the pinewood derby. According to Wikipedia: Cubmaster Don Murphy organized the first pinewood derby, held on May 15, 1953 in Manhattan Beach, California by Pack 280c. Murphy’s son was too young to participate in the popular Soap Box Derby […]