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Pinewood Derby Time

posted Jan 13, 2014, 8:13 PM by Pack 46 Webmaster   [ updated Mar 3, 2014, 1:03 PM ]
It's that time of year where the need for sawdust and speed is here. It's Pinewood Derby time. We are going to spend the last half of January working on our Pinewood Derby cars and preparing them for the Pinewood Derby on Saturday, February 1st at 3pm.

Please note that this is a change in schedule from our originally scheduled dates on our calendar. We apologize for the change in date, but this change was necessary to allow us time to cut the cars on this coming Saturday (with a makeup day the following Saturday) so we don't have a safety issue of trying to use band saws outside the Scout House in the dark. We don't want any spontaneous first aid demonstrations to be part of the car preparation.

The schedule will be as follows:
Sat., Jan. 18    3:30-6:00pm            Car kit distribution and cutting of cars (recommend Tigers/Webelos at 3:30, Wolves/Bears at 4:15) 
Wed., Jan. 22  6:15-8:00pm            Work on cars
Sat., Jan. 25   10:00am - 2:00pm    Make up cutting day
Wed., Jan. 29  6:15-8:00pm            Finish cars and test weigh in
Sat. Feb. 1      3:00-6:00pm            !!!Pinewood Derby!!!

All Scouts will be provided with a car kit. Adults and siblings will also be allowed to build cars to race, but they must purchase their own car kits at the Scout Store, Michael's, or Hobby Lobby.