Are We There Yet?
Vol. 5, Issue 4
Finding the Best Route....
Are you ready for the greatest spectacle in cub scout racing? The Pinewood Derby race is Sunday January 28th at the Beecher Center.
Estimated Time of Arrival...
Check in will run from 11am to 11:45am. The race will start as soon as possible following the close of check in.
Legal U-Turns Only...
Please be sure that all scout cars follow the scout rules found Here. Note the height, weight, width rules but also No additional materials or decorations of any kind are to be glued, nailed or affixed in some other way on or inside the car. The only exceptions are wood from the original block, wood filler, primer, paint, stickers and weights(metals). Cars have been disqualified in the past for violating the decoration rules...don't let it be you.
Rest Area Next Exit...
The concession stand will be open featuring fan favorites of hotdogs, nachos, chips, candy, drinks, and more. Concessions is a cash only window. All proceeds go to support the running of the PWD. Please see sign up for dessert spots.
Detour Ahead, Recalculating Route...
Many hands make light work and the PWD is no exception. We need parents to help in several areas. Please review the adult help signup.
Other Important Notes!
Sunday February 18th
A little to chilly to be hiking outdoors so let's bring it inside for Camping Academy and practice our scout skills. The fun starts at 1pm at the American Legion.
A hiking stick station will also be open through out the event for scouts to visit.
Annual Blue and Gold Banquet Sunday February 25th
Yo, Ho! A Pirates Life for Me! I mean Happy Birthday Scouts and fare thee well AOL's as you walk the plank. The Blue & Gold is the banquet of scouts and scalawags celebrating the joy of scouts. Pack 350 will be celebrating at the American Legion. So, avast ye mateys the ship sales at 3pm and more details will be coming soon.
BSA has announced that starting June 2024 the Cubscout program will be revamped.
The BSA is slowly releasing information on the changes.
Den leaders and parents that want to be in the know on what these changes entitle please visit: https://www.scouting.org/program-updates/cub-scout-program-updates-announced/
In the announcement you will find a link to Cub Chats. Cub Chats is a monthly webinar where they will be sharing information regarding the changes.