Pinewood Derby

Pinewood Derby

Pinewood Derby

The pinewood derby is a racing event for cub scouts in the Boy Scouts of America. Cub Scouts, with the help of parents, build their own cars from wood.  Each scout is given a kits containing a block of pine, 4 plastic wheels and 4 nails to use as axlesThere are three divisions of the Pinewood Derby:

  • Tigers
  • Cubs
  • Webelos (I & II Combined)

There are three competitions each scout can participate in:

  •         Craftsmanship
  •         Originality
  •         Speed

To find out more information on the Pinewood Derby including history, fun facts, how to build it, supplies needed, and see photos and videos check out the official pinewood derby website at http://pinewoodderby.org/#/