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Derby Racers Get Ready!

by November 20, 2015

Greetings Pack Families, It’s that time of year to start planning for turkey, stuffing, and pinewood derby cars.  Our annual derby will be held on Sunday, January 24th at 1:30 pm in the SAM Hall.  Even though this sounds like a long ways off, it is never too early to start designing the winning race […]

 

2015 Pinewood Derby Announced

by November 17, 2014

Greetings Pack Families, Derby car kits and rules for our 2015 Pinewood Derby were handed out at the pack meeting yesterday.  If you did not receive yours, please contact Paul Hinz as soon as possible.  Our pinewood derby will be held on Sunday, January 25th, and looks to be another fun day for everyone. Remember that […]

 

Scouts Do Their Best at the Pinewood Derby

by January 13, 2014

The pack’s annual Pinewood Derby was held this past weekend and it was yet another opportunity for our boys and scouting families to have fun and do their best.  Over 60 cars handcrafted by Scouts, siblings, and “big kids”, raced down the shiny track, and the 8 fastest competed in a final champion round.  Almost […]

 

Get Ready to Race!

by November 14, 2013

Greetings Pack 811 Racers! Our annual pinewood derby will be held on Sunday, January 12th. Click on the image on the right for the details and official rules. Note that all cars must be turned in on Saturday, January 11th.  Pinewood Derby kits will be distributed at this Sunday’s pack meeting to all Scouts. There have been […]

 

Scouts Zoom to Victory at Pinewood Derby

by January 29, 2013

 Another exciting Pinewood Derby was conducted last Sunday, with over 50 scouts vying for the coveted first place race trophy and various design ribbons. Our brand new shiny track was used for the first time, purchased in part thanks to the generosity of the Brea Rotary Club. As the pit crew learned to master the […]

 

Brea Rotary Supports Brea Cub Scouts at Annual Pinewood Derby Event

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Cub Scout Pack 811 PRESS RELEASE Brea Rotary Supports Brea Cub Scouts at Annual Pinewood Derby Event January 28, 2013 Brea Rotary presented a check for $1,000 to Brea Cub Scout Pack 811 to offset the cost of their new “Pinewood Derby” track.  “Brea Rotary is proud to support Brea scouting, and we have done […]

 

Get Ready Pinewood Racers!

by December 1, 2012

Greetings Pack 811 Racers! Our annual pinewood derby will be held on Sunday, January 27th. Click on the image on the right for the details and official rules. Note that all cars must be turned in on Saturday, January 26th. Since we now have a new track with a lower overall rail height, the minimum clearance under the […]

 

Congratulations Pinewood Racers!

by January 27, 2012

Another exciting Pinewood Derby was conducted last Sunday, with nearly 50 scouts vying for the coveted first place race trophy and various design ribbons.  Even siblings and dads showed off their car building in their own races.  Never before have we had such creative designs, nor closer races.  Less than 0.007 seconds separated the top three finishers. […]

 

The Pinewood Derby is Coming!

by December 13, 2011

Greetings Pack 811 Racers! Our annual pinewood derby will be held on Sunday, January 22nd. Click on the image on the right for the official rules.  Note that all cars must be turned in on Saturday, January 21st. We are once again including both siblings and parents in this year’s event.   Scout entries should […]

 

Pack 811 Racers Show Great Spirit

by February 9, 2011

This year’s Pinewood Derby was a great showing of creativity, competition, and most evedent, Scout Spirit.  Over 75 cars built by Cub Scouts, their siblings, and a few by “big kid” parents raced down our track to the cheers of the largest crowd gathered yet.  Congratulations to all scouts on their achievements, and especially to our champions […]

 

Congratulations Derby Winners!

by February 7, 2010

The pinewood derby is always a favorite for scouts and their families, and this year’s derby was no different.  A record crowd gathered on the afternoon of January 17th to cheer for their favorite hand crafted car race down the track.  Congratulations to all Scouts for their clever car designs and to all for a great race […]