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Posted February 24, 2015

What's Next for the 2015 Cub Scout Pinewood Derby Photo Contest?

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What's Next for the 2015 Cub Scout Pinewood Derby Photo Contest?

It's getting close to the end of the month and for most of you that means wrapping up your Pinewood Derby events. For us it means wrapping up Phase 1 of the 2015 Cub Scout Pinewood Derby Photo Contest! via IG user @iagmom  We've received over 700 entries so far for the Pinewood Derby Photo Contest, and wow! We had no idea how many stellar photographers there are in Cub Scouts! If you haven't seen it yet, check out the gallery of entries for the Pinewood Derby Photo Contest. via IG user @aaronhorevay  So what happens now? Well, first of all, you have just a few more days to submit your photo into the contest (Deadline: Feb. 28th), and then on March 1st, we'll post an image library on Facebook of...

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Posted February 10, 2015

15 Insanely Creative Pop Culture References in Pinewood Derby Cars

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15 Insanely Creative Pop Culture References in Pinewood Derby Cars

Scouting has been around a long time, so of course it often pops up in our entertainment and popular culture. While, obviously, no one is "stuck on" Webelos for losing Pinewood Derby, like George Costanza claimed in an episode of Seinfeld, it's fun to relate to a Scouting reference when we hear it from such unexpected places. But the references go both ways. Every year we see a bumper crop of these pop culture references that make their way to the Pinewood Derby speedway. And every year we at the Cub Hub delight in seeing so many nods to movies, video games, viral videos and anything else that captures the collective attention of the Scouting community. As we've been diving into all your Pinewood Derby photos on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and in...

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Posted January 23, 2015

#CubChat Recap - Pinewood Derby

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#CubChat Recap - Pinewood Derby

If you missed out on #CubChat this week, here's the recap. It was pretty amazing to see the conversation grow as we discussed all things Pinewood Derby. It's inspiring to see Scouters all across the country join in on Twitter to share their knowledge and be a part of the discussion. We heard from Scout Moms and Scout Dads, leaders and other adult volunteers from Tennessee, Minnesota, Illinois, Pennsylvania, California, Virginia, and Ohio. Some Cub Scouts from Canada even joined in to talk about their Pinewood Derby equivalent "Kub Kar." As always, #CubChat is fun and educational, but the best part is the feeling of support one feels from the "digital pack" as we strive to make the best Scouting experience our Cub Scouts can have. [View the story "Pinewood Derby - #CubChat...

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Posted January 22, 2015

Six Pinewood Derby Cars That Will Make You Hungry!

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Six Pinewood Derby Cars That Will Make You Hungry!

Pinewood Derby isn't always about the speed. Creativity counts for a lot. But there's something about these creative Pinewood Derby cars that made us hungry, real fast! See for yourself! 1. The Sandwich Derby! They say Pappa was a rolling stone, but we'd rather chomp on this Rolling Hoagie! And is it just us or does that bread look shockingly real? From Instagrammer @jojosuds. 2. The Pizza Derby Finally a piece of pizza with the perfect amount of pepperoni! Oh never mind, it's a Pinewood Derby car. From Instagrammer @thejoshstanley. 3. Mr. Speedbar Here's the sequence of events in turning a candy bar wrapper into a Pinewood Derby decal. Instagrammer @camelcola denied where the actual chocolate went, however. 4. Ready for s'more? Here's to hoping the track was made of...

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The Pinewood Derby: Everything You'd Ever Want To Know

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The Pinewood Derby: Everything You'd Ever Want To Know

Over at Boys' Life, they've rounded up just about everything worth knowing about the Pinewood Derby. Click away. :)

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