Pinewood Derby Workshop

Pinewood Derby Workshop
Meadowthorpe Presbyterian Church
356 Hillsboro Ave., Lexington
January 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
Saturday hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday hours: 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Drop by - we can help with your design and we will HELP you cut out your car. Please bring your Grand Prix Kit, car ideas, weights and a SMILE! Instructions for polishing the wheels and axles will be available, but you will need to bring your own fine grit sandpaper - we recommend 600-1200 grit automotive sandpaper.
For more information contact Moose Rice at 859-254-4754 or

Pack Event!

You are cordially invited....

Den 4 Crosses over to Boy Scouts
December 21, 2012
Tates Creek Christian Church at 6:00 pm

Pack Event!

Pack Event... Advancement Ceremony

This Tuesday at 6:15 at Clays Mill. 

Let's make this a big event and have everyone there in Class A uniforms! (for Tigers, that would be your orange tees, for everyone else, your navy shirt & neckerchief)


If you still need popcorn, please contact Mr. Faulconer as soon as possible.  We have received our first order, and we might need to order a little more.  Thanks!

Pack Event on September 25th !

Pack Event Tuesday night at 6:15 at Southland park.  We hope to see you there!

September 8, 2012

Leaders: Be sure to check out our Links page where you'll find lots of resources including Forms you might need for keeping den records, Training requirements and fun ideas to help your den advance.  New links are being added frequently!  So check back often and visit the links often as the sites are updated regularly. 

Families: our Links page will take you to the Scout shop where you can purchase uniforms (a shirt, neckerchief and slide and belt, pack #s, den #, council patch), and even a games page for your Cub Scout!

Committee Meeting September 4th

Committee Meeting tonight @ Scout house... 7 pm
For: All leaders and any interested families 
We hope to see lots of new faces!

Raingutter Regatta

It's time to sail away! Come join us for our Raingutter Regatta on Saturday, July 14th,  where you can build a boat (which the Pack will provide), then sail it with only your lung power down the best rain-gutter-waterway ever built! The fun begins at 3:00 sharp at the Scout house.  Come dressed to get wet in your Class B tees.


We are going to Southland Pool this Saturday.  We'll meet at 10 am.  The Pack will pay for your Cub Scout.  See you there!


Here are some local summer events in case you need something to do.  If you are planning to attend one of these events, let us know and we'll post it here so maybe some other Cub Scout friends will meet you there. 

 Free Friday Flicks Movie Schedule 2012:

June 22 – Puss in Boots

June 29 – Kung Fu Panda 2 
July 6 – Dolphin Tale 

Publishes a print booklet with tons of free activities.  Lexington Family also has a calendar posted online.  Just click here for their website.
Do you have any free activities you'd like listed?  Email Carrie or leave a comment here!

Upcoming Events

May 29, 2012
Final Pack Event
before Summer! This event will be Advancement.  Invite the whole family!
6:00 @ Southland Park

Palisades District Cub Scout Twilight Camp is June 11-15.  You can click here to find out more and to register. 

April 18, 2012


May 29th Pack Event-- Advancements
Greeters Den 9
Flag/prayer Den 6
Skit Den 7

May 18-20 --Pack camp-out
Each family please bring a fresh fruit and veggie to share

April 17th

Here's a quick reminder for you...

We will have a Committee meeting tonight at 7 pm at the Scout house.  We would like ALL Den Leaders to attend, but EVERYONE is welcome, including parents!  This is a great time to offer your input on our Pack fun.  We hope to see you there.

March 27, 2012

Congratulations Den 3 on your Crossover into Boy Scouts and earning of the Arrow of Light!
We are so proud of you.

NO Preregistration Tonight!

Due to the weather, there will be no preregistration at the Scout house tonight! 

Pinewood Derby Tomorrow

Are you ready to START YOUR ENGINES?!

Our annual Blue and Gold Banquet and Pinewood Derby is coming up tomorrow!  We will be at Rosemont Baptist Church Saturday, March 3rd at 2:00 where we will eat first, then race our cars.  We need each family to contribute a soup or chili, sandwiches or dessert.

You can weigh in your cars at 6:00 at the Scout house tonight, Friday, or tomorrow before the race. 

See you there!

Pinewood Derby Rules 
  1. Cars Must be built from Official Boy Scout Kit Only.
  2. Cars may not weigh more than 5 oz. (141.7 grams)
  3. Cars may be up to 7 inches long.
  4. Cars must be a maximum of 2.75 inches wide. 
  5. Cars must have at least 3/8 inch clearance between track and bottom of car.
  6. Cars must also have at least 1.75 inch distance between wheels.
  7. Wheels and axles must be Official Boy Scout Only.
  8. Wheels may be trued -up but must remain flat across the tread.
  9. Axles may be polished.
  10. No bearings or washers are permitted.
  11. Wheelbase must remain stock.  The axles may not be moved closer or farther apart.
  12. Any parts not supplied with the Official Kit are considered weight only.  All weight must be glued, nailed, or screwed to car.  No movable materials are permitted.
  13. Any parts that fall off during competition will not be replaced except wheels if they can be easily put back on by race official.
  14. Only dry graphite lubrication can be used.
  15. Once car is registered, ONLY race Officials can handle.  Any outside handling will disqualify the car from competition.

January 9, 2012

Come roller skate with us!  Join us for a fun-filled Pack Event on January 30th, 2012 from 6:15 to 7:30.  We'll meet at Rosemont Baptist.  If you have your own skates, please bring them.  There will be skates available, but we may need to rotate, depending on how many Scouts come.