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Dover Scouts hold pinewood derby

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter On Saturday morning, the Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts teamed up to put on the annual pinewood derby at Dover Church’s Kraft Hall. From 9 a.m. till about noon, scouts from grades one through five cheered and jeered as their colorful wooden carts raced down a metal track at...
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Dover Scouts race pinewood derby

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Deeply rooted in Cub Scout tradition is the annual pinewood derby. It’s a half-day at Kraft Hall dedicated to racing miniature gravity-fueled wooden cars, designed and built by the Cub Scouts and their parents. “This is a huge Cub Scout tradition,” said DJ Johnston, one of the den leaders. “We...
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Pack 23 holds pinewood derby

Needham Cub Scout Pack 23 held its annual pinewood derby event at St. Joseph Elementary School on Sunday. The pinewood derby is a racing event for Cub Scouts who, with the help of parents, create their own custom cars to race on a track. Scouts build their cars out of pine wood, plastic wheels and...
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Medfield scouts win District Pinewood Derby

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff For the first time, Cub Scouts from Pack 200 in Medfield won the District Pinewood Derby at Bass Pro Shops in Foxboro and four scouts will head to the world championship event in Time Square in New York City on June 25. Matteo Benson of Pack 200 took first...
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Pinewood Derby races into Westwood

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The annual Westwood Town-Wide Pinewood Derby raced into the Downey School cafeteria last weekend. With 67 scouts participating in the race, the event provided a fun challenge to area Cub Scouts from all den levels. Each Cub Scout competed against their own den members to open the race, with...
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Dover Cub Scouts Enjoy Pinewood Derby

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With speeds topping 192 mph, 41 Cub Scouts and Webelos of Dover Pack 52 enjoyed another successful Pinewood Derby on Saturday January 30. Each scout built his own custom 5 ounce wooden racer, personalizing them with options ranging from paint colors to Star Wars characters to Lego bricks. Scouts with the fastest racers in...
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