Pinewood Derby 2018 – Places, Dates, Times


The 2018 Pinewood Derby will be held at 6:30 pm on Friday, April 13 in the Camp Herms Lodge.


Weigh-in and registration will be held at the Camp Herms Craft Shack on:

Wednesday, April 11 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. **CARS MUST BE REGISTERED BY 8:00 PM ON APRIL 11 IN ORDER TO COMPETE ON FRIDAY**


Workshops provide an opportunity for Scouts and Akelas to use our Pack-owned power tools, get a sneak-peek at what other Scouts are working on, and receive pointers and tips from other Scouts, Akelas and our resident experts Steve and RJ. All Scouts are welcome to attend any or all of the scheduled workshops.

Workshops are planned for the following dates:

Tuesday, March 27 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm
Tuesday, April 3 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm
Tuesday, April 10 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm

All workshops will be held in the Craft Shack at Camp Herms. Attendance is optional and there’s no need to RSVP – just drop in.


In addition to the races, Scouts will have an opportunity to vote for their favorite cars in the following categories:

1. Best Scout Spirit
2. Best Design
3. Best Detailing/Painting
4. Best Use of Accessories
5. Funniest Car
6. Most Futuristic
7. Most Original
8. Most Realistic

A certificate will be awarded to the car which receives the most votes in each category, so be creative!