2011-06-25 / News

Bicentennial celebration includes pinewood derby

THORNVILLE - Thornville Cub Scout Pack 24 is inviting area businesses to build and race a pinewood derby car for the Thornville Bicentennial Pinewood Derby.

Pinewood derby car kits are available for a $25 donation. For an additional $5, Pack 42 cub scouts will complete your car. All car must meet Boy Scouts of America rules.

Car weigh-in begins at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, at Jake Shaner Park in Thornville. The derby gets started at 1 p.m.

Current and former cub scouts can use their old pinewood derby car or purchase one from the pack to race for a small donation. Awards will be given for first, second and third place as well as best in show. All donations will be used toward the purchase of a new track timer and track.

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