Category: Scouts

One of the very best organizations to help you raise successful boys is the Boys Scouts of America (BSA).

Pinewood Derby Books

Here are a few books from Amazon.com that can help you do your best at the pinewood derby.  Be sure to check out our free plans, too (click here). Pinewood Derby Speed Secrets: Design and Build the Ultimate Car Pinewood…

Lead (Pb)

Lead is acceptable for a pinewood derby weight. It is inexpensive and easy to work with. It has a low melting point, so it can be melted and poured into holes drilled into your car. The one main drawback is…

Pinewood Derby Links

Of course, the best site is the BoysDad.com page (HERE). We offer free plans, engineering data, and tips. But we aren’t the only place to go. Here are some others: Build a Fast Pinewood Derby Car – Step-by-step process to…

We Shall Remain

My experience in scouting help deepen my appreciation for the Native American experience.  I am very excited that PBS will be airing a five-part series about the struggle and survival of the Native American population. We Shall Remain is a…

Pinewood Derby® Plans

One of the funnest events in cub scouting is the pinewood derby. Below are free plans to pinewood derby cars I have found to be very successful. My personal recommendation is the Flying Wedge. It is not the prettiest car,…

Cub and Boy Scouts

One of the very best organizations to help you raise successful boys is the Boys Scouts of America (BSA).  I am a third generation scout, and all four of my boys have been in the scouts.  Not only has the…