scouts-l Mail Archive for February of 2000: Re: Pinewood Derby Discussion
Karl Ward (krward@EARTHLINK.NET
Sat Feb 05 2000 - 17:10:36 CST
In regards to the recent note about "Pine Car" pre-cut kits. These have
been available for many years but I have yet to find a pack that will allow
the use of these kits. I believe they are primarily purchased by other
youth groups who do their own version of the Pinewood Derby. And there are
many such groups, now.
>Maybe the old square block in a box was not what the kids wanted these
Of course it isn't! What a boy "wants" is a completed, guaranteed-to-win,
drop-dead gorgeous, award-winning model right out of the box! But aren't we
in the business of giving a boy what he needs and not just what he wants?
After all, the motto is "Do Your Best". It is not "Pay Someone To Do Their
I used to be a Buffalo and I used to have a life outside of Scouting
Tukabatchee Area Council