Mayflower Pinewood Derby 2015

(for Cub Scouts & Families)

Location: RAF Feltwell - District Scout Building 
Date: 28 March from 10:00 to 14:00 
Registration on the day


Cost: USD 10.00 per entry (due on race day)

The Mayflower Pinewood Derby is open to all Cub Scouts, regardless of where they placed in their own Packs. Cub Scouts will need to bring their 2014-15 cub scout year built car with them to this event. There will not be an opportunity to construct a car at event. 3 race day events: Best of Show, Den's top 3, District Grand Prix. This is a cub scout only competition, No Dad's race.
Rules of race: Are per the "Rules in the Box" located in Official BSA Pinewood Derby kits

  1. WIDTH: Car can not be more than 2 3/4 inches wide.
  2. LENGTH: Car can not be more than 7 inches long.
  3. WEIGHT: Finished car can not weigh no more than 5 ounces.
  4. WHEEL PLACEMENT: The car body must be at least 1 3/4 inches wide at the axles. It must clear the ground by at least 3/8 inch.
  5. WHEELS AND AXLES: Use only Official BSA Pinewood derby wheels and axles.
  6. SPRINGING: The car may not ride on any type of springs.
  7. DETAILS: Details such as Steering Wheel, Driver, Decals, Painting, Interior Details are okay. The finished car with details must meet the maximum length, width and weight rules. Cars with wet paint will not be accepted.
  8. ATTACHMENTS: The car must be free-wheeling with no starting devices.
  9. LUBRICATION: Use dry powdered graphite ONLY.

Looking for good volunteers to make this a grand event. Contact Mac Brown (mccloudebrown@gmail.com) for more info.

Spring Camporee 2015 – Curse of Kon Tiki

(for Ventures & Boy Scouts)

Location: Longridge Activity Centre, Marlow
Dates: 24-26 April 2015
Registration due by 10 April 2015

The Kon Tiki peoples were a magical race that has now been lost. Your task is to unlock their lost language by piecing together the missing pictograms to fill the gaps in our knowledge. Only by completing the lost language will the Kon Tiki’s secrets be unlocked and the mysterious Curse lifted.

Help now before the volcano erupts and destroys us all!

As part of this great south-sea islands themed event, each Patrol will spend over an hour on the water taking part in a range of activities, so don't miss it!

The Information Pack AVAILABLE HERE.  Contact Luke Johnson (tenskwatawa@gmail.com) to register or to get more information.

Cub Adventure Weekend 2015 – Jungle Book Adventures

(for Cub Scouts & their families)

Location: Chalfont Heights (TBC)
Dates: 15-17 May 2015
Registration due by 1 May 2015

Join us for a weekend in the Jungle. Just as Jungle Book inspired Baden Powell in the creation of the Cub Scout program, it has inspired us to get involved with all sorts of monkey business. Now is the time to embrace your inner Baloo the Bear and get swinging with King Louie.

The Information Pack AVAILABLE HERE.  Contact Luke Johnson (tenskwatawa@gmail.com) to register or to get more information.

Cub Scout Day Camp 2015

(for Cub Scouts & Families)

Location: RAF Feltwell
Dates: TBC
Registration due by TBC

We need some great volunteers to help make Day Camp happen, so please contact Jessica Yates(impressjess@hotmail.com) if you are interested in helping.

Please note that the training course to run a Day Camp is held in November each year and we need volunteers to attend this course in order to make Day Camp possible.

More details will be released soon.

 

 

Mayflower Contact

District Executive:
Cristina Priddy
e: crpriddy@bsamail.org
t: +44 1842 550 137
c: +44 7592 101 013