Mayflower Pinewood Derby 2014

(for Cub Scouts & Families)

Location: RAF Mildenhall Fire House
Date: 8 March 2014
Registration on the door between 10:00 and 10:40
Cost: USD 10.00 per entry (due on race day)

The Mayflower Pinewood Derby is open to all Cub Scouts, regardless of wherethey placed in their own Packs. Cub Scouts will need to bring their 2013-14cub scout year built car with them to this event. There will not be anopportunity 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, NoDad's race.
Rules of race: " Rules in the Box" located in Official BSA Pinewood Derbykit

  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 Zack "K" Kalinauskas race committee chair(zackery.kalinauskas.1@us.af.mil) for more info. Info packet is available HERE.

Spring 2014 Training Information

Mayflower District has lots of great training for adults and youth coming up this Spring!

Wilderness First Aid on 22 to 23 March 2014. Details in the FLYER HERE.

BALOO Training (for Cub Leaders) on 29 March 2014. Details in the FLYER HERE.

Outdoor Leader Training on 29 to 30 March 2014. Details in the FLYER HERE.

Cub Scout Day Camp 2014

(for Cub Scouts & Families)

Location: ACS Cobham, Surrey
Dates: TBC
Registration due by TBC

We need some great volunteers to help make Day Camp happen, so please contact Luke Johnson (tenskwatawa@gmail.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.

Fall Camporee 2014 – Tales from the Dark Continent

(for Ventures & Boy Scouts & Webelos 2

Location: St John Lee's Wood
Dates: TBC October 2014
Registration due by TBC

More details to follow.

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

 

 

Mayflower Contact

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