Revved up

Cubmaster Deo Read congratulated, from left, Landen Toombs as the third-place winner of the Bears den, Griffin Atkinson as the first-place winner of the Webelos den and Alex Jordan as the second-place winner of the Webelos den. Photo by Erin Wilcha

STANFORDVILLE —The Cub Scouts Pack 45 of Pine Plains put their creativity and racing skills to the test as they designed their own wooden cars to race in the annual Pinewood Derby on Sunday, March 24. 

Typically organized every March, each Scout was given a wooden block car kit and invited to carve, sand or design their own cars to race in the derby. Held at the Stanford Grange, this year’s derby had 17 participants from all three dens in Pack 45, including the Tigers, the Bears and the Webelos. 

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