The history behind the Pinewood Derby’s success

The first Pinewood Derby race was almost 70 years ago. What’s the secret to the event’s longevity? Flexibility and tradition, says a former BSA professional who spent years providing support for Scouting volunteers.

Learn more in this story from the May-June 2013 issue of Scouting magazine.

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Aaron Derr is the senior editor of Scout Life and Scouting magazines, and also a former Cubmaster and Scouts BSA volunteer.