Updated: Sep 19
The primary purpose of Pinewood Derby® is for the Scout/Youth and parent (hereafter referred to as Race Team) to spend TIME together! A fast car takes considerably more TIME to build than a slow one. Likewise, a beautiful or cool car takes much more TIME than a plain or ugly one. Therefore, a fast or beautiful car represents a success story of Pinewood Derby’s® primary mission!
The Youth is not supposed to build the car.
The parent/adult partner is not supposed to build the car.
They’re supposed to build it TOGETHER!
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