Be a humor champion with these winning Pinewood Derby jokes that are guaranteed to take the checkered flag.
VIDEO: Watch as logs from a sustainable forest get turned into kits for your Pinewood Derby car.
Get answers to frequently asked questions about the Pinewood Derby, as well as links to helpful resources and additional information.
Pinewood Derby Car Designs
Take a look at photos of Pinewood Derby cars created by other Boys’ Life readers to get design inspiration. Have you made a Pinewood Derby car? Send us a picture!
Build the Fastest Pinewood Derby Car
From polishing the axles to wheels to weight placement, check out these proven tips and tricks for making the fastest Pinewood Derby car.
There are many ways to make your Pinewood Derby car go faster. Here are some of them.
A former NASA engineer explains how you can use science to make the fastest car at your next Pinewood Derby.
Polishing your Pinewood Derby car's axles and wheels may be the most important factor in building a fast car.
Should you add weight to the back of your Pinewood Derby car or to the front? Here's what we know about that age-old question.
Race rules provide guidance and create a fair race for everyone. Make sure you know your pack's rules before you start building.
Designing and Painting Your Pinewood Derby Car
For many Cub Scouts, a Pinewood Derby car’s design is more important than its speed. Here are some ideas for giving your car that extra polish.
The new, amped up cars glow in the dark and sport some sweet headlights and lights on their underbodies.
Sandpaper and paint can turn a block of wood into a sleek Pinewood Derby car that looks as smooth as steel.
Use this handy template to sketch out your Pinewood Derby car's design before you start cutting.
When the race is over, enter the winner's circle by building this display for your Pinewood Derby car.