Saturday, March 25, 2023

Flintlock District Pinewood Derby

Hello Pack 722,

Check-in for the District Derby is complete and our 6 scouts are ready to race for a spot at Nationals.  With 15 Packs from the region racing all of their derby winners, our scouts have their work cut out for them - but making it this far already is no small feat.

The race schedule for tomorrow is as follows:
  • 9:00AM - Lions
  • 10:00AM - Tigers
  • 11:00AM - Wolves
  • 12:00PM - Bears
  • 1:00PM - Webelos 1
  • 2:00PM - Arrow of Lights
There is also a virtual presentation of the racing via the following zoom link:

Yours in Scouting,
Pack 722 Committee

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Pack 722 Pinewood Derby 2023 Results

Hello Pack 722,

Here are the 2023 Pack 722 Pinewood Derby Results -

Arrow of Light -
  1. Christian G. - Frank
  2. Niko A. - Rip Tide
  3. Cashel G. - Glorious Mouse
  4. Leah E. - Happy Car
Best in Den Winners -
  • Den 5 - Caden D., Burner
  • Den 8 - Matty B., Bullseye
  • Den 14 - Stella F., Running Loose
Webelos 1, Den 7 -
  1. Chance N. - Imposter
  2. Trent S. - Pizza Hut
  3. Liam M. - B-Boop
  4. Will G. - Holy Guacamole
Best in Den Winner - Alex. T., The Creature From the Track Lagoon

Bear, Den 1 -
  1. Colton S. - Laser Beam
  2. Lleyton C. - Blue Screech
  3. Elin E. - Patrick
  4. Matthew M. - Grave Digger
Best in Den Winner - Oliver A., CyberPunk

Wolf, Den 2 -
  1. Conor N. - Fireball
  2. Alex F. - Rush
  3. Brady R. - Enforcer
  4. Calvin G. - Tank
Best in Den Winner - Red Writer

Tiger, Den 3 -
  1. Olver D. - Wave
  2. Ethan W. - Pika Car
  3. Ethan N. - Mighty Mew
  4. PJ M. - Blue Thunder
Best in Den Winner - Ian L., Frank on Wheels

Lion, Den 4 -
  1. Carter G. - Blue
  2. Jacob M. - Super Car

Pack Award Winners -

Commissioner's Cup - Max P., Zombie Bob
Best in Show - Stella F., Running Loose

District's Pinewood Derby -
Our Pack derby winners race this Saturday,March 25th at District's, right here in Wakefield at the Wakefield-Lynnfield UMC, with the hopes of earning a spot at Nationals in New York City.
  • Lions - 9AM
  • Tigers - 10AM
  • Wolves - 11AM
  • Bears - 12PM
  • Webelos 1 - 1PM
  • AOLs - 2PM
Good Luck to all of our scouts racing at District's!

Pack 722 Leadership

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Pack 722 March/April Pack Events

Hello Pack 722,

First, what an exciting Pinewood Derby.  Hope you all had a lot of fun and enjoyed the racing. For our winners, listed below, the excitement continues with the District Pinewood Derby, right here in Wakefield.  An email with more comprehensive Pinewood Derby results including Best of Show will be sent out later this week.

Lion - Carter G.
Tiger - Oliver D.
Wolf - Conor N.
Bear - Colton S.
Webelos - Chance N.
AOL - Christian G.

Upcoming Event Notes:
  • Friday, March 17th - Arrow of Light Crossover - This event is for Webelos and AOL scouts ONLY.  If you do not have a scout that is a Webelos or AOL scout, you do not need to attend this ceremony bridging our oldest scouts from Cub Scouts to BSA Scouts (Troop Level).
  • Saturday, March 25th - District's Pinewood Derby - We will be hosting the District Derby at the UMC here in Wakefield, where the winners earn the opportunity to go to the National Derby in NYC.  Come cheer on our scouts!  Please note that Council is encouraging masks for all attendees.
  • Friday, April 14th, 6:30PM - Pack Meeting - Many of the Webelos and AOL scouts will be off to the Mystic Aquarium for their overnight stay but the rest of the Pack will gather at the Wakefield-Lynnfield UMC to recognize scout achievements and have some fun.  The theme planned for this meeting is taking apart devices to see how they work.
  • Friday, April 14th to Saturday, April 15th - Webelos/AOL Scouts Overnight, Mystic Aquarium
  • Saturday, April 15th, 10AM-1PM - Project Linus (Blanket Making) - Do a Good Turn! Hosted by the UMC, join other scouts from Wakefield to make blankets for Greater Boston Project Linus  The UMC does request an adult:child ratio minimum of 1:3, and also asks that participants bring labeled scissors, lunch, and water.  They are also asking that anyone planning to attend RSVP no later than March 31st.  To RSVP or get more information, scan the QR code.
  • Friday, April 28th to Saturday, April 29th - Lion to Bear Scouts Overnight, EcoTarium Museum of Science & Nature
Yours in Scouting,
Pack 722 Leadership

Saturday, March 4, 2023

Pack Committee Meeting tomorrow Night

Hi Everyone! 
We had a blast today at the Pinewood Derby! Thanks so much to all who helped make it happen! And thanks to all the Scouts and siblings for all the hard work they put into their cars this year! 

We have a Pack Committee Meeting tomorrow night. This is a great place to come find out more about what makes Scouts happen. There are some great opportunities to help out, and it's a really fun group of folks to work with. I hope you'll consider coming out! 

Where:  6 Hancock Road, Wakefield
When:  7:30pm 

Hope to see you soon! 

2023 Pinewood Derby - 1 Hour Delay

Hello Pack 722,

Due to the expected weather, we are going to delay all scheduled start times by 1 hour.  That means the schedule for race start times now looks like this -

•        AOL 10-11

•     Webelos 11-12

•        Bear 12-12:45

•       Wolf 12:45-1:30

•       Tiger 1:30-2:15

•      Lions 2:15-2:30

•      Family Race 2:30

While you get ready for racing, check out the Best in Den winners and vote for Best in Show. Each scout gets one vote and the poll closes at midnight on Sunday, March 5th. Link to the poll is here -

Safe travels to everyone tomorrow and we hope this schedule change works for everyone. If you are unable to make it to the race or want to share it with friends and family, we will be showing the races via a Zoom meeting at the following link:

Passcode: 722722

Yours in Scouting,
Pack 722 Committee