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Start your engines – it’s time for the Shakori District’s Pinewood Derby!

The 2017 Shakori District Pinewood Derby is almost here. Are your boys excited?

When: Saturday, March 4, 8am – 12pm
Where: The Gym behind Master’s Garden Preschool, 7500 Schley Rd, Hillsborough, NC 27278

Please go to for all of the details … dates, times, categories, rules, maps, and a printable PDF flyer. Please share the link with your Cub Scout families who are advancing to the District race or print out the flyer.

Advanced online registration for the District race will open on February 14 and close on February 28. A link will be sent out on February 14. Registration must be done in advance.

The registration fee for each Pack to participate in the District Pinewood Derby is $30. Please bring a check payable to Cub Scout Pack 467 to checkin on Saturday, March 4th.

Competition Categories:
Lions-only Speed – 1st, 2nd
International Theme – 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Scouting Theme – 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Scout’s Choice – 1st
Speed – 1st, 2nd, 3rd

The official rules can be downloaded at Each car will be fully inspected before racing. Remember that International Theme, Scouting Theme, and Scout’s Choice cars, while not competing for speed, must follow all of the rules.

And finally, Pack 467 would like to thank Jimmy Workman and Troop 59 in Chapel Hill for helping us to secure a very nice aluminum track for the District race.


-Patrick Harrell
Cubmaster, Pack 467

2016 Shakori District Award Recipients

On the evening of Monday 5th December, members of our district gathered to recognise and honour sixteen of our finest volunteers at the Annual District Awards banquet. 

They were joined by Mr Nick Long, Council Commissioner, Occoneechee Council who delivered a State of the Council address. 

Thank you to all our hard-wroking volunteers and congratulations to those who were recognised by our awards. 

Popcorn Kernels of the Year – Michele O’Tuel and Marchellina Waugh, Pack 951


Charter Organization Representative – Al Townsend, Troop & Pack 449


Unit Committee Member – Mary McCoy, Troop 820


Unit Commissioner – Steve Walker


Venturing Crew Advisor – Diane Meyer, Crew 39


Order of the Arrow Adult of the Year – Gail Barker


Kim Hackett Memorial Scouting Spouse Award – Julie Forrest, Pack 438


Scoutmaster of the Year – Tom Fischer, Troop 449


Assistant Scoutmaster of the Year – Glenn Benton, Troop 39


Cubmaster of the Year – Alan Forrest, Pack 438


Assistant Cubmaster of the Year – Nathan Harmes, Pack 825


Den Leader of the Year – Molly Black, Pack 438


Webelos Leader of the Year – John Turner, Pack 283


Scouter of the Year – Steve Blanchard, Troop 820


District Award of Merit – Mark Hannah


2016 District Award Nominations


We have had a great scouting year in Shakori District. Our dedicated leaders have made that possible. We want to recognize the best of the best and need your help in picking them. We will be recognizing them at our Annual Awards Banquet on December 5 at Orange United Methodist Church
The Award Categories are:
  • Unit Commissioner
  • Unit Committee Member (could be the Committee Chair)
  • Charter Organization Representative
  • Venturing Crew Advisor
  • Scoutmaster
  • Assistant Scoutmaster
  • Cubmaster
  • Assistant Cubmaster
  • Den Leader
  • Webelos Leader
  • Kim Hackett Memorial Scouting Spouse Award
  • Scouter of the Year
  • District Award of Merit
Please help Shakori District recognize and celebrate our great leaders for 2016.  

Complete your nominations by November 20 by completing the nomination form below. 
Chris FitzSimons
Shakori District Chair


Please complete this form and submit once per nomination. Nominations are due no later than 11/20. Awards will be announced on 12/5 at the District Winter Banquet.


If nominating for the District Award of Merit, you must also complete the online form and return it to the District Chair.




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We’ve been busy over the holidays building a new website for the BSA Shakori District.  We hope that you like it.

All the great content that you were used to is still available and we’ll be adding news items and other valuable content that you can use in the future to stay connected with what’s going on in the Shakori District – your Scouting District!

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Happy 2016!

Chris FitzSimons
Shakori District Chair


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