Michael’s Woodshop News


  • Celebrating Our 2000th Pinewood Derby Car!
    December 18, 2023 by Dave Schneeman On December 10, Caleb, a new Cub Scout with Pack 126 attended a Pack Pinewood Derby Session and earned the “distinct privilege and high honor” of creating the 2000th pinewood derby car in Michael’s Woodshop! Caleb’s … Read more
  • Celebrating Our 500th Baloo the Builder Adventure!
    On October 22nd, Bears from Pack 1139 completed their Baloo the Builder Adventure in Michael’s Woodshop. They learned about useful tools to have in their toolboxes and practiced using clamps, sanding blocks, hammers and nail punches. They made a golf tee … Read more
  • Michael’s Woodshop Sails into New Waters!
    October 3, 2023 by Dave Schneeman On September 19-20, Michael’s Woodshop supported its first Quartermaster Leadership Service Project. Similar to earning the rank of Eagle Scout, Sea Scouts must carry out a service project to earn the rank of Quartermaster. Able Sea … Read more
  • Michael’s Woodshop is Expanding!
    Since opening in 2018, Michael’s Woodshop has become one of the most popular activity venues at Camp William B. Snyder, offering fun, hands-on activities for all NCAC Scouting youth. Activities in Michael’s Woodshop attracted over 1,800 youth participants in 2022 … Read more
  • Michael’s Woodshop Recognizes Distinguished Volunteers
    May 20, 2023 by Dave Schneeman CJ Staton (left) & Mell Cunningham (right) On May 7, Michael’s Woodshop presented the Distinguished Volunteer Award to volunteers CJ Staton and Mell Cunningham in recognition of their “many years of consistent and dedicated contributions of time … Read more
  • STEM Scouts Have a Blast in the Woodshop!
    December 4, 2022 by NCAC STEM Have you ever heard of BlastCars? They have been around for years as Scouts BSA programs, and sometimes dubbed the “older kid Pinewood Derby Cars”. The real difference? Their dimensions are a bit larger and above … Read more
  • 250th Bear Completes Baloo the Builder Adventure
    November 18, 2022 by David Schneeman On November 5th, Bears from Pack 1160 completed their Baloo the Builder Adventure in Michael’s Woodshop. They learned about useful tools to have in their boxes and practiced using a number of tools including clamps, sanding … Read more
  • New Woodshop Volunteers and A Three-Year Service Award
    We are pleased to introduce the newest volunteers in Michael’s Woodshop. Alyssa and Teaghan have completed their training and have joined the team as Youth Assistants. In addition, we would like to recognize Dallas Cecil, a dedicated volunteer who has … Read more