Michael’s Woodshop News


  • Scout Applies STEM Skills in the Woodshop
    March 1, 2022 by Dave Schneeman Mihai displays prototype Star Scout Mihai Z. created the CNC computer code needed to engrave the Cub Scout logo into a new cross over bridge for Pack 1540 in Fairfax, VA. Mihai volunteers as a Youth … Read more
  • Wolf Den Creates Pinewood Derby Trophies
    January 31, 2022 by Dave Schneeman On January 26, the Wolf Den from Pack 1833 in Haymarket, VA held a Den activity in Michael’s Woodshop and created some nice trophies for their Pack’s upcoming pinewood derby race. The Wolves started with … Read more
  • Celebrating Our 1000th Pinewood Derby Car
    On January 8, 2022, Xander, a Bear from Pack 858 attended a Pack Pinewood Derby Session and created the 1000th pinewood derby car in Michael’s Woodshop! Xander started by creating his own car design. With assistance from shop volunteer “Mr. … Read more
  • Michael’s Woodshop Begins Its 4th Year; Debuts CNC Machine
    During Camp Snyder’s Fall Family Camping events, Michael’s Woodshop officially began its fourth year of operations and it certainly got off to a great start! During the two family camping weekends, over 30 families visited the wood shop and had … Read more
  • 50th Merit Badge Earned in Michael’s Woodshop
    In November, Cole S. of Troop 424 attended his second merit badge session in Michael’s Woodshop and completed all of the requirements to earn the Woodwork merit badge. He arrived well prepared with materials and project plans and was able … Read more
  • Michael’s Woodshop Ventures Into New Territory
    On October 1, Christina A. of Crew 893 hosted the first Summit Award Project in Michael’s Woodshop, making a set of knot boards for a local Girl Scout Troop. With plenty of bench space, there was ample room to create … Read more
  • Meet the “Even Newer Newest” Volunteers in Michael’s Woodshop
    Michael’s Woodshop is pleased to introduce the six newest members of the Team. Michael’s Woodshop is run entirely through the time, effort and talents of volunteers and we welcome these latest additions! Adult Volunteers Shannon Klee is an active Scouter; … Read more
  • Tic-Tac-WOW!
    July 21, 2021 by Dave Schneeman ShareTweetPin Cub Scouts and Webelos made 453 Tic-Tac-Toe boards while attending Day Camp and Resident Weekends at Camp Snyder this summer. That’s a lot of games!!! The process started with a short safety briefing and then each youth … Read more