Cub Scouts Host Raingutter Regatta

Cub Scouts Logan Joyner (left) and Ezaryon Riley (right) race their custom sailboats in the Raingutter Regatta last Saturday as Assistant Cubmaster Jewel Dickerson (background) watches. Ten cub scouts from troop 14 competed in the round robin, which was the first boat race for the local troop. – Photo by Mark Anthony

The Cub Scouts from Pack 14 held their first Raingutter Regatta last Saturday at city park. The scouts raced custom sailboats down a two-lane, water-filled inflatable track. Participants include (back row, from left) Jimmy Bell (Tiger Den Leader), Don Dickerson (Scoutmaster), Jennifer Homan (Cubmaster) and Jerry Buford (Wolf Den Leader) (next row) Damian Shelton (Bear), Chance Potts (Wolf), Dominick Crocker (Webelos I), Connor Potts (Webelos I) and Jewel Dickerson (Assistant Cubmaster); (next r

The Raingutter Regatta is equivalent to the Pinewood Derby, just less detailed. During the race, a scout will test their craft against another down a two-lane, water-filled inflatable track.

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