Daniel Webster Council, Arrowhead District
Our own Arrowhead District's Web site; a wealth of local District level information including forms we may need, training schedules, activity updates, and much more. There are also many links to other Pack and Troop Home Pages within the District.
Scouting Powwow Online
Tons of Scout Leader resources with the entire program online. There are skits, program guides, games and activities for the Scout Leader to use. Check it out.
Need skits? This is the place. The bible of Scouting skits can be downloaded here or viewed online. There's lots more resources than just skits and games so this site is worth a look.
US Scouting Service Projects
Unbelievable number of Scouting links and sources of information. This site includes information on camping, hiking, safety, Pinewood Derby, Scouting clipart and much more. This site also is updated regularly so check back often.
Large site with tons of information including Leader's resources, clipart, Scout history, and an entire section devoted to Scout Skills. The Skills section has links to First Aid tips, camping tips and places to go, and much more.
The Virtual Cubleader's Handbook
This site has tons of information for on Scouting. You can find downloadable forms, ideas for Den/Patrol meetings and a lot more. Well worth the effort to visit them.
Scout New England
This site is geared to New England Scouts and can be viewed by state for ease of navigation. A wonderful site with plenty of Scouting information. Links to many resources for both Scouts and Leaders. Downloadable forms, Skits, Songs, newsgroups for leaders, Pen Pal lists for Scouts and much more. A New England calendar of events for Scouts is also available.
Pinewood Derby Supersite
This page has it all; supplies, tips, rules, performance hints, instructions, links to other Pinewood Derby sites... and more! If you want to build a Pinewood Derby car that can and will run better than your cars used to then take a look at this page. There is also a very good section on running a Derby and some ideas on how to construct your own track with electronic sensors to determine the winner. Well worth the time.
Uptown Sales, America's Favorite Hobby Place
Pinewood Derby supplies are just one of the many Hobby Supplies these people sell. Anyone with interest in modeling airplanes, tanks or Pinewood derby cars to those interested in collecting stamps or coins could benefit from checking this page out.
Pinewood Derby Accessories
Pine Pro Competition Components manufactures a full line of high quality Pinewood Derby Car kits and accessories to help make your car a winner. The local store selling their components is the Hobby Emporium, TJ Maxx Plaza, Tyngsboro, MA, 01879.
Pinecar Factory Store
This supplier has all you will ever need. Buy direct from the Factory Store or buy from the local retailer selling their line of products. There is also information and kits for the Raingutter Regatta. The local retailer is: Hobby, Etc., 90 W. Pearl St., Nashua NH 03060 (603) 595-8549
Shape N Race Derby Page
This site has a number of options including Derby rules, how to build a track, how to build faster cars and additional resources.
Hodges Hobby House
This is a commercial site so they are trying to sell you something. What they are selling is kits, parts, accessories and advice on building Pinewood Derby cars. They have a huge supply of merchandise to choose from and lots of free advise so it's worth checking out even if you don't plan on buying. At the bottom of this page are links to 'Additional Pinewood Derby Hints' and to 'Links to other Pinewood Derby Sites'. Both are loaded and worth a visit.
This is a terrific Pinewood Derby site with lots of info including a "Speed Tip of the Week" section. Some advise for those that may make a mistake during the construction of the Pinewood Derby cars. Additional links to other sites are also included.
The Ol' Buffalo Pine Car Page
I know - the name is weird but the site is nice. There are lots of basic tips and a good number of additional links. If it's a Pinewood Derby site then the link to it is here! Read through the tips and then scroll down to get to the links. The tips are nicely organized and summarized so you can get a lot of info in just a little time.
The ULTIMATE Pinewood Derby Site
I won't say I agree with the title of this page but it is certainly worth a look. This site had good tips and they are well organized into different categories. They are also straight to the point. Make sure you take a look at the links on this page - many suppliers of accessories. Note: This site may be accessible to AOL members only.
Raingutter Regatta Guide
This site has and the entire Raingutter Regatta package; tips on building, advice on running the competition and a breakdown of the responsibilities of everyone involved. There is even a downloadable guide that you can read offline and print if you wish. Definitely worth a visit.
Space Derby Information, General and Details
This site has all the information anyone needs to organize and run a Space Derby or to build the rockets. There's details from the construction to the rules, has flight tips for the builder and a special section for additional activities to be held on the race day. Well worth the time it takes to visit this site.
Pack 240 Space Derby - Rocket Derby Page
This Pack site has a good amount of information and is also the source of the automated winder we used for our recent Space Derby. Adobe Acrobat Reader (FREE!) is required to view the drawing of the winder.
Space Derby Do's and Don'ts
Everything the Pack leaders need to organize and run a Space Derby with a few links to other informative sites. This is mainly designed for the organizers of the events but if you want to see what kind of rules to expect this is the place to start!
The Webmaster's Space Derby Tips
Click on the link and take a look at this page with notes, tips and helpful hints to make your Space Derby experience more fun for everyone. This is a list of things learned over the years but, please, use it as a starting point and use you imagination when building your Space Derby ship.
Animated Knots for Scouts and Guides
This site has a very good animated knots selection. The knots are clearly displayed and the animations are very easy to follow. If you're having trouble with a knot then this site might be helpful.
Knot Guide for Fisherman
This site displays a handful of knots used to secure fishing elements to the line. Don't let the 'big one' get away because of a poorly tied knot!
Ropers Knot Page
More than you will ever need to know about knots and tying them! There are 5 different knot categories with about 10 knots from each displayed on this page. Although there is no animation the instructions are clean and easy to understand. Additional links to knot tying sites are also available here.
This is the site of a searchable database of trails throughout the country. Just select the state you want to hike in continue from there. Worth the visit when in the planning stages.
The Backcountry Home Page
A source for camping & hiking information from gear reviews to tips to how to learn to use a compass. If you want information on something (anything!) about camping or hiking it can probably be found here. A very impressive and well-researched site. Note: This is not a graphics heavy site so navigating through it is fairly quick.
One of the better all-around camping Web sites, this one is more useful for parents who want to take their kids along with them. Articles discuss low-impact camping, your camping supply checklist, activities for the kids, car packing tips, and a very helpful packing list that can be printed. The reviews of campsites are somewhat useful but there are limited reviews of NH based campgrounds.
EarthDay '99, Sponsored by the Wilderness Society
For anyone wishing to participate in the activities of Earthday this is a good place to start. There are a number of links to find out about the organization including a Kid's section, a section designed for teachers, and wilderness information pages. I never knew that the Alaskan Tern travels about 35,000 miles round-trip during it's annual migration to South America. I hope it's worth it!
A consumer site that focuses on New Hampshire resources, events and information. Considered the "Gateway to the Granite State". This is a good starting point when looking into NH hikes, events, and more.