Scouting, Volume 82, Number 2, March-April 1994 Page: 34
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Pack 207 adds
events like a
'Peanut Pick-up' to
classic pushcart racing
for an activity that
pride, and fun.
By Laura F. Carroll
Photographs by Acey Harper
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WHAT DO RACE CAR
driver Mario Andretti,
sprinter Carl Lewis, and a
herd of elephants have in
common? For various reason (which
we'll tell you about later) they all would
get a kick out of participating in Pack
207's annual pushcart races.
More than 50 Cub Scouts and We-
belos Scouts of the San Jose, Calif.,
pack enjoy the action-filled event. And
their enthusiasm proves that, in the
era of flashy skateboards, BMX bicy-
Scouter Al Ferla directs race traffic
around a wide turn in the course.
cles, and inline roller skates, an old-
fashioned pushcart race still provides
thrills, good-natured competition, and
Held for the first time in spring,
1992, the event takes place on a Friday
evening on the playground at the pack
meeting place, Booksin Elementary
School. Scout families and friends at-
tend. Some adults watch from lawn
chairs, munching on picnic dinners and
keeping an eye on younger siblings.
Scouting March-April 1994
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