Family Fun Fest

Rockets, derby cars, funny pets and so
much more... all without leaving home!
 AUGUST 8, 2020 
On Facebook Live

If you like funny pets, rockets, astronauts, and Pinewood Derby® cars, then you’ll love Family Fun Fest! It’s outdoor adventure you can have online!

This very special online-only event is just for families like yours! There will be cool hands-on activities, interviews with amazing people, and opportunities to make your community better with a service project.

Join in on the fun with activities like designing a Pinewood Derby car and baking homemade treats for your pets with a trained chef. We’ll post items you’ll need for each activity, here and on Facebook, so you can build your own adventure!

If you’re already a Cub Scout, you’ll love it! If you’re not a Scout but want to find out about all the fun and cool things Scouts do – this is your chance! And, it’s always more fun with friends, so invite some of yours to join you online for the Family Fun Fest!

Stay Connected

Sign up to receive updates about Family Fun Fest and you’ll be entered to win cool prizes – from Scout Shop gifts cards to hammocks, backpacks, and more! Plus, RSVP on Facebook to double your chances to win!

Events Schedule

AUGUST 8, 2020 | 11 a.m. Eastern | 10 a.m. Central | 9 a.m. Mountain | 8 a.m. Pacific

Here’s what we have planned so far, but keep stopping by for schedule additions! All times subject to change.

Let’s build a FAST Pinewood Derby car!
11:00 am ET

Vote to design a Pinewood Derby car LIVE.

Meet NASCAR’s Joey Logano as he gives us an exclusive look inside a race car and answers questions about going fast!

Let’s make some art!
11:45 am ET

Sketch along with professional illustrators and choose the subjects you want to learn to create!

Don’t worry – we’ll check in on our Pinewood Derby car and put your art skills to the test as we vote on some major design elements.

  • A pencil, pen, or felt-tip pen
  • Three to five sheets of blank paper
Let’s give back!
12:30 pm ET

Find out what “Do a good turn daily” means and complete your own good turn using the art you created.

Let’s go to space!
1:00 PM ET

Meet Dr. Bernard Harris, former astronaut and the first African American to perform a spacewalk! 😱

Learn how to build your own water bottle rocket.

  • Empty plastic bottle
  • A few pieces of construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Foam board (optional)
  • Hot glue gun with glue
  • Colorful tape or plain duct tape
  • Stickers
Let’s talk animals!
1:40 PM ET

Check out all kinds of ways to take care of your furry friends! Post photos of your pets using #FamFunFest and you may see them during the show.

Learn how to make dog treats from MasterChef Junior winner Logan Guleff, and see how to put together a pet first-aid kit.

  • Access to a kitchen and an adult to help you with an oven
  • 1 cup of whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup of unsweetened pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened crunchy peanut butter
  • Baking grease
  • Mixing bowl
  • Spatula
  • Cookie cutters
  • Countertop
  • Rolling pin
  • Basting brush
  • Optional: carrots and bacon bits
Let’s race!
2:15 PM ET

Tune in for the epic finale as we race the car YOU built during the show!

Stay until the end to see if your car wins the race, who gets the grand prize and snag a special offer only available to viewers!

Let’s rock!
2:30 PM ET

Jam out with the GRAMMY® Award-winning Okee Dokee Brothers, as they host a mini-concert and dance party for the whole family!

win prizes

We’re giving away tons of cool prizes for Family Fun Fest, like Scout Shop gift cards, Pinewood Derby bundles,
hammocks, backpacks, portable batteries, tents… and more! Here’s how you can snag one:

  1. Sign up to receive email updates about Family Fun Fest AND RSVP on Facebook for two chances to win one of more than 60 cool prizes!
  2. Download and fill out an Adventure Log. Once you complete as many line items as you can, snap a picture and post on social with the hashtag #famfunfest to be entered to win one of three $200 Scout Shop gift card. Increase your chance of winning by posting pictures of you accomplishing the various adventures with the hashtag #famfunfest!
  3. Tune in and participate in the live event for even more chances to win. There will be giveaways every 30 minutes!



This back-to-school season, we’re teaming up with to advance equity in education, and provide teachers and schools with the resources they need.

Help us thank teachers during Family Fun Fest with this customizable thank you note.

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