News May 18, 2018

Crews pave soap box derby track on Camano

Nearly 1,000 feet of fresh, smooth asphalt awaits young racers at Arrowhead Ranch on Camano Island.

The ranch — across Arrowhead Road from the entrance to Utsalady Elementary School — will host the 11th annual Windermere Stanwood Camano Island Soap Box Derby on June 16 at 615 Arrowhead Road. A trial run will happen May 31.

The race moves to the island from Stanwood, it’s home for the past decade. As always, winners advance to the All-American Soap Box Derby World Championship race in mid-July in Akron, Ohio. Winners of the international race receive college scholarships and other prizes.

Build clinics for drivers and coaches are underway. See

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