Scout Days once again returns to Daytona International Speedway as the infield will transform into a truly unique weekend-long camping retreat!
Boy and Girl Scouts will travel from all over to camp and participate in exciting activities like fishing on Lake Lloyd, scavenger hunts, geocaching, and much more. In addition, they’ll receive up-close access to the teams and drivers from the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, sign the start/finish line, and walk the grid before the three-hour IMSA Prototype Challenge at the “World Center of Racing!”
Scout Days 2019 Activities
Saturday Morning Track Walk
Early on Saturday morning, pit road will be opened from the UNOH Fanzone as Scouts will be granted access to the frontstretch tri-oval. This unique opportunity will allow scouts to walk pit road and a portion of the track, as well as sign the start/finish line. Sharpies will be provided.
When: 7:35 - 8:30 am, Saturday, January 5
Fishing on Lake Lloyd
Take advantage of the 29-acre Lake Lloyd in DAYTONA’s infield by baiting some hooks and casting lines into the famous body of water. Each year, the catch and release program sees several big catches throughout the weekend.
When: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Saturday, January 5 & 7:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday, January 6
Scout Days Tram Track Tour
Climb aboard one of our open-air trams and you will be transported into the “World Center of Racing.” From a tour of the infield to an inside look at the venue, your expert tourologist will provide you with everything you’ve wanted to know about Daytona International Speedway.
When: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Saturday, January 5 & 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Sunday, January 6
Scout Days Open Garage
Throughout Saturday, Scouts will receive over three hours of access to the IMSA WeatherTech Championship Series garage, observing the hard-working race teams and their high-performance vehicles in action as they prepare to take on the high banks of DAYTONA!
When: 9:00 – 9:45 am & 4:45 – 6:30 pm, Saturday, January 5
Scout Days Scavenger Hunt & Unit Excellence Ribbon Program
Once you are settled into your campsite, be sure to stop by the Guest Services information booth to pick up your Scout Days scavenger hunt and ribbon program worksheets. The scavenger hunt rewards campers for exploring different areas of the DIS infield – check off each location as you visit, and turn in your sheet to the information booth at 9am Sunday for a prize!
In addition, participating in different activities throughout the weekend will earn you points towards a one-of-a-kind Unit Excellence ribbon for your unit! Earn 75 of 100 possible points and return your sheet to the campground information booth by 9am on Sunday to claim your ribbon.
When: Pick up Scavenger Hunt & Unit Excellence Ribbon worksheets from info booth, turn in on Sunday, January 6 by 9:00 am.
Meet some of the biggest names in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship as the Wayne Taylor Racing and Meyer Shank Racing teams will appear in fan Q&A sessions in the Driver Meeting Room on Saturday.
When: 12:30 – 1:00 pm & 2:30 – 3:00 pm Saturday, January 5
Walk the Grid
Be a part of the action of the IMSA Prototype Challenge At DAYTONA! Walk the starting grid of high-tech sportscars, get up close and personal with world-famous drivers and teams as they prepare to take on the high banks and road course of Daytona International Speedway.
When: 11:20 am – 12:00 pm, Saturday, January 5
New Longer Race - IMSA Prototype Challenge At DAYTONA
Last year, the IMSA Prototype Challenge ran for the first time on ROAR weekend, and this time is back for an even longer three-hour endurance race! Practice and qualifying will be on track all weekend long, and you’ll be able to experience firsthand the exhilaration of watching IMSA sportscar racing on the high banks.
When: 12:15 - 3:15 pm Saturday, January 5
Be transported to another world with one of several planetarium shows from the Museum of Arts & Sciences on Friday night. Shows will begin approximately every 30 minutes from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, with topics including the night sky, galaxies, the solar system, and beyond!
When: 6:00 - 9:00 pm Friday, January 4
Scout Days Movie Night
Movie Night returns in 2019 with an exclusive showing of the 2018 Pixar movie Incredibles 2. Movie night will begin at 8:30pm inside the DAYTONA 500 Club. You’ll want to bring blankets and chairs as seating may be limited.
When: 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm, Saturday, January 5
Pinewood Derby at DAYTONA
New to 2019, test your mettle against other Scouts units in the IMSA Pinewood Derby at DAYTONA! Pick up your pre-assembled car at the Costa Boardwalk Club on Friday evening, decorate it however you like, and come out to the UNOH Fanzone Stage at 8am on Sunday February 6 to see who wins!
Save on Scout Days tickets! Order before December 15 & save $10 on two nights of camping in Daytona's infield, January 4-6, and incredible activities on and off the track! Call 1-800-PITSHOP or click here to order.
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