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Mini Soap Box Derby

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Arts & Crafts, Educational, Gaming

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Program Description

Event Details

Ready, Set, GO! The Soapbox Derby is coming to Des Moines.

Come join us and design a mini derby car for your favorite book character using the materials provided, your engineering skills and imagination, and race your car against others to see if it makes it to the Finish Line in one piece. Meeting Room. Ages 4+.



Children’s Program

Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver over 12 years old.

Indoor Program (2021)

This program is hosted indoors.  Please observe social distancing and follow local COVID-19 safety mandates. Hand sanitizer will be provided and staff will do their best to ensure any shared materials are disinfected between use. This program is subject to COVID-19 safety protocol updates, including room capacity limits. Please check our website for updates.