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Scout builds kids ‘racetrack’ for Torrey Pines Church

Scout builds kids ‘racetrack’ for Torrey Pines Church

Among the outdoor play equipment at Torrey Pines Church Daycare Center, which includes an enclosed playground with climbing structures and tactile activities, the church has “wiggle racer” scooters, small bicycles and tricycles. But without a smooth place to ride them, the vehicles have sat in a bin for years, unused.

Enter 15-year-old Troop 271 Boy Scout Nicolas Cridlig, who for his Eagle Scout Project, built a “racetrack” for the children at the center. Concluding more than a year of planning, Nicolas put the final coat of paint on the track this week.

“The Torrey Pines Church is our troop’s sponsoring church and they have been so supportive of us. They let us use their...

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