Shawnee Mountain Ski Area
The #1 Scout Headquarters for Snow Sports Fun
Welcome to Shawnee Mountain Ski Area. Our Scouting Events and Group Programs are designed to get Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts on the snow and having fun. Our discounted rates, friendly service and terrain are the best in the Poconos.
Winter Scout Events
GIRL SCOUT DAY
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Join us on Sunday, February 7th, for our 19th Annual Girl Scout Winter Fun Day!
Register and buy tickets below! Available late fall.
SCOUT & FAMILY SKI WEEKEND
Saturday, March 12 & Sunday, March 13, 2016
Join us on Saturday and Sunday, March 12th and 13th for the
26th Annual Pocono Scout Weekend. One and two day options available.
2016 Merit Badge Clinics & Testing
In-Season Snow Sports Merit Badge "Get Ready" Workshop
January 23 & 24 or January 30 & 31
This one day workshop is by reservation only. The “Get Ready” Workshop is a 1.5 hour long clinic and covers Scout Weekend testing requirements. Evaluation and practice recommendations will be given to prepare scouts who are taking the Partial Snow Sports Merit Badge Test on Scout Weekend. Lesson curriculum is the same during each workshop.
All-day lift ticket,
1.5 hour workshop, and lunch - $70.00 per person;
With rentals - $95.00 per person
Add a helmet rental for $8.50 per person
There must be at least 5 skiers to conduct the ski option workshop,
and at least 5 snowboarders to conduct the snowboard option workshop
The 1.5 hour lesson will begin at 11:45am
Contact the Group Sales office at (570) 421-7231 ext. 201 to make a reservation.
Partial Snow Sports Merit Badge Test
Saturday & Sunday of Scout Weekend
This 1-hour on-mountain test will be held on Scout Weekend and is designed for novice skilled skiers and snowboarders to complete 1-5 requirements for the Snow Sports Merit Badge. This test is not for first timers. Blue Cards will only be signed if the participant possesses the required skills and knowledge.
Scouts are encouraged to print the appropriate Snow Sports Merit Badge excerpts (below) and practice the required skills/knowledge to pass the tested sections of the Partial Snow Sports Merit Badge Test.
Ski Option - 1516 Partial Merit Badge Test Form (Ski)
Snowboard Option - 1516 Partial Merit Badge Test Form (Board)
Register online using our Scout Weekend Activity Registration form.
All Inclusive Snow Sports Merit Badge Clinic and Test
Saturday of Scout Weekend Only
This clinic and test is by reservation only and is intended for intermediate and advanced skiers and snowboarders who are prepared and serious about achieving the Snow Sports Merit Badge. This 6-hour in-classroom and on-mountain clinic will cover all of the Snow Sports Merit Badge requirements.
All-day lift ticket, 6 hour clinic/test, and lunch - $90.00 per person;
With rentals - $108.00 per person
Add a helmet rental for $8.50 per person
The 6 hour clinic will take place from 10am-4pm
There must be at least 5 skiers to conduct the ski option clinic/test, and at least 5 snowboarders to conduct the snowboard option clinic/test.
Deadline to register for the All Inclusive Snow Sports
Merit Badge Clinic
and Test is Sunday, February 28, 2016
Contact Group Sales at (570) 421-7231 ext. 201 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make a reservation or to get more information on Scout Weekend and Merit Badge activities.
Overnight Scout Trips
Shawnee Church Hostel
Located just five minutes from the ski resort, the Shawnee Church
Hostel is a perfect location for troops to gather, eat and sleep after a day on the slopes.
Shawnee Summit Lodge
Located at the top of Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, the Summit Lodge
is the only ski-in, ski-out lodging for groups in the Poconos.
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1-Day Ski & Snowboard Scout Trips
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Plan your group visit to Shawnee Mountain and save up to 38% off of retail rates. Plus, we have one of the best ticketing programs around and we're the home of "Quick Rentals" and "Group-2-Go."
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Group Snow Tubing Trips
Take the Pocono Plunge
Take the Pocono Plunge! Featuring 6 tubing chutes and 2 easy to use 'people mover' conveyor lifts!
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Scout Lodging Package
The Shawnee Presbyterian Church Hostel is close and convenient lodging for scouts and youth groups. With space up to 50 people, the SPC Hostel is an affordable option for any group on a budget.
Scout Lodging Package information.
570-421-7231 ext. 201