Snow Sports Weekend for Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts & Their Family...
Saturday, March 11, 2017 & Sunday, March 12, 2017
8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day!
COME AS A TROOP OR COME ON YOUR OWN!
Open to all Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and the immediate family members!
Parents & siblings welcome. No minimum required.
WELCOME SCOUTS & FAMILIES!
Shawnee Mountain's Scout Weekend is back and better than ever. Join us this winter for a weekend of winter fun with fellow scouts and your family. We have added activities, plus overnight lodging and meal options. Scouts are invited to work towards earning snow sport merit badges, learn a snow sport and enjoy a weekend on the mountain. Come with your troop, or come on your own. No minimum required.
Walk-ons welcome. Follow signs for registration located in the Trepp Lodge.
SKI & SNOWBOARD RATES
Discounted Scout Weekend rates can be use by scouts and their immediate family members (parents & siblings).
|Advanced*||Day of Event||Advanced*||Day of Event|
|First Time Lesson||$13.00||$13.00||N/A||N/A|
|Lunch Vouchers||$8.50 per voucher|
|Breakfast Voucher||$8.00 per voucher|
*Available through March 1, 2017. Advance sales open late fall.
Lift Tickets: Lift Tickets are valid from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day.
Patches: Commemorative Patches available at the event while supplies last.
Breakfast: A special hearty breakfast sandwich, fried
potatoes plus a large hot beverage.
Lunch: Lunch Voucher includes a medium soft drink or bottled water, french fries and a choice of a cheeseburger, tossed salad or chicken sandwich.
SCOUT WEEKEND ACTIVITIES
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.
Download the Snow Sport Merit Badge Workbook [pdf]
Partial Snow Sports Merit Badge Test - 12:45 PM @ Learning Center
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 (No Snow Blades) 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)
Merit Badge Workbook - Download the Snow Sport Merit Badge Workbook
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
MOUNTAIN SNOW RALLY – 10:00 AM @ Mountainside of the Clock Tower Breezeway
You WIN when you reach all check points, closest to the “pace-setter’s” established time!
Teams of two will compete to reach 4-5 check-points based on provided clues. The snow rally tests your
“Braininess” and “Gamesmanship”. Participants must be able to confidently ski or snowboard “top of the mountain” terrain and trails.
Compete in your troops name? Shawnee Mountain Gift Card Prizes awarded for:
- 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for successful completion and closest to pacesetter’s time
- Best Team Name
Special Hotel Lodging Prices for Scout Weekend
Available Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11, 2017
Holiday Inn Express – Stroudsburg, PA
$105.00 + tax (two queen beds)/room night
Click Shawnee Scout Weekend to book your rooms
Days Inn – East Stroudsburg, PA
$79.95 + tax (two double beds)/room night
Call (570) 424-1951 and mention Shawnee Mountain Scout Weekend
PEEC - SPECIAL OVERNIGHT LODGING PACKAGE
Just North of Shawnee Mountain. The special PEEC package includes "Bunk Bed" lodging, spaghetti dinner, a Saturday night outdoor campfire and a breakfast snack "To-Go". Just $31.00/person for one night - Two night rate available. Call to reserve.
Limited Space, Call Today!