Boy Scouts of America Troop 1097  Serving Gaithersburg, Germantown & N. Potomac 

Ski Trip to Shawnee Mountain

  • 18 Jan 2020
  • 8:00 AM
  • 20 Jan 2020
  • 2:00 PM
  • Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, 401 Hollow Road East Stroudsburg, PA 18301


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Shawnee Mountain's Quick Rental system will have your equipment ready & waiting for you when you arrive!

Please pass along this log-in information to your members who will rent our ski or snowboard equipment.

Group ID: 911ov20 
Member Password: 911member

Group ID expires on: 1/14/2020 (11:59:59 PM)

We'll be going to Shawnee Mountain in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, with accommodations at a church turned Hostel for a 2-night weekend group ski trip. Our Troop would occupy the Hostel exclusively.  Located only 2 miles from the mountain and very popular with Scout troops, it includes a full size, fully equipped kitchen. Shawnee Mountain offers 23 trails for skiing and snowboarding, 6 chairlifts, 2 carpet lifts, the 4,000 Delaware Terrain Park and Country Club Park. 

The $185 fee per person includes all meals from Saturday lunch to Monday lunch, two nights lodging, boots, skis, helmet rentals, and a two-day ski package. 


Saturday, January 18th:

8:00am - Meet at IWLAR, load gear and assign seats in cars.

8:30am - Depart for Hostel (4.5-hour drive including a half-hour stop for lunch)

12:30pm - Stop for lunch 

2:00pm - Arrive & check-in at the Hostel

3:00pm-9:00pm Ski Saturday evening

Stay overnight at the Hostel on Saturday night.

Sunday, January 19th:

7:00am - Breakfast, load-up & depart for skiing

8:00am-5:00pm Ski on Sunday.

Stay overnight at the Hostel on Sunday night.

Monday, January 20th:

9:00am Cleanup, load up, checkout and depart to IWLAR

12:30pm - Stop for lunch

2:00pm - Arrive at IWLAR

Additional Information:

Facility space for up to 50 people; thick mats used for comfortable floor sleeping. There are additional sleeper sofas on the 2nd floor for leaders use. Two private bathrooms with showers. 

Common meeting area on the 2nd floor, with VCR/DVD player and piano. 

All food is prepared on your own. The hostel has a large kitchen with everything necessary to cook your own meals. Bring paper plates & plastic utensils to make clean up easy. Cafeteria style tables in dining area for meals. 

The Shawnee Presbyterian Church is located just 2 miles from the ski area on Shawnee Church Road. 

Hostel Κey Ιnformation

  • Check-in time is 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 9:00 AM
  • Space for 50 people
  • 2 sleeper sofas
  • 2 bathrooms with showers
  • Common Meeting area
  • VCR/DVD Player and Piano
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • WIFI equipped

Please also reviewBSA Winter Sports Safety       

Adult in Charge: John Shea

Scout in Charge: 

Permission Slip: BSA Permission Slip Fillable.pdf

Hostel Contact:

Donette Behrens
Group Overnight Packages/eTicket Program
Shawnee Mountain Group Sales
p: (570) 421-7231 ext: 224

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