Winter Weekends

Winter Weekends are a tremendous opportunity for you and your son to enjoy a fun-filled weekend in the great outdoors when nature provides the beauty of winter. You will stay in our Potomac Homes overlooking Lake Courage. Cafeteria style meals are provided in our dining area at Pathfinder Lodge. Come with your personal gear and enjoy winter with its exciting program features. Choose from several weekends - each of which is open to any Scout!

We are already hard at work on the 2017 Program.  Registration opens November 1, 2016.

2017 Dates and Registration links

Winter Weekend # 1 -  January 13-15 

Winter Weekend # 2 -  January 27-29 

Winter Weekend # 3 - February 3-5 

Winter Weekend # 4 - February 10-12 

Winter Weekend # 5 - February 17-19

Winter Weekend # 6 - February 24-26 


Program Features

The weekend will include sledding, Klondike games, broom-ball, and snow tubing. The camp will provide the equipment. The camp has snow shoes, and sleds. However, please bring any equipment that you may have (no hockey sticks please). Moms enjoy this activity just as much as dads. If there is no snow on the ground, the program will consist of parent/son log sawing, three-man slingshot, Frisbee golf, BBs, archery, hiking, or just enjoying a weekend with your son.

Check In

The Winter Weekends will begin with check in at 6 p.m. on Friday. Bring your completed Annual Health and Medical Form  parts A & B for each participant (youth AND adult).  Participants will receive a snack at 9 p.m. that evening. Please avoid arriving after 10 p.m. Sessions will conclude on Sunday by 10 a.m.


Per Person: $60 Open Room: $77 Semi-Private Room. The package includes lodging Friday and Saturday night, Friday snack, all meals on Saturday, breakfast Sunday, plus use of camp equipment. Participants stay at the Eagle Base Conference Center, each home includes beds, heat, bathrooms and showers. Each home has bunk-beds and mattresses in three small rooms upstairs and one larger, dormitory-style room downstairs. We suggest that adults may want to sleep on the bottom bunk and youth on the top bunk.

Cancellations less than 2 weeks from the event will not be refunded as food and materials will have been ordered.  No-shows and cancellations will not be refunded. Reservations are not 'confirmed' until payment has been processed. Payments must be received two weeks prior to the weekend.

Items to Bring

You will need to bring your own linens and personal items. We suggest that you bring the basic necessities; sweaters, warm jackets, flashlight, extra clothes, boots, etc. Dress for the weather. A suggested packing list is provided here.  Be sure to bring a completed Annual Health and Medical Form  parts A & B for each participant (youth AND adult).


You can register and pay online with an electronic check or credit card, or if you prefer, register online and mail in your check. The deadline is two weeks prior to the event. Reservations are not considered 'confirmed' until payment has been processed.  Registration will open here Nov 1, 2016.

Medical Forms - Each participant (youth AND adult) must bring an Annual Health and Medical Record  parts A & B.   If you have questions about the medical form please see our Information and FAQ  page.


If you are interested in working on staff for these exciting, fun-filled weekends, please contact select here to complete the online application or call Dale Kaufman at 412-325-7921


Ski & Snowboard Days at Nemacolin


Ski & Snowboard Days at Nemacolin

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   January 8, 2017   
   January 28, 2017   
   January 29, 2017  
   February 4, 2017  
   February 5, 2017   
   February 25, 2017   
   February 26, 2017  

Be sure to register for each day that you plan to Ski or Snowboard.

Learn more and register at Nemacolin