Scout Program FAQs :
Q: What is the minimum group size to get the scout rate?
A: There is no group size restriction. The scout rate is available for individual scouts or groups of scouts.
Q: What is included in the scout rate?
A: Area ticket, equipment rental, lesson, and a helmet rental are included in the scout rate.
Q: I am not a Boy Scout, but a Girl Scout, Cub Scout, Adventurer, etc… Am I still eligible to receive discount?
A: Yes! Scout Rate applies to all organizations under the scout umbrella.
Q: What do I need to do to get a Snowsports Merit Badge?
A: Ober Gatlinburg offers a Snowsports Merit Badge program. To complete the program in one day, the scout must be an intermediate level skier/rider. Make sure that the scout has completed the Snowsports Merit Badge worksheet and knows all requirements. The scout will need to have a ski/snowboard instructor sign off on the on-snow skiing/riding skills, a ski patroller to sign off on the safety presentation, and a rental room technician to sign off on equipment. Upon completion of all 3 phases, a Snowsports Merit Badge councilor or a designated representative will sign off on the completion of merit badge.
Q: How long will it take to get a Snowsports Merit Badge?
A: For intermediate level skiers and riders, all of the requirements for the snowsports merit badge can be completed in one day. For beginners and “never-evers”, the amount of time depends on the ability level of the scout. It is recommended to take multiple lessons over the course of a few days.
Q: Do I need to make a reservation to get the Scout Rate?
A: Yes! Advance reservations required for individual scouts to receive the scout rate. You can Email or Call our Group Sales Office at least 3 days prior to your visit. firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-MUCH-FUN
Q: Do I need to make a reservation for the Snowsports Merit Badge program?
A: Yes! Please let our Group Sales Dept know at least 3 days in advance of your arrival. Please call Ober Gatlinburg at 1-800-MUCH-FUN and ask for Group Sales to make reservations.
Q: Help! I need more information or I have a special request. Who can I call?
A: We are always here to help! Please call 1-800-MUCH-FUN and ask for Group Sales to receive general program information. For special requests and additional information please contact Greg Gavrilets at 1-800-MUCH-FUN Ext. 204.