Buckskin Council

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Buckskin Council
Owner Boy Scouts of America
Headquarters Charleston, West Virginia
Location Kentucky, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia
Country United States
Website
http://www.buckskin.org
 Scouting portal

The Buckskin Council is the local council of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) that serves Scouts in Scouts in Kentucky, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia.[1]

Organization[edit]

The council is divided into several districts:

  • Chief Cornstalk District
  • Mountain Dominion District
  • Elk River District
  • Pioneer District
  • Seneca District
  • Cardinal District
  • MGM District
  • Muguyoh District

History[edit]

Tri-State Area Council merged with Buckskin Council on July 1, 2014.

Charleston Council #617
founded 1919
Logan County Council #756
founded 1926
McDowell County Council #707
founded 1925
Charleston Area Council #617
renamed 1929
Logan-Boone Area Council #756
renamed 1930
Kentucky-West Virginia Council #626
founded 1930
Southern West Virginia Council #707
renamed 1928
Logan-Boone-Mingo Area Council #756
merged 1934
Lonesome Pine Council #203
founded 1934
Buckskin Council #617
renamed 1949
Appalachian Council #673
founded 1946
Cornstalk Council #756
renamed 1953
Chief Cornstalk Council #756
renamed 1954
Southern West Virginia Council #707
merged 1955
Appalachian Council #707
renamed 1956
Chief Cornstalk Council #756
merged 1979
Buckskin Council #617
merged 1990
Buckskin Council #617
merged 1991


Huntington Council #672
founded 1919
Ashland Council #200
founded 1918
Huntington Area Council #672
renamed 1924
Huntington Area Council #672
merged 1928
Tri-State Area Council #672
renamed 1935

Camps[edit]

The Tri-state Area Council operates one permanent camp: Camp Arrowhead located in Ona, West Virginia.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wyatt, W. Joseph (January 2004). Buckskin Boys: A History of the Buckskin Council, 1919-2004. Pictorial Histories Publishing Company. ISBN 1575101149.