Hawk Mountain Council

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Hawk Mountain Council
Owner Boy Scouts of America
Country United States
Founded 1970
Scout Executive & CEO Bill Garrett
Website
www.hmc-bsa.org
Scouting portal

The Hawk Mountain Council serves over 8,000 young men and women in one of several Boy Scouts programs in Berks, Schuylkill, and Carbon counties in Pennsylvania. The council has headquarters near Leesport, PA.

The Council was formed in 1970 with the merger of the Appalachian Trail and Daniel Boone councils.[1]


Hawk Mountain Scout Reservation[edit]

Hawk Mountain Scout Reservation is the camp associated with Hawk Mountain Council. It is located near Summit Station, Pennsylvania on Blue Mountain Road. The reservation holds Camp Meade for Boy Scouts and Camp DuPortail for Cub Scouts.

The camp has 635 acres (2.57 km2) of forest and Lake Nalaheman. One session of the Northeast Region's National Camp School is held at the camp every year.

Order of the Arrow[edit]

Kittatinny Lodge #5 is the Order of the Arrow lodge that serves the council.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ On My Honor - The Hawk Mountain Council Story ... 1908-2010, Hawk Mountain Council #528, BSA, page 85

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