One of the six Boy Scouts of America councils that serves the San Francisco Bay area, the Pacific Skyline Council was founded in 1940 as the Stanford Area Council (#031).  In 1994, the Stanford Area Council merged with the San Mateo County Council (#020) to form the current council.
Cutter Scout Reservation (located in the Santa Cruz Mountains) is a Scout camp set in a redwood grove north of Big Basin Redwoods National Park. The camp contains many activities including a pool, a lake (Lake Gamlin), and an operational C.O.P.E. course. Many council weekend events are held at the reservation including Camporees, Order of the Arrow ordeals, and fellowships.
Camp Oljato is a camp for Boy Scouts located at Huntington Lake in Lakeshore, CA (Fresno County) that was founded in 1941 as a Jewish boys' singing camp. In 1942 the camp was converted to a Boy Scout camp. The camp's property ranges in elevation from 7,000 to just under 8,000 feet (2,400 m) above sea level. Camp Oljato is accessible only by pontoon boats; these boats run on a regular schedule during the Scout camping season running from mid-June to mid-August.