Teaching leadership & values while providing recreational activities for children of all ages, The Hawk Mountain Council, Boy Scouts of America headquartered in Reading, PA serves more than 4,000 young people in three Pennsylvania counties:
- Berks County
- Schuylkill County
- Carbon County (Panther Valley School District Only)
It is among the largest youth-serving organizations in the three-county area led by over 1,500 volunteers. Hundreds of community groups representing educational, religious, non-profit, civic, and business organizations join in partnership with Hawk Mountain Council by chartering over 140 Scouting units (Packs, Troops, Crews, Posts, and STEM Scout Labs).
If you are new to Scouting, let us introduce you and your children to a world where they will build lifetime friendships, while learning leadership skills, active citizenship, personal fitness, and practical knowledge through their participation in a diverse array of activities including camping excursions, summer programs for teens and much, much more. From Cub Scouting, with thrilling outdoor programs such as camping, and other outdoor adventures – on to Scouts BSA and Venturers, with camporees, summer camps, Scouting shows, and national jamborees – families can enjoy building a lifetime of experiences unmatched by other organizations.
If you have an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math, STEM Scouts may be the place for you. The Hawk Mountain Council is one of 32 Councils nationwide to offer STEM Scouts. Science, technology, engineering, and math aren’t just for the classroom anymore. STEM Scouts brings girls and boys together to shape, tinker, explore, and make. From robots to chemical reactions and circuits to insects, STEM Scouts gives kids the opportunity to dive into a breadth of STEM topics while meeting STEM professionals and learning to both work together and lead.
Explore our website and find out more about Scouting in the Hawk Mountain Council. We offer a great deal of information for parents about the benefits of Scouting.
For more information about the Hawk Mountain Council, Boy Scouts of America, contact us at 610-926-3406.