Scouting and Guiding in West Virginia
Scouting in West Virginia has a long history, from the 1910s to the present day, serving thousands of youth in programs that suit the environment in which they live.
Early history (1910-1950)
Recent history (1950-1990)
Scouting in West Virginia today
There are nine Boy Scouts of America local councils in West Virginia. All of West Virginia lies within Central Region, except for Pendleton County, as part of Southern Region, and Grant, Mineral, Hardy, Hampshire, Morgan, Berkeley and Jefferson counties, as part of Northeast Region.
- Allohak Council
- Buckeye Council
- Buckskin Council
- Mountaineer Area Council
- Ohio River Valley Council
- Potomac Council
- Shenandoah Area Council
- Stonewall Jackson Area Council
- Tri-State Area Council
Girl Scouting in West Virginia
There are two Girl Scout council offices in West Virginia.
- Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council Charleston, WV http://www.bdgsc.org
- Girl Scouts of Shawnee Council, Inc., Martinsburg, WV http://www.shawneegirlscouts.org
Girl Scouts in Monongalia and Preston counties are served by Girl Scouts - Trillium Council, which also serves Garrett County, Maryland and several counties in western Pennsylvania. http://www.girlscouts-wpa.org/gsswpa/01gsswpa.html
Scout Activities by County