BSA’s Pennswoods Council History

In 1970, the former Appalachian Trail Council and Daniel Boone Council merged to form the current Hawk Mountain Council in Reading.[5] 1970 also saw the merger of Blair-Bedford Area Council (Altoona), William Penn Council (Indiana, PA) and Admiral Robert E. Peary Council (Johnstown, Pennsylvania) into the current Penns Woods Council in Ebensburg.

On July 1, 2011 Pennswoods Council and Greater Pittsburgh Council merged to form Laurel Highlands Council.