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Top 10 Largest Councils

Posted on 30 January 2009 by Dan


Scouting News has extracted a few facts, our readers have asked about in the past, from the Response to various inquiries regarding the Boy Scouts of America memorandum released in response to stories recently published by Hearst Newspapers.

The largest Councils in the Boy Scouts of America is always listed in two different ways. The first is by total membership, this includes traditional membership and learning for life membership. The second is by traditional membership.

Top 10 Largest Councils (Total Membership)
1. Greater New York Councils (New York, NY)
2. National Capital Area Council (Bethesda, MD)
3. Great Salt Lake Council (Salt Lake City, UT)
4. Sam Houston Area Council (Houston, TX)
5. Circle Ten Council (Dallas, TX)
6. Northern Star Council (St. Paul, MN)
7. Utah National Parks Council (Orem, UT)
8. South Florida Council (Miami Lakes, FL)
9. Central Florida Council (Orlando, FL)
10. Cradle of Liberty Council (Philadelphia, PA)

Top 10 Largest Councils (Traditional Membership)
1. Great Salt Lake Council (Salt Lake City, UT)
2. Utah National Parks Council (Orem, UT)
3. National Capital Area Council (Bethesda, MD)
4. Sam Houston Area Council (Houston, TX)
5. Trapper Trails Council (Ogden, UT)
6. Grand Canyon Council (Phoenix, AZ)
7. Northern Star Council (St. Paul, MN)
8. Circle Ten Council (Dallas, TX)
9. Greater St. Louis Area Council (St. Louis, MO)
10. Heart of America Council (Kansas City, MO)

There you have it! The top 10 Largest Boy Scout Councils by total membership and traditional membership.

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  1. Josh Says:

    So, I guess it’s okay that the Western Los Angeles County Council really is as small town as we feel. :)

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