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Akela Land


April 10, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The Montana Council is happy to announce a brand new camping experience for Cub Scouts:  Akela Land Akela Land is a resident camping experience designed for Tigers, Wolves, and Bears more >

Wood Badge

Why Wood Badge?


April 10, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Wood Badge is Scouting’s premier training course. It teaches you leadership skills that will reach far beyond what you do in your Scouting unit. It is first and foremost, learning more >

Best Summer Ever


April 10, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

As we come to the end of a long cold winter – and the end of the school session seems like a real possibility rather than a distant dream – more >

Training Opportunities At 2017 Convention


April 10, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

One of the highlights of our Annual Convention is our Saturday Seminars. 2017 Annual Convention, Seminar Elective Schedule This year’s lineup includes training in: • Exploring Today (How, What & Why) more >

2017 Anniversary Contest Winners


April 10, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Congratulations to this year’s Montana Council Anniversary Contest winners! Cub Scout Pack 302 in Roundup is our winning Pack: They made Valentine’s cards for a retirement home. They performed a more >

MT VFW Eagle Scouts of the Year


April 10, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

It is my pleasure to announce the State of Montana VFW Eagle Scouts of the year. State of Montana 2016 VFW Eagle Scouts of the year: 1st place: Gabe Jourdonnais, more >

Webelos Can Camp!


March 27, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

As young boys have a great desire for outdoor fun, excitement, and adventure, most boys join Cub Scouting because of the outdoor activities. Webelos have a natural curiosity about their more >

Announcing 2017 Silver Beaver Class


March 27, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Please join us as we celebrate the outstanding achievements of our Montana Council volunteers and Scouting Veterans. Montana Council’s Silver Beaver Dinner at our annual Convention features the presentation of more >

Be Bear Aware


March 27, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Winter is almost over. The snow is starting to melt, the days are getting longer, troops and crews are planning extended hikes and campouts as the weather starts to get more >

Congratulations Jim Pyler


March 27, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

For the second time this month we are again making a very bittersweet announcement about the departure of one of our staff. Jim Pyler has been offered and accepted a more >

NESA Spotlight On Montana Council


March 27, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

We are excited and honored to have a mention in the Spring 2017 Eagles’ Call magazine. What follows is a reprint of the article that appeared on page 5 of more >

Recipients Of Catholic Religious Awards


March 13, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Last month the Diocese of Helena held a special mass at Saint Helena Cathedral to honor Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts for successful completion of Catholic Religious awards. more >

Congratulations Thomas Huether


March 13, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

For the second time in less than a month we are again making a very bittersweet announcement about the departure of one of our staff. Thomas Huether has been offered more >

15% Store Discount On 3/15


March 13, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

TEAM 315 THANK YOU DISCOUNT! “Why?” you ask. In celebration of the Montana Council & Team 315! What is Team 315? We are the Montana Council. We are TEAM 315. more >

Are You Keeping Up With Us?


March 13, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Many of you follow us on Facebook, but did you know that we are sharing fun photos, videos, news and information through assorted Social Media outlets every day? Did you more >

Scout Executive Corner


February 27, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Salute to a Great Scouter! Jack Hihnala passed away earlier this month, at age 77. He was a lifelong Scouter who began Scouting in Butte as a boy in grade more >

Camp Staff Scholarship Program


February 27, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Some of the greatest memories of my youth come from my experiences as a member of camp staff. I wish every Scout had a chance to be on staff at more >

2017 Convention: Council Nominating Committee


February 27, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Each year, Montana Council convenes a nominating committee to prepare a slate of officers and members at large to be elected at the Council Annual Meeting. This year our annual more >

Important Information: Jamboree Newsletter 3


February 27, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Download the most recent 2017 National Scout Jamboree: Montana council Contingent Newsletter. 2017 NATIONAL SCOUT JAMBOREE NEWSLETTER 3 Information covered in the newsletter spans from uniforms, order forms, youth leadership, more >

Assessing Risk & Event Safety Checklist


February 27, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

How do I as a leader assess risk? What is the BSA Event Safety Checklist It is March and many of us are starting to dream about warmer weather and more >

Congratulations Matt Specht!


February 27, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

It is with bittersweet emotion we announce the promotion to a new position with another council for Matt Specht. Matt has been offered and accepted a promotion to Field Director more >

In Store! The Perfect Montana Council Jacket


February 27, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Yep, it’s still winter but on the verge of spring.  Why not show your Montana Council Pride with the perfect jacket for this time of year? Looks sharp and super more >

Scout Executive Corner


February 13, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Each year, national BSA measures the performance of local councils with the Journey to Excellence program. Every council is graded on eighteen separate criteria in 5 areas including: Unit Service, more >

Reminder: Complete Your Charter Renewal


February 13, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

For those units who finished the charter renewal process and have turned in their paperwork to council executive staff, THANK YOU! We have experienced a significant improvement in getting them more >

MOHAB Provisional Opportunities


February 13, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Are you looking for a summer adventure for your scout? The Montana High Adventure Base has openings for provisional Scouts for our programs: Week 1: June 25 – July 2 Week more >

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