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SE Corner: First Hand, Scouting Matters


June 19, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

If you have attended our annual convention in the last three years you have heard me talk about my grandson Rory. He lives in West Lynn, Oregon, a suburb of more >

Gordon Rubard Retirement Open House


June 19, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Saying goodbye to Montana Council Scout Executive, Gordon Rubard will not be an easy task for those of us in Montana Council. Of course, it is with excitement, support, and more >

Executive Staff Updates Part Three


June 19, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

If you are a regular reader of the MT Trails or active in the districts that have seen executive staff leave, you know there have been some openings for district more >

Inaugural Top Popcorn Sellers Party


June 19, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

For the first time, Montana Council will be hosting a Top Popcorn Sellers Party to celebrate Scouts that sold $1,200 and above in the 2016 Popcorn Sale. As of this more >

Hands Across The Border 2017


June 19, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The 36th Hands Across the Border will be held in Canada at Camp Stone, near Kimberley British Columbia, Sept. 29, 30 and Oct. 1, 2017. The event organizer is long more >

Merit Badge Counselors Opportunity


June 5, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Are you familiar with the BSA’s Lone Scout program? Essentially, the Lone Scout program is for youth living far enough away from a community that it is difficult to participate more >

Water Safety & The Safe Swim Defense


June 5, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Pools, lakes, ponds, and beaches mean summer fun and cool relief from hot weather. Water also can be dangerous for our Scouts if adult leadership does not take the proper more >

Benefits Of Wearing A Complete Uniform


June 5, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The Uniform is an important part of delivering the complete Scouting experience to your child. Not sure if a complete uniform is a necessary for your child’s success in Scouting? more >

Welcome Don Bean To Team 315


May 22, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

On Saturday, May 13th, a special committee of the Executive Board met in Great Falls to make the final selection for Montana’s next Scout Executive.That meeting culminated a That meeting more >

Training For Those Who Drive Scouts


May 22, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Accidents are quite rare in Scouting. When one does occur, it likely will not happen while camping or involve backpacking, canoeing or climbing, either. The majority of Scouting accidents happen on the way more >

SE Corner: Youth Protection Matters


May 8, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Scouting Friends, Keeping Scouts safe from abuse is an A-1 priority for all of us. Over the years Scouting has added layers of protection to minimize the possibilities of abuse. more >

Camp Staff Opportunities


May 8, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

In just a couple of short months, our camp operations will be in full swing and boys will be having their greatest adventures of the summer. To help bring about more >

Camp Preparations Underway


May 8, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The feeling of spring is finally in the air and we are busily dusting off all the camp properties in preparation for summer. During these preparations, we have discovered that more >

MOHAB: Adventure, Made In Montana


May 8, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Looking for a summer adventure? Have you ever explored the Bob Marshall Wilderness? The Montana High Adventure Base (MOHAB) has one-week slots available for provisional scouts and/or adults for our June more >

Executive Staff Updates Pt. 2


May 8, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

If you are a regular reader of the MT Trails or active in the districts that have seen executive staff leave, you know there have been some openings for district more >

Lightning Safety: What You Need To Know


May 8, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Summer is coming, and that means lightning storms can be a risk on any scout outing. Being aware of the safety risks associated with lighting can help you keep your more >

Take Popcorn Sales To New Heights


May 8, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Complete these two items before June 30th, 2017, and receive a Glow-In-The-Dark UFO Drone to use as a unit prize at your popcorn kickoff! Register your unit to sell popcorn more >

Executive Staff Updates


April 24, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

If you are a regular reader of Montana Trails or active in the districts that have seen executive staff leave, then you are aware of openings for district executives. We more >

National Camp Accreditation Program


April 24, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

You are invited to participate in the National Camp Accreditation Program (NCAP) training Saturday, May 13, from 8 am to 3 pm in Billings. It is being held at the more >

To Avoid Cancelation, Register Now: NYLT & Woodbadge


April 24, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

If you are planning on sending Scouts to NYLT, time is running out to get them registered. The K-M course has lots of space available but if we don’t get more >

2017 State Pinewood Derby Results


April 24, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The results are in! Congratulations to all participants in the 2017 Montana State Pinewood Derby held on April 22, in Kalispell, Montana. Top 5 standings in the Grand Finals are more >

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 >

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