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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 >

Ice Safety


February 13, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Recognize that ice will never be completely safe. Conditions and unseen or unknown factors can render seemingly safe ice suddenly dangerous. Take all care and precautions to avoid mishaps and more >

Anniversary Month Contest


February 13, 2017  |  by Jory Dellinger

Anniversary Month Contest is coming during the month of February! Mark your calendar! Units can earn the purple Honor Unit ribbon by completing any two of the following activities during more >

Anniversary Sale: 17% Off


February 13, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

To celebrate the Boy Scouts of America’s 107th Anniversary, we are excited to offer a 17% discount on merchandise! In all stores and online! Only five more days to take more >

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Photo Contest Winners 2017


February 13, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Congratulations to all our 2017 Montana Council Annual Photo Contest winners!With so many entries, it was difficult to pick winners! In fact we added another category for adults –nature – more >

Putting The Outing In Scouting


January 30, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

We have all heard the phrase, “You can’t have scouting without the outing.” There is no better place to make that happen than at a resident summer camp, the pinnacle more >

Jamboree Contingent Update | Feb. 2017


January 30, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

February 11th Contingent meeting in Helena, MT Location: Plymouth Congregational Church 400 South Oakes Helena MT 59601 Details with start time will be out this week. RSVP to Randy Keith more >

Wood Badge

What is Wood Badge?


January 30, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting, directed the first Wood Badge course in 1919 and gave each participant one of the beads he captured from African Chieftain Dinizulu. Thus did more >

Silver Beaver Nominations


January 30, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS: 2017 SILVER BEAVER AWARD The Silver Beaver Award is a council‐level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Recipients of this award are registered Scouters more >

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Important Dates: Photo Contest, Anniversary Month, More


January 30, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

2017 Photo Contest: Deadline is TOMORROW, Jan. 31 Scouts and Scout leaders of all ages are welcome to participate in our annual Photo Contest. Dig through those digital files, cameras, more >

Bronze/Gold/Platinum Units – Be One!


January 16, 2017  |  by Jory Dellinger

As a recognition/thank you for your unit’s participation, the Montana Council will provide the following to any unit who successfully meets or exceeds their ICL “fair share” goal: Benefits for more >

Silver Beaver Award Nominations Due February 28th


January 16, 2017  |  by Jory Dellinger

The awards are presented at an impressive ceremony, this year Saturday evening April 29th at the Council Annual Convention in Helena. This year Cory Keith, longtime Council board member and more >

A Scout is Reverent – Scout Sunday Observance


January 16, 2017  |  by Jory Dellinger

The Boy Scouts of America designates the Sunday that falls before February 8 (Scouting Anniversary Day) as Scout Sunday, which is the primary date to recognize the contributions of young more >

Membership Growth For MT Scouts


January 2, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

On behalf of the 8,000 Scouts registered in the Montana Council in 2016, thank you for your hard work and dedication to making sure every youth had an opportunity to more >

New Programs For K-M


January 2, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Hopefully, everyone is excited about the new facility improvement happening at camp this fall and next spring.  In an effort to keep building on that excitement, K-M Scout Ranch is more >

Scout Executive Corner


January 2, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Dear Scouting Friends, Welcome to 2017! It seems that from Thanksgiving onward the clock ticks a bit faster than usual. December flies by and now it is January. Happy New more >

CIT Program At Melita & K-M


January 2, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The Montana Council is looking for Scouts ages 14 – 16 to participate in our summer camp’s Counselor In Training (CIT) program. The CIT program is designed to help Scouts more >

What’s In Store – Roper / Stetsen


January 2, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Super Saving Month on all Roper and Stetson apparel. Receive 25% off of all Roper vests, jackets, shirts and Stetson shirts. Available in adult, youth, men’s, ladies, camp logos, Montana Council more >

Winter Weather Safety


January 2, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Winter is upon us in Montana and that should not slow us down as long as we take the necessary precautions and teach our Scouts to be “Winter Weather Smart.” more >

Scout Executive Corner


December 19, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Dear Scouting Friends,  Wow! Less than two weeks before the ball drops, and 2016 comes to a close. For Montana Council it has been a stand-out year in so many more >

K-M Restrooms & Showers


December 19, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The new bathrooms and showers have arrived! Mother nature did her best to try and stop progress on the construction at K-M.  In spite of records colds hampering the operation more >

Time To Make A Difference


December 19, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Thanks to you over 8,000 young men and women had the opportunity to learn, grow and prosper in Scouting.  On behalf of them, thank you for providing the resources necessary to more >

Big Sky Ski Weekend


December 19, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Big Sky Ski Weekend is great opportunity to come shred the slopes at Big Sky and have a lot of winter fun. This package is valued at over $550.00 per person more >

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