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2018 NOAC Fundraiser Patch Sets


October 9, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Your ship has come in! The Apoxky Aio Lodge is thrilled to announce the availability of the 2018 National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) fundraiser patch sets. These patch more >

Popcorn Sales Off To A Great Start!


October 9, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

WOW! We are almost at the half-way point in our sale! Fill it up and Win! Every day filled popcorn order forms are sent in by Scouts from around the more >

Anniversary Contest 2018


October 9, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Anniversary Month Contest is coming during the month of February 2018! Mark your calendar. Units can earn the purple Honor Unit ribbon by completing any two of the following activities more >

Popcorn! Sales Kick Off September 30


September 25, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Over the past 25 + years, Montana Scouts have sold more popcorn per Scout than any other Boy Scout Council in America. Montanans are generous! We help Scouts fund their more >

Recharter Update


September 25, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

If you have been around Scouting for very long you are aware October signals the most significant tasks during the year. That task is recharter. The online system window will more >

3 … 2 …1… Launch Into Scouting


September 25, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

This fall’s Cub Scout recruiting theme is Launch into Scouting. Each new Cub Scout should have received an Estes rocket to put together and then launch during one of the more >

OA Fall Fellowship 2017


September 25, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The 2017 Apoxky Aio Fall Fellowship was this past weekend and if you weren’t there you missed out. About 70 youth and adult Arrowman were in attendance, representing Assiniboine, Golden more >

Scouting & Conservation: William T. Hornaday Award


September 25, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Dr. William T. Hornaday, then director of the New York Zoological Park and the founder of the National Zoo in Washington, D.C, originally initiated these conservation awards in 1914. An more >

What’s In Store: Rank Advancements & Merit Badges


September 25, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Starting October 1, 2017, we can process your rank advancements in Billings, Great Falls, and Missoula. Our Bozeman Store will soon carry rank advancements as well. We will update you more >

SE Corner: Back To School


September 11, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

It’s the start of a new school year and for Montana Council, this time of year is key to our success and fulfillment of our mission: “… to prepare young more >

Date Change For Wood Badge


September 11, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Due to the smoke caused by fires around the state, the dates for Wood Badge at Grizzly Base have been pushed back. We will host the first session on Sept. more >

Scouting & Conservation


September 11, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Conservation and outdoor activities have been part of scouting since the beginning. The first Scout leaders including Lord Baden-Powell and Ernest Thompson Seaton, along with President Theodore Roosevelt, recognized the inherent more >

Congrats Julie Evans & Welcome Daniel King


September 11, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

We are delighted to announce Julie Evans as our new Development Director! As you know, Julie has been the District Executive in Mountain Valley for the past nearly 2 years. more >

14th Bitterroot Rendezvous, Hamilton


September 11, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Join us for the 14th Annual Bitterroot Rendezvous at Rennaker Ranch in Hamilton. Dates: October 6, 7 & 8, 2017 The event includes a primitive camp, blackpowder rifles, archery, knife more >

Camp Registration Is Open!


August 28, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Montana Boy Scout and Venturing leaders: Registration for K-M Scout Ranch and Melita Island 2018 Camping Sessions is open! Available spaces are going quickly. Talk to your unit, pick your more >

World Scout Jamboree 2019


August 28, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

In 2019, more than 40,000 Scouts and leaders from more than 150 countries around the world will converge on Summit Bechtel Reserve, West Virginia, for the 24th World Scout Jamboree. more >

Here Comes 2018 Camporee!


August 28, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The 2018 Montana Council Camporee will take place June 14-17th at the Townsend Fairgrounds in Townsend, MT. A wide variety of activities and participation of units from all over the State more >

SE Corner: Camp Upgrades Receive Applause


August 14, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

I have spent the last few weeks traveling through much of Montana and I have been reminded of the beauty – and vastness – of the state we call home. more >

Helena Scouts Spot & Call In Fire


August 14, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Good things happen when Scouts are out and about and prepared for emergencies. As Montana struggles with drought and fire danger, this is a great reminder we can help as more >

2017 Fall Recruitment: Rocket Into Scouting!


August 14, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

We are continuing our theme for this fall’s recruiting campaign.  It is Rocket into Scouting!  Our flyers will have a picture of a den launching their rockets.  We are also more >

Cub Scout Roundtable Planning Guide


August 14, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The 2017-18 Cub Scout Roundtable Planning Guide is late being published. I’ve contacted the National Roundtable Commissioner and he/they are most apologetic about it. They say that no person was more >

Medication Use In Scouting


August 14, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The following guidance on medication use in Scouting has been developed for Scouts, parents or guardians, and adult leaders. Planning ahead is a key component. This information can also be more >

SE Corner: Back To Montana


July 29, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

After nearly nine years away, my family and I have the honor of returning to the Montana Council. What a council it has become! Scouting in Montana has always invoked more >

K-M, Melita Gain National Accolades


July 29, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

“One of the finest facilities I have ever come to know.” – 2017 National Camp Accreditation Program report after visiting Melita Island. Each year, all Boy Scout of America Councils’ more >

2017 National Jamboree In The Books!


July 29, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

On July 15th, 73 Scout leaders, Scouts, and Venturers departed Billings and Missoula heading for their National Jamboree experience. This Jamboree we did things a little different than we have more >

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