Job Opening: CFO/Controller, Montana Council


November 29, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Boy Scouts of America, Montana Council, is hiring a Chief Financial Officer/Controller. Please submit a resume and cover letter to: mtcouncil@montanabsa.org Deadline is December 13, 2018. The mission of the Montana more >

SE Corner: Happy Thanksgiving


November 19, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

From my chair in Missoula, I can see through the window that the pace of the world is steadily increasing as the holidays approach. It is always one of my more >

Welcome Kristen Steele


November 19, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

We are excited to welcome Kristen Steele to Team 315 as the new Program Secretary! Kirsten is born and raised in Great Falls and graduated from Great Falls High.  She more >

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday 2018


November 16, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Montana Council is excited to again be a part of #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. In the wake of Black more >

Popcorn Sale a Huge Success!


November 5, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Montana Scouts sold $1,926,000 in popcorn!  That’s a combined total of online and door-to-door sales. Kerry Ketchum, Montana Council Popcorn Kernel, commented: “This happened because our great Scouts their parents more >

Unit Rechartering


November 5, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Hello, Scouters! On October 1st, 2018, the unit recharter system became active to start the 2019 registration process. The online system is ready for you to log in and complete more >

Early Bird Camp Discount Ends Dec. 31, 2018


November 5, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Now is the time to take advantage of the early bird discount and get registered for a Montana Council Summer Camp. This opportunity will end on December 31st, 2018. You more >

Make An Impact, Introduce Someone To Scouting


November 5, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Attention All Units! We only have a short time left In the 2018 Scouting year with lots of fun things happening locally for our youth to take part in; holiday more >

SE Corner: Giving Thanks


November 20, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, I would like to spend a few moments to list some of the wonderful blessings for which I am thankful. Living in a country which more >

2018 Montana Council Camporee


November 20, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

“Today’s Scouts, Tomorrow’s Leaders” The Boy Scouts of America Montana Council will gather June 14-17, 2018 in Townsend, MT to celebrate Scouting. This is a rare opportunity for Scouts and more >

Camp Staff Scholarships


November 20, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

In 2017 we announced the implementation of a new Camp Staff Scholarship program. The program is designed to provide opportunities for quality members of camp staff to earn monies that more >

#GivingTuesday


November 20, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Montana Council is pleased to again be a part of #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. This is an especially appropriate partnership for Montana Council and Boy Scouts of more >

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VIDEO: Camps In Action


November 20, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

If you follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, you may have witnessed some of the short videos from K-M Scout Ranch and Camp Melita Island. We have slowly been more >

Recharter Online System Now Open


November 6, 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 opened more >

Eat Wings, Raise Funds


November 6, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

SAVE THE DATE!! On November 15th Buffalo Wild Wings will be hosting another STATEWIDE “Eat Wings, Raise Funds” fundraiser for the Montana Council. Lunch or dinner, we hope you’ll enjoy more >

Early Bird Registration Ending Soon


November 6, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

As the 2017 year comes to an end, so does the Montana Council camps early bird registration period. Don’t miss out on a chance to pay a discounted rate and more >

Ski At Big Sky


November 6, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Great news Team 315 Skiers and Snowboarders! We now have a location for our event. We will be staying at the Cinnamon Lodge in Big Sky. Thank you to Morgen more >

Cyberbulling, We All Are Responsible


November 6, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Many of you may have read the recent article from “Bryan on Scouting” on Cyberbullying. If not, here is a link: “How to understand, recognize and prevent cyberbullying”  Cyberbullying is more >

World Scout Jamboree 2019


November 6, 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 >

Scout Executive Corner


November 21, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Dear Scouting Friends, Good grief! Campaign 2016 was without a doubt the strangest, most contentious presidential campaign and election I can remember. The process seemed longer and more exhausting than more >

2017 National Scout Jamboree


November 21, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

There are still a few spots left for Jamboree and still time to sign up! November 30, 2016, has been set as the signup deadline allowing us to finalize details more >

#GivingTuesday, Support MT Scouting


November 21, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

There is a day for giving thanks, two days for receiving deals and now one day for giving back. This year, on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, Montana Council, Boy Scouts more >

My Scout Shop Monday


November 21, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Happy Holidays! The Missoula Store is happy to announce new store hours: Mondays: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Come in and shop more >

3 … 2 … 1 … Launch Into Scouting!


November 7, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

This fall’s Cub Scout recruiting theme was Launch into Scouting. Each new Cub Scout received an Estes rocket to put together and launch during one of the many Rocket Academies more >

Apply Now! 2017 Camping Season is Coming


November 7, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

As the fall season approaches and the snow slowly works its way down the mountains, I can’t help but think about how much I miss summer camp and that it more >

Final Popcorn Sale Results 2016


November 7, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The final results are in! Together, Montana Scouts sold a total of $2,000,350 in this year’s popcorn sale. Thats a combined amount of online and door-to-door sales. What an outstanding more >

Eagle Report to State


November 23, 2015  |  by Shon Ostler

Montana Council 2015 Eagle Scouts and Silver Award recipients:: mark your calendars for February 13, 2016 for the annual Eagle Report to the State. You and your family will have more >

Scouter Battles Cancer


November 23, 2015  |  by Shon Ostler

Scout Family: Paul Grosvold, a.k.a “Papa Paul,” is battling esophageal cancer. He has completed seven weeks of radiation and chemotherapy and had surgery on October 21st to remove a portion more >

Glacier Park Service Project


November 9, 2015  |  by Shon Ostler

The Boy Scouts have had a proud tradition of performing service projects in Glacier National Park as far back as 1925. Since the BSA Centennial in 2010 Scout units from Montana more >

Scout Builds Bat Condo


November 5, 2015  |  by Shon Ostler

COLUMBIA FALLS – You’ve heard of the Batcave, right? Well, a Columbia Falls teenager has a bat condo for you. Actually, for Glacier National Park. More specifically, for the nine more >

Online Advancement


November 24, 2014  |  by Jory Dellinger

Here’s hoping you and your troop had a great Scouting summer, whatever your adventures have been! Now, with summer camp and fall activities in the books and heading toward winter more >

Reporting Service Hours


November 24, 2014  |  by Jory Dellinger

With the holiday season upon us, many units will be busy giving back to others through Community Service Projects. Some units may be collecting food for a local food pantry more >