Sporting Clays For Scouting, 2019


March 25, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

“Sporting Clays for Scouting” is May 4, 2019, at the Billings Rod and Gun Club starting at 11:00 AM with Registration, Blues BBQ, and warm-up. Have fun while supporting Scouting more >

Montana Council
 Statewide Pinewood Derby


March 25, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Montana Council
 Statewide Pinewood Derby When: Race Begins on May 11, 2019, at 12:00p.m. Location:  Civic Center, Lewistown, MT All cars registering by mail must be sent to the Central more >

SE Corner: Your Perspective Is Power


March 25, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Spring is here! It sure is nice to see some sunshine outside – I even heard birds signing early this morning when I left for the office.  This is always more >

The Ultimate Summer Camp Packing List


March 25, 2019  |  by Talia Zook

We think most Scouts will agree when we say that summer camp is one of the most fun experiences BSA offers. For a short time in the sunniest season of more >

Three girls talking in a huddle after biking outside.

Eight Things Your Child Can Achieve Away from a Screen


March 14, 2019  |  by Talia Zook

We’ve all heard the rumors about the effect extensive screen time can have on a child’s development. Time Magazine reported in January that too much daily screen time can prompt more >

SE Corner: Why Should I Attend 2019 Convention?


March 11, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Dear Scouting Friends, Our Montana Council Annual Convention will soon be upon us – April 26-28 at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort near Anaconda, Montana – and is proudly hosted this more >

Mow Receives Outstanding Eagle Scout Award


March 11, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Glacier National Park Superintendent Jeff Mow was presented with the Outstanding Eagle Scout Award during the Northwest District’s Investment in Character and Leadership Breakfast on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in more >

Welcome Kris Brunetto


March 11, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

We are excited to welcome Kris Brunetto to the Montana Council as the Chief Financial Officer. Kris came to Montana at the ripe old age of 5 and was raised in more >

Cub Scout Pow Wow & Leadership Training


March 26, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Join us for an exciting, hands-on day of leadership training! The Cub Scout Leadership Pow Wow is a one-day supplemental training providing a variety of den, pack and outdoor planning more >

Montana Scouting Loses a Good Friend


March 26, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Julie Butters Hall May 10, 1973 – March 10, 2018 Julie Hall was a great friend and member of the Montana Council Scouting community and will be greatly missed by more >

Camporee Pep Band, 2018


March 12, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

As part of our upcoming celebration of Scouting, we are forming a Camporee Pep Band for the 2018 Council Camporee! Tom Mazanec has taken on the responsibilities of the conductor more >

Success at MBU, MSU Billings


March 12, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

On February 24th, over 320 Boy Scouts from the Black Otter, Mountain Valley, Central, Mullan Trail, and Lewis & Clark Districts in the Montana Council – along with Scouts from more >

Provisional Troop & Camping Scholarship


March 12, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Every Scout deserves the chance to go to summer camp.  The Montana Council has two programs to help make that possible. The Provisional Troop program is designed to benefit youth more >

Shop AmazonSmile, Support MT Council


March 12, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Ever purchase anything from Amazon? Thought so. Want a portion of nearly every purchase to go to charity? Duh! That’s AmazonSmile in a nutshell. Just point your browser (or modify your bookmark) 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 >

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 >

 Nominating Committee and Annual Council Elective Offices


March 28, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

This year the annual meeting of the Montana Council will be held on Saturday, April 30th, as part of the Council annual convention. The Council Nominating Committee will make nominations more >

Announcing 2016 Silver Beaver Award Recipients


March 28, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Congratulations to all the Montana Council’s 2016 Silver Beaver Award Recipients! Melanie Best, Missoula Peter Gray, Great Falls Paul Grosvold, Great Falls Joe Goss, Laurel Todd Malone, Whitefish Jim Morin, more >

Anniversary Contest Winners


March 28, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Every February, the Montana Council recognizes units for their participation in the Boy Scouts of America Anniversary. All Montana BSA units are invited to participate in our annual Anniversary Month more >

Four Reasons To Attend Annual Convention


March 28, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Dear Scouting Friends, This special edition of the Council Newsletter is devoted to the fast-approaching Montana Council Annual Convention, which will be held April 29-30 at the Hilton Garden Inn more >

Training Opportunities at Convention


March 28, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

One of the highlights of our Annual Convention is our Saturday Seminar’s. 2016 Annual Convention, Seminar Elective Schedule This year’s lineup includes trainings in: • Bear Aware – Smart Camping more >

Are you Ready? 2016 Montana Council Convention


March 14, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

If you have never attended a Montana Council Convention, or been to a Scouter Appreciation Night – NOW is the time. Join us April 29 – May 1 in Missoula more >

Why Is Wood Badge Important?


March 14, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Wood Badge is important training designed to challenge us, test our limits, offer insight into the emotional roller coaster of our Scouts as they advance through the program, give meaning more >

Once-In-A-Lifetime Glacier National Park Experience


March 14, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

In 1924, Yellowstone National Park hoisted a program that if you were an Eagle Scout you could participant with Eagles Scouts from all over the United States in trails building projects more >

Welcome Bernie Brault, New District Executive


March 14, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Bernie Brault, the new District Executive for the Badlands & Shortgrass Districts comes to the council with a wide background. He grew up in Massachusetts, and was in the Scouting more >

2015 Silver Beaver Recipients


March 30, 2015  |  by Shon Ostler

Each year the Montana Council has the opportunity to recognize some outstanding leaders from across the Council by selecting individuals to receive the Silver Beaver Award. Recipients of this award more >