Shooting Sports

Shooting Sports Day & Committee


August 27, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Registration is now open for inaugural Family Shooting Sports Day at K-M Scout Ranch.  Don’t miss out on this fun-filled weekend. You can go to https://montana.tentaroo.com to register online or more >

SE Corner: Bigger Than Life, MT Scouting Legend Ray Lau


August 27, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

All Across America, and certainly in the Montana Council, there are certain individuals who exemplify all the best of Scouting. Ray Lau of Three Forks, MT, was one of those more >

Scout Me In!


August 27, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

All across Montana, Cub Scout Packs are gearing up to grow their Scouting programs! Whether you are a Boys Pack, Girls Pack, or family program with separate Boy and Girl more >

Introducing Scouting To New Families


August 13, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

It is hard to believe that summer is closing upon us and fall is right around the corner! With fall comes the opportunity to welcome new youth to our great more >

Building Leadership Skills: Wood Badge 2018


August 13, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

“The whole principle of the Scouting Movement should be impressed in the training…” – Robert Baden-Powell Are you looking for an opportunity to build your skills as a leader, as more >

Register, Inaugural Family Shooting Sports Day


August 13, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

We would like to invite you to come to participate in the first annual K-M Scout Ranch Family Shooting Sports Day.  This is an event is for all family members more >

SE Corner: Welcome Gary Ely, New Council Commissioner


August 13, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

I would like to take this opportunity to formally introduce our new Council Commissioner Gary Ely. Please join the Montana Council staff along with Scouts and volunteers across the state more >

2018 District Popcorn Kick-Offs


August 13, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

It’s that time of year again – can you smell it in the air – Popcorn Time! Don’t miss out on all the new information that will be given out more >

Eagle Scout Reception 2018


August 10, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Eagle Scouts of all ages, from all Councils, and your families are cordially invited to the annual free Eagle Scout Reception on Friday, August 17, 2018, 5:00-7:00 pm at the 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 >

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 >

Troop 2 Celebrates a Century of Scouting


August 29, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Dear Scouting friends, Troop 2 in Billings is 100 years old – WOW! You probably know that the BSA was founded in 1910. Not long after, in 1916, the Billings First Congregational more >

Glacier National Park Project


August 29, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

“I can truly say that not only the park has benefited from the 11, 000 hours of service that the troops who have participated on the project since 2010 but more >

Exclusive In-Council Unit Registration


August 29, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Montana Council Camps registration for 2017 is now open! Montana Council units have an exclusive opportunity to register early for spaces at Camp Melita Island and K-M Scout Ranch. The more >

Summer Camp Story Winners


August 29, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Congratulations 2016 Summer Camp Story Winners! We received some wonderful stories shared with us from this past summer’s adventures. After our drawing, congratulations to Jeff Wilke (adult entry) and Severin H. (youth entry). Here more >

Wilderness First Aid Course 2017


August 16, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Mark your calendar now! Only 20 people will be allowed to register for this 16 hour Wilderness First Aid course, offered by Tony Higuera, an experienced WFA instructor. What: 16 more >

Order Of The Arrow Fall Fellowship


August 15, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Save the date! The Apoxky-Aio fall fellowship will be held September 23-25, 2016. The Ne-I-Yah Chapter (Lewis & Clark District) will be hosting the fellowship this year and has the more >

Fall Recruitment: Rocket Into Scouting!


August 15, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

We have adopted a new 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 more >

Cub Scout Uniform Promotion


August 15, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

From now through Oct. 31, 2016, receive a 25% discount on Blue pants with the purchase of a full Cub Scout Blue Uniform – head to toe. The Uniform is more >

Judge Christensen Awarded Distinguished Eagle Scout


August 15, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The Honorable Dana L. Christensen was awarded the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award in a ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 in Missoula. This prestigious award is granted to Eagle Scouts who, more >

Is Scouting Important? Yes. Here’s Why.


August 1, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

People outside of Scouting, often question the value of the Scouting program in today’s world. Since January of this year, we can point to three known examples of Scouts or more >

Welcome Caroline Rocha to Team 315!


August 1, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Montana Council is excited to announce the hiring of Caroline Rocha as the new district executive for Hi Line and Nu Ooh Ska districts. Welcome to Team 315! Caroline most more >

Fort McMurray Scouts In Need After Fire


August 1, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Donations are requested for our Scouting family in Fort McMurray Canada. Their community was destroyed by a devastating fire. Most Troops and Packs lost everything. Montana Council has collected almost more >

Team 315 at The Summit 2016


August 1, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Recently, the Montana Council was allotted a contingency to The Summit Bechtel Reserve. The camp, located outside Glen Jean, West Virginia, features a few different options for the trip and time more >

2015 Nick Kajin Award Winners


August 4, 2015  |  by Jory Dellinger

The 2015 Nick Kajin award winners are Tyler Bortz (East Course) and Nate Jourdonnais (West Course). The Kajin Award recognizes an outstanding youth staff member who exemplifies the Scout Oath more >