Scout Sunday, Sabbath & Jumuah, 2020


December 11, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

This information was previously published on a Bryan On Scouting, Dec. 9, 2020. Click to read the full post. When is Scout Sunday 2020? Scout Sunday 2020 is Feb. 9, 2020, more >

The Truth About Giving Thanks


December 2, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The craziness of the holidays is now in full swing. Seems like the pace is greater as the days get shorter. I believe it’s important during these times to slow more >

You Shop, Amazon Gives To Montana Scouts


December 2, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Thank you to all those who have already donated to Montana Council through AmazonSmile, an incredibly easy and meaningful way to support Scouting in Montana by shopping as you normally more >

Big Sky Ski Weekend Montana Council Boy Scouts of America

Big Sky Ski Weekend, 2020


December 2, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

On January 9-11, 2020, hit the slopes at Big Sky during our annual Big Sky Ski Weekend. This is an event for all levels of skiers and boarders with classes more >

Retired NASA Astronaut Jim Lovell speaks passionately about his time in space, standing in front of an American flag in Bozeman High School gymnasium.

Sky’s the Limit: Astronauts and Boy Scouts of America


December 19, 2018  |  by Talia Zook

In 2013, Jim Lovell visited Bozeman High School to talk about his experiences in space, most notably as Commander of Apollo 13. Lovell famously led a team to the moon, demonstrating more >

SE Corner: “Why?”


December 17, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Merry Christmas – feel free to send or return that greeting in accordance with your custom. It is not uncommon for someone to ask us (volunteers or professionals) why we more >

Completing Youth Protection Training


December 17, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Perhaps nothing is more important to us than the safety of our youth. Not just the youth in our program, but youth in general. As we close out 2018, it more >

Clarifying National Bankruptcy Reporting


December 17, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

News reports are circulating about the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America (“National BSA”) considering filing a Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which allows reorganization under the bankruptcy laws of more >

SE Corner: Youth Protection


December 3, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Dear Friends – Perhaps nothing is more important to me than the safety of our youth. Not just the youth in our program, but youth in general. I recently read more >

Early Bird Registration Closing Soon


December 3, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

As we move into the holiday season it is sometimes hard to think ahead to the coming summer.  However, there is one gift that I don’t want anyone to miss more >

Welcome Jessica Kannegiesser!


December 3, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

We are excited to welcome Jessica Kannegiesser to the Montana Council as the Black Otter District Executive. Jessica was born and raised in Billings, Montana. She graduated from Montana State University more >

Unit Leaders News


December 3, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Unit Leader News is launching this week. We are pleased to announce that Unit Leaders throughout Montana will begin receiving Unit Leader News monthly. This informative newsletter will keep units more >

In Store: New Items For Christmas


December 3, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

New Montana Council items have arrived in time for Christmas! Council walking stick medallions, hat pins and a new belt buckle that looks great when dressing up or down. These more >

SE Corner: Happy Holidays & Thanks


December 17, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The Holiday season is my favorite time of year. The music, the lights, the parties, the joyful interactions with friends and family and the spirit of loving our fellow man seems more >

Now Accepting CIT Applications


December 17, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Applications for Montana Council summer camp’s Counselor In Training (CIT) program are now being accepted. If you are a Scout ages 14 -16 and are thinking about becoming a member more >

3rd Annual Big Sky Ski Weekend


December 17, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Registrations are now being excepted for the 3rd Annual Big Sky Ski Weekend. Scouts and Scouters from all over the state will gather Jan 11th – 13th for some fun more >

ICL Family Presentations


December 17, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

January signals the beginning of our annual Investment in Character & Leadership (ICL) campaign. With that, it is time to look at your unit program calendar to see when a more >

Glacier National Park Service Project


December 17, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

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 more >

Reminder: Charter Renewal Deadline, Dec. 15


December 4, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

A reminder to please complete your charter renewal by December 15, 2017. For those units finished with the charter renewal process and have turned in their paperwork to their council executive more >

Need A New Stove Or Camp Chair?


December 4, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

On behalf of the Board of the Montana Council: If you sign up a unit for camp in Montana that has not already committed between now and the end of more >

Popcorn Sale Approaches Another Record!


December 4, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

A heartfelt thank you to Scouts, volunteers and parents who hit the streets to help sell popcorn this year! We are incredibly proud that, as we continue to tally, popcorn more >

Scouting Is A World Movement


December 4, 2017  |  by Lido Vizzutti

HELLO, HOLA, BONJOUR, GUTEN TAG, NAMASTE, KONNICHIWA, NI HAU: My name is Tony Higuera and I am your Council International Representative. I am very excited to serve in this capacity 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 >

NESA Scholarship


December 19, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

2016 Eagle Scouts! There is a very generous scholarship available for the nation’s best Eagle Service Project. Information regarding the Glenn and Linda Adams Eagle Service Project Scholarship and a more >

2017 Hands Across The Border


December 19, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Greetings Fellow Scouters/Unit Troop and Venture unit leaders. The 36th Annual Hands Across the Border will be held in Canada at Camp Stone, near Kimberley British Columbia, September 29-Oct 1, more >

Council Conservation Committee


December 5, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The Montana Council is pleased to announce the reconstitution of the Montana Council Conservation Committee. Conservation and the Boy Scouts of America share an interlaced history. The BSA’s earliest leaders more >

Jamboree Registration Deadline Extended


December 5, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Great news! The registration deadline for the National Jamboree has been extended to December 31st. We have room for 19 Boy Scouts and 3 Venturers. Please register as soon as more >

Early Bird Registration, K-M


December 5, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The deadline for the early bird registration at K-M Scout Ranch is fast approaching.  Don’t miss out on the great discount for scouts to attend camp in 2017.  There are more >

Scouting Incident Reporting


December 5, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

A key responsibility shared by all volunteers and professional staff is providing an effective program that meets the needs of youth and provides proper health and safety of everyone concerned. The Scouting more >

Eat Wings, Raise Funds


December 5, 2016  |  by Lido Vizzutti

On December 7th Buffalo Wild Wings will be hosting a STATE WIDE “Eat Wings, Raise Funds” fundraiser for the Montana Council. On the day of our event, Buffalo Wild Wings more >

Now Accepting Nominations: 2016 Silver Beaver Award


December 21, 2015  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The Silver Beaver Award was introduced in 1931 and is a council‐level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America.  Recipients of this award are registered Scouters who have made more >

Charter Renewal – Now is the Time


December 7, 2015  |  by Jory Dellinger

Scouting Friends, Wow – another year has flown by and it is December – all units in our large, spread out council are due to renew their annual operating charter more >

Be “In the News”


December 7, 2015  |  by Jory Dellinger

We are very excited to be expanding how we connect to youth, our leaders and our volunteers through online platforms and social media. This is not something we breach lightly. more >