Montana Council Screen-Boosted Scouting

Ideas, training, and tools for a great Scout program harnessing the power of screens.


Screen-Boosted Scouting resources are live and here to help you! Every month you can count on new content, which may be On-Demand Video-based or Live Remote training, designed to help you deliver a great Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, or Venturing program. The theme for June is “Get Going or Move Faster”.  If you want to hear about this month’s resources, join the SBS Broadcast Video Call on June 24th, 7 – 7:15 pm. Content authors will show you what is new, how it can help you and will answer questions or listen to your ideas for future program support.

Have questions, ideas or want to request general information?

Happening Live – a listing of upcoming classes that require registration.

Remote Computer Fundamentals – Ask Anything Remote Training Class
Is the remote communications world new for you? This class covers computer fundamentals important to video conferencing and includes time for Q & A.
Remote Computer Fundamentals Info
Remote Computer Fundamentals Registration
Thursday, July 9th, 2:00 – 2:30 pm

Remote Beginning Leader Accelerated Success Training (BLAST) for Cub Scout Leaders
Beginning Leader Accelerated Success Training (BLAST) gives you a new way to become trained for your Cub Scout position. The training is two 90-min sessions (Tuesday, Aug. 4th & 11th: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.). Trainers present content that is high energy and interactive, answer your questions and show you the amazing world of Cub Scouts as a leader. Sign-up TODAY for this training so you can receive materials in advance!
BLAST Training Info
BLAST Registration

Registration for the July BLAST session is closed. Due to popularity, we have added a second session!
Tuesday, Aug. 4th & 11th: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

On-Demand – tools and resources available to you at any time.

Adult Leader Resources


SBS Broadcast 6/24/2020 17:51

SBS Broadcast

Wednesday, June 24th was the first Montana Council Screen-Boosted Scouting Broadcast! This 15-minute Video Conference call explains what resources are new to the SBS Portal and gives a peek at what is coming next.



Google Classroom Intro 0:58

How to Use Google Classroom

Cammie Edgar shows you how to use Google Classroom. This is a great tool for presenting merit badges and other training.


Google Classroom Screen Sharing Instructions
Google Classroom Finale


Cub Scout Resources


Cub Zoom 15:56

Ideas for a Fun Virtual Cub Scout Meeting

If you are a Cub Scout Leader who is ready to try a video meeting with your den or pack, you will enjoy a pre-packaged, ready to use “Fun Cub Scout Meeting” that also includes some adventure requirements but is mostly just fun.

Slide Stack for Cub Zoom


Scouts BSA Resources


Gardening Promo 3:31

Gardening Merit Badge

Cammie Edgar takes you through the process of how to earn the Gardening Merit Badge.  This is a two-part series that can be completed at your own pace.

Gardening Merit Badge Finale


Citizenship in the World Intro 5:16

Citizenship in the World Merit Badge

Paul Gritz guides you through this four-part series on how to complete the Citizenship in the World Merit Badge.  This is an Eagle-required badge that help with that next step in your advancement.

Citizenship in the World Module 1
Citizenship in the World Module 2
Citizenship in the World Module 3
Citizenship in the World Module 4

Venturing Resources


Why be Enthusiastic about Meeting Virtually Part I   9:26


How & Why to be Enthusiastic about Meeting Virtually Part 1

Dylan Notturno explains why virtual meetings are needed in today’s Venturing Program, how to be enthusiastic about it, and shares some great resources to make it easy and fun.