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Do You Have Popcorn Fever?


October 8, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Got Popcorn? Of course, you do!  The real question is: Do you have popcorn fever?  If you have the fever, the symptoms will begin to show as the leaves start more >

No End To The Eagle Scout Trail


October 8, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Welcome to October – The year is sure coming to an end quickly! I had the opportunity to attend and preside over the awarding of a Distinguished Eagle Scout Award more >

Anniversary Contest, Feb. 2019


October 8, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Celebrate the BSA’s 108th Anniversary in February, 2019! The Boy Scouts of America was founded on February 8, 1910. To celebrate, Montana Council offers an Anniversary Month Contest during the more >

Parent to Parent: 10 Reasons You Should Send Your Teen to the World Jamboree


October 8, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

As a parent, the decision to send your teen to World Scout Jamboree may require careful consideration. Practical issues, such as finances, can make you rethink whether World Scout Jamboree more >

Eat Wings, Raise Funds 2018


October 3, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

On November 28, 2018, 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 not only more >

Popcorn! Sales Kick Off September 29, 2018


September 24, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Over the past 26 + years, Montana Scouts have sold more popcorn per Scout than any other Boy Scout Council in America. Montanans are generous! We help Scouts fund their more >

SE Corner: A Landmark Moment


September 24, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

What an exciting time for the Boy Scouts of America – welcoming young girls to the ranks of our Cub Scout program!  A time where, as a movement, will be more >

Valuable Skills, Beyond Popcorn


September 24, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

We all know that we can look forward to our Scouts selling popcorn in the Fall to help raise money to support their activities. Sometimes, we forget to look beyond more >

Big Sky Ski Weekend, Jan 2019


September 24, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

On Jan 10-12, 2019, everyone is invited to join us for the 4th annual Big Sky Ski Weekend. This is an event for all levels of skiers with classes for beginners more >

SE Corner: 2018 Top Hands


September 10, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Two weeks ago, I – along with Kyle Lantz and Dustin Shoemake – had the opportunity to represent the Montana Council at the 2018 Top Hands meeting in Washington, D.C. This more >

2019 Powder Horn: High Adventure & Wilderness First Aid


September 10, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

What: Powder Horn High Adventure Management Resource Course/ BSA16-hr Wilderness First Aid Course. When: Aug 15-18, 2019 (with Checking late afternoon Aug 14, 2019) Where: Grizzly Base Mark your calendars! more >

Job Opening, Billings Store Manager


September 10, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Montana Council has a job opening for a Store Manager at the BSA store in Billings, Mont. This is a full-time position (35-40 hour per week) with full benefits. We more >

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 >

SE Corner: A Good Turn & Its Impact


July 30, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Every once in a while, I come across a story that makes me smile and restores my faith in mankind. Just recently, it was this one quoted below. While I more >

Bigfork Pack 4923 Featured on Scoutingwire!


July 30, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

This post originally appeared on Scoutingwire on July 18, 2018. This Cub Scout Hopes To Be The First Female Eagle Scout in Montana Story by Lido Vizzutti of the Montana Council more >

Are You Ready For World Scout Jamboree, 2019?


July 30, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The original of this story was published on “Bryon on Scouting: A Blog for the BSA’s Adult Leaders” on Aug. 1, 2017. As we gear up for this exciting event, the more >

Unit Leaders, Make Every Hour Count


July 16, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Every year our Scouts accumulate endless service hours helping to make our communities a better place to live. Unfortunately, often they are not given the credit for the time they more >

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