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SE Corner: Positive Fall Recruiting


October 21, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Thank you to all the Montana Council Volunteers and Council employees’ efforts towards the Council achieving membership Growth for the Month of September. In August 2019, we were down 170 more >

On K-M Scout Ranch Turf


October 21, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The parade grounds are really coming together as the last of the new sod is put into place at K-M Scout Ranch. Thanks again to Martel Construction and all their more >

William T. Hornaday Award Scouting & Conservation

William T Hornaday Award: Scouting & Conservation


October 15, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Dr. William T. Hornaday who – was then director of the New York Zoological Park and who was the founder of the National Zoo in Washington, D.C – initiated the more >

What Will Be Your Legacy?


October 7, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

I attended a funeral today. It was presented with full military honors. As I stood there listening to the accomplishments of a warrior, a leader and a Scouter of over more >

Help Us Keep Our License Plate


October 7, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Montana has a great tradition of supporting organizations through the sale of specialty license plates. Montana Council, Boy Scouts of America, is honored to be one of the many specialty more >

Applying For Eagle Palms


September 30, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

We are hearing from people around the state that there is some confusion concerning how to apply for Eagle Scout Palms. We hope this helps to clarify some of the more >

SE Corner: Fall Recruitment & Popcorn Kick-Offs


September 23, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Congratulations to all the volunteers and Montana Council staff for your wonderful efforts for the Fall recruitment. We are off to a great start! Because of your dedication to Scouting, more >

Camp Staff Positions

2020 Camp Staff Positions Available


September 23, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

It seems like camp just got over an already we are starting to look forward to next years operation. The Montana Council is accepting applications for positions on summer camp more >

2020 Montana Council Summer Camps Melita Island K-M Scout Ranch

2020 Montana Council Camp Dates & Fees


September 17, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The 2020 dates and prices for Melita Island and K-M Scout Ranch have been announced! As represented in the pricing, there is an Early Bird Discount available for troops who more >

SE Corner: Fall Recruitment


September 9, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

This is a very exciting time of year for Scouting. We will be recruiting many new youth members into our Scouting units in September and throughout the fall. Let’s make more >

Camp Staff Scholarship

Camp Staff Scholarships


September 9, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

As fall rolls in and summer comes to an end, I like to take a moment and reflect upon the great success of our summer camps. Almost 2000 scouts and more >

Eat Wins, Raise Funds

Eat Wings, Raise Funds 2019


September 4, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

On October 16th 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 a more >

Commissioner News

Be Prepared, Charter Renewal & YPT


September 3, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Greetings from the Commissioner Team Fall quickly approaches and with it, unit responsibilities. If you ask anyone on the team, they will tell you I like the Thanksgiving and Christmas more >

NYLT, National Youth Leadership Training

2019 Nick Kajin Award Winners


August 28, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The Montana Council is pleased to announce the 2019 Nick Kajin Award winners. Congratulations Julia Johnson, NYLT East Course, and Adam Krause, NYLT West Course! The Nick Kajin Award recognizes an outstanding more >

K-M Lodge: A New Piece In The Game


August 26, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

On Saturday, August 17, 2019, nearly 300 people assembled outside the new lodge and dining hall at K-M Scout Ranch. Braving the rain and fog, the crowd celebrated the official unveiling more >

In Store: Official Uniform Promotion


August 26, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

What’s in Store? All uniform tops – Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturing, and Leaders – are 25% off with the purchase of a coordinating uniform bottom. Bottoms available range from more >

SE Corner: Season To GROW


August 12, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Thank you to everyone for a great summer. Our theme for this fall is GROW. Grow, Resources, Opportunities and Wins. I know everyone is excited about the fall and recruiting more >

Certified Angling Instructor Course 2019


August 12, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

As a BSA Certified Angling Instructor, you will have the opportunity to learn fundamental Fishing and Fly Fishing Skills, learn how to best teach Scouts those fishing skills, and have FUN! 

Scouting For Everyone


August 12, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

How to Provide Scouting Opportunities to all Youth The 2019-2020 school year is upon us and that means we have the opportunity to invite all youth and families to be more >

Popcorn Kick-Off Training Dates 2019


August 12, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Time to Be Prepared for the Montana Council Popcorn Sale Sale Dates: September 28 – October 20 Popcorn Kick-Off Training Dates: Unit Popcorn Chairs and one unit leader are required more >

SE Corner: An Impressive Summer


July 29, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

In all my years of professional Scouting – including serving five Councils and the National office – I have had the opportunity to see many Scout camps. The Montana camping more >

K-M Lodge Dedication & Luncheon


July 15, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The Boy Scouts of America, Montana Council, proudly invite you to celebrate the dedication of the new K-M Lodge. Food and beverages will be served as part of the festivities. more >

National Summertime Pack Award


July 15, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Just because school classrooms go dark in the summer doesn’t mean Cub Scouting has to. Extend the fun of Cub Scouting into the year’s hottest season by earning the National more >

Leadership Skills Are Key


July 15, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Wood Badge 2019 “The whole principle of the Scouting Movement should be impressed in the training…” – Robert Baden-Powell Trained volunteer leadership is one of the keys to a successful more >

Open Positions, MOHAB


July 15, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

This opportunity is only available for those who love to adventure, who are drawn to the wild outdoors and who belive a dream job includes ultralight backpacking, wilderness packrafting, leading more >

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