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SE Corner: New Weekly Virtual Den Meetings


November 16, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

It may, at first, seem disappointing when we hear Montana Council only recruited about 250 new Scouts this fall. It’s true, this is considerably down from previous years at this more >

Scouter Weissman Helps Feed Stranded Shelby Football Team


November 16, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

When the Shelby football team became stranded in Great Falls, Mont., Aaron Weissman – Assistant Scoutmaster Troop 1026 and Ricemaster at Teriyaki Madness in Great Falls – stepped up, along with more >

UPDATE: Auction Moved To Dec. 5, Supports Montana Scouts


November 15, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The auction originally scheduled for Nov. 14, 2020, has been rescheduled for Dec. 5. You can see the lots that directly support Montana Council and Scouting across Montana at the more >

Popcorn: Online Sales Extended!


November 10, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Exciting News! Online popcorn sales have been extended through Nov. 25, 2020! New holiday products – like the “Happy Holidays Bundle” with dark chocolate salted caramels, peppermint bark and frosted more >

Thirteen Awarded Medal of Merit, Northwest District


November 10, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Eleven Scouts and two adult volunteer leaders were awarded the Medal of Merit during a National Court of Honor on Oct. 24, 2020, in Bigfork, MT for their outstanding service more >

Eat Wings, Raise Funds 2020


November 9, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Quick Links: Coupon Sheet to Share Single Coupon for Mobile On Monday, November 9, 2020, Buffalo Wild Wings® will be hosting another STATEWIDE “Eat Wings, Raise Funds” fundraiser for the more >

Deputy SE Corner: Keep Calm. Scout On.


November 2, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

We get it. Things are tough. We are tackling some complicated problems. We are challenged with recruitment, training, canceling events, finding places to meet and parents are concerned about their more >

Silver Beaver Award

Silver Beaver Spotlights, 2020


October 26, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

JOHN YEAGER In our sixth and final 2020 Silver Beaver recipient spotlight, we recognize John Yeager, an active volunteer in the Mountain Valley District who has been making an impact more >

Melita Island Rehabilitation Project

Autumn Melita Island Tree Planting & Transformation


October 21, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

A heartfelt thank you to all who made the autumn 2020 Melita Island Transformation Tree/Shrub Planting a complete success. A total of 114 trees and shrubs were planted! Overall, the more >

SE Corner: Every Youth Counts


October 19, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

I can’t believe we are already through half of October. It’s all hands on deck as we keep the recruitment momentum going. Remember, every youth that is recruited receives the more >

Camp Registrations Now Being Accepted For 2021


October 19, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

In the last few years, we have made some significant, state-of-the-art improvements to our camping properties. If your unit has not recently been to a Montana Council camp, now is more >

A Cubmaster’s BLAST Experience


October 19, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

“Any leader in Scouting would benefit from this training,” – Nick Maharrey, Cubmaster, Pack 421 Laurel, MT. I took the Beginning Leader Accelerated Success Training with Betsy Eubanks. It was informative more >

Oct. 31 Auction Supports Montana Scouts


October 19, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The catalog for the Oct. 31, North American Auction Co., auction is live on their website: October 31, 2020, American Indian & Old West Sale. As you know, restrictions due more >

A Letter From A Former Scoutmaster


October 5, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

As we transition to full-on fall, membership, popcorn and year-end fundraising become the focus of your professional staff. This is normally a celebratory time of year – new members onboarding, more >

Quick Tips: 2020 Popcorn Sales


October 5, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Our annual Trail’s End Boy Scout popcorn sale is underway and will run through October 18th, 2020! This is the primary fundraiser for many packs, troops, and crews. The success more >

Fill It Up & Win: 2020 Popcorn


September 24, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

We’re giving away prizes daily! Join us here daily during the 2020 popcorn sale as we draw for Scout Bucks and two weekly drawings for prizes. Here are the winners more >

Recruiting With Screen-Boosted Scouting


September 21, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

We recruit so that every youth has the chance to be a Scout. Being a Scout leads to better life success, more time outdoors, great civic engagement and increases the more >

Oct. 3 Auction Supports Montana Scouts


September 14, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The catalog for the Oct. 3, North American Auction Co., auction is live on their website: October 3rd, 2020 American Indian & Old West Sale. As you know, restrictions due more >

It’s More Than Selling Popcorn


September 7, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Why should we sell popcorn when its difficult to sell and overpriced? The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral more >

Camp Staff Scholarship Program, 2020


September 7, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

As we wrap up the summer and shut down our Council Camps, I want to say thanks, to all the wonderful staff for their hard work and enthusiasm this season. more >

Screen-Boosted Scouting

Join Us, “Get Outside” SBS Broadcast


August 24, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The Screen-Boosted Scouting theme for August is, “Get Outside.” Want to hear about this month’s resources? Join the SBS Broadcast Video Call on August 26,  7 to 7:15 p.m., and more >

SE Corner: It’s Time To GROW


August 24, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Now that the Montana Council has completed a very successful camp season at our beautiful K-M Scout Ranch, it is time for our fall recruitment season. Last fall we started more >

Sept. 5 Auction Supports Montana Scouts


August 24, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The catalog for the Sept. 5, North American Auction Co., auction is live on their website: Early September American Indian & Western Sale. As you know, restrictions due to the more >

New Uniform Sale! Save 25% On Uniform Bottoms


August 24, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

What’s better than a brand-new uniform? A brand-new uniform on sale! With the new Scouting year here, we are offering 25% off* uniform shorts, pants or skorts with the purchase of more >

When Did Summer Camp Become All About Merit Badges?


August 10, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Over the past five weeks, a united team of camp staff members from Melita, MOHAB and K-M delivered EPIC weeks of Scouting skills and adventure to over 800 Scouts in more >

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