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Check back here frequently for news about Team 315 adventures, achievements, meetings and 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 >

Job Opening: CFO/Controller, Montana Council


November 29, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Boy Scouts of America, Montana Council, is hiring a Chief Financial Officer/Controller. Please submit a resume and cover letter to: mtcouncil@montanabsa.org Deadline is December 13, 2018. The mission of the Montana more >

SE Corner: Happy Thanksgiving


November 19, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

From my chair in Missoula, I can see through the window that the pace of the world is steadily increasing as the holidays approach. It is always one of my more >

Welcome Kristen Steele


November 19, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

We are excited to welcome Kristen Steele to Team 315 as the new Program Secretary! Kirsten is born and raised in Great Falls and graduated from Great Falls High.  She more >

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday 2018


November 16, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Montana Council is excited to again be a part of #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. In the wake of Black more >

Popcorn Sale a Huge Success!


November 5, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Montana Scouts sold $1,926,000 in popcorn!  That’s a combined total of online and door-to-door sales. Kerry Ketchum, Montana Council Popcorn Kernel, commented: “This happened because our great Scouts their parents more >

Unit Rechartering


November 5, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Hello, Scouters! On October 1st, 2018, the unit recharter system became active to start the 2019 registration process. The online system is ready for you to log in and complete more >

Early Bird Camp Discount Ends Dec. 31, 2018


November 5, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Now is the time to take advantage of the early bird discount and get registered for a Montana Council Summer Camp. This opportunity will end on December 31st, 2018. You more >

Make An Impact, Introduce Someone To Scouting


November 5, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Attention All Units! We only have a short time left In the 2018 Scouting year with lots of fun things happening locally for our youth to take part in; holiday more >

Let’s Grow Scouting!


October 22, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

At this very moment, new Scouts are being welcomed into Scouting programs across Montana! This is a critical time for membership. Working together we can ensure Scouting in Montana improves more >

Shop AmazonSmile, Support MT Scouts


October 22, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Through AmazonSmile, you can support Scouting in Montana by simply shopping as you normally would! Whether you’re getting some holiday shopping done early or snagging those seasonal deals, this is more >

Announcing Wood Badge Dates, 2019


October 22, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Trained volunteer leadership is one of the keys to a successful Scouting experience. As the core leadership skills training course for the Boy Scouts of America, Wood Badge focuses on strengthening each volunteer’s more >

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 >

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