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SE Corner: Summer Is Here & Camp Is Underway


June 29, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

June certainly went by quickly! Now that it is summer and getting warm, a lot is going on in Scouting, especially at our beautiful facility K-M Scout Ranch. I am more >

2021 Jamboree Contingents


June 29, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

2021 National Jamboree – July 21-30, 2021 jamboree.scouting.org Montana Council will be taking both male and female contingents. We will have spots for ten female Scouts, 40 male Scouts and more >

Scouts’ Night Out Challenge


June 29, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Out of safety and necessity, we have all been spending more time than usual indoors and in front of our computer screens or phones. This summer, we challenge you to more >

United We Stand


June 15, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Over the past several months, I have been asked a question:  “Are the Boy Scouts of America going to make it through the pending lawsuits and bankruptcy?” Yes. I believe more >

Auction Supports Local Scouting


June 15, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The catalog for the June 27, North American Auction Co., auction is live on the auction house website: https://northamericanauctioncompany.com/june-2020-collector-sale/ As you know, restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic forced districts more >

BSA Membership Fee Increase


June 1, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The following excerpt is from a June 1, 2020, Scoutingwire article providing insight into Boy Scouts of America’s decision to increase membership fees. For the full article or for updates, more >

SE Corner: I Continue To be Proud


June 1, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Once again, I am so very proud of the way our Scouts, Scouters, the Council Board and staff are handling the current situation surrounding the pandemic. It shows that Scouting more >

Montana Summer Camps: United Together


June 1, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Webelos Are Coming The first group to be a part of the 2020 camping season at K-M Scout Ranch will be the council Webelos Scouts. Webelos Scouts from across Montana more >

Big, Bad, Beautiful: Artist Series Patch Set


June 1, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Coming soon, Karen Savory’s “Big, Bad, and Beautiful” Artist Series Patch set. If you would like an opportunity to purchase one of these vibrant Artist Series Patch sets, please email more >

Message From Council President Greg Beach


May 18, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Hello, With everything going on, I wanted to send a note out to all volunteers and unit leaders in the Montana Council. Without question, these are difficult times. It is, more >

2020 Summer Camp Update, Montana Council


May 18, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Montana Council has taken every consideration in determining how to move forward carefully, safely and thoroughly regarding 2020 council summer camps. We are and continue to weigh health department recommendations, more >

Welcome Greg D. Beach, Montana Council President


May 18, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Greg D Beach has taken the reins as the Montana Council’s 22nd President and Chairman of the board. He is looking forward to building financial security and promoting Scouting as more >

Health & Safety In Groups Reminder


May 15, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

All councils, chartered partners and units are expected to comply with the guidelines provided by local and state health departments to implement the appropriate protocols to help keep our members, more >

There Is Still Time To Register For Wood Badge


May 15, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

While the Montana Council has postponed the spring course at K-M to 2021 due to COVID-19 restrictions, the fall Wood Badge course at Grizzly Base Camp is proceeding as planned. more >

Montana Council

Council Response to COVID-19


May 15, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Updated May 15, 2020 – Montana council is doing what it can to keep up to date with the rapidly changing information and safety recommendations concerning COVID-19. In an effort more >

SE Corner: Thank You, Council President Chuck Eubank


May 4, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

I am so very proud of the way are Scouts, Scouters and staff are handling the situation our country is going through. I have seen and heard of hundreds of more >

Going on a treasure hunt

“Going on a Treasure Hunt!”


May 4, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Family, friends, donors, leaders and volunteers, As Covid-19 jumped right into the middle of our fundraising season, many of our districts and units were forced to cancel fundraising events. We more >

Custom Camp Virtual Backgrounds


May 4, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Join your next meeting from camp. Entering your email into the field below gains access to the gallery of beautiful and varied images from K-M Scout Ranch and Melita Island. more >

A Beautiful Day


April 20, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Today is a beautiful day.  The sun came up and, outside my home office, I can hear birds singing the songs of Spring. I can tell you that as a more >

Screen-Boosted Scouting Initiative


April 20, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Scouting is always ready to adapt to changing circumstances, be it bad weather or broken tent poles. We are adapting to the COVID-19 threat by launching an initiative to develop more >

Scouting At Home: Events, Activities & Resources


April 20, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

 We’re all in this together. Scouting continues across our state and across the nation. This is a great opportunity to learn from other councils and collaborate with Scouts from more >

Montana Eagle Scouts Go Global With 3D Printable Mask


April 6, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

In under a week, the Montana Mask – a 3D printable face mask designed with a replaceable filter developed by three Eagle Scouts in Montana – has gone global. The more >

SE Corner: Scouting Survives & Is Strong


April 6, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The last 30 days have been a very interesting time for our country, our schools are closed, restaurants along with many businesses are closed and the implementation of social distancing. more >

Silver Beaver Award

Announcing 2020 Silver Beaver Class


April 6, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The Silver Beaver Award is a special award and one we hold in the highest esteem in Montana Council. Those that are recognized are a sample of all of the more >

Give To Scouting At No Cost To You, AmazonSmile


April 6, 2020  |  by Lido Vizzutti

As we all practice social distancing and do our best to protect the health of others and ourselves, we may be spending more time than usual ordering necessities online. If more >

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