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Scout Sunday, Sabbath & Jumuah, 2020


December 11, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

This information was previously published on a Bryan On Scouting, Dec. 9, 2020. Click to read the full post. When is Scout Sunday 2020? Scout Sunday 2020 is Feb. 9, 2020, more >

The Truth About Giving Thanks


December 2, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The craziness of the holidays is now in full swing. Seems like the pace is greater as the days get shorter. I believe it’s important during these times to slow more >

You Shop, Amazon Gives To Montana Scouts


December 2, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Thank you to all those who have already donated to Montana Council through AmazonSmile, an incredibly easy and meaningful way to support Scouting in Montana by shopping as you normally more >

Big Sky Ski Weekend Montana Council Boy Scouts of America

Big Sky Ski Weekend, 2020


December 2, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

On January 9-11, 2020, hit the slopes at Big Sky during our annual Big Sky Ski Weekend. This is an event for all levels of skiers and boarders with classes more >

SE Corner: Popcorn Success & Fall Recruitment


November 18, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the Popcorn sale. We had another amazing year. I know it took a huge team effort to make it happen and it is greatly more >

Melita Island Woodland Rehabilitation Project


November 18, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Montana Council, Boy Scouts of America, is underway with a woodland transformation project on Melita Island after devastating stress on trees due to root rot and dwarf mistletoe, in combination more >

Value: Our Commitment


November 4, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Recently, the National Boy Scouts of America announced a fee increase for registration in the program.  This change goes into effect for the 2020 season of Scouting.  The amount to more >

Conservation Corner: Montana’s Bald Eagles


November 4, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

The History For thousands of years, bald eagles were found throughout Montana. Reports of bald eagles along the rivers and lakes of the state were common in old journals and more >

BSA Membership Fee To Change ​Jan. 1, 2020


October 25, 2019  |  by Lido Vizzutti

For more than 100 years, Scouting has helped build future leaders by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun and adventure in the outdoors. At Boy Scouts of America, more >

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 >

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