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New Camp Staff Scholarship Program


May 21, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Recruiting and retaining quality staff member at camp has always been a challenge. As staff members grow older they seek higher paying jobs to help meet their needs. In an more >

Camporee Activities! A Complete List


May 21, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

“Today’s Scouts, Tomorrow’s Leaders” The excitement is growing exponentially as we approach the 2018 Montana Council Camporee! Taking place June 14-17th at the Townsend Fairgrounds in Townsend, MT, we are more >

YPT Training, A How-To


May 21, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

As most have heard by now, there is a new Youth Protection Training module available from the National Office.  It is required that every adult member with direct contact with more >

2018 Montana Golf Classic


May 21, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

FOUR! Join us Friday, June 15th, 2018, at the King Ranch Golf Course for the Annual Montana Council Golf Classic. Take it from those who have attended in the past – more >

SE Corner: Convention Reflections


May 7, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Thank you to all who attended or helped with the Montana Council Convention last week!  The event was an enormous success and a wonderful time was had by all. It more >

Sporting Clays For Scouting


May 7, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

With Spring comes the beginning of special and seasonal activities such as Sporting Clays for Scouting. Clays fly on May 12, 2018, at the Billings Rod and Gun Club. This more >

Here Comes 2018 Camporee!


May 7, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

“Today’s Scouts, Tomorrow’s Leaders” The 2018 Montana Council Camporee will take place June 14-17th at the Townsend Fairgrounds in Townsend, MT. A wide variety of activities and participation of units from more >

Family Camping, Akela Land


May 7, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Just a few short days ago, the BSA announced some major changes to its organization, including a new name for its program for older youth. The Boy Scouts program will more >

What’s In Store?


May 7, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Brand new items for our Montana Camps are being sold in the Montana Council stores and at the online store.  The three items that excite us most are the Military more >

Camp Service Opportunity


May 7, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

As we prepare for the coming camp season, we can always use a few extra hands to accomplish the many repairs and all the maintenance work that needs to be more >

Family Camping Opportunity


April 23, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Did you know that the Montana Council is offering a new Family Camping opportunity for young cub scouts? Scouting is all about families and our new Akela Land camp has more >

Ready, Set … 2018 State Pinewood Derby!


April 9, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines! The Montana Council Pinewood Derby has been scheduled for May 12th, 2018. Races will take place at the Ressler Raceway in the Gallatin Valley more >

Missoula Bids Goodbye To Ty Robinson


April 9, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

It is with a very heavy heart that we announce the passing of Robert Henry “Ty” Robinson. Ty was 102-years-old, a Distinguished Eagle Scout, past Council President and Lifelong Champion more >

2018 Camp Leadership Chosen


April 9, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Resident camp is the pinnacle of the yearly scouting experience. Boys and girls will create lifelong memories, earn merit badges, and develop skills during the week they are at camp. more >

2018 Silver Beaver Class


April 9, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Please join us as we celebrate the outstanding achievements of our Montana Council volunteers and Scouting Veterans. Montana Council’s Silver Beaver Dinner at our annual Convention features the presentation of more >

Cub Scout Pow Wow & Leadership Training


March 26, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Join us for an exciting, hands-on day of leadership training! The Cub Scout Leadership Pow Wow is a one-day supplemental training providing a variety of den, pack and outdoor planning more >

Montana Scouting Loses a Good Friend


March 26, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Julie Butters Hall May 10, 1973 – March 10, 2018 Julie Hall was a great friend and member of the Montana Council Scouting community and will be greatly missed by more >

Camporee Pep Band, 2018


March 12, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

As part of our upcoming celebration of Scouting, we are forming a Camporee Pep Band for the 2018 Council Camporee! Tom Mazanec has taken on the responsibilities of the conductor more >

Success at MBU, MSU Billings


March 12, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

On February 24th, over 320 Boy Scouts from the Black Otter, Mountain Valley, Central, Mullan Trail, and Lewis & Clark Districts in the Montana Council – along with Scouts from more >

Provisional Troop & Camping Scholarship


March 12, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Every Scout deserves the chance to go to summer camp.  The Montana Council has two programs to help make that possible. The Provisional Troop program is designed to benefit youth more >

Enrich Your Leadership Skills, Wood Badge 2018


March 12, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Join us in September 2018 at the recently renovated K-M Scout Camp – Sept. 6-8 and Sep. 20-22 – for leadership training that will change your life! Wood Badge is more >

Shop AmazonSmile, Support MT Council


March 12, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Ever purchase anything from Amazon? Thought so. Want a portion of nearly every purchase to go to charity? Duh! That’s AmazonSmile in a nutshell. Just point your browser (or modify your bookmark) more >

Silver Beaver Nominations 2018


February 26, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS: 2018 SILVER BEAVER AWARD The Silver Beaver Award is a council‐level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Recipients of this award are registered Scouters more >

Overwhelming Community Support: ICL 2018


February 26, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

We are humbled by the gratitude of the communities in which we live. Scouting across the state continues to inspire a lifetime of character and service from youth to adulthood. more >

Summer Camp Staff Needed


February 26, 2018  |  by Lido Vizzutti

Help Wanted! Applications are now being accepted for positions on our summer camp staff. Applicants should have a love of being outdoors,  enjoy mentoring youth to become tomorrow’s leaders and live more >

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