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Scout Shop &
Office Hours
(Summer)

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 1pm - 7pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Address, Phone, Fax

5 Audubon Court
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Phone (570) 784-2700
Fax (570) 387-4074

General Email

officestaff@
columbiamontourbsa.org

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Council News & Activities

Camp Lavigne Post-Flood Cleanup Workdays Recently Added Content

As most of you are aware, our beloved Camp Lavigne suffered significant damage during the flood this past week. Much work will be required to cleanup the camp and restore it to a useful state and it's natural beauty. Therefore, we're asking for as much help we can get during the next several weeks, whenever you are available. CLICK to read more about the upcoming workdays...

REMINDER - ALL LEADERS Must Complete Updated YPT By Oct. 1 Recently Added Content

Even those Scout leaders who took the previous version of Youth Protection Training (YPT) must log into My.Scouting.org and complete the new Youth Protection (YPT-2) course. You have until Oct. 1, 2018, to do so...

Normandy Camporee

We are excited to begin registration for our trip to Normandy, France to attend the Transatlantic Council’s Spring Camporee on Omaha Beach. For more information, including the potential for an adult contingent, click here…

40th Annual Council Golf Tournament

All are invited to participate in The 40th Annual Columbia-Montour Council, Boy Scouts of America Golf Tournament, First Columbia Bank Invitational at the Frosty Valley Country Club in Danville, PA on September 5th. CLICK for more details...

Summer Camp Lost and Found

Did your child lose something at Summer Camp at Camp Lavigne this summer? There is an assortment of lost and found items at the Council Service Center which will be kept there until September 15th at which point any items which are left will be donated to a local charity.

Scout Shop Open House

All Scouts, Leaders & Parents are invited to the Annual Scout Shop Open House on Saturday, September 15 from 10am to 2pm.

NESA Eagle Scout Scholarships

The window for the latest round of National Eagle Scout Association scholarships opened on Aug. 1, and will close on Oct. 31. The National Eagle Scout Association will award nearly $700,000 in scholarships to more than 150 Eagle Scouts based on their academic performance, Scouting background, college plans and financial need. Eagle Scouts should get applications in as soon as possible...

Community Day 2018

All Scouts and Leaders from the Columbia Montour Council are encouraged to attend and/or participate in the 2018 Community Day on September 15 at the Bloomsburg Airport. NEW THIS YEAR - Pre-registration for Merit Badge and other classes. CLICK for more information and/or to register...

Update on the Lion Program

Navigate to the council Advancement web page, via the White/Blue "Program" drop-down menu item at the top of the website for updated information on the Lion Program.

Suspended Unit Operations for The Summer?

It would be REALLY disappointing if your unit decided to suspend its program for any period, this summer. To who? To your Scouts, that’s who. ANY break will bring programs that are vital to their advancement plans to a halt, which must be restarted when you reconvene, and it is not a given that this can be done smoothly. Scouting is a year-round activity which can be especially fun in the summer.

Cub Scout Movie Night/Campout

Cub Scouts won't want to miss the 6th Annual Cub Scout Movie Night and Campout, hosted by Cub Scout Pack 33, Riverside, on August 24-25. Note the NEW LOCATION the year - Camp Lavigne. CLICK for more information or to register...

Summer Camp 2019

Contingent (Unit) Sign-Up Now Open for 2019 Boy Scout Summer Camps...

REMINDER to All Units - Unit Websites

Just a reminder to all units that as part of our council website package, each unit gets a free (yes that's correct - ABSOLUTELY FREE!) unit website. There are a lot of nice features available to each pack, troop or crew on their OWN unit's website. This is a great place to set up both private and public communications with your Scouts and parents. CLICK for more information...

Scout Shop Summer Hours

Please note the Scout Shop Summer hours posted in the left column of the website. Regular hours will resume after the Labor Day Holiday.

Donate to The BSA Campership Program

By donating $1, $5, or $10 you will be supporting the Columbia-Montour BSA Campership Program. Stop by the Trading Post to participate. Participants may fill out a card which will be hung in the Trading Post Window.

Service Center Trading Post Manager Needed

The Council Service Center Trading Post (Scout Shop) is in need of a Manager. Click for more information...

New BSA Family Scouting Website!

Be sure to check out the new Family Scouting web site, which can be found at: scouting.org/familyscouting/. You may also quickly navigate to this web page by hovering over the white / blue "Join Scouting" button at the top of our website and clicking on the "Family Scouting" link in the drop-down menu. Lots of great information on the new web page, including an all-new FAQ document.

The American Wood Badge Alumni 70th Anniversary Service Award

Celebrate the 70th anniversary of Wood Badge in the United States with a special award available only in 2018: The American Wood Badge Alumni 70th Anniversary Service Award...

What is Wood Badge?

In 1911, Baden-Powell took the first steps in training Scouting’s adult leaders by organizing a series of lectures for Scouters. He made great strides in the years that followed, culminating in 1919 with the establishment of Wood Badge training. Wood Badge recipients now number more than 100,000 and can be found all over the world! Read more about Woodbadge here...

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