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Scout Shop & Office
Regular Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 8am - 4pm
Wednesday: 1pm - 7pm
Thursday: 8am - 4pm
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

Social Media Email

columbiamontourcouncil
social@gmail.com

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Council News & Activities

Slides from the 2021/2022 Program Launch Recently Added Content

Slides from the Program Launch for 2021/2022!

Special Rate at Camp Lavigne for the Weekend of May 15th!

We are excited to announce a special promotional rate for campsite rentals at Camp Lavigne on the Weekend of May 15th!

2021 FOS Patches Available!

The 2021 FOS patches are now available! See inside for more details!

2021 Summer Camp Patches

The 2021 patches for Cub Scout day camp and Scout Resident Camp have been announced!

2021 Unit Excellence Awards

Apply for the 2021 Unit Excellence Awards! More information and prerequisites inside!

2021 District Pinewood Derby Registration!

The 2021 District Pinewood Derby is on June 19, 2021!

Updated Merit Badge Pamphlets Now Available Through Amazon Kindle

Want to work on a merit badge at home during the COVID-19 stay at home period, but don't have the pamphlet? Many of the Merit Badge Pamphlets are now available for download through Amazon Kindle. CLICK to read more...

Merit Badge Updates

Please see the following updates to the Merit Badge lineup for MB College.

2021 Winter Hours

Scout Shop and Office Hours for Winter 2021 Beginning January 5th.

Camp Staff for Summer 2021

Columbia-Montour BSA is seeking applicants for Camp Lavigne Staff in the Summer of 2021.

Scouting at Home

Check out the new #ScoutingAtHome website, where there are tons of resources, including the all-new, ScoutingWire TV, which captures and shares Scouting good news. CLICK to read more...

Electronic AOL to Scout Transition

During the 2020 COVID-19 "Stay at Home" period, the transition from AoL Scouts in a Cub Pack to a Scouts BSA troop may be accomplished electronically. CLICK to read more and download the procedure to do this...

Attention all Wyona OA Brothers - 2021 Annual OA Dues Are Now Due

Reminder to all Wyona Lodge brothers - 2021 annual OA dues are now due. Arrowmen may pay their 2021 Wyona Lodge dues online via the Council Website, or by downloading the form and delivering it to the Council Service Center. CLICK for more information...

What Is a New Member Coordinator and Why Your Unit Needs One

As new members join Scouting this fall, many units around the country are ensuring they feel warmly welcomed. What’s the best way to make sure those new members start off on the right foot? Encourage a volunteer to become a New Member Coordinator! CLICK here to READ MORE about this exciting new volunteer role...

BSA Family Scouting Website

Be sure to check out the 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.

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...

Reminder to All Unit Leaders - Make sure that your BeAScout Pin is Up to Date

Attention all unit leaders! Entering into the fall recruiting campaign, it is more important than ever to make sure that your BeAScout Pin up-to-date. Have you updated it to indicate that your pack is accepting girls? Have you checked your unit leader contact information, unit basic information and website information to make sure that it is all correct? CLICK for more information...

Order of the Arrow Unit of Excellence Award

Did you know? The Order of the Arrow has a special award entitled the "OA Unit of Excellence Award" which recognizes units, and their leaders, who excel at incorporating the OA into their unit's program. CLICK to find out more about this award and download the tracking form...

Attention All PARENTS, LEADERS and Scouting FRIENDS!

We need your help! EVERYONE has a special skill, talent, career or hobby that they could share with our Scouts! We are asking all Scouting friends to please consider signing up to be a MERIT BADGE COUNSELOR. We have many badges that have only a few or no counselors. This is the one position that anyone can do, the annual time commitment is small and the cost is FREE! CLICK to find out more...

Announcing an Exciting New Website Functionality - Calendar Feed!!

Effective immediately Calendar Feed (commonly known as iCalendar) is now available for all users of our Council's website calendar. This new feature in our website allows you to display our council's calendar events in Apple iCal, Google Calendar, Outlook or any other calendar applications that support iCalendar feeds - including ScoutBook. CLICK to read more about this exciting new feature...

Membership Fee Changes

Please CLICK to read an important message from our council regarding a membership fee change...

UPDATE - Additional Background Check Form - More Information Available

Effective immediately, ALL REGISTERED SCOUT LEADERS (adults) will need to complete and sign an Additional Confidential Background Check Form in order to renew their membership. CLICK to download/print this new form and find out more information about why the BSA is requiring this new form.

Order of the Arrow Forms

If you're looking for an Order of the Arrow forms, you've come to the right place. Here you will find the OA Visitation Request link and the #Choose OA" Order of the Arrow general Information brochure.

New Website Event Registration System

As the first part of the two-part council website upgrade project, we are happy to announce that we have "thrown the switch" on the ALL NEW AND IMPROVED website event landing page and registration system, which should make initial and subsequent registration updates much easier. Check it out by clicking on the blue DETAILS button for any event...

New Youth Safety Website

To clear up all myths, and educate the general public, the BSA has launched a new Youth Safety Website. CLICK to view the easy-to-understand info on this site to explain the steps BSA takes to keep kids safe...

Recruit A New Scout - Get a Patch!

Reminder any current Scout that recruits a new Scout at any time is eligible to get a free patch! CLICK to read more and download the application.

43rd Annual Council Golf Tournament

All are invited to participate in the 43rd Annual Columbia-Montour Council, Boy Scouts of America Golf Tournament, First Columbia Bank Invitational at the Mill Race Golf and Camping Resort, Benton, PA on Friday September 11th. CLICK for more details...

New Health and Medical Record

The Annual Health and Medical record (aka "Med Form") was revised in November, 2019. Be sure that all Scouts and leaders are using the new form for all 2020 events. The new form will be required for all 2020 council summer camps. CLICK to download the new form...

Bridge FOS Campaign

The Bridge FOS Campaign is currently underway. There are several opportunities to give in honor of/in memory of someone. Names will be listed on a permanent rock plaque near the new bridge at Camp Lavigne.

The Merits of At-Home Scouting

Across the nation, councils are finding ways to help keep their youth members engaged and Scouting. These out-of-the-box, in-home activities are centered around providing advancement-related content to help keep kids safe, engaged and to help them make the best of home time. CLICK to see just a few examples of what other councils are doing...

Address from Roger Mosby, CEO of the Boy Scouts of America

Click to read a special message from Roger Mosby, the Chief Executive Officer of the Boy Scouts of America...

Missed Program Launch?

If you where unable to attend the Council Program Launch via ZOOM on May 6, the slides from the PowerPoint presentation including IMPORTANT COVID-19 updates for our council, are available for downloading and printing here...

Membership Fee Increase

The National Executive Committee of the Boy Scouts of America, considering all factors regarding the National Council's budgetary forecasts and what needs to be done to guide the BSA through the bankruptcy with our ability to continue to deliver the mission of Scouting intact, has reluctantly made the decision that a 2020 membership fee increase is necessary. CLICK to see more…

Online Auction Nov. 1 - Nov. 10

Hundreds of items available include collectible Scout patches and memorabilia, handmade quilts, gift cards, Hess Toy Trucks, trip to the Outer Banks in North Carolina.

Wyona Request Form

We have produced an on-line Wyona request form, which replaces the paper edition of years past.

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