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Scout Shop &
Office Hours

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

Youth Protection Training - REMINDER / UPDATE Recently Added Content

REMINDER: Even those Scout leaders who took the previous version of Youth Protection Training (YPT) must either log in to My.Scouting.org and complete the new Youth Protection (YPT2) course online or attend a classroom training session. UPDATE: Additional classroom YPT training sessions will be offered at our Scout Service Center in October and November. CLICK for more information...

Normandy Camporee - UPDATE Recently Added Content

UPDATE - Registration will close on October 17 for our Council's trip to Normandy, France to attend the Transatlantic Council’s Spring Camporee on Omaha Beach. A waiting list will be started on Oct 18. For more information, including the potential for an adult contingent, click here…

Annual Camp Lavigne Wine Festival - LOCATION CHANGE

All adults (over 21) are invited to the council's annual Wine Festival at 329 STONEYBROOK RD, ORANGEVILLE, PA (NOTE LOCATION CHANGE) on Saturday, October 20 from 11 am to 5 pm. There will be food vendors, crafters, artists, music, brewpubs and, of course wine tasting! Music this year by ONE80. CLICK for more information and how to purchase tickets.

BSA Cub Scout Neckerchief Slide Recall

Many of you may have heard about the BSA recall of Cub Scout neckerchief Slides. Our Council Scout Shop has checked its current inventory and its records of all neckerchief slides sold during 2018 and is happy to report that our Scout Shop is not affected by this recall except for Lion slides. CLICK for more details...

Venturing Lock-In

Ahoy, matey. Come show your inner pirate at the Columbia Montour Council VOA Lock In - Or Walk the Plank on our Pirate Ship. CLICK to Read More...

Scoutbook Will Be Free For Everyone Beginning Jan. 1, 2019

Scoutbook is the BSA’s online unit management tool and helps Scouts, parents and leaders track advancement and milestone achievements along the Scouting trail. The BSA has announced that it will make Scoutbook subscriptions free to all BSA units beginning Jan. 1, 2019. Units that already use Scoutbook won’t be charged when they renew their subscription after Sept. 1, 2018. CLICK to read more...

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...

Engage 2018 NER Area 4’s Premier Training Event

All Scout leaders as well as Scout and Venturer youth (ages 14-20) and are invited to Engage 2018 NER Area 4’s Premier Training Event on Oct 19-21, sponsored by the NER 4 Venturing Officers' Association. While many of the training sessions are for Venturers, there are several training sessions that are open to any Scout or adult leader. CLICK for more information...

Scout Shop Fall Hours

Please note the fall Scout Shop hours posted in the left column of this website.

Kodiak Challenge

All Scouts or Venturers, age 14 and over, are invited to attend Kodiak Challenge. This is an advanced leadership training for young men and women in a high adventure setting, stressing servant leadership, and the practical application of ILS, NYLT and NAYLE skills. This is a hands-on skills course conducted under the open sky, not a classroom. CLICK to read more...

Service Center Office Assistant Needed

The Council Service Center is in need of an Office Assistant. Click for more information...

Is Your BeAScout Pin Up to Date?

Attention all unit leaders! Is 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 and up to date? CLICK for more information...

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...

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...

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.

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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