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Bloomsburg, PA 17815
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Break out of the ‘recruiting season’ and welcome new Cub Scouts this winter Recently Added Content

What’s even more fun than being part of a Cub Scout den? Having at least five kids in your den! Whether it’s a den for boys or a den for girls, everyone has a better experience if there are more Cub Scouts to share the fun. That’s why, even though the traditional fall recruiting season has ended, it’s crucial to continue working on recruiting boys and girls into your pack. CLICK to read more...

Reflecting on 20 Years of Venturing Recently Added Content

Venturing was started in February of 1998 – that is 20 years of growth and development for our youth! You may have noticed some of the special patches and celebrations throughout this past year. Over these 20 years, Venturing’s awards and recognition, and advancement structure have undergone some significant revisions. CLICK to read more...

Scouts BSA Information Meeting Recently Added Content

As most everyone in the BSA is now aware, for the first time in its 100+ year history, all programs of the BSA will be open to young women. Scouts BSA is the new name for the program for boys & girls ages 11-17. To launch the Scouts BSA program, our council will be conducting a general information session on Jan 30 for ANYONE interested in the Scouts BSA program for girls. CLICK to read more...

Everything that you need know to Be Prepared for the launch of Scouts BSA Recently Added Content

Our council is excited to welcome our first Scouts BSA troops for girls in 2019. We have collected information and resources in this article from multiple sources to answer all of your questions and to help simplify the process for getting a Scouts BSA girls troop started. The guidelines in the this article are a great resource for both Scouts BSA all-girl and all-boy troops. CLICK to read on...

February Roundtable - Stop-The-Bleed Recently Added Content

Every unit should be sure to have at least one leader attend the Feb 6 Roundtable to the complete the Stop-the Bleed (STB) training course. Every unit will receive a free STB Kit for their trailer/first aid kit if at least one leader receives the training that evening. CLICK to read more...

Klondike Derby - Registration Now Open!

Scouts won't want to miss the Annual Klondike Derby hosted by Wyona Lodge #18, Order of the Arrow, on January 26 at Camp Lavigne. CLICK to find out more, download the registration packet, and register online...

Reminder - As of Jan 1, Scoutbook Is Now Free For Everyone

Scoutbook is the BSA’s online unit management tool that helps Scouts, parents and leaders track advancement and milestone achievements along the Scouting trail. Effective Jan. 1, 2019, Scoutbook became completely, totally, 100 percent free. CLICK to read more...

Get Racetrack Ready! Scouts. . . Start Your Engines!

Start your engines. . . Pinewood Derby season is revving up! Speed ahead of the competition with the latest Derby accessories including glow-n-the-dark and fluorescent paint, lighting kits, and black light wheels and decals! Find all the essentials at the Columbia—Montour Service Center Trading Post...

Cub Scout Winter Olympics - District Championships

Registration now open for 2019 Cub Winter Olympics - District Championships to be held on Friday, January 18th at the Central Columbia Middle School. Registration begins at 6:00. Events start at 6:45. Click on the headline above for more information and to register...

Merit Badge College 2019 - Registration is CLOSED

Registration is now closed for Merit Badge College 2019. However, you can still CLICK here to review the prerequisites for this year's merit badges.

Camp Lavigne 2018 Thank-You Patch

Now available - the limited edition 2018 Camp Lavigne Thank-You Patch! Designed by your 2018 Lavigne Program Director, Nancy Dennehy. One patch has been mailed to every volunteer who helped with the camp flood recovery. A limited quantity is available for purchase as a donation to the ongoing recovery effort. CLICK to view the patch and for more information...

As Scouts BSA Launch Nears, Here’s the Right Way to Welcome girls

As February 2019 nears, the BSA has released some guidelines to help you know the right way to refer to Scouts BSA and the girls who will join. CLICK to read more..

OA Visitation Request Form

Wyona Lodge, Order of the Arrow, is honored to serve the Columbia-Montour Boy Scout Council. We invite all unit leaders to schedule a visit from Wyona Lodge to your unit. To request a visit, please CLICK to view and download the new OA Visitation Request Form

Attention all Wyona OA Brothers - 2019 Annual OA Dues Are Now Due

Reminder to all Wyona Lodge brothers - 2019 annual OA dues are now due. Arrowmen may pay their 2019 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...

Rube Goldberg Challenge 2019

Design & build a ridiculous, multi-step ‘machine’ to perform one simple task* for judging on April 6, 2019. Register teams by March 15 (grace til March 22). STEAM Challenge teaches hands-on physics of ‘simple machines’ using humor & scientific persistence. Eligible youth grades 1-12. CA$H prizes, Rube Goldberg collector’s patch, free food & winner featured at Children’s Museum Mini Maker Faire.

Scouting For Food

Scouting for Food is a door-to-door food drive that began in 1987 as a way of combating hunger in our local communities. Find out how your Pack, Troop, or Crew can participate by collecting food and help fill your neighborhood food bank...

Scouts BSA Branding Dos and Don’ts Infographic

With tens of thousands of girls already enjoying the Cub Scout program and more young women poised to join the Scouts BSA program when it opens in February of 2019, there’s a lot of excitement around the programs offered by the Boy Scouts of America. CLICK to see the infographic for the right way refer to young women in the Scouts BSA...

2019 Application for Summer Camp Staff Now Available

Opportunities to serve Scouting as a member of the Columbia Montour Council’s 2019 camp staff at Camp Lavigne are available to outstanding applicants. Young men and women are needed who are people-oriented, enthusiastic, energetic, willing to teach others, and believe in the principles of the BSA...

It's Bobcat Season!

A new Cub Scout (other than a Lion Cub) should complete their Bobcat award within 30 days of joining. Earning this first badge helps them become part of the Scouting program; allows them them to earn their first recognition and helps the new parents understand their roles and will help keep those new Scout in! Please encourage your Den Leaders, Parents and Cub to make the Bobcat award a priority.

Normandy Camporee - UPDATE

UPDATE - Registration is closed for our Council's trip to Normandy, France to attend the Transatlantic Council’s Spring Camporee on Omaha Beach. However, A WAITING LIST has been started CLICK for more information...

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...

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.

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...

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