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Thursday: 9am - 5pm
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5 Audubon Court
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Phone (570) 784-2700
Fax (570) 387-4074

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columbiamontourbsa.org

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Council News & Activities

Cub Winter Fun Day - Registration Deadline EXTENDED Recently Added Content

Registration is now open until FEB 19 (11:59 pm) for Cub Winter Fun Day to be held Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Camp Lavigne. Cub Scout Games, Winter Activities and Scout Skills! Click for more information...

2019 Campership Assistance Applications - NOTE PROCEDURE CHANGE Recently Added Content

Campership Assistance Applications for 2019 are now available. Application deadline: March 4. NOTE PROCEDURE CHANGE: Deposit is NOT due with application, but is to be paid online AFTER notification of campership award. To download the form and find out more, visit the "Camping" page - located in the drop-down menu under the white "Program" menu item in the blue menu bar at the top the website.

2019 Council Leadership Dinner Recently Added Content

All supporters of the Columbia-Montour Council are cordially invited to attend our 2019 Leadership Dinner on April 11, at the Pine Barn Inn, where the Council will be honoring Honoring C. Cleveland Hummel—Hummel, Lewis and Smith LLP, Bryan Holmes—FNB Bank, Danville, and Janelle Surkin—Berwick YMCA. CLICK to read more...

Raise the Region 2019 - March 13 - 14 - Mark Your Calendars! Recently Added Content

Please plan to support our support our Council by participating in Raise the Region® 2019 - Pennsylvania's 30-hour regional fundraising event sponsored by the First Community Foundation Partnership on March 13-14. CLICK to navigate to the full web page for more information about how you can make your donation go farther...

VOA Lock-In

All Venturers and Scouts between the ages of 14 and 21 are invited to an amazing time with the VOA. Come to the 2019 Columbia-Montour Council VOA lock-in where every two hours is a new holiday. CLICK to read more...

Introduction to Troop leader Skills (ILST)

Scouts BSA youth leaders won't want to miss this training opportunity, which teaches Scouts in leadership positions within their troop to understand their responsibilities and to equip them with organizational and leadership skills to fulfill those responsibilities. CLICK to read more and to register...

Cub Scout Pinewood Derby - District Championships

Registration now open for 2019 Cub Scout Pinewood Derby - District Championships to be held on Saturday, March 16, in the Central Columbia Middle School gym. Registration and weigh-in begins at 8:30. Events start at 9:00. CLICK to download the Information flyer/rules and to register...

Everything that you need know to launch a Scouts BSA girl troop

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...

Scout Night with The Penguins

Enjoy a night out with family and friends for the Penguins annual scout night. Everyone is invited to attend and as an added bonus, all scouts and leaders will receive a commemorative Scout Night patch. Don't forget to wear your uniform! CLICK for more information and to download the flyer and registration form...

College of Commissioner Science

Anyone interested in becoming a unit commissioner is invited to attend the council's sixth annual College of Commissioner Science training course on Saturday, March 30th. The college will offer courses from basic to advanced leading to Bachelor's, Master's and Doctor's degrees in Commissioner Science. CLICK to read more...

Community Day 2019

The Community Day Committee is excited to announce that the Planning has began for the third annual Community Day which is scheduled to be held on on September 14 at the Bloomsburg Airport. The next planning meeting will be held on February 18 at 6:00 pm at the airport. ALL are invited to attend. CLICK to read more...

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. Registration extended to Mar 2! CLICK to read on...

Break out of the ‘recruiting season’ and welcome new Cub Scouts this winter

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

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

Normandy Camporee

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...

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...

Summer Camp 2019

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

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2018 Thank-You

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