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April 13-14 - BALOO & IOLS
To complete basic training an adult leader must also complete Scout Specific Training. BALOO and IOLS training will be held April 13-14 at Holter Lake campground. BALOO and IOLS reviews and teaches the Outdoor Scout Skills found in the Boy Scout Handbook. See the event flyer for more information.

May 5-6 - Upper Missouri Watershed Alliance Service Project
The Upper Missouri Watershed Alliance has approached the Prickly Pear District to help with a river bank restoration project. The project would involve planting tree cuttings along the shoreline of the Missouri River near the Wolf Creek bridge. The group is planning a work weekend for Saturday, May 5, 2018 and Sunday, May 6, 2018. Scouts are invited to come up and work either or both days (partial days or all day). The group is planning on providing at least lunch each day and that might be expanded. We are working right now to see if we could also make this into a fun camping weekend. Contact Loren Brown for more information.

May 18-20 - Spring Camp
Prickly Pear District Spring Camp will be held May 18-20 at Canyon Ferry Resevoir Hellgate Campground. The theme for this event is Survival. Cost is $10.00 per scout. For more information see the flyer.

Summer 2018 - Glacier National Park Service Project
The Boy Scouts have a proud tradition of performing service projects in Glacier National Park. THose desiring the participate must sign up for one of the eight weeks initially scheduled. For more information see the project flyer and application.

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All units (Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts) need a tour permit when they are leaving their city limits in which their unit meets for a day outing or a campout, per BSA regulations.  For the safety of you and your Den, Pack or Troop, please abide by these regulations.  Tour permits can be downloaded from the Council website. 

For trips more than 500 miles or more, or extending outside Council boundaries, and any activity not conducted by the council or its districts and involving aquatics, climbing, shooting sports, or motorized vehicles, a Tour and Unit Activity Plan may be necessary.


The District

Prickly Pear District is a geographical area of Montana Council, determined by the council executive board.  District leaders mobilize resources to ensure the growth and success of Scouting units within the district's territory.


Our Purpose

The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units.

The end result of effective district support:

More and more youth members receiving a better and better program.


Our Mission

The Boy Scouts of America is dedicated to preparing young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 

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Last modified: 03/06/2013


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