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Photo Contest Winners: 2024

Congratulations To All Of The 2024 Winners!

Another year of incredible entries for our annual Boy Scouts of America, Montana Council photo contest!

A tremendous thank you to those who took the time to send in your images. Your talents and participation in Scouting are beyond appreciated.

We love seeing fun moments from camp, the many sunsets, incredible hikes and adventures, the Northern Lights, and a service project abroad – all celebrating the spirit of Scouting.

Congratulations again, to all the winners and to all who entered. It’s never too early to start shooting for next year!


2024 Grand Prize winner Sebastian White: Adult Submission – Scouts from Troop 676 celebrated the Troop’s 50th anniversary and earned their 50miler award by hiking from Hyalite Canyon to Yellowstone National Park via an incredible route across the Gallatin Crest and Sky Rim trails. This photo is Eagle Scout Colter H. leading the troop across a snow field below Hyalite Peak, one of eight peaks over 10,000 feet the Troop summited on the route.


First Place: Harlee B., Troop 1007G, Great Falls; Northern Lights north of Great Falls, MT
Second Place: Lexi B., Troop 1007 G, Great Falls; A collection of wacky-hatted girls getting ready for flags at Melita Island
Third Place: Paul D., Troop 52, Billings; Sunset at Grizzly Base
Honorable Mention: Elliot B., Contest Category: Bothell, Wash., Troop 420; Absolutely beautiful sunset at Camp Melita Island.
Honorable Mention: Meline G.-W., Florence, Troop 1114; Last Day at Camp Melita Island.
Honorable Mention: Harlee B., Troop 1007G, Great Falls; Rainbow from the deck of K-M Scout Ranch.


First Place: Jason Daughenbaugh, Troop 676, Bozeman; Scouts learn about Cryogenics as they make Root Beer and Ice Cream at a troop meeting.
Second Place: Nimfa Mchenry, Troop 1911, Missoula; Troop 1911 beach cleanup Dauin, Negros Oriental Philippines, June 2023.
Third Place: Keith Nathan, Unit Commissioner, Bozeman; Beautiful fox on the hunt in a Bozeman backyard on November 20, 2023.
Honorable Mention for Humor: Gary Carmichael, Troop 1936, Whitefish; Scoutmaster using a bugle for a wake-up call at Camp Melita Island.
Honorable Mention for Program: Contest Category: Gavin Carmichael, Troop 1936, Whitefish; Mile Swim at Sunrise.
Honorable Mention for Program: Keith Nathan, Unit Commissioner, Bozeman; Cub Scout from Pack 552 lands a fish at Cub Scout Day camp on June 17, 2023, at Ridgeview Elementary School in Belgrade, MT.
Honorable Mention for Program: Jason Daughenbaugh, Troops 676 & 619, Bozeman; Eagle Scouts Avery H. and Ruby D. of Troop 619 and Eagle Scouts Reder D. and Coulter H. of Troop 676 paddle the “flagships” of their troop when canoe camping on Cliff Lake, Montana.


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