Montana Council - 2024 Melita Island

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2024 Melita Island

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Camp Melita Island 2024
In the middle of the pristine waters of Flathead Lake lies an island gem called Melita.

Melita Island is wholly owned by the Boy Scouts of America, Montana Council, and is a little piece of paradise reserved just for Scouts to have the adventure of a lifetime. Programs at Melita Island are heavily water-based and are ideal for seasoned Scouts that are looking for something a little different than the traditional summer camp. We also have land-based activities for those who are afraid to get wet. 

 Because of limited spots on Melita Island, priority will be given to youth attendees.
Every unit will be permitted 1 adult per every 4 youth registered (All units are allowed at least 3 adults). 
There will be a total of 200 spots available per week.

2024 Dates:

  • Session 1: July 7th - July 13th, 2024
  • Session 2: July 14th - July 20th, 2024
  • Session 3: July 21st - July 27th, 2024
  • Session 4: July 28th - Aug 3rd, 2024
  • Session 5: Aug 4th - Aug 10th, 2024

2024 Fees:            
Deposit:          $200 per unit
Youth:             $525 
(Fee will increase to $550 if not paid in full by 05/15/2024)
Adults:            $275

For more information, please visit our website at

In 2023, we offered 42 different class options at Melita Island, including 35 different Merit Badges. 

Courses at Melita Island include:

  • Sailing, Motor Boating, & Row Boating
  • Water Sports
  • Kayaking, Canoeing, & Stand Up Paddle Boarding
  • Swimming
  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing 
  • Archery
  • STEM
  • First Aid & Emergency Preparedness
  • Photography, Wood Carving, & Animation
  • Plus many, many more

Advanced Camper Experience (ACE) - Additional Fee $115
Experienced campers will have an opportunity to participate in ACE program. This program exists to give older scouts an opportunity to use their skills in a high-adventure setting, such as whitewater rafting, hiking, water skiing, snorkeling, sailing, and more. Each day is a new adventure drawing on past learned skills and creating memories for the future.

Adult Programs
Camp can also be fun, relaxing and a learning and rewarding experience for adults. At Melita Island we take this to a new dimension. Some learning experiences we've offered in prior years include: Intro to Outdoor Leader Skills  and Safe Swim Defense. We have also provided several stress reducing events that you can participate in, which have included: Evening Socials, Boat Rides and Pie Making Classes.

A limited number of camp scholarships are available for Montana Council Scouts based on financial need. A scholarship can be requested for up to half of the camp fees. Forms can be accessed by CLICKING HERE.



Any unit or individual Scout canceling prior to June 1st may be able to receive a refund of fees less the $200 deposit and $75 camp readiness fee for each Scout and/or adult cancellation.

After June 1st, no refunds will be issued until after the ed of the camping season.  Refunds will be determined by the Council Camping Department.  Valid refund reasons include death, illness, or military orders such as TDA or PCS. Refund amounts are determined based on refundable monies, which excludes food and supplies purchased, as well as other incurred costs.

All fees must be paid on time in order to hold your campsite, the unit may lose its place if fees are not on time.

When & Where
Session 1
Camp Melita Island
Sunday 07-07-2024 12:00 PM MT to
Saturday 07-13-2024 10:00 AM MT
Limit One Registration Per Unit
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Session 2
Camp Melita Island
Sunday 07-14-2024 12:00 PM MT to
Saturday 07-20-2024 10:00 AM MT
Limit One Registration Per Unit
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Session 3
Camp Melita Island
Sunday 07-21-2024 12:00 PM MT to
Saturday 07-27-2024 10:00 AM MT
Limit One Registration Per Unit
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Session 4
Camp Melita Island
Sunday 07-28-2024 12:00 PM MT to
Saturday 08-03-2024 10:00 AM MT
Limit One Registration Per Unit
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Session 5
Camp Melita Island
Sunday 08-04-2024 12:00 PM MT to
Saturday 08-10-2024 10:00 AM MT
Limit One Registration Per Unit
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