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Bay Area CouncilMerit Badge Sponsorship Program

Merit Badge Sponsorship program

Merit Badge Sponsorship Program

The Merit Badge Sponsorship Program is designed to offer business and community supporters unique marketing benefits themed around the BSA merit badge program. Merit Badge Sponsors are highlighted throughout the year in communications with more than 5,000 boys, girls, families and volunteers.  

The Bay Area Council, Boy Scouts of America Merit Badge Sponsors are special Friends of Scouting donors who provide opportunities for youth to benefit from Scouting’s rich traditions of Adventure, Leadership, and Service. Unlike many other youth programs, Scouting is a year-round activity and is a model of positive youth development.

FIND A LIST OF CURRENT MERIT BADGES AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE. 

Sponsorship Levels

NOVA Award Sponsors

The Scouts BSA NOVA Awards program incorporates learning with cool activities and exposure Scouts to science, technology, engineering and mathematics for Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, and Venturers. Multiple Nova awards for Cub Scouts, Webelos Scouts, Scouts BSA, and Venturers cover one component of STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics.

Sponsors of the NOVA Award will be recoginzed on the council website and banners at Merit Badge Midways, council/district camps and activities, and special events. Special recognition will be given at STEM events and with STEM related merit badges workshops. NOVA Award sponsors will receive a plque to display their support of Scout BSA and STEM.

Eagle Merit Badge Sponsors

Eagle Merit Badge Sponsors (silver banded merit badges) are individuals, businesses, or organizations that recognize the importance of Scouts BSA and want to help local scouts learn life skills and explore vocations, activities, sports, and hobbies through Scout advancement and Merit Badges. Eagle is the highest honor in scouting and these sponsors see the value in assisting scouts reach the Eagle rank.

Eagle Merit Badge sponsors will be recognized on the council website and banners at council/district camps and activities, and special events. These sponsors will also receive a plque to display their support of Scouts BSA.

Merit Badge Sponsors

Merit Badge Sponsors (gold banded merit badges) are individuals, businesses, or organizations that recognize the importance of Scouts BSA and want to help local scouts learn life skills and explore vocations, activities, sports, and hobbies through Scout advancement and Merit Badges.

Merit Badge sponsors will be recognized on the council website and at council/district camps and activities.

Scout Supporters

Those individuals, businesses, or organizations that recognize the importance of Scouts BSA and want to help local scouts learn life skills and explore vocations, activities, sports, and hobbies through scout advancement and merit badges.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

NOVA Award Sponsors

 

Eagle Merit Badge Sponsors

 

Merit Badge Sponsors

FingerprintingFINGERPRINTING - Hasley Family

Law Merit Badge  LAW - Bass & Tigner, P.C.

 

Scout Supporters

Houston Police Officers Union

 

 

 

 

List of Merit Badges

The following is a list of all current merit badges, arranged into 14 fields of activity. Eagle required badges are noted in red.

Agribusiness | Animal Science, Farm Mechanics, Plant Science

Arts and Crafts | Art, Basketry, Bugling, Leatherwork, Metalwork, Music, Pottery, Sculpture, Theater, Wood Carving

Business and Industry | American Business, Digital Technology,Entrepreneurship, Inventing, Mining In Society, Pulp & Paper, Salesmanship, Textiles, Communications, Journalism, Moviemaking, Photography, Public Speaking, Radio, Reading

Conservation | Environmental Science, Fish and Wildlife Management, Forestry, Soil & Water Conservation, Sustainability

Hobbies and Outdoors | Backpacking, Camping, Chess, Coin Collecting, Collections, Cooking, Dog Care, Gardening, Genealogy, Hiking, Model Design & Building, Pets, Pioneering, Scouting Heritage, Stamp Collecting, Wilderness Survival

Natural Science | Archaeology, Astronomy, Bird Study, Geology, Insect Study, Mammal Study, Nature, Oceanography, Reptile & Amphibian Study, Weather

Personal Development | American Cultures, American Heritage, Citizenship in the CommunityCitizenship in the NationCitizenship in the World, Disabilities Awareness, Family Life, Indian Lore, Personal FitnessPersonal Management, Scholarship

Physical Science | Chemistry, Electricity, Electronics, Energy, Nuclear Science, Space Exploration

Professions | Architecture, Dentistry, Engineering, Game Design, Landscape Architecture, Law, Medicine, Programming, Robotics, Surveying, Veterinary Medicine

Public Service | Crime Prevention, Emergency Preparedness, Fingerprinting, Fire Safety, First AidLifesaving, Public Health, Safety, Search & Rescue

Sports | Archery, Athletics, Canoeing, Climbing, Cycling, Fishing, Fly Fishing, Geocaching, Golf, Horsemanship, Kayaking, Motorboating, Orienteering, Rifle Shooting, Rowing, Scuba Diving, Shotgun Shooting, Skating, Small-Boat Sailing, Snow Sports, Sports, Swimming, Water Sports, Whitewater

Trades | American Labor, Automotive Maintenance, Composite Materials, Drafting, Graphic Arts, Home Repairs, Painting, Plumbing, Welding, Woodwork

Transportation | Aviation, Railroading, Traffic Safety, Truck Transportation