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Merit Badge Sponsorship Program  2020 MB sponsorship brochure (1)

Market Your Business While Helping Youth By participating in the Merit Badge Sponsorship Program, your company is choosing to make a positive investment in the lives of the young people in our community. Contributions are tax-deductible.

Merit Badge Program is exclusive by region but promoted Council-wide. Regions: (St. Louis Meto, Southen IL/Southen MO, Central Illinois)

Your Benefits

The Merit Badge Sponsorship Program offers the following marketing benefits to you or your company among 50,000 Scouting youth, 15,000 Scouting adult volunteers and over 30,000 event participants:

Potential Customer Impressions

  • E-mail Newsletter                         26,000
  • Duffle Bag Magazine                      5,500
  • Summer camp Attendance             8,200
  • Social Media/Website                   10,300
  • Total:                                             50,000


  • Exclusive sponsorship of a Merit Badge for one calendar year
  • Company banner recognition at all 8 Greater St. Louis Area Council camps properties.
  • Logo and name recognition on the council website, Facebook page, and Duffle Bag newsletter.
  • Opportunity to host merit badge clinic(s) at your location
  • View the full list of Merit Badge offered by the Boy Scouts of America Link


Join us in thanking our generous sponsors for their support of Scouting!

Visit our sponsor’s website by clicking the name below the logo:

Automotive Maintenance

Southern MO Region

Plaza Tire Service

American Business

Metro St. Louis Region

Pepsi MidAmerica

Citizenship in the Community

Metro St. Louis Region

Bank of BellevilleBank of O’Fallon, 1st National Bank of Carlyle


Citizenship in the Nation

Metro St. Louis Region

Lorenzen Candle Company/Robert Kaye Lorenzen


Metro St. Louis Region

Upper Limits Rock Gyms

Disabilities Awareness

Central IL Region

The Burge House



Metro St. Louis Region


Southern MO Region

Egyptian Electric Cooperative

Emergency Preparedness

Southern MO Region

Ameren Missouri


Metro St. Louis Region

Wood River Refinery



Metro St. Louis Region

Roeslein & Associates, Inc.

Family Life

Metro St. Louis Region

The Office of Tom Egan, Edward Jones

Game Design

Metro St. Louis Region

The Edge



Metro St. Louis Region

Sivia Law


Metro St. Louis Region

Christian Hospital


Mining in Society

Southern IL Region

Mining Society of Southern Illinois

Personal Management

Southern MO Region

Montgomery Bank

Reptile & Amphibian Study

Metro St. Louis Region

The Tye-Dyed Iguana


Shotgun Shooting

Metro St. Louis Region


Scuba Diving

Metro St. Louis Region

Scuba World

Veterinary Science

Metro St. Louis Region

Four Paws Animal Hospital


To become a merit badge sponsor or for more information, please contact Kevin Buhr at (618-207-6432) or kevin.buhr@scouting.org