Opportunities

Incorporated in 1910, the Boy Scouts of America is the nation’s foremost youth organization serving nearly 4.3 million young people between 7 and 20 years of age with over 300 local councils and 1.3 million adult volunteers throughout the U.S. and its territories.

With brands of immediate recognition, loyal and enthusiastic members and alumni, BSA licensed products offer competitive advantages in the consumer marketplace. Each year, new youth and adult volunteers enter one of our many programs, exposing thousands of new families to the aims and ideals of the Scouting movement.

This ongoing exposure has elevated the Boy Scouts of America to one of the most recognizable brand names in the world with over 111 million having gone through the Scouting program since its inception and more than 50 million Scouting alumni who have been influenced by the program today.

Current Opportunities

With brands of immediate recognition, BSA licensed products offer competitive advantages in the consumer marketplace. The BSA is currently exploring opportunities in the following product categories:

  • Apparel
  • Collectibles
  • Food and Beverages
  • Electronics
  • Educational Products
  • Home Décor
  • Outdoor Sporting Goods
  • Publishing
  • Toys & Games

The following product categories are not being considered at this time:

  • Patches and Emblems
  • General Advertising Specialties/Promotional Products

Should you have questions about these or other catergories, please contact us at licensing@scouting.org.

In addition, licensing opportunities with the BSA’s other brands are also available:

Venturing ®  Venturing

Founded in 1998, Venturing is a youth development program for young men and women ages 14-20. One of the Boy Scouts of America’s fastest growing programs with nearly 300,000 participants, Venturing exposes youth and leaders to high adventure sports and activities such as mountaineering, white water rafting, rappelling, mountain biking, caving, and scuba diving.

To learn more about this mark and ways to use it please download the Mini Style Guide

 

Be Prepared ®

Be PreparedSince 1910, the Boy Scout Motto, “Be Prepared”, has been used to teach 111 million Scouts the importance of being ready to do your duty at all times. The market for Be Prepared licensed products is broad encompassing every age group that is interested in products and services encompassing readiness and preparedness when encountering any situation. They are most likely to be adventurous, outdoor oriented, and safety and health conscience.

To learn more about this mark and ways to use it please download the Mini Style Guide

 

Kid Skills

Kid SkillsLaunched in 2006, Kid Skills™ was introduced to excite and help develop various skill building in boys through handicrafts, games, and educational tools. Targeted to those who want to experience hands on learning. Kid Skills™ licensed products offers a unique opportunity to develop and create learning items for boys in an underserved market.

To learn more about this mark and ways to use it please download the Mini Style Guide

 

Pinewood Derby ®

Pinewood DerbyThe first Pinewood Derby event was held in 1953 in Manhattan Beach, California by Cub Scout Master, Don Murphy. Pinewood Derby was a huge hit as it developed into a project where fathers and sons could work side by side to carve a race car from a 7 inch block of pine wood. For 50+ years, over 43 million Scouts and their parents have spent many, long, happy hours carving, sanding, weighting, painting, polishing and perfecting their cars.

To learn more about this mark and ways to use it please download the Mini Style Guide