Sponsor One of NCAC’s Media Outreach Campaigns in Maryland, Virginia, DC, and beyond!
We welcome a partnership with your business through our Media Sponsorship opportunities. Our goal is to communicate the value of Scouting to the broader public and improve our communications with our 33,000 Scouts and their families while sharing how your company can help our leaders and parents/guardians in their Scouting journey. Media sponsorships are available for NCAC’s Newsletter, WeOwnAdventure.com blog, or at in-person events. Sponsorships are acknowledged in a variety of ways such as with a graphic/logo on the website to a logo/link in the e-newsletter.
Listing in both the Family and Volunteer Monthly Newsletters: $500 contribution. A Scout-focused listing in both monthly electronic newsletters sent to 1.) over 55,000 current/former Scout leaders and 2.) 26,000 current Scout (age 5-21) parents. Listings can include up to 50 words, a graphic (100×100 pixels), and a website link. Limited availability – only one per month.
MSSC Lobby Television Sponsorship
Lobby Television: $250 contribution for three months. Logo or video clip (up to 30 seconds) displayed on the lobby screen to visitors entering the Marriot Scout Service Center (MSSC). The MSSC welcomes shoppers to the National Scout Shop six days per week and leaders, parents, and guardians visit the lobby help desk for services each business day.
Event Table Sponsorship
Sponsored Table for One Council Event: $200 contribution. An opportunity to set up a Scout-focused vendor table at a major event, such as the University of Scouting or Program Launch, and receive face time with our volunteers. The University of Scouting typically attracts more than 1,000 adult leaders from across the Council, all looking for new program opportunities and resources for their Scouts.
MSSC Flier Display
Flier display: $100 contribution for three months. NCAC maintains two kiosks at the Marriott Scout Service Center in Bethesda, located near the information desk and Scout Shop, where current sponsors can display fliers or brochures.
Sponsored Blog Post: $1,000 contribution includes the following benefits: Blog featured on the Council’s main news source, explaining how your company can help units deliver the Scouting program. Posts are approximately 750-1200 words with two images and a link to your website plus flier distribution as described above. Limited availability – only one per week.
Banner graphic on the WeOwnAdventure main page: $350 contribution. This is a static image (size 728×90) on our main news site promoting Scout-focused activities for one month. The flier Display as described above is included. Limited availability – one per month
Medium graphic on a WeOwnAdventure article page: $200 contribution. A static image (size 300×250) in the sidebar for every article promoting Scout-focused activities for one month. Limited availability – three per month
*All sponsorships will be reviewed and must be Scout-focused and complimentary to our Scouting program.
About the National Capital Area Council, BSA (NCAC)– Organized in 1911, the NCAC delivers the promise of Scouting to youth in the Washington, D.C., metro area within 20 districts, spread across northern Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia, the US Virgin Islands, and U.S. citizens abroad in North and South America. The Maryland counties we serve include: Frederick, Montgomery, Prince George’s, Calvert, Charles, St. Mary’s. The Virginia counties we serve include: Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William, Loudoun, Fauquier, Spotsylvania, Caroline, King George, Stafford, Culpeper, as well as the cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Manassas, Manassas Park and Fredericksburg. The NCAC’s programs train the next generation of leaders; give back to the community through service; and teach young people to “be prepared” for life, adventure, and education.
For more information on sponsorship levels contact:
Cynthia Griffiths, NCAC Chief Communications Officer, Email