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CROWDRISE : Oct 14, 2013
Tax ID: 84-1175450
BASED: Englewood, CO, United States


Mining Merit Badge - BSA

Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) continues to support the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) with the Mining in Society merit badge booth at the 2017 Jamboree.

The SME Foundation is very active in the community by bringing education to the industry and public about the positive impact mining and minerals make on the quality of life. In 2014 SME successfully launched the Mining in Society Merit badge for the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). This merit badge introduces Scouts to mining, the processes, and reclamation.

Every four years BSA hosts a National Jamboree in the US and it attracts scouts not only nation wide, but from overseas. This year over 50,000 participants are expected (40,000 scouts and their leaders). SME has the honor of having a merit badge booth at this summer’s Jamboree located at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia. Since many troops do not have a local Mining in Society Merit badge counselor, this Jamboree is an excellent opportunity to get them started.

We need your help in making this summer's merit badge booth a success and any amount you can donate, is greatly appreciated. Large donors $5,000+ will be recognized with company/individual logos on signage in the booth and on volunteer accessories such as baseball caps and drink bottles. Thank you for your time and support!


Mining in Society Merit Badge Booth by SME for the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) 2017 Jamboree

Mining in Society Merit Badg…

Amount Raised:



5% Raised of $40,000 Goal