Bass Pro Outlet Store Springfield
Bass Pro Shops is hosting Boy Scout Month this September at Bass Pro Shops locations across the U.S. Throughout the month, Bass Pro Shops will promote Boy Scouts of America, offer merit badge classes, and provide opportunities to raise funds for Scouting projects. This is the seventh year Bass Pro Shops has recognized the scouts with a month-long celebration.
Bass Pro Shops will offer customers the opportunity to donate to the Boy Scouts of America by rounding up their purchase total to the nearest dollar. At the end of the promotion, 50 percent of the money collected will be donated to the Boy Scouts of America National Council and the remaining 50 percent will be given to designated local councils. In addition, Bass Pro Shops will make a contribution for each donation made.
Scouts can work toward earning their fishing and rifle shooting merit badges by attending workshops* at participating Bass Pro Shops stores across the U.S. Classes are taught Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning at 6 p.m. according to the following schedule:
- Thursday, Sept. 1 – Fishing merit badge class
- Tuesday, Sept. 6 –Rifle Shooting merit badge class
- Thursday, Sept. 8 – Rifle Shooting merit badge class
- Tuesday, Sept. 13 – Fishing merit badge class
- Thursday, Sept. 15 – Fishing merit badge class
- Tuesday, Sept. 20 – Rifle Shooting merit badge class
- Thursday, Sept. 22 – Rifle Shooting merit badge class
- Tuesday, Sept. 27 – Fishing merit badge class
- Thursday, Sept. 29 – Fishing merit badge class
Class size is limited, so it is recommended that students call their nearest Bass Pro Shops and register over the phone.
*Merit badge classes and donations available at all U.S. locations except Islamorada, Florida, Branson, Missouri and the Outlet store in Springfield, Missouri. Not available in Canada.
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About the Boy Scouts of America
The Boy Scouts of America provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people be “Prepared. For Life.®” The Scouting organization is composed of nearly 2.4 million youth members between the ages of 7 and 21 and approximately 960, 000 volunteers in local councils throughout the United States and its territories. For more information on the Boy Scouts of America, please visit www.scouting.org.