Affiliate Program

Earn commission on sales you drive to BOATsmart!

Want to join us in helping people get outdoors and make money while you’re at it? Every time you direct a customer from your website to ours, you earn up to 30% commission when they make a purchase. Sign up today, it’s simple to do and it’s free.

What Are the Benefits?

It’s easy and free
Up to 30% commissions
Adds value to your site and encourages repeat traffic
Pre-written content and high-quality banners
Dedicated affiliate management team to answer any questions you have


Start Earning in 3 easy steps

1. Sign up

Fill out the short application below, it only takes 30 seconds. We will send you an email once you are approved so you can access pre-made web banners and links through our website.

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2. Drive Traffic

Use our marketing materials to drive traffic to BOATsmart! and our leading online course to earn commission for sales completed within 45 days. 

3. Earn Commissions

Earn monthly commissions of up to 30% from all qualified sales that came from your site. We also track referred website visitors and course purchases for you!

Sign up today!

Please select your primary affiliate interest. Don't worry, you can promote any Campfire Collective products.

More Reasons to Work with Us

We're the industry leader

BOATsmart!® is North America’s Boating Educator. Since 2003, we’ve educated and certified more than 650,000 smart boaters.

Our customer service is world-class

Our bilingual Customer Experience team is here 7 days a week to help answer questions about boat licensing, laws and tips.

We provide best-in-class courses

Our animated, narrated and interactive course gives students of all ages and capabilities the knowledge and confidence they need to begin boating right away.

We're wildly mission driven

BOATsmart! is part of the Campfire Collective, where our mission is to inspire people to have awesome adventures every day. With your help we can get even more people outdoors to find their wild.

Student satisfaction comes first

We’re passionate about customer happiness. Industry-leading course experiences combined with our daily commitment to excellence has earned us a 98% student happiness rating.

We're boaters too, so we get it

When we’re not in the office helping boaters get to the water, we’re out catching waves ourselves. It’s this passion and experience on the water that helps us deliver the best products available.

North America’s Boating Course

Animated, narrated & perfect for all ages.

Animated lessons
make it easy

Our animated, narrated and interactive lessons guide student’s learning experiences and help them pass.

Everything they need

The BOATsmart!® Course includes all the knowledge needed to pass the test and boat with confidence.

Study at their
own pace

BOATsmart!® automatically tracks progress on any device. Take it anywhere, anytime.

Designed for all ages
& skill levels

Designed at the lake, by boaters and subject matter experts just like you.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an affiliate program? How does it work?

The Campfire Collective Affiliate Program is designed to share revenue with our affiliates that drive traffic and generate sales from our site. It's free to join and easy to participate. The process is simple, when your site visitors click on an affiliate link to our site and complete a purchase, you earn commissions.

Once signed up and accepted to our program, you can log into your Campfire Collective Affiliate Dashboard any time to access banners and links, track your earned commissions, and monitor your link performance.

Who can participate?

Just about anybody! Whether you run a large commercial web site, a small personal blog, a non-profit site, opt-in newsletter, or anything in between, you're welcome to join the program. All applications are manually reviewed, and we reserve the right to refuse any application.

How are My Sales Tracked?

Once your application is accepted, you will be given a unique affiliate ID as well as custom-formatted links that will ensure that traffic coming from your site is properly tracked. We maintain a 45-day cookie, meaning that if a visitor clicks on a link from your site, you are credited with the sale as long as the visitor purchases within 45 days.

How do I create links?

Don't worry, we create them for you. As an affiliate with Campfire Collective you will be able to download easy-to-use banner ads, custom creative and short links that can be embedded on your sites or outreach.


How do I get started?

It's simple! Just fill in the webform above and we'll get back to you shortly. Once approved you'll get access to get our banners and links, find out about commissions you've earned and even monitor the performance of your links.

How much will I earn? When do I get paid?

You will earn up to 30% of the net revenue (taxes excluded) on qualified sales. Qualified sales are calculated after the money back guarantee window expires (60 days) and paid monthly through your supplied payment preference.

Are there any other benefits?

Of course! As an affiliate we give you tools that help you with your business. All transactions from your site are recorded in real time, meaning that all impressions, clicks, and sales are tracked instantly. We provide all of the reports and tracking resources you’ll need to see how you’re doing. You can find these reports in your Account section when you log into our website, and you can use them to find out which of your links are performing best and to optimize your site for maximum sales.


Absolutely! As a registered Affiliate you can promote any of the Campfire Collective products that are offered through our website and you are automatically signed up upon approval.

Need More Info? Contact Us.

If you have any other questions or want to learn more, please email our team at

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In partnership with 1% For The Planet, Campfire pledges a percentage of our annual revenue directly to nonprofits that sustain and protect the wild.

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Go boldly, tell your story. Campfire is building a collective of ambassadors who share a passion for the wild. If you’re an influencer, publisher or sport expert drop us a line. Let’s hook up and inspire others.

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