Popcorn Resources

The success of our popcorn campaign helps to deliver quality programming at every level of Scouting. Popcorn season is one of the many highlights that your fellow community members look forward to! Many of your customers come back year after year to try new products, stock up on their favorites, and purchase gifts of popcorn for their friends, family, and co-workers. Here, you will find a mountain of information to make your popcorn sales as fun and successful as possible. If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to contact our Council Popcorn Kernel. Have fun out there!

With online sales, your unit can sell online popcorn year round!

Important Popcorn Dates

Each Unit should have a Popcorn Kernel.  Online Direct Sales are Year-Round.

June 16                  Trails-End Popcorn Kernel trainings

August 11              District popcorn kickoff

September 1         Unit orders due for Show and Sell

September 18      Show and Sell product unit pickup

September 18      Show and Sell begins

November  1         Final returns and unit take orders due

November  13      Take Order product unit pickup

December 1          Final payment due to Council.


  • Scouts learn life lessons by “earning their own way.”

  • Product sales revenue supports the unit program.

  • Provides funds for activities and advancement, lowers the cost of camps, district activities, and prices at the Scout shop.

  • Increase your unit and council income – up to 35% stays with the local unit.

  • Scouts use the funds for various Scouting programs, fees and activities.

  • There are loads of incentives to motivate Scouts.

  • Put up door hangers in your neighborhood with your photo and Trails-End website listed for online orders. 

  • Promote your website on social media

  • Make calls to your friends and relatives

  • Send emails or make calls to businesses to purchase for their break room or gifts  

  • Nearly 73% of all dollars collected during the sale support local Scouting.

  • Units earn up to a 35% commission on Trails End products they sell.

  • The popcorn sale is a way for a Scout to support his or her way through the various activities during the year.


Questions About Popcorn?

Contact Mark Jenson, Council Popcorn Kernel

Email: dominic_dhs04@yahoo.com