Important Popcorn Dates
Each Unit should have a Popcorn Kernel.
Sept. 4 Unit Popcorn Orders due
Sept. 26 Product Sales Begin – Unit Popcorn Order Pick-up at District Location
Oct. 10 2nd Popcorn Order due
Oct. 31 Pick up 2nd popcorn order
Nov. 15 Unit Show and Sell Final Returns & Take Orders due
Dec. 5 Unit Take-Order Product Pick-up at District Location
Dec. 11 Show and Sell Payments Due
Dec. 18 Final Popcorn Payments Due to Council Offices by 5 PM
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.
Watch the Popcorn Preview zoom meeting recording .
Sign up your unit to sell so your Scouts can begin online sales.
Select a unit Popcorn Kernel
Create a unit budget
Have a unit popcorn goal
Each Scout sets individual selling goals
Watch training videos on selling Popcorn
Have an exciting unit Popcorn Kickoff