Popcorn

Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting.  Online sales begin August 1.  Show-and-Sell runs from September 1 to September 30.  Traditional take-order sales run from October 1 to November 24.

Sign up begins soon!

Why Sell?

• Increase your unit and council income – 70% stays in the local area.
• Pay for your entire Scouting program.
• Scouts learn life lessons by “earning their own way.”
• The prize program motivates Scouts.
• There are loads of incentives – The $600 club, $1500 sellers and college scholarships.
• For additional revenue, sell online to friends and family outside of the Sam Houston Area Council service area.

Popcorn Training

Sales materials and training are provided at one of five council popcorn kick-off locations scheduled for September. Seats are limited.

Popcorn kickoff #1 September 15 Location TBD
Popcorn kickoff #2 September 17 Location TBD
Popcorn kickoff #3 September 22 Location TBD
Popcorn kickoff #4 September 23 Location TBD
Popcorn kickoff #5 September 24 Location TBD

Important Dates

August 1 - November 24 Online sales
September 1 - 30 Show-and-sell
October 1 - November 24 Traditional take-order sales
December ?? Unit orders due on Trail's End website
December ?? Prize orders due (link will be emailed to unit popcorn kernel
December ?? Popcorn distribution (see district website for location)
December ?? Unit top sellers form due (at distribution center)
December ?? Unit payments due (at distribution center)
December ?? Top seller's celebration (for council, district & online top sellers)
TBD Achievers experience

Support Materials:

Trail's End Popcorn

Training Videos

 

For Questions, Contact:

Ginger Kern
Popcorn Sales
 (555) 555-5555
 popcorn@shac.org