There are plenty of good reasons for your Scouts to take part in the annual popcorn sale. Scouts can earn money for camp and activities throughout the year and they learn valuable skills like teamwork, goal setting, time management and salesmanship – just to name a few. Scouts gain confidence and a sense of accomplishment, the popcorn sale is not about selling popcorn, it’s about promoting Scouting!
WHY TRAIL’S END POPCORN?
High profit return
Trail’s End returns more than 70% of the purchase price to local Scouting. The high profit margin earn provides many units enough money to fund their scouting program needs for the entire year. The Council uses its portion of the funds raised to support Scouting programs, camping, training programs, camperships and other important needs.
No upfront money required
This Council-administered fundraiser enables units to order and pay for only the products they sell.
A turn-key program
Everything you need for a successful fundraiser is included: order forms, online ordering, Scout prizes, training videos and other sales tools.
Proven product quality
Trail’s End provides superior products and pricing with high consumer appeal. Their products include no Trans-Fats and microwave products are made with canola oil. Ninety-two percent of consumers are repeat customers.
Teaches life lessons
Popcorn sales help build self-confidence, while teaching each Scouts the responsibility of “Earning Their Own Way.” Scouts also learn leadership and financial skills, and have the opportunity to earn advancements and merit badges.
Council staff and volunteers are available to assist and provide training locally to guide you through a successful sale.