2019 Popcorn Sale!
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!
Sign up to sell popcorn by clicking the first button below. If you are an adult who is looking for more information for this year's popcorn sale, sign up to receive the Butter Bulletin or join the Facebook Popcorn Group by clicking the buttons below.
New Popcorn Sale Resources
BRAND NEW ONLINE POP-UP CONTEST! Cllick here to learn more and sign-up
The Online Pop-Up Contest runs from now to November 23rd.
Each online sale will automatically earn your Scout an additional entry into the competition. (No additional submission required)
NEW! Free shipping on online sales
NEW! Popcorn Order Form
This additional sale provides an opportunity for those Scouts that might want to keep fundraising for their adventures or to help meet the $2500 Scholarship Level if they're close!
This sale runs from November 17th to December 13th. Orders can be picked up on December 18th or 19th. * PAPER FORMS ONLY *
Holiday Sale Money will be due by December 27th.
This will be a separate payment from the traditional sale.
**We will also accept company orders for staff Holiday gifts**
Popcorn Payments were due Monday, December 2nd.
December 13 - Holiday Sale (Second Sale) Orders Due
December 19 - Holiday Sale (Second Sale) Order Pickup
December 27 - Holiday Sale Money Due (Office is open 26th & 27th!)
Ways To Sell
Scouts have popcron in hand to show and sell to customers. Units can request persmission to sell in front of a retail store or chartered organization. Show-n-Sell orders are due by August 16, 2019.
How to - Store Front Sales
2. Take Order Sales
Take order sales are the most traditional way to sell popcorn. Scouts go door-to-door with the take order form. Customers choose the products he or she wants to buy, writes their order on the order form, and pays the Scout for thier purchase. Popcorn will be picked up by units. From there the Scouts can deliver popcorn to thier customers. Take orders are due by November 1, 2019.
NEW! Trails-End App
3. Online Popcorn Sales
Selling online is the best way to sell to friends and family who live far away. Online sales count toward Scout rewards including the Scholarship Program. Particiapsnt can send emails asking people to purchase products online. The email should include a link allowing the customer to begin shopping right away. Customers can pay with credit card, and the products are shippped directly to the customer. The advantages to onlines sales are that the Scouts do not have to collect money or deliver products. NEW! Shipping is complimentary!
How to Sell Online
Base commission = 30%
A completed sales plan with TWO adult volunteers in attendence = +1%
$1,500 sold in both Show-N-Sell AND Take Order = +2%
A 10% increase in your unit sales from last year = +2%
This means you can EARN up to 35% commission!
Did your Scout hit the $1800 level in Popcorn Sales?
Then join us and JUMP FOR JOY to celebrate their awesome achievement at the the Skyzone in Monroeville on Sunday, December 8th from 8-10 A.M.
Butter Bulletin Emails
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Contact your local District Executive representatives:
Beaver Valley District Executive, Brian Beech, Phone Number
Beaver Valley District Kernel
Chestnut Ridge and Keystone District Executive, Elaine Smith, 814-242-4818
Chestnut Ridge District Kernel
Chief Logan District Executive, Nathan Madison, 814-619-9219
Chief Logan District Kernel
Eagle Valley District Executive, Emily Zapach, 724-249-6623
Eagle Valley District Kernel
Forbes Trail and Fort Bedford Field Director, Michele Brenneman, 814-242-1311
Forbes Trail District Kernel
Fort Bedford District Kernel
Frontier District Executive, Kara Russo, 412-889-8832
Frontier District Kernel
Japeechen and Seneca District Director, Alex Stavros, 330-325-5163
Japeechen District Kernel
Seneca District Kernel
Lackawanna District Kernel
Mingo Trails, Mon Valley, General Greene District Director, Dan Lindh, 724-699-3619
Mingo Trails District Kernel
Mon Valley District Kernel
General Greene District Kernel
Potomac District Executive, Tim Elder, 240-513-5220
Potomac District Kernel