The 2014 Summer Camping Season is Coming…
The Katahdin Area Council is pleased to announce the 2014 “Camp Card” sale. This initiative is designed to help Scouts earn their way to summer resident camp, high adventure camp or day camp. Units/Scouts participating in this program will earn 50% commission ($2.50) on each $5 Camp Card they sell. The sale will tentatively begin following all March Roundtables and end June 13, 2014 - giving units/Scouts nearly 4 months to sell and close out their accounts.
This program is RISK FREE, units/Scouts may simply return any unsold/undamaged cards by June 13, 2014.
The Katahdin Area Council is requesting that all units in the North Star, Hancock, Penquis, Penobscot Valley, Waldo, and Washington districts participate in the sale to make sure all our Scouts have the opportunity to go to camp this summer. The 2013 sale was a huge success putting nearly $40,000 back in the hands of the units to send kids to camp. The 2014 sale is expected to return more money to the local units; we are adding to and improving last year’s card everyday!
Goal of the Initiative
Simply Put: We want our Scouts to go to camp. In these challenging economic times, we don’t want family finances to keep a Scout from attending the camp of their choice. Scouts will also learn an important value, earning their own way.
Benefits of selling Camp Cards
· No bulky product to store or deliver
· The Unit receives 50% commission for every card sold
· Supports businesses in your local community
· Easy to sell because the consumer receives their initial investment back from the first use of the card
The Great Camp Give Away – BONUS PRIZE!
Every other Monday of the sale, the Katahdin Area Council will be drawing one lucky Scout's name for a FREE FULL SCHOLARSHIP to any summer camp (excluding Maine High Adventure and KSR Eagle Week) offered by The Katahdin Area Council during 2014. This is in addition to the 50% commission!
More details and a Unit Leader’s Guide will be available at your District’s January Roundtable