2017 Katahdin Area Council Popcorn Sale!

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Product Sales: Scouts Earning Their Way To Learn

2017 Popcorn Sale


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2017 Key Dates

Date Item
July 18 1st Show & Sell Order Due to Council
July 21 Take Order Sale Begins
July 27 1st Show & Sell Order Pick-up/ Show & Sell Sales Begin
August District Kick-Off at Roundtables
August 4 – November 3 $600 Club Weekly Gift Card Drawings Begin!
August 25 2nd Show & Sell Order Due to Council
September 7 2nd Show & Sell Order Pick-up
October 20 Show & Sell Product Return Deadline
October 27 Take Orders & Prize Orders Due to Council
November 9 Take Order Product Pick-up
November 10 Grand Prize Drawing
November 19 Popcorn League Event
December 8 Full Payment Due to the Council
June 2, 2018 Popcorn Spectacular/ Popcorn Kick-Off

Highlights

  • Popcorn Spectacular — $600 Club members and high-selling units will be invited to attend a day filled with activities at Camp Roosevelt such as BB guns, Archery, Sports, games and much more. See the Leader’s Guide for information on how to earn a chance to attend!
  • District Popcorn Training — Learn how to increase your Unit sale at this event.  Training will take place at District Roundtables.
  • Units can earn up to 37% commission
  • 7 collector tins available
  • Military Donations available
  • New Popcorn Flavors
  • New Online Selling features
  • Extra Show & Sell Date

Why Sell?

  • Increase your unit and council income – 70% stays local
  • Pay for your entire Scouting program.
  • Scouts learn life lessons by “earning their own way.”
  • The prize program motivates Scouts.
  • Cool new incentives for Scouts who sell
  • For additional revenue, sell online to friends and family out of town.
  • Scouts gain confidence, salesmanship and communication skills, and a sense of accomplishment.
  • The popcorn sale is not about selling popcorn, it’s about promoting Scouting and the Scouting ideals!

Sell Popcorn Online

Selling online is the best way to sell to friends and family who live far away. Online sales count toward Scout rewards. Participants can send emails to friends and family asking them to purchase Trail’s End products online. The email includes a link allowing them to begin shopping right away. Customers can pay with a credit card, and the products are shipped directly to the customer by Trail’s End. The advantages of online sales is that the Scout doesn’t have to collect money or deliver product.

Product Selection

$60 – Chocolate Lover’s Collection on Tin. $25 – White Chocolatey Pretzels Tin.
$50 – Military Donation. $20 – Premium Caramel Corn Tin.
$30 – Cheese Lover’s Tin. $20 – 18 PK Unbelievable Butter MW
$30 – Sea Salted Caramel Tin. $15 – White Cheddar Cheese
$30 – Military Donation. $10 – Classic Caramel Corn Tin.
$25 – 18 PK Kettle Corn MW Popcorn $10 – 30 oz. Popping Corn
$25 – Chocolatey Caramel Crunch Tin.

Popcorn Contacts & Support Team

District Position Contact Phone Email
Hancock District Director Chuck Major 207-949-4960 Charles.Major@scouting.org
North Star District Executive Stephen Hughes 207-231-4675 Stephen.Hughes@scouting.org
Penobscot Valley District Executive Art Morgan 207-478-0460 Art.Morgan@scouting.org
Penquis District Executive Adam Briggs 401-524-0852 Adam.Briggs@scouting.org
Washington District Executive Stephen Hughes 207-231-4675 Stephen.Hughes@scouting.org
Waldo District Director Chuck Major 207-949-4960 Charles.Major@scouting.org
Council Support Vicki Mower 207-866-2241 Vicki.Mower@scouting.org

Military Donation

The Military Donation allows customers to support the military and Scouting at the same time. Customers can choose to donate $50 (Gold Donation) or $30 (Silver Donation) worth of popcorn for our troops when ordering online, or for take-order sales. Trail’s End sends various Trail’s End products to men and women in the military, their families and veterans’ organizations. There is no shipping and handling charges associated with Military Donations. Over 2,000 tons of popcorn treats have been shipped to hundreds of locations around the world! Military donations also count toward Scout rewards.

College Scholarships

Scouts who sell at least $2,500 (online, face-to-face or combination) qualify for the Trails End College Scholarship Program.  Click here for more information.


Incentive & Top Seller Rewards

Popcorn Blitz Day

Blitz day is a designated day where units are encouraged to sell popcorn during take order as a group by canvasing areas in their neighborhood. Scouts that meet the items sold count indicated by each date will qualify for entry in the drawing for one of three $100.00 KAC Scout Shop Gift Certificates.

  • October 7, 2017 – Sell total 30 items by this date
  • October 14, 2017 – Sell total 45 items by this date
  • October 21, 2017 – Sell total 60 items by this date

Note: Scouts are not required to participate in Blitz Day to enter drawing. If the required number of items are sold and met by the Blitz Day deadline, a Scout may submit an entry for the drawing.

Fill It Up Club

Any Scout who fills an order form earns the Fill It Up Patch from the Katahdin Area Council.

“Sell $600” and WIN Big!

Your sales will increase dramatically when you promote the “$600 Club” program to your Scouts.

Every Cub Scout who sells $600 of popcorn earns a Zing Air Zoom Zooka! Note: The Unit must order the Zooka through the Prize Program.

Every Boy Scout who sells $600 of popcorn earns a BSA Scout Trapper Knife! Note: The Unit must order the Knife through the Prize Program.

$600 Club Weekly Drawings.

Drawings will be held from August 4th to November 3rd for $600 Club qualifiers. Three Scouts each week will win a $25 Katahdin Area Council Trading Post Gift Card. Once a Scout sells $600 of pop­corn, he is eligible to register Put the link to register here and click on the $600 Club link. Once registered, the Scout will be in all subsequent drawings.

On November 10th all $600 Club qualifiers will have a CHANCE to win a $500 Katahdin Area Council Trading Post Gift Card!

All $600 Club qualifiers will be invited to attend the $600 Club Spectacular on June 2, 2018 at Camp Roosevelt for a day of Scouting Outdoor Fun!

*Must register online to be invited.

KAC POPCORN LEAGUE CLUB

To qualify your total popcorn sales, including Show N Sell and Take Orders are $850.00 or more. As a member of the KAC POPCORN LEAGUE CLUB you are invited along with a parent or guardian to a private screening of JUSTICE LEAGUE

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