Popcorn

Why sell popcorn? By working on a money-earning project, Scouts have the opportunity to learn how to earn the money it takes to operate their Pack or Troop or make a donation to a charity.  Plus, you will raise money!  Units get 40% commission.  In the Fall of 2013, Units raised money for a trip to the USS Intrepid, out-of-state campground fees for overnight trips, a night at the Norwalk Aquarium, amongst other great activities.  Thanks to the relationship between the Boy Scouts of America and Trails End Popcorn, Scouts can easily sell delicious popcorn to benefit their unit.

How to sell popcorn?  There are 3 ways to sell popcorn and earn money for your Pack or Troop.  First, there's the "Show and Sell" technique where you purchase popcorn before hand and sell it to interested customers at locations such as grocery stores, banks, etc.  Then there's the "Take Order" technique where you pre-order popcorn from friends and family.  Finally, you can direct popcorn lovers to the website to order their own popcorn online with the profits going to your unit.

When to sell popcorn?  Popcorn is sold in the fall.  If your Unit is interested in selling in Fall 2014, please contact District Executive Kevin Piro for additional information, 203-869-8424 x108 or kepiro@bsamail.org
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