Why sell Popcorn as a Fundraiser?
1. It is easy to sell.
2. It directly benefits your unit.
3. It can directly benefit your Scouts.
4. It benefits the Council.
POPCORN SALE 2012 KEY DATES:
Early-August: Take-Order forms mailed one per family. (Scouts may start taking orders.)
Saturday, August 18: North Side Unit Kernel Training - 10am - Our Lady Mother of the Church, Lawrence & Cumberland
Saturday, August 25: South Side Unit Kernel Training - 10am - First Christian Church, 79th & Lawndale
Monday, September 10: Deadline for Show and Deliver Orders - Full Case Orders Only. (Total any early orders taken and include them in this order.)
Saturday, September 22: Show and Deliver Distribution (See locations by District below.)
Monday, November 5: Show and Deliver Returns Due; Early Payment & Prize Orders Due; Take Orders Due
Saturday, November 17: Take Order Distribution (See locations by District below.)
Supplemental orders will be filled with available product.
COUNCIL POPCORN DISTRIBUTION LOCATIONS:
Indian Trails, Fort Dearborn, North River, and Western Trails districts pick up at the north side location at:
10601 Seymour Ave.
Franklin Park, IL (south of Irving Park Road and just west of Mannheim)
Arrowhead, Greater Southside, Iroquois, and River Trails pick up on the south side at:
New Process Steel
5761 W. 118th St.
2012 POPCORN SALE FORMS:
2012 Popcorn Sale Sign-Up Form (print version)
2012 Popcorn Sale Leader's Guide
Popcorn Sale Tips and Sample Script
2012 Popcorn Sale Youth Roster
2012 Popcorn Sale Family Guide
2012 Venta de Palomitas (2012 Popcorn Sale Family Guide - Spanish)
2012 Show and Deliver Package
2012 Show and Deliver Unit Order Form
2012 Take Order Pick Up Times
2012 Take Order Unit Order Form
2012 Popcorn Prize Order Form
2012 $600 Seller Wolves Game Save The Date
Trail's End Healthy Snacks
2012 Popcorn Sale Mystery Prize Program
The Chocolate Lover's returns at $55 and a Premium Choclate Lover's is $75. Popping Corn has been reduced in size to 2.0lbs. A combination cheese and caramel called Double Caramel Crunch will sell for $25.
Base Commission: 30%
Attend Popcorn Training: +1%
Attend Coaching Session: +1%
Pay by November 7th: +2%
Achieve Goal (+15% of 2011 Sales): +2%
Note: First Year Sellers must sell $1,500 and Units that sold $10,000 or more must sell 95% of last year's sales to receive the +2% (i.e. 2011 Sales = $20,000; must sell $19,000)
Total Possible Commission: 36%
UNIT INCENTIVE OPTIONS:
(1) Prizes; OR
(2) 15% Summer Camp Cash (i.e. $1,800 Sales = 1 week of Owasippe or $450 Sales = 3 days of Day Camp); OR
(3) 5% bonus commission (instead of prizes or camp cash)
NOTE: Online sales 35% + prizes; OR 30% + camp cash.
Show & Deliver orders are highly encouraged so that the unit has product on hand through the sale. Early orders can be compiled as a Show & Deliver order, so customers won't have to wait so long for delivery. Any undamaged leftovers are to be returned or used to fill Take Orders.
Scouts can email their friends and family who live outside the area to ask them to buy popcorn online. For more information, click here