Annual Popcorn Sale

Why Do We Sell Popcorn…

  • 40% unit commission!!   (35% for online orders)
  • Popcorn funds ALL levels of local Scouting
  • Popcorn supports youth development by teaching important life skills like goal setting, communication, financial management, and builds confidence.
  • Popcorn provides a path to advancement. At least 35 Cub Scout and Scouts, BSA achievements, and merit badge requirements can be completed through participation in the popcorn sale. 

Learn more about being a Popcorn Kernel – Trails End webinars air regularly. And check out new YouTube videos 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5wc_p4sW6_MQjL25nzFdlA  
 
Stay Informed! Join the Heart of New England Council Popcorn Facebook Group 

The Trail’s End webinar is now on YouTube.  Please take the time and watch the video. 

 

YouTube: Trail’s End Webinar 
Want to skip right to the good stuff? Just click on the time stamps below!

Timestamps:

0:00 Welcome

1:08 Unit Leader Portal & Training Tab

7:07 Unit Kickoff and Campaign Theme

9:59  Storefront Reservations & Best Practices

16:53 Ordering Popcorn

19:56 Managing Inventory

22:20 Scout App Demo

28:08 Online Platform Review

30:00 Scout’s Sales Pitch & Parent Support

33:59 Viewing Invoice

35:52 Submitting Scout Rewards

36:46 Support

37:53 Closing Thank You!

 

 

Popcorn Campaign Key Dates

ASAP Register your unit with Trails End (link)
August 11


Quinapoxet District Kick-off & Training (6:00-8:00PM)

August 12
DEADLINE for INITIAL ORDER
(Show & Sell)
August 23

Popcorn Sorting 12:00-2:00PM

August 24Initial Order Pickup 8:00-10:00AM
(1-A Auto, 1 Distribution Center Circle, Littleton MA 01460)
September 16

DEADLINE for 2nd SHOW & SELL ORDER* 

(*with Chocolatey Pretzels)

September 27

Popcorn Sorting 12-2PM

September 282nd Order Pickup 8:00-10:00AM
(1-A Auto, 1 Distribution Center Circle, Littleton MA 01460)
October 25
 
POPCORN RETURNS 12:00-2:00PM

(unopened cases can be returned, up to 20% of S&S initial order)

October 26
 
POPCORN RETURNS 8:00-10:00AM 

(deadline to return full cases, 20% of initial order value)

November 4
DEADLINE for FINAL ORDER (Take Order)
November 15

Product sorting by unit orders. 

November 16Final order distribution and payment due to Council (8:00-10:00AM)
  
Do You Have Questions About Your Sale or the Trail’s End App?
Contact Trail’s End Support for questions related to the app or your sale (support@trails-end.com)

For council-related questions, email Jeffrey.Mayes@Scouting.org or call 508-752-3769 ext. 215 

UNIT RESOURCES

Top Seller Incentives 2024 (coming soon)

Program Launch Kickoff Presentation  

Scout Order Form 2024 (coming soon)  

Placing Your Unit Order Instructions  

Door Hanger (customizable) 

Door Hanger – Vistaprint Instructions 

How to Sell $1,000 in 8 Hours   

Trails End Online Products   

Unit Kernel 2024 Guide  (coming soon)  

Unit to Unit Product Transfer  (how to transfer product between units) 

Scout Popcorn Business Cards  

Our legal name is: Heart of New England Council, BSA
Our Tax ID is: 042-349-692.