Our Pack uses an annual popcorn sale to raise funds for our Pack.
This vital fund-raising allows us to keep our dues as low as
possible and to subsidize many activities. We need everyone to do
their best to sell as much popcorn as they can.
Only about 1/3 of our revenue comes from dues. The following charts
illustrate why we need full participation in selling popcorn (2009
Ways to Sell:
Pack 368 offers many ways to help you sell your popcorn:
A great way to get grandparents, cousins, godparents, remote work
colleagues and so on to support your son's Scouting.
click "send emails" to create an account
" to create your Scout avatar and choose
your email template
to friends and family - don't forget to follow up!
"Track My Online Sales"
to see who purchased
Emailable Order Form:
A Pack 368 innovation. You can email this to work
colleagues or other groups you are involved with. They can enter
their orders into the spreadsheet and send it back to you. you
keep a tally and transfer it to your order sheet.
Click here to access the emailable order form.
friends, neighborhood, work colleagues
This is the main way to sell.
take the order formm and go with your Scout and sell in your neighborhood, at church, at
family gatherings. You can always take the order form to work
COLLECT MONEY UP FRONT. The Pack receives the popcorn
mid-November - check your popcorn packet for the exact dates.
SAFETY FIRST! FOLLOW THE SAFETY RULES IN YOUR POPCORN PACKET.
Click here for a video with tips on selling popcorn:
The Pack participates in storefront sales ahead of the main
sale. See your Den Leader for signups to do these. Every Scout
who participates in storefront sales earns credit towards their
Incentives and rewards:
Depending on how much your Scout sells there are a variety of
rewards and incentives given by Trails-End & the BSA. Check your
popcorn packet for details.
The Pack rewards every Cub Scout who meets the sales goal
The Pack rewards the top sellers in the pack with gift cards ($
amount varies depending on sales but have been as high as $75)
What if I don't want the popcorn?
Firstly YOU don't need to buy the stuff (the idea is to sell to
Secondly you and your customers can DONATE POPCORN TO THE
MILITARY. Your Cub Scout still earns the credit, the Pack still
gets the funds, and the popcorn goes to folks who really need
Remember - we count on you to sell the popcorn for the reasons
at the top of this page. Please do your best to meet or exceed
the popcorn goal.