Popcorn Sale

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Welcome to PacSky’s Unit Fundraiser — 2022

Attention all Scouts and unit leaders! The Popcorn sale this year will be better than ever before! Among the enhancements:
  • Units can earn 37% commission – more than ever before! Big Spin is back! All Scouts that sell $1,200 qualify for a spin on the prize wheel!
  • We will have weekly drawings for Amazon gift cards!
  • We are offering a Disneyland Prize Experience for top-selling Scouts!
  • We are making storefront sales a breeze! Trail’s End is booking 4,000 hours at lots of different stores across the Peninsula, making your Unit Kernel’s life easier!
  • We are making the Unit Kernel job easier than ever with easy ordering, a shorter sale, and lots of tech enhancements!

There is no fundraiser that will offer as much return to your unit, with as many incentives, with as much support, as the Trail’s End Popcorn sale. This is the best year ever to sell popcorn! 

Why sell popcorn?
  • Turn-key unit fundraiser – No upfront money required
  • Scouts can earn their own way in Scouting with just one fundraiser a year.
  • Personal growth program for Scouts with BSA advancement opportunities
  • Over 73% supports local Scouting programs.
  • High quality and the best tasting products
  • Multiple ways to sell – Storefront Sales, Wagon Sales, Take Order, and Online Sales
  • Trail’s End is the only Council supported fundraiser for units
  • Powerful and user friendly app makes mobile sales easy!
  • Online Direct Sales option delivers the product directly to consumer.
How does a unit start?
  • Unit Leaders – Click the red commit button at the top of the page
  • If you did not attend the PacSky training, click here to watch it now (password D=%%w7iH)
My unit is selling popcorn, how do my Scouts start to sell?
  1. Develop a plan. Text MYPLAN to 62771 to download: How to Sell $1,000 in under 8 hours.
  2. Download the app at Apple App Store  or Google Play Store
  3. Set up an account
  4. When prompted, select “Pacific Skyline Council”
  5. When prompted for a district, select your district
  6. When prompted for a unit, enter your Unit Type (Pack, Troop, Crew, Ship, Post) and Unit Number
  7. Start selling – All your sales will be wagon sales (undelivered) or online which you can do direct from the app.
  8. Collect payment via credit card on the app.
Attention All Scouts!

Are you interested in funding your Scouting adventures?

Reward yourself! Earn Amazon gift cards to buy anything you want!

If your unit is not selling popcorn, and you’d like to earn Amazon gift cards and other prizes, now you can! Let Tom Kenney tom.kenney@scouting.org know and he can set you up individually.

KERNELS (Popcorn Chairs)

Very Important Kernel Documents

2022 Trail’s End Unit Popcorn Chair Guide – pdf
2022 Council Popcorn Chair Guide – pdf

3 Best Practices for Scouts

  1. Set a goal for each scout. We recommend every scout’s minimum goal is the first prize level. 
  2. Develop a plan. Text MYPLAN to 62771 to download: How to Sell $1,000 in under 8 hours.
  3. Practice your sales pitch.

2022 Training

Units must attend one training from Pacific Skyline Council.

Trail’s End Support for new and returning Kernels:

Got questions? Join the Trail’s End team for open office hours

Sign up for Trail’s End office hours: https://www.trails-end.com/webinars

2022 Popcorn

Sell with the Trail’s End App

Simplify Your Popcorn Sale! It allows you to easily schedule families for storefront sales, track your sales, process credit cards with Square, and manage inventory better. Best of all, NO CREDIT CARD FEES! Watch the short video on the app

Prize Program

Trail’s End has improved the prize program for 2022! Scouts will be able to choose their own prize with an Amazon Gift Card! Decide what you want to buy and the sky is the limit! Scouts must have a registered Trail’s End account on www.trails-end.com in order to redeem their Amazon.com Gift Cards (another important reason to download the app). You can earn up to 10% of total sales in an Amazon.com gift cards.

Additional Council Incentives
  • Disneyland Adventure ($1,000 gift card to Disneyland + $500 Visa/Mastercard giftcard) for Scouts selling $10,000 or more. See flyer for more info
  • Big Spin: Join us for a pizza party and Spin the Wheel for an exciting choice of prizes (electronics, outdoor equipment, and recent hot toys)!! Each $1,200 sold per Scout earns one spin on the wheel. Date TBD, early 2023.
  • Weekly Amazon Gift Card Drawings!
Learn more about Trail’s End Rewards

Trail’s End rewards site
Trail’s End rewards flyer

Unit Kernels – Plan your unit kickoff!

Text KICKOFF to 62771 to download the kickoff presentation template.

Trail’s End Popcorn Community on Facebook

Full of great resources and an amazing network of Scouters helping Scouters across the nation.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/TEPopcornCommunity

Questions?

Tom Kenney
Pacific Skyline Council 2022 Popcorn Staff Advisor
Text (415) 608.1982

Helpful Links & Downloads

For Scouts & Parents:

Trail’s End App Video
Trail’s End Scout Information Page

Popcorn Selling Tips with Luke

Prize Levels

Door Hanger for Scout use
fillable pdf
Business Card for Scout use
fillable pdf

For Popcorn Kernels:

Leader Resources Start Here!
Damaged Products
pdf
PacSky Popcorn Exchange

Successful Storefront Sale
pdf
Product Order Sheet & Mix Sheet- Coming soon pdf
Program Planner Budget
(Excel spreadsheet)
Video: Goal Setting

Video: Ideal Year of Scouting

Email Trail’s End for general support at: support@trails-end.com

For Council Popcorn support contact: Tom Kenney, tom.kenney@scouting.org

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