2016 Popcorn Program
This is the Pack's only fundraiser.  A successful sale is vital to our Pack's financial health and helps defray the cost of our group activities.

The 2016 Popcorn Kernel Is Patricia Concannon
Contact Information: 609-954-8692
* Please check the Bordentown Pack 65 Facebook Page for updates and announcements.

Benefits to Your Scout and Family:
  • Teaches Scouts the value & process of setting and working toward goals
  • Gives Scouts a strong sense of accomplishment through recognition
  • Enhances communication, leadership skills and confidence in your Scout
  • Scouts can earn valuable rewards including gift cards and prizes
  • Scouts can earn their way to an adventure at a Pack Sleepover   

Sales Goals:

Below is the goal you and your Scout should strive for...
  • $250.00 per Scout

Ways to Sell:                                                                          
Show and Deliver
  • The Scout requests popcorn on consignment (variety could vary).  He sells what he can and returns the rest with no penalty
  • The Scout, with his Akela, goes door to door with a Take Order Form
  • The Scout carries Trail's End Popcorn with him (in a van or car) and is able to fulfill the customer's popcorn order right away.
Take Orders
  • The Scout requests popcorn on consignment (variety could vary). He sells what he can and returns the rest with no penalty.
  • The Scout with his Akela goes door to door with a Take Order Form.  Take Order Forms will provided during the Popcorn Kickoff 
  • The customer writes his/her order on the Take Order Form and the Scout collects the money.
  • The Scout processes the order and delivers the Popcorn to the Customer in a few weeks.
Selling at Work
  • Mom and/or Dad take an order form to their work.
  • Fellow co-workers write their order on the order form.
  • Mom and/or Dad deliver product and collect the money in a few weeks.
  • (It is best to collect the money upfront when possible)
Selling Online
  • The popcorn kernel, via email, invites you to setup an online account.
  • This online selling account can be shared with family and friends via email and social media.
  • Customers place their orders online and popcorn orders are fulfilled by Trail's End.
  • Scouts are credited with the sale
Show and Sells
  • Show and Sells make up a big part of our popcorn program.
  • Local businesses have granted permission to the Pack to set up sales tables.  
  • Product is on-hand for people to buy.  
  • Scouts work at the table in shifts.  Adult supervision is required.  
  • Check the calendar for show and sell times and other important details.

Signing up for Show and Sells
  • This year we will be managing our Show and Sell participation using SignUpGenius (www.signupgenius.com). 
  • Scouts should participate in as many Show and Sells as possible  

Prizes and Rewards:
  • The prizes and awards are listed in the Trails End order forms.

Fundraising Uses:

Our fundraising effort helps to make Scouting a great experience for our sons, siblings and parents.  Here is a just a small sampling of past activities supported by your fund raising efforts and participation:
  •  Franklin Institute Sleepover
  •  Pinewood derby kits, trophies, track and pizza party
  •  Discounts to Pack "Go Sees"
  •  Movie Nights Discounts
  •  Family Picnic Discounts
  •  Trenton Thunder Discounts
  •  Rain Gutter Regatta
  •  Cub World camping
  •  Scout patches, badges and recognition awards

Parent Action Items

Popcorn Sales Begin
August 29

Order Forms Due
October 28

Show and Sell Dates

September 10
8am - 11pm
Friendship Soccer Field

September 17
11am - 4pm
Bordentown Township
Senior Center

October 1 & 2
Saturday & Sunday
10am - 6pm
Bordentown Cranberry Festival

Subpages (1): Popcorn Stats