2015 Popcorn Program
Face it parents: we grew up in a different time. As kids, nothing was handed to us. We either worked or helped to earn our rewards: money, an activity with friends, or something we wanted. Scouting still believes in and stands for the core value of earning!

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 cash, pies, and prizes! 

Sales Goals:

Below are the goals you and your Scout should strive for...
  • $250.00 per Scout - Tiger Cubs
  • $300.00 per Scout - Wolf Cubs
  • $350.00 per Scout - Bear Cubs
  • $450.00 per Scout - Webelos

Ways to Sell:                                                                                       
                                                                                                        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 Scout communicates his Order Key via email, phone, and so on, to potential or existing customers. The Customer can go online and purchase popcorn with a Credit Card at http://www.prpopcornstore.com.
  • The Product is shipped directly from Pecatonica River Popcorn to the customer and the Scout and Unit receive credit for the Sale.
Show and Sells
  • Show and Sells make up a big part of our popcorn program. We've obtained permission from local businesses to set up a sales table.  Show and Sells have plenty of products on-hand for people to buy.  Different Scouts work at the table in shifts.  Always have adult supervision.  
  • Check the calendar for show and sell times and other important details.
Signing up for Show and Sells

  • Please contact the Popcorn Kernels at popcorn.clpack194@gmail.com to sign up for available time slots. 
  • Scouts should participate in as many Show and Sells as possible  

Prizes and Rewards:
  • Cash! Money! Moolah! Dough!  Every Scout will receive 5% of their sales total in cash! 
  • The ever-popular Pie Throwing Party!  Sell $350 and throw a pie at your den leader! Additional pies are earned at $500 and each $250 after that, to be thrown at any registered adult leader!
  • At $350, you will be honored by Chief Blackhawk in a special ceremony where you will become a Brave of Blackhawk Area Council!
  • If you sell $2500, you will be eligible for the Winners Circle and a selection of awesome prizes!   

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 the 2015/16 activities supported by your fund raising efforts and participation:
  •  Neckerchiefs and Fire Starters
  •  Pinewood Derby kits and trophies/awards
  •  Raingutter Regatta boats
  •  Pack meeting refreshments
  •  Family Camp
  •  Cubanapolis
  •  Festival of Lights Parade
  •  Blue and Gold Banquet
  •  Scout patches, badges and recognition awards

Parent Action Items

Popcorn Sales Begin
September 19

Order Forms Due
October 24

Order Pickup
November 13

Show and Sell Dates

Saturday, September 19
10am - 4pm
Jewel - Cary
Jewel - Randall Rd.

Sunday, September 20
10am - 4pm
Joseph's Marketplace
Jewel - Cary
Jewel - Randall Rd.

Friday, September 25
Walmart - Crystal Lake

Saturday, September 26
Jewel - Cary

Sunday, September 27
Jewel - Cary
Walmart - Algonquin

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