POPCORN

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Special Announcement:

To provide our Scouting Family with the best popcorn sale this season. A decision from Indian Nations Council’s Board Key Leadership was made today to only offer Take Order and Online sales this year. 

We encourage all units to sign up and sell to friends and family in person as you wish or email, text and utilize our social media platform through the Trail’s End App or paper order form.

Online Ordering is available now. 

 

  • Take Order Form HERE

  • DOWNLOAD THE TRAIL’S END APP / TEXT APP to 62771 to download the app

 

Take order forms for your units are available HERE or at the Scout Resource Center 4295 S Garnett Road, Tulsa beginning Thursday, July 30. 

 

2020 America Hero Donation Receipt available here. 

Email popcorn@okscouts.org if you have any questions or need assistance.

Commission Rewards:

Units receive 30% Commission when they sell popcorn in the 2020 Popcorn Sale through Take Order sales and Online sales – Sign up today!!

Earn an additional 5%:

Turn in all funds due for your Unit’s Take Order sales by December 1 by noon and receive an additional 5% Commission Reward

Additional Commission Rewards apply to Take Orders only.

New to Popcorn?

You create your Popcorn Kernel account as part of the registration process.

 

Not the Kernel this year?

Register your unit for the sale. Once signed in, add additional team members in the Unit Info section to the Trail’s End Leader Portal.

Although the severity varies across the country, each of us has felt the impact of this pandemic. Trail’s End is committed to support Scouting during these uncertain times, and we are taking steps to protect the Scouts, their families, their units, and the councils we proudly serve.

For many families, in-person fundraising may be a challenge this year, so we are making changes to allow for contactless fundraising.

  • The Online Direct store will now include the traditional products sold at the traditional prices including the Caramel Corn. Customers will pay the cost of shipping.

  • Scouts can record an Online Direct sale in the Trail’s End App while selling door to door or over the phone. For added safety, Scouts can start a sale and send a text message link to the customer so that they can fill in their credit card and shipping information.

  • Online Direct orders will be popped fresh to order, ensuring the popcorn is minimally handled and delivered directly to the customers’ door. Online Direct is the safest method of sales for your Scouts and volunteers and minimizes the financial risk to your unit and council. To encourage Scouts to adopt this new way to sell, Trail’s End is making changes to Trail’s End Rewards*.

  • Each Rewards level is now based on points, rather than dollars.

  • Scouts earn DOUBLE POINTS for every dollar in Online Direct sales

  • Scouts earn 1.5 points for every dollar in credit sales

  • Scouts earn one point for every dollar in cash sales.

  • Scouts will earn bigger prizes faster than ever before when they sell with Online Direct and credit cards.

*Applies to participating councils only

Check out the prize levels (image attached)

 

While selling with product on hand is preferred, we must weigh the financial risks this year. At the start of the sale last year, units nationwide owed their councils over $70 million dollars for unsold popcorn. This unsold inventory creates too much risk for your charter organization, your Council, and Trail’s End. If shelter in place orders were to be enacted this fall, the unsold inventory could put both Scouting and Trail’s End out of business. We must reduce this risk; therefore, Trail’s End is recommending councils reduce their initial orders and offer frequent replenishment throughout the sale. Your council will provide you with specific ordering guidelines.

 

COVID-19 has forced Trail’s End to change how we produce products. We have added multiple safety measures and slowed production rates to protect our employees and customers and ensure our plants stay open. Though our production has slowed, the demand for microwave popcorn has increased by over 60%, and the popcorn industry does not have the capacity to meet this demand. To ensure we can meet the needs of Scouting and provide frequent replenishment, it’s necessary to make the following product changes.

  • Due to limited supply, Unbelievable Butter microwave will be available Online Direct only.

  • We are introducing a ready-to-eat “BIG BAG” of Unbelievable Butter, recommended retail $15, local councils and units will set the retail price.

  • The Kettle Corn Big Bag has been delayed to 2021.

  • Chocolatey Caramel Crunch & Chocolate Lovers will be available Online Direct only.We are facing presented unprecedented challenges, and we’re committed to working with you to overcome them. We will continue to listen to your needs and improve our programs. We have scheduled over 200 Trail’s End Webinars for Popcorn Kernels, and we’re available 7 days a week on Facebook. Together, we will navigate these changes, keep our Scout families safe, and raise the money needed for your Scouting program.Register for Webinar
    Join us on FacebookResources
    Unit Social Distancing Plan
    Trail’s End Rewards Prize Flyer
    How a Scout can sell $1,000 with contactless fundraising

 

Earn your way to great Scouting adventures.

 

Thank you for investing the time and energy into your Scouting Unit’s Popcorn Sale. This sale plays an essential role in allowing you to generate unlimited funds for your unit. 

 

Imagine being able to pay for EVERYTHING your unit does for an entire year with popcorn sale profits, trips, camp outs, trainings, advancements, blue & gold banquets, courts of honor, trailers, uniforms!

 

Our vision is to educate and give each Scout Unit the opportunity to participate in this incredibly profitable sale.

 

DOWNLOAD THE NEW TRAIL’S END APP

TEXT APP to 62771 to download the new app

 

The App for Scouts to:

  • Track & Report Real-time Storefront, Wagon & Online Sales

  • Accept Cash & Credit Cards

  • Track Inventory by Scout & Storefront

  • Sign Up for Storefront Shifts

Scout Resource Center

(918)743-6125 // popcorn@okscouts.org

4295 S Garnett Road // Tulsa, OK 74146

Online Fundraising: How IT Works

  1. Create Your Online Fundraising Page
    It takes less than 10 minutes to register, personalize your Scout page, and start selling.
     

  2. Share with Family and Friends
    Our built-in sharing capabilities via email, social, and text message make sharing easier than pitching a tent.
     

  3. Receive Support
    Family and friends visit your fundraising page, where the average order value is $65, and place orders on your behalf.
     

  4. Track Your Online Fundraising Orders
    See who’s supported your fundraiser, send them thank you emails, and request additional support.
     

Start your next adventure today!

 

Questions? Contact Us. 

Email Us // popcorn@okscouts.org

Call Us // (918) 743-6125

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Donald W. Reynolds Scout Resource Center

4295 South Garnett Road Tulsa, OK


918.743.6125

Fax: 918.743.6049

 

info@okscouts.org

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Indian Nations Concil, Boy Scouts of Ameica