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Popcorn & Peanut Sale

Trail's End, Whitley's & Kloke

sign up nowSIGN YOUR UNIT UP TO SELL POPCORN & PEANUTS in 2017 and fund your ENTIRE year with ONE Fundraiser!

The sale starts September 1st with training for unit leaders in August – see schedule HERE!  Council provides units all training materials, sales brochures/posters and prizes for ALL participating Scouts!

To sign up for the 2017 Product Sale, please do two important things:

  • Your Popcorn Kernel should register in the Trail’s End system HERE!
  • Sign up for one of our Popcorn & Peanut Explosion Training events by clicking HERE!

District Product Sale Explosion events:

8/8                 Early Bird Explosion – Service Center@ 7 PM
8/14               Crater District Explosion – Wesley UMC @ 7 PM
8/15               Cardinal District Explosion – Mt. Vernon Baptist Church @ 7 PM
8/17               Arrohattoc District Explosion – Hopewell UMC @ 7 PM
8/21               Capitol District Explosion – Service Center @ 7 PM
8/22               Huguenot Trail District Explosion – Mt. Pisgah UMC @ 7 PM
8/24               Battlefield District Explosion – New Hanover Presbyterian @ 7 PM
9/7                 Rivers District Explosion – Beale Memorial @ 7 PM

Click here to see the 2017 Product Sale Calendar!  If you have questions, contact Program Support Executive Heather Dunton at heather.dunton@scouting.org or 804-355-4306.

Evil villain robot Mega-Corn the Destroyer has come to planet Earth to eat all the world’s popcorn, so Earth has called upon The Popcorn Squad, a group of adventurous Scouts with super powers, to stop Mega-Corn before Earth is eradicated of popcorn! Trail’s End Popcorn has supported Scouts like you for over 35 years and was the first national fundraising partner with the Boy Scouts of America.  Units have raised more than $4 billion nationwide with Trail’s End to support their adventures. Will you join forces with us this Fall and help fund your exciting Scouting adventures?

2017-popcorn-patchIn addition to raising funds for your Unit, Scouts will be awarded prizes in our NEW prize program and Top Sellers of popcorn and peanuts will earn the opportunity to attend Galactic Blast Day, launch rockets and meet their favorite Star Wars characters from the 501st Legion!

Your Unit will receive Trail’s End Popcorn sales materials and Whitley’s Peanut sales materials when you attend training.  For more information on popcorn and peanut fundraising, email heather.dunton@scouting.org.

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Resources (2017 updates daily!)

2017 Popcorn & Peanut Product Sale Calendar

Product Sale Order Forms:

2017 Trail’s End Take Order Form

2017 Whitley’s Peanut Take Order Form

2017 Popcorn & Peanut Prize Program brochure

2017 Unit Prize Order Instructions:  CLICK HERE.

Trail’s End Popcorn System – Units place their INITIAL popcorn orders HERE by 9/11/17!  Product ordered by 9/11 will be available for pick-up on Friday, 9/22 & Saturday, 9/23 (you will receive an email to confirm the date/time of your unit’s pick-up).  Now is the time to start scheduling your “Show & Sell” dates and make plans for going door-to-door with product!

First Order Pick-up Times for Popcorn & Peanuts on 9/22 & 9/23 – Coming Soon!

2017 Popcorn Additional Inventory Pick Up Sheet (fillable) & 2017 Peanut Additional Inventory Pick Up Sheet (fillable) - After placing your initial popcorn and peanut orders online, you can use this form to pick up additional popcorn inventory each Wednesday (from September 27 – November 1) at the Kloke Group Warehouse (5623 Eastport Boulevard, Henrico, VA 23231).  Pick-ups are from 12 noon – 2 p.m. and forms should be emailed to heather.dunton@scouting.org each Tuesday (the day before pick-up) so we can confirm the product you need is available.  Be sure to download the form and save it to your computer before emailing.

2017 Show & Sell Inventory & Balance Sheet (PDF)

2017 Popcorn & Peanut Leader’s Guide

2017 Popcorn Unit Kick Off PowerPoint Presentation

2017 Popcorn Journey to Excellence

Military Donation Receipt - Popcorn

Military Donation Receipt - Peanuts

Show & Sell Storefront Letter (sample letter can be used to request permission for booth sales)

Benefits for Your Scout’s Participation in the Sale

Trail’s End Virtual Sale Planner:  Program Planner Worksheet, Parent Handout & More!

Pack Program Planner (BSA)

Troop Program Planner (BSA)

Trail’s End website www.trails-end.com

2017 Trail’s End Online Selling Information:

2017 Trail’s End Scholarship Program

Click HERE to access all of the great training videos online with Trail’s End!

JOIN the Heart of Virginia Council’s POPCORN GROUP “Popcorn Virginia” on Facebook! 

whitleys peanut collection

 

square readerNEVER lose a sale because your customer says “Sorry, I don’t have any cash!”

You can accept credit cards with SQUARE. Trail’s End does not have a special promotional rate this year, but you can still visit the Square website for more information and to sign-up.

  • Accepts all major credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and AMEX.
  • Works with iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.
  • Free, easy to use readers that are PCI-Compliant.

For more information, click the link below:

https://squareup.com

 

UNIT POPCORN CHAIRMAN

Position Description and Responsibilities: Click here for details!

District Kernel Contact Information

Arrohattoc District

District Kernel – William Palmer
Distict Executive -
Matt Malone   B: 804-204-2618  M: 804-244-1992  matt.malone@scouting.org

Crater District

District Kernel –  April Robertson
Distirct Executive - Allen Crump   B: 804-204-2636  allen.crump@scouting.org

Huguenot Trail District

District Kernel - Jo Dee Novak
District Executive - Geoffrey P. Angle  B: 804-204-2626   M: 434-390-0466  geoffrey.angle@scouting.org

Exploring

Program Support Executive - Heather Dunton   B: 804-204-2623  heather.dunton@scouting.org

Battlefield District

District Kernel - Chris Baber
District Executive - Nicholas A. Harman B: 804-204-2622   M: 804-357-8597  nick.harman@scouting.org

Capitol District

District Kernel - Eva Ferguson
District Executive - George Smith   B: 804-239-5065  george.smith@scouting.org

Cardinal District

District Kernel  - Evangelos Ringas   M: 804-239-9361  ringas@yahoo.com
District Executive - Joseph Orr  M: 804-909-3262  joseph.orr@scouting.org

Rivers District

District Kernel - Stacey Garnett
District Executive-
 Jim Ewan  M: 804-204-2635  jim.ewan@scouting.org

 

Questions can be directed to:

Program Support Executive - Heather Dunton   B: 804-204-2623  heather.dunton@scouting.org

Trail’s End – If you have questions regarding online orders, online accounts, the popcorn system or a scholarship account, please use this direct link to the help desk:  http://www.trails-end.com/info/contactUs