Popcorn Sale 2019

Popcorn Sale

Important Stuff for Popcorn 2021

Important Dates
      • Saturday, September 18th – Popcorn sale begins
      • Monday, September 20th – Opportunity to order additional product; order through portal
      • Monday, September 20th – Opportunity to return any unopened and undamaged cases of product
      • Friday, September 24th – Pickup for product ordered September 20th.  Center for Scouting in Mankato
      • Monday, September 27th – Opportunity to order additional product; order via portal
      • Monday, September 27th – Opportunity to return any opened and undamaged cases of product
      • Friday, October 1st – Pickup for product ordered September 27th, Center for Scouting in Mankato
      • Monday, October 4th – Opportunity to order additional product; order via portal
      • Monday, October 4th – Opportunity to return product; returns begin accumulative total toward 15% of August 30th order
      • Friday, October 8th – Pickup for product ordered October 1st, Center for Scouting in Mankato
      • Monday, October 11th – Opportunity to order additional product; order via portal
      • Monday, October 11th – Opportunity to return product; returns continue to accumulate total toward 15% of August 30th order
      • Friday, October 15th – Pickup for product ordered October 11th, Center for Scouting in Mankato
      • Tuesday, October 26th – all unsold product due to Center for Scouting up to 15% of August 30th order (15% total includes previous returns)
      • Sunday, October 31st – Unit calendar and budgets due to Direct Executives; needed for Bonus Commission
      • Tuesday, November 2nd – Final popcorn orders are due, order through portal
      • Tuesday, November 2nd – Last day for unit-to-unit transfers
      • Thursday, November 18th – Popcorn distribution to units from distribution sites
      • Friday, December 10th – Popcorn checks cashed
      • Friday, August 13th – Popcorn Kernels receive email indicating locations of Show ‘n Sell sites
      • Friday, August 20th – Last day for Popcorn Kernels to submit their top 3 choices of Show ‘n Sell sites for lottery.  Units are not required to participate 
      • Monday, August 23rd – Show ‘n Sell site lottery held
      • Thursday, August 26th – Show ‘n Sell site sign up opens on sigup.com; units are not required to participate
      • Monday, August 30th – Popcorn orders due for Show ‘n Sell product
      • Saturday, September 11th – Youth popcorn training/kickoff at Expo
      • Thursday, September 16th – Popcorn distribution to units from distribution locations
Important Documents
Important Resources
  • Leaders:  Send a text to 62771 with a keyword to receive the resource
      • KERNELGUIDE – PDF of Popcorn Kernel Guide 
      • KICKOFF – Unit kickoff presentation in power point
      • WEBINAR – Link to webinars offered by Trails End
      • FACEBOOK – Link to join the Trails End Facebook Group
  • Scouts:  Send a text to 62771 with a keyword to receive the resource
      • APP – Link to download the Trails End app
      • APPGUIDE – App quick start guide for Scouts – PDF
      • MYPLAN – How to sell $1,000 social distancing – PDF
      • SCOUTSFB – Link to join the Trails End Scout Parents Facebook Group
      • REWARDS – Trails End Reward Flyer – PDF
      • ORDERFORM – Take order form – PDF
  • Leader Portal
      • Popcorn Kernels can also find multiple training videos on the training page of the Leader Portal
Support People
  • Dawn Selly – Twin Valley Council Popcorn Kernel
    • dmselly@gmail.com or 507-420-0066
  • Shelley Corry – Twin Valley Council Popcorn Staff Adviser
    • shelley.corry@scouting.org or 507-387-3123