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All the money you need in the least amount of time
The annual popcorn sale provides the best opportunity for Scout units to raise all the money necessary for a quality, year-round program in the least amount of time possible. Unlike other product sales, units that can not sell their entire inventory of popcorn are not stuck with the cost of the surplus items.
The sale is the only product sales fundraiser approved by our council’s Executive Board, which means it is the only fundraiser in which your Scouts can wear their Scout uniform while selling/participating. It is not necessary to fill out a unit money earning application to participate in the sale.
Need More Information? Contact our council’s Popcorn Specialist:
DID YOU KNOW: the popcorn sale can help you raise money to pay for your 2020 BSA national membership fee that’s due with your unit’s recharter. Visit this page to learn more.
2019 Popcorn Progam
Total $2.1 million
Units may make payments for their “Balance Due Council” starting November 4th. Reminder. To assure you are paying the correct amount please take the following steps on your Unit Leader dashboard at www.trails-end.com:
- Go to Popcorn Orders and verify all orders have been approved
- Go to the Transfer/Returns and verify all requests have been closed
- Go to Account Summary
- > Unit Commission Detail to verify you have the correct option for Rewards
- > Open Balances to verify Unit Credit Pending is zero
- > Open Balances click Invoice Statement
Payments are due by December 6th, 2019 to the Frank Fickett Scout Center. Units may pay with a Unit check (credit cards cannot be accepted) payable to Capitol Area Council either by mail or at the receptionist desk at:
Frank Fickett Scout Center
12500 N IH 35
Austin, TX 78753
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8am to 5pm
Payments cannot be made at the Scout Shop
Trail’s End Amazon rewards
Unit Kernels, are you ready to submit for the Amazon Scout rewards? Here are the steps…
- Pay the Unit invoice and verify it has been credited by going to Acct. Summary – under Open Balances does “Due to Council” say $0.00?
- Does the total Scout sales match or go below the Unit Retail Total on the Rewards option?
If both answers are yes, you should be able to click the blue “SUBMIT SCOUT REWARDS” button. Not an option – please email [email protected], include your Unit type and Unit number
Trail’s End Scholarship
Scouts selling $2,500 or more should complete the Trail’s End Scholarship form and follow the instructions on the page. Note: if the Scout’s tracked sales match the form, additional documents are not needed. The Trail’s End Scholarship form must be completed every year after the qualifying year to add the current sale to their scholarship account.
Council Club Levels
Patches, $650 Club and $1,700 Club were issued to during Take Order pickup. Unit’s will receive a patch for every Scout with a tracked sale, a Capitol Area Council water bottle for every Scout that tracked $650 or more and a $50 CAC Cash certificate for every Scout that tracked $1,700 or more.
Scouts that tracked $4,500 or more will be notified via email with details on collecting their additional Council level prizes after December 6th and the Unit has paid their balance.
District Top Sellers
One Cub Scout and one Scout from a Troop, Crew or Ship from each District will be recognized as the top seller. These Scouts will receive a hiking backpack from the Capitol Area Council.
District Kernels, qualifying Scouts and their Leaders will be notified about their recognition and prize pick up via email after December 6th and the when the Unit has paid their balance.
Check this page regularly for the most current information on the Capitol Area Council annual Popcorn Program.