pACIFIC COAST COUNCIL SCOUT POPCORN FUNDRAISER 2019
give your youth a great adventure and a valuable learning experience while RAISing FUNDS FOR EQUIPMENT, JAMBOREES, SPECIAL EVENTS & TRIPS!!!
WELCOME TO THE PACIFIC COAST COUNCIL POPCORN WEBSITE. SCOUT POPCORN FUNDRAISERS ARE EASY AND FUN WAYS TO RAISE CONSIDERABLE FUNDS FOR YOUR GROUP EACH YEAR.
The Scout Popcorn Fundraiser can help youth develop their self-esteem and confidence as well as to learn about financial responsibilities, marketing strategies and time management skills while you are raising funds for your group.
Last year the Top 5 Selling Groups in the Pacific Coast Council each sold between $11,000 and $24,000 for their groups (the return to the group is 45%).
Last year, the Top Selling Youth in the Pacific Coast Council sold over $5,000 on their own.
GROUP REGISTRATION - Register right away! Your Group needs to register each year as there is important information that we need (Click on #1-REGISTER YOUR GROUP from the menu at the top).
KICK-OFF MEETINGS - There are two Kick-Off Meetings this year on September 5th & 6th (7pm-8:30pm) for fundraiser information and to pick up your Popcorn Kits - click on #1-REGISTER YOUR GROUP from the menu at the top for details and to register for the meeting.
POPCORN PRODUCT - This years popcorn product and pricing can be viewed by clicking here.
INCENTIVE REWARDS - This year National is introducing Visa Cards at the $1,500, $2,500 & $3,000 sales levels, a new "Large Adventure Box" at the $2,500 sales level as well as the Scholarship Program. National is also giving a 20% discount at the Scout Shop during October/November to build your own incentive prizes. We are also continuing with the Optional "Traditional Rewards Program" again (Click on the INCENTIVE REWARDS PROGRAMS tab for details).
NEW GROUPS INCENTIVE - If you are a new Group selling popcorn (or did not sell last year) and your Group sales exceed $2,000, you will receive a bonus $100 Visa Gift Card.
GROUP PROFITS - The popcorn sales profit for Groups this year is the same as last year (a minimum of 45% of your total sales).
TIMELINE - Make sure that you meet all the Timeline deadlines shown (click on the TIMELINE tab at the top)! The Timeline is subject to updates from time to time so please continually refer to the Timeline on the website (any changes will also be emailed to "groups who have registered").
ADDITIONAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED - If you could spare a bit of time to help out on our Popcorn Committee, that would be greatly appreciated. The time commitment is not that great (mainly helping prepare the Popcorn Kits for the Kick-Off meetings and help sort the popcorn stock when it arrives). Let Steve know if you might be interested.
Group Popcorn Coordinators & Section Leaders will find all the information that is needed for this years' fundraising campaign on this website. Popcorn Coordinators and Section representatives are encouraged to attend a Council Kick-Off Meeting to get additional information and to pick up your Group's "Popcorn Sales Kits and Forms" (click on #1 - REGISTER YOUR GROUP at the top for details and Kick-Off reservations). If you are unable to attend a meeting and an alternate Scouter/parent is unable to attend, then please contact Steve at firstname.lastname@example.org for your Popcorn Sales Kit & Forms.
TO PARTICIPATE IN THE POPCORN FUNDRAISER, CLICK ON "#1-REGISTER YOUR GROUP" AND FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS (note you must register your group each year). Also please note that the Group Popcorn Coordinator must be fully screened as Scouters on myscouts.ca.