Trail's End has everything you need to plan and execute a successful popcorn sale. Simply review the Popcorn Sale Leader Guide and follow the five steps below.

Download: Popcorn Sale Leader Guide (PDF)


1. Plan Your Scouting Program

Plan your unit's Scouting program by month, determine all of your costs, and set unit and Scout sales goals with our Program Planner spreadsheet. Use this as a handout for parents at your popcorn kickoff.

Download: Program Planner Spreadsheet (XLS)




2. Finalize Your Unit Incentive Program

Use our Scout Incentive document to finalize the incentives you will offer your Scouts in addition to the Scout Rewards offered through your council and Trail's End. Use this as a handout for Scouts at your popcorn kickoff.

Download: Unit Incentive Handout (PPT)




3. Build Your Best Popcorn Kickoff Ever

Refer to our Unit Kickoff Checklist and Kickoff Best Practices handouts for suggested agenda and room layout. Use the materials in the Popcorn Sale Kit to decorate your meeting room, and show prizes Scouts can earn.

Download: Kickoff Presentation (PPT)




4. Communicate Effectively With Your Scouts And Parents

Give your parents the key program and sale information by customizing this parent handout for your popcorn kickoff.

Download: Parent Handout (Form-Fillable PDF)



5. Achieve Your Sales Goal

Be sure your Scouts sell both online and face-to-face to achieve their sales goals. Show a Scout training video at your kickoff. If you have an internet connection at your kickoff, make sure Scouts create their accounts to sell online.