Fundraising

Our Goal

Our goal is for every boy to have the opportunity to participate in scouting. Like many programs, scouting also carries with it various costs. With that said, our goal is for every boy to have the opportunity to pay his way through scouting through fundraisers that have a proven track record. Participation in the fundraisers is not a requirement, but lack of participation would simply result in higher cost out of pocket.

Fundraisers

Gourmet Popcorn Sales

The major fundraiser for the year occurs in September and October. All scouts are encouraged to participate in selling gourmet popcorn from Trails End. They can participate by selling to friends & family, going door-to-door (with an adult), or by participating in pre-arranged show-n-sell events at local businesses. An average popcorn item sells for between $10 and $18 with bundles ranging from $25 to 50. An excellent goal for every scout is to fill at least one order sheet (30 orders) which equates to about $500 in total popcorn sales. Of the total sale proceeds, 25% is credited to the scout for the purpose of paying his way through scouting.

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Price Chopper & Hy-Vee Coupon Books

This is an ongoing fundraiser. Coupon books for Price Chopper or Hy-Vee can be purchased anytime throughout the year at $5 per book. Of that amount, $4 is credited to your son’s scout account for each book. Within each coupon book there is a coupon for $5 off a grocery bill of $50 or more and so these coupon books can literally pay for themselves while putting money toward your son’s scouting costs.

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Upcoming Events

Feb
25
Sat
5:00 pm Blue and Gold
Blue and Gold
Feb 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Please purchase tickets in advance. Tickets are available at Scout Functions. Contact your Den Leader, Cubmaster, Assistant Cubmaster for details! For more information please visit: HTTP://www.scoutbook.com/mobile/dashboard/calendar/event.asp?EventID=402705
Mar
2
Thu
7:00 pm round table @ police academy
round table @ police academy
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
For more information please visit: HTTP://www.scoutbook.com/mobile/dashboard/calendar/event.asp?EventID=402709
Mar
10
Fri
6:30 pm God and Me @ First Presbyterian Church
God and Me @ First Presbyterian Church
Mar 10 @ 6:30 pm – Mar 11 @ 12:30 pm
Supplies needed for this class are: God and me Book (available at Brant’s, the Scout shop and online at praypub.org), Bible, pencil, and shoe box. All other supplies will be provided. All Scouts who have not received a religious award
Mar
14
Tue
7:00 pm committee
committee
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
For more information please visit: HTTP://www.scoutbook.com/mobile/dashboard/calendar/event.asp?EventID=402710
Mar
28
Tue
6:30 pm Carnival Pack
Carnival Pack
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For more information please visit: HTTP://www.scoutbook.com/mobile/dashboard/calendar/event.asp?EventID=402713

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