Popcorn Sales

Pecatonica River Popcorn is our popcorn vendor again this year! Introductory email coming soon to set-up your scout’s profile.

Awesome prizes this year!  Earn tickets to a Chicago Fire game and the Field Museum!

Site sales begin in September. Times and locations will be available on Sign-up Genius soon.

Ways to sell popcorn:

  • Online – set-up your online account and tell your family and friends to place an order.
  • Storefront Sales – sign-up for time slots using the Sign-up Genius link from the pack email.
  • Door to Door – Bring a wagon filled with popcorn and your best cub scout smile!
  • Take Orders – Call your friends, family members and neighbors.

Tips for making your Scout popcorn sales really POP!

  • Set a prize goal.
  • Do Your Best – Wear your uniform, smile and introduce yourself.
  • Be Prepared – Know your products and what you are going to say.
  • Be Confident – Make eye contact, speak loudly and clearly.
  • Be Courteous – Be polite and always thank everyone, even if they don’t buy popcorn.
  • If customer doesn’t like popcorn, ask if they want to support scouting or a military donation.
  • Say THANK YOU. Write friends, family members & neighbors a thank you.

Safety Tips

  • Buddy System – always have a buddy or adult with you when selling.
  • House Rules – politely decline to enter a stranger’s house
  • Money Matters – keep checks & cash in the sale envelope
  • Road Rules – use the sidewalk and look both ways when crossing the street
  • Curfew – never sell after dark
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