2019 Camp Card Sale

HOW THE CAMP CARD SALE WORKS:

  • The 2019 Camp Cards are designed to help Scouts earn their way to Summer Camp and Day Camp
  • The Camp Card deals value at $250 for just $5
  • The participating unit and/or individual youth will keep 50% commission ($2.50) of the sales for each Camp Card sold!
  • Commissions from the sales are encouraged to be applied toward directly sending youth to Summer Camp programs, but they may be used as the unit committee sees fit.

THE VALUE OF SELLING CAMP CARDS:

Participating in the Camp Card allows each Scout to directly fund their way to various Camp programs

*Note — Program costs and sales per youth are close approximations.
Program Cost # of cards to sell per youth
Cub Scout Day Camp $165 66
Webelos at CFL $215 86
Summer Camp at CFL $310 124

CAMP CARD TIMELINE:

*Note — The initial order for ALL Camp Card will be based on the number of cards that are pre-ordered by units. Only a slight surplus will be ordered to handle additional sales.
**Note — Units keep commissions and only turn in unsold cards & money due council
December 2018 Camp Card promotions and unit sales sign-up begins
January 2019 Camp Card Promotions at Roundtable Meetings
January 2019 Camp Cards distributed at Roundtable Meetings
February 1, 2019 Camp Card sales begins
February 17 – April 21, 2019 Weekly youth drawing contest
May 1, 2019 Camp Card sale ends
May 15, 2019 Units turn in money and unsold Camp Cards to the Norris Volunteer Service Center (Council Office)*
May 15, 2019 Email unit sales tracking sheet to validate top sellers tfc@scouting.org
June 1, 2019 Grand Prize for Top Seller
June 1, 2019 Commission drops to 35%
June 14, 2019 Commission drops to 25%

For more information see our Camp Cards Guidebook

Popcorn Sales

Welcome to Popcorn Central. The Three Fires Council annual popcorn sale is the largest fundraiser of the Scouting year. The success of our Popcorn campaign helps to deliver quality programming at every level of Scouting. In fact, Three Fires Council has one of the most successful Popcorn programs in all of Scouting. Last year, we raised over $1.1 M for our Scouts through your efforts. Thank YOU for making time in your busy schedules to support our Popcorn program.

Folks in your communities can't wait for Popcorn season! Many of your customers come back year after year to try new products, reconnect with their favorites and purchase gifts of popcorn for their friends, family and co-workers. We've put together a ton of information to help you run a successful Popcorn campaign. If you have any questions at all, please don't hesitate to contact me. Have fun out there!

Ron Wentzell, Staff Adviser
ron.wentzell@scouting.org
630-797-4615

Kernels,

Thank you all for your efforts to make a successful popcorn sale. Please find the distribution information you have been looking for. We will be posting a link for the times to arrive for your popcorn.

Final Distribution - November 17th
Demar Logistics
320 Fullerton Ave.
Carol Stream, IL 60188

 

Pickup Times by District:

Directions

From North Ave (Rt. 64): Turn North on Gary Ave. Turn right on to Fullerton Ave. Look for Popcorn Signs.
From Army Trail Road: Turn South on Gary Ave.; Turn Left onto Fullerton Ave

Single Scout orders are scheduled for 8:00 a.m.

Kishwaukee Distribution - Friday, November 16th;

All units can show up between the hours of 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
No schedule needed.

Ideal Industries
1101 Park Avenue
Sycamore 60178

Directions: (enter by the bay doors off of Borden)
Take Rt. 64 West to Rt. 23-Go Straight to Somonak St.-Go Left (S) to Orchard Lane - Turn Right (W) to Park Ave- Turn Left

Popcorn Prize Troubleshooting

Broken or defective Popcorn Prizes:

If you have a problem with a defective prize, please contact Keller Marketing directly at:

Tel: 888-351-8000 or
Fax: 800-773-5000

From Keller, "When communicating with us via e-mail, please include your Council, District, Unit Number, and Phone Number. This will help us in answering your questions more rapidly." Prize Program Customer Service

Missing Prizes:

If you are missing a prize, please contact us here at Three Fires Council.