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Posted by on Aug 20, 2017 in Popcorn Campaign

2017 Popcorn Kickoff!!!

2017 Popcorn Kickoff!!!

Why Scout Fundraising? – A Proper Perspective why Scout Fundraising? – A Proper Perspective The aims and methods of Scouting instruct that a Scout be thrifty and that he pay his own way for program and activities. Scouts learn the value of money and hard work by earning the money to pay for things. But they didn’t join Scouting to do fundraisers! The fundraisers have a purpose and the purpose is to raise a targeted number of dollars to do something else. Different families have different resources at their disposal. Some families may not need to participate in fundraisers at all. Others in the same unit might need additional opportunities to raise funds. Troops, Packs and Crews pull together and enjoy activities as a group rather than individually. This calls for a unified approach to planning and funding the activities. The very first Journey to Excellence objective is Planning and Budget as it relates to fundraising. Gold level units involve the youth in producing a program plan and budget...

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