The Camp Card initiative is designed to help Scouts earn their way to summer resident camp, high adventure or day camp. Units participating in this program will earn 50% commission ($2.50) for each $5 Camp Card they sell. The sale will begin in January 19th and ends April 28th. This timeline gives units 3 months to sell and close out their accounts.
This program is RISK FREE, simply return any unsold cards at settlement on or before April 28.
Camp Card Key Dates
January 18 Camp Card Sort Day (Council Office) - 10 volunteers needed
January 19 Camp Card Distribution at Roundtable
January 23-31 Card Card Distribution by Appointment
February 14 Camp Scholarship Drawing -1
February 16 Card Re-Distribution at Round Table
February 28 Camp Scholarship Drawing -2
March 16 Card Re-Distribution at Round Table
March 21 Camp Scholarship Drawing -3
April 11 Camp Scholarship Drawing -4
April 19 Card Settlement at Round Table or after April 19 by Appointment
April 28 Deadline for Card Returns and all prize form
Sales Techniques for Scouts
Don’t miss the opportunity to use the Camp Card sale to train your Scouts in public speaking, sales and service. Your Scouts and parents will appreciate the effort and your sales will improve.
Have Scouts role play and practice during your Kick-Off. Find a way to make training fun and rewardScouts who do a good job. Have your Scouts practice these simple steps:
•Wear your uniform.
•Smile and tell them who you are -mfirst name only!
•Tell them where you are from (unit within Scouting).
•Tell them what you are doing (earning money toward Scout Camp, high adventure trip, etc.).
•Tell them what they can do to help (save money with the Camp Card).
•Close the sale, and thank them.
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