2019 Camp Card Sale

March 1-May 3rd

 

Why sell Camp Cards?

Scouts earn their way to Summer Camp and pay for additional programs and activities throughout the Scouting year. This is a way to teach Scouts responsibility and how to earn their way.  Scouts, BSA can earn the Salesmanship Merit Badge as part of this process.

This also helps parents from having to pay additional expenses for Summer Camp and other programs. 

Units/ Scouts participating in this program will earn up to 50% commission per card that is sold. The card is priced at $5.00.  There is no cost to unit unless unsold camp cards are not returned by the deadline.

 

Camp Card Information for 2019

This sell is for any unit (Pack, Troop, Crew, or Ship), Scout, or adult leader. All money raised must be used for Scout activities, camps, materials, etc. 

A Unit can check out cards starting with the kick-off on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 6:00PM.

Units can check out the number of cards that they sold last year.  If a unit needs additional cards.  The unit leader responsible for camp card sale can check them out from the Scout Service Center.

 

Camp Card Timeline

Scouts can start selling on February 26, 2019

All remaining cards and money must be turned in by Friday, May 3, 2019 by 5:00PM.

Any card not turned in by May 3, 2019, without prior arrangement with the Council, will receive a 40% commission. There will no exceptions.

 

Scout Selling Camp Cards Individually

Scout must be in their Field Uniform (Class “A”).

If Scouts are selling in their neighborhoods, we recommend that a parent is with them.

Scouts/ parents cannot ask for donations directly.  Scout must sell the Camp Card.

Scout should be able to tell the customer why they are selling the Camp Card.  Example: “Hello, I am John Doe of Troop 123 and I am selling these Camp Cards to pay for my Summer Camp at Hood Scout Reservation this summer.  At camp this summer, I will be able to earn merit badge to help me become an Eagle Scout!”

 

Storefront Sales

Scouts must be in their Field Uniform (Class “A”).

Must have permission from the store manager.  All storefront booth must be set-up in the area designated by the store manager.

Be respectful of the customers going in or out of the store. Do not ambush or crowd the customers.

Scouts, parents, and leaders remember to be cheerful, friendly, kind, and courteous to each other.  Watch your language and your actions.

 

Prizes for Scouts

“I sold 20”

When a Scouts sell 20 cards, they can Click here and enter a drawing for choice of a free Andrew Jackson Council Camp of their choice.  The site will go live on March 8, 2019.  For Cub Scouts, either day camp or resident camp. For Scouts BSA, either Summer Camp or Winter Camp. For Venturers, either Summer Camp, Winter Camp, or the Section Venturing Experience.

100 + Club

Any Scout that sells 100 cards or more will be entered into a drawing for a camp package from Jackson Scout Shop.   A Scout can be entered for every 100 cards that they sell. We will have three different camping packages.   The value of the three camping packages will be $250, $150, and $100.  The unit leader will submit the name and contact information for the Scout when they turn in the camp cards. The Drawing for the 100+ Club will be held on Monday, May 6, 2019For a Scout to eligible for the 100+ Club all monies and unsold cards must be submitted by May 3rd.

To help you keep track of your Scouts camp card sales. Click here for a tracking sheet. 

Please call us with any questions, ideas, etc.  If you have Camp Cards that you know are not being sold and you want to return some or all you checked out please do so at your earliest convenience.  We have other units that can and will sell your extra cards.

ANDREW JACKSON COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

855 Riverside Drive
Jackson, MS 39202
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Phone:601-948-6111
Fax:601-948-6117
Web:bsa-jackson.org
 

JACKSON SCOUT SHOP

855 Riverside Drive
Jackson, MS 39202
[Map]

Phone:601-355-7047
 

HOOD SCOUT RESERVATION

8065 Old Port Gibson Rd
Hazelhurst, MS 39083
[Map]

Phone:601-948-6111
 

Andrew Jackson Council - Boy Scouts of America - bsa-jackson.org