Weekend Camping Reservations







Pick-up for Show & Sell August 26th between 7am and 11am at
PEPSI -- 1 Pepsi Way, Newburgh, NY
Pick-up for the Take Order on Nov 11th or contact your District Kernels for details for your district.
Delivery  Sites:
Delaware River - Pro-build liquidators
30-40 Golf links Rd. Middletown, NY
Dutchess - James L. Taylor Mfg.
130 Salt Point Turnpike, Poughkeepsie, NY
Heritage - Pepsi
1 Pepsi Way, Newburgh, NY
Rockland - Star Kay White
151 Wells Avenue, Congers, NY



Training Video - How to Order Product in the Trails End System


Why Sell Popcorn

  • High Commissions -  35% of the proceeds of your sales go directly to your unit.
  • New Product and Pricing - New product and pricing for Show and Sell and Take Order sales.
  • No out of Pocket Expenses for Unit - Popcorn is distributed to your unit and you collect the money from the orders before you pay the Council for the popcorn. No waiting for the profits – you keep them when you collect for the orders
  • You have a Support Team - The Hudson Valley Council is committed to making this campaign successful for everyone involved with your unit. The volunteer and professional support system is readily available to assist you with the tools you need to reach your goals.
  • High Quality Products. Trail’s End popcorn is part of the Weaver Popcorn Company (established in 1928), which is one of the world’s largest popcorn producers. They are committed to customer satisfaction and the success of your individual unit campaign. Check them out at www.trails-end.com 
Popcorn Sales Team
Dutchess District

District Co-Kernel



Professional Staff

Patty Carter
(845) 635-1558




Frank Giusto

(845) 453-5706





Harold Teller
(845) 566-7300, Ext. 323


Delaware River District

Nancy Esposito
(845) 292-2683

Holly Kimble
(845) 342-6388



David Horton
(845) 566-7300, Ext. 304



Heritage District




Frank Trezza
(845) 566-7300, Ext. 324

Rockland District

Michael Caivano



Christian Miller

Sales Support

Frank Giusto
Council Popcorn Advisor
(845) 566-7300 ext. 326

Donna Helt
Field & Program Secretary
(845) 566-7300, Ext. 307



2017 Sale Dates
May 2017
May 31 - 630pm   POPCORN KICKOFF  
June   2017                                                                                                                                      
June 8 630pm Delaware District Training Seminar  
June 21 630pm Rockland District Training Seminar  
July   2017                                                                                                                                              
July 11 Dutchess District Training Seminar  
July 12 Early Committment Deadline  
August 2017  
August 10 

Show and Sell orders Due

August 26 Show & Sell Pick-up  
September 2017  
October 2017  
October 22 Show and Sell Settlement Date (Product or Payment)  
October 25 Take Order Sales Due  
November 2017  
November 3 Popcorn Prize Orders Due  
November 10 Popcorn Sorting (Select Locations)  
November 11 Popcorn Pick-Up (All Locations)  
December 2017  
December 1

Popcorn Payments Due

Tools and Resources

Kernel's Journal Newsletters

  • December 2016
  • January 2017

Kernel Guidebooks

  • 2017 Unit Kernel Sale Guidebook

Sales Tools

  • Sample Show and Sell Letter

Forms and Resources

Videos and Media

  • Parent Training Video
  • Leader Training Video
  • Council Training Video
  • Scout Training
  • The Power Within
  • World Class Manufacturing
  • How To Host A Great Kickoff
  • How To Order Product

Popcorn System Quick Links