Minnesota Troop 283 has a unique approach to Friends of Scouting that has lifted participation from less than 50 percent of families to nearly 80 percent.
The "no" does nothing to help a Scout's fundraising efforts, but it does offer something almost as valuable: lessons in salesmanship and achievement.
An Everett, Mass., Cub Scout says he forgives the heroin addict who stole $261 from a box storing popcorn proceeds.
Two brothers, one a Cub Scout and the other a Star Scout, made a "Frozen"-inspired parody called "Do You Want to Buy Some Popcorn?"
Crowdfunding is a seamless way to raise money for movies, gadgets and worthy causes. Eagle projects can benefit, too, provided Scouts understand the rules.
Mark Moshier and the fundraising experts at the Boy Scouts of America hear you. Last week’s explanation of why a unit’s fundraiser was determined to be against
Update, Feb. 7: See more explanation and answers to questions left in the comments below at this post. I stand corrected. Yesterday I blogged about a troop that raised money
RETRACTION, Jan. 30: Fundraisers like this one are not permitted by the Boy Scouts of America. Please read the official explanation here. The original post is below. Would
Cash or check only? Not anymore. Thanks to some handy new tech tools, it’s possible to accept credit cards at your unit’s next popcorn sale, carwash, or other
Donovan Fisher isn’t your typical door-to-door salesman. “The Popcorn Scout,” as he’s now known, is a 12-year-old marketing prodigy who in 2011