Trail's End Order Entry and Making Your Group Deposit

Happy Friday, Scouters, Parents, and Youth

With order entry on the horizon, we thought it would be a good idea to refresh you on the steps to take to input orders and make the deposit at CIBC.

Here is a breakdown of steps you can take to get ready for order entry in the Trail's End system:

1. First, it is important to make sure that whomever is taking care of order entry in your group has a valid, working Trail's End login. If you have one from last year, it will/should work.

2. Second, it's important to update your groups and sections with this year's youth rosters ahead of time, so it's ready for when you're sitting down to complete order entry. There is currently no way to import your group's myscouts profile directly into Trail's End, so it will take some manual typing-in.

PS: Trail's End calls groups "units."

3. Collect orders the week of October 22-26th.

a. Keep copies of the original order forms. That way, in case one gets lost or d…

Shining Waters Popcorn Update

Greetings Shining Waters!

Hope you're all having a fantastic time on your popcorn campaign!

We wanted to check in with some pretty important news about warehouse dates and other things.

Warehouse News

The delivery date will take place one week later than first anticipated. We expect the delivery trucks to arrive on Friday November 16, for sorting and then group pick-ups on Saturday. More information about pick-up time will be arranged and shared in the near future.

The Barrie warehouse address (delivery for SPA, WPA, NLA and SSA) has not been firmed up but will be made available soon.

Aurora warehouse address for YHW and SLS: 95 Dunning Drive.

We Want to Hear Your Popcorn Stories

Have any of your youth hit their fundraising goals? Any popcorn success stories you want to share? Please email any popcorn photos and stories to nicole.donadio@scouts. ca. We want to celebrate your popcorn adventures!

Trail's End Training

Do you need any help with Trail's End?

Here is a link to TE’s …

Shining Waters Council Area Coordinators

Hereare the area and council coordinators for SWC Popcorn 2018:

Northern Lights: 

Jennifer and Graham Halkett at
Simcoe Phoenix: 

Neil Maude

South Lake Simcoe:

Chantelle Munro and Suzanne St. Jean


Alyssa McGinnis

Whispering Pines:

Judy Hall

York Headwaters:

Alyssa McGinnis

Council Popcorn Team:

David Williams
Jason Gingrich jason.gingrich@scouts.cs
Nicole Donadio

Welcome to Shining Waters Council Popcorn!

Greetings Scouters and Youth Members

This is your one stop location for all the materials and information you will need to run an amazing popcorn campaign with your group this year.

Important Dates:

September 1-23: Group popcorn leads should receive their materials from their area coordinators.
All materials are also available for download from the Scouts Popcorn website. The Campaign Materials link on that page will allow you to download a folder containing all the pertinent items you will need to run a successful campaign.

If your sections are meeting before the 24th, have the youth work on their popcorn goals for this campaign. Scouters can use this handy worksheet  to help facilitate goal setting with youth, tying in scouting adventures for the year.

September 24- October 22: Campaign is in full swing! Please address safety as the number one priority when out making door-to-door visits. More on that here:

The popcorn campaign is also a great c…