Camp Cards are a great way for any Cub Scout, Scouts BSA Scout, Sea Scout, Venturer or Explorer to earn money to pay for their Scouting adventures- from camp to activities to gear and more! With Camp Cards, everyone wins: Youth get entrepreneurial experience and supporters save money at thousands of retailers locally and nationwide. Some of the most popular restaurants, retailers, entertainment centers and travel venues and more have Camp Card offers!

Selling Camp Cards is simple and easy! There are TWO OPTIONS on how to do it:

  1. NEW THIS YEAR – SELL CAMP CARDS ONLINE AND GET $6.50 FOR EACH $20 CARD SOLD!  You don’t have to manage inventory and the “card” is emailed direct to your customer!
  2. Sell traditional Camp Cards!  Earn $2.50 to $3.00 – 50% to 60% commission* –  on each $5 Camp Card sold!

Looking to attend Cub Scout Day Camp, Scouts BSA Resident Camp, National High Adventure Bases? This is a great way to pay your way! Are you a unit leader looking to purchase new gear, offset the costs of unit activities? Camp Cards can help there too!

CLICK HERE to download the Camp Card Sales Guide.

There are hundreds of dollars worth of discounts on each card for the cost of just $5!  Plus, discounts are good nation-wide!

Here is how the program works …

OPTION 1 – ONLINE CAMP CARD SALES

Scouts and leaders participating to sell follow these easy steps:

  1. Join
    • Go to fundraising.entertainment.com and click on JOIN YOUR FUNDRAISER.
    • SEARCH FOR GROUP – Search to access our fundraising page with Group ID # 100005617 or by typing CONNECTICUT YANKEE COUNCIL.
    • SELECT YOUR FUNDRAISER – Click on BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA  I  CONNECTICUT YANKEE COUNCIL
    • SIGN UP TO JOIN – Yes!  You want to join the fundraising team to start your sales and create your personal page!
  1. Sign Up
    • LEGAL AGE REQUIREMENT – Indicate your age.  A parent will be emailed when anyone under age 18 signs up (parent information and email are required when those under 18 sign up).
    • SCOUT SIGN UP – Complete the Scout information.
    • ENTER BSA UNIT TYPE AND NUMBER – This is VERY important as this will be used to track your sales.  Examples:  Pack 902;  Troop 41;  Ship 1;  Crew 604;  Post 1912
  1. SET UP & SHARE
    • SET UP YOUR PROFILE – Add your email.  Create a password.
    • PERSONALIZE YOUR PAGE – Add a photo if you want.
    • SHARE YOUR PAGE – Send a link directly to your page to family and friends – email, text or post! Be sure to include a personal message to your customers.  Tell them why you are selling Camp Cards and how them purchasing one will help you!

Proceeds from online sales will be deposited into respective unit accounts and can be used for summer camp registrations, activity registrations, at the Scout Shop, or for any other purchases made through the Connecticut Yankee Council or at the Milford Scout Shop.  Contact Bill Amidon or Jonathan Glassman at the Council Service Center should you want to withdraw any of these funds and have them sent to the unit.

 OPTION 2 – TRADITIONAL CAMP CARD SALES

  • Unit places its order for Camp Cards (Click here to order your cards)
  • Camp Cards are delivered to or picked up by the unit.
  • Scouts sell cards through August 15, 2020
  • If customer wants to pay for a card(s) with a check, the check must be made out to the unit, NOT Connecticut Yankee Council.
  • The unit pays for the cards sold and returns any unsold cards by August 21, 2020.  Cards and payments must be turned in at the Council Resource Center. Depending on level, the unit will earn 50% to 60% commission. Please make one check payable to Connecticut Yankee Council.
  • Cards may not be returned after August 21, 2020. We reserve the right to refuse products that have been damaged or rendered unsellable. The unit is responsible for any unreturned cards, lost, misplaced, damaged, etc. Scouts should treat each card as if it were a $5 bill.
  • Unit places its order for Camp Cards (Click here to order your cards)
  • Camp Cards are delivered to or picked up by the unit.
  • Unit coordinator explains program to Scouts and helps them set a goal for the amount they want to earn
  • Scouts sell cards through August 15, 2020
  • If customer wants to pay for a card(s) with a check, the check must be made out to the unit, NOT Connecticut Yankee Council.
  • The unit pays for the cards sold and returns any unsold cards by August 21, 2020.  Cards and payments must be turned in at the Council Resource Center. Depending on level, the unit will earn 50% to 60% commission. Please make one check payable to Connecticut Yankee Council.
  • Cards may not be returned after August 21, 2020. We reserve the right to refuse products that have been damaged or rendered unsellable. The unit is responsible for any unreturned cards, lost, misplaced, damaged, etc. Scouts should treat each card as if it were a $5 bill.

For additional information on the sale, contact Bill at 203-951-0258

When participating in traditional Camp Card sales please remember to follow physical distancing guidlines and follow the Council’s COVID-19 guidance in the red bar at the top of this page.

Unit Camp Card Resources