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2018 Nuts for Scouting

Fundraiser to Raise Money For Summer Camp

In cooperation with Virginia Diner Peanut Company, registered Twin Rivers Council Scouting members and families are invited to sell nuts to help provide funds for individual or unit needs.  The Nut Sale is an opportunity for Units or members to help Scouts attend one of our great Scout Camps (Rotary, Wakpominee or one of the many Day Camp opportunities).

  • All Products are between $10.00 and $20.00
  • Scouts earn a patch for filling a order sheet
  • Earn a 35% Commission
  • Each Scout who sells 5 or more containers will earn an entry into a drawing for a free week at Camp
  • The 25 Top Sellers Council wide will receive a Limited Edition Winners Circle Hat.

This fundraiser does not replace the fall popcorn sale.  It is an additional opportunity to raise funds and help our Scouting families out with everyday scouting expenses.


There are many benefits for not only the unit, but the Scout!

  • Help pay your OWN way to Summer Resident Camp, Day Camp, or Family Camp!
  • Get a new uniform or other equipment for camp
  • Provide funding for special unit summer event
  • Work on Salesmanship Merit Badge
  • Save for a High Adventure Trip

Dates Available for Nuts for Scouting Show n' Sell 

This year, at least initially, there are 2 sets of product in the Adirondack District available, 2 sets of product in the Turning Point District available, and 4 sets of product available for the Greater Capital Region. As product is sold, we will reduce the number of available dates and use the leftover as restock.

Product is signed out for 12 day periods allowing units to have back to back weekend Show n' Sells. Once a unit makes a reservation for product, they will pick up their product on the Thursday before their first weekend, hold their Show n' Sells, then return the unsold product by the Tuesday following their second weekend. Payment is preferred at the time of return.

To reserve product in the Adirondack District, contact Chris Harloff.

To reserve product in the Turning Point District, contact Beth Bush.

Greater Capital Region Nuts for Scouting Product Availability:

  1. Choose your requested time from the dates to the right.
  2. Click on your chosen date.
  3. Fill out the short form to reserve your product.
  4. If you sign up for product for Show n' Sell and your plans change, please notify us so we can make the product available to another unit.

Sale Resources

How do we sign up?

Unit Commitment FormExternal Link

Sale Timeline and Details

Sales Time:   February 1, 2018 – March 30, 2018.  (Sales start immediately upon receipt of the Official “Nuts For Scouting” Take Order Form) 

Sales Order Turn-in:  All orders must be turned in to the Albany Service Center by 5:00 pm, Friday, March 30 – No Exceptions.  Use the Unit Master Order Form.  Orders may be mailed, faxed, e-mailed or hand delivered, please NO phone orders.

Attn: Ruth LaCoss ([Click for member's page])

Product Pick-up:  April 18 - 20th, 2018 (depending on location). You will have a choice of picking up your products at either the Taylor Warehouse in Gloversville, Frost Training Center at Camp Wakpominee in Ft Anne, Albany Service Center or Plattsburgh.

Payment Due Date:  The total due to the Council is to be paid on or before Friday, April 20, 2018 (time of pickup). Payment is made on one unit check to Twin Rivers Council, BSA.  We strongly suggest you collect the money when the customer orders.  That will help with delivery and payment.

Who Can Help Me?

Be Safe and Be Courteous!

  • Sell with another Scout or with an adult
  • Never enter anyone's home
  • Never sell after dark, unless with an adult
  • Don't carry large amounts of cash
  • Always walk on the sidewalk and driveway
  • Be careful of dogs while selling
  • Say thank you whether or not the prospect buys from you
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