2018 Camp Card Sales

Southeast Louisiana Council, Boy Scouts of America

Leader Guidebook


  • The Camp Card is designed to help units fund their way to 2016 Camp programs
  • This is a low risk Unit Sales project where all Scouts can earn their way to Camp, Philmont, other activities or simply support unit program or supplies needs
  • Each Camp Card will sell for only $5.00 to the general public and will have multiple discounts for the customer to use throughout the year
  • The participating unit will keep 50% commission of the sales for each Camp Card or Council Calendar Ad sold!


  • Selling Benefits:
  • Value $100+ in Savings
  • Save anywhere throughout North America
  • Customers can Self-select the offers from website
    • Customers can browse through thousands of high-value offers directly in their hometown or in locations where they travel.  They will be able to self-select up to 10 offers in categories and locations they choose.  With over 200,000 local, regional and national merchant locations throughout North America; consumers will save up to 50% in categories such as Dining, Shopping, Entertainment, Services, Travel, Movies and Online Deals.  See demo access:  https://www.saversguide.com/custom/bsademo/
    • Cards will have 2 high value tear off tabs
  • Commissions from the sales are encouraged to be applied toward directly sending youth to Summer Camp programs, but funds may be used as directed by the unit committee
  • In 2015, Camp Card sales generated almost $35,000 in unit commissions! 

The Value of selling Camp Cards:

Participating in the Camp Card allows each Scout to directly fund their way to various Camp programs

Program                             Approximate Cost               Sales per Scout (in number of cards)

Cub Scout Day                                             $80                 = 32 Cards per Scout to sell

Fall Encampment                                       $60                 = 24 Cards per Scout to sell

Cub World                                                    $60                 = 24 Cards per Scout to sell

Webelos Camp                                           $100              = 40 Cards per Scout to sell

Boy Scout Summer Camp                        $250              = 100 Cards per Scout to sell

National High Adventure Bases              $1,500          = 600 Cards per Scout to sell

National Jamboree                                    $2,100          = 840 Cards per Scout to sell

Note—Program costs and sales per youth are not necessarily actual numbers; they are close approximations.  Also a unit has the option to determine the portion of commission to credit individual scouts selling. Use of unit proceeds from this sale will be determined by the unit committee. 

Camp Card Timeline:


Sale Begins with District Kickoff:

February 18     Cypress District Kickoff @ 7:00 P.M. 

Aldersgate UMC, Slidell

Begin Online Contests and Drawings


February 22     Fleur de Lis District In-School Unit Kickoff

                        Corpus Christi 7:00 PM

February 25     Cataouatche District Kickoff @ 6:30 PM

Tiki Hut, 602 Destrehan Ave. in Harvey

February 27     Bayou District Kickoff @ 9:30 AM

                        North Branch Library, in Gray

March 3           Pelican District, FDL Traditional Unit Kickoff @ 7:00 PM

                        St. Mary Magdalene Cafeteria (W. Metairie and Airline

                        Park Blvd)


April 1              Deadline for Ad Sales and Artwork to be turned in for Council Calendar     


April 30            Online contests/drawings end


May 15             Camp Card Sale Ends-Last day to sell


May 16             Units to begin turning in money and unsold Camp Cards

*Note—Units keep their commission and only pay the remainder


May 29             Last day for units to turn in money and unsold Camp Cards

  • June 1—Units invoiced for unsold/unreturned cards
  • Deadline for BINGO form submissions to SELACampCards@gmail.com


June 5               Grand Prize BINGO Drawing to be held



Serving Scouting in Southeast Louisiana Parishes of 
Assumption, Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemine,
St. John the Baptist, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James,
St. Tammany, and Terrebonne 

4200 S. I-10 Service Rd. West, Metairie, Louisiana 70001 
P.O. Box 1146, Metairie, Louisiana  70004
(504) 889-0388 Fax: (504) 889-1162 Toll Free: (800) 394-9410

 Council Service Center Hours of Operation
Administrative Offices (Suite 101) - 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Council Services (Suite 125) - 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday