Each fall, thousands of our Girl Scouts participate in the MagNut Program.
This program helps girls set and achieve goals at the beginning of the Girl Scout year by selling magazines, photo keepsakes, nuts and candy. This sale comes at the perfect time of year, since all of the products sold through MagNut make fantastic stocking stuffers and holiday gifts for family, friends, teachers, neighbors and anyone else on your list!
MagNut 2014 Timeline:
- Wednesday, Oct. 1: MagNut Program begins
- Oct. 1-27: Paper form sales dates
- Oct. 1-Nov. 19: Online ordering sales dates
- Week of Nov. 17: Delivery of nuts and candy
- Tuesday, Dec. 16: Troop payment by ACH
5 Key Skills
Like the Cookie Program, the MagNut Program helps girls develop five skills they'll use throughout their lives:
- goal setting
- decision making
- money management
- people skills and
- business ethics.
Troop Funds and Awards
Troops receive 15 percent of all sales, which totaled more than $372,000 last year! Council proceeds are used to subsidize programs and services for our members and maintain our beautiful camps. Plus troops receive an additional 2 percent in troop proceeds for online magazine/photo keepsake orders.
Girl Scout Bucks
Girls can earn Girl Scout Bucks that may be used for GSWPA camps and programs, service unit-sponsored day camps, Council Shops and Girl Scout registration fees. Girl Scout Bucks earned through Magnut DOUBLE in value when used toward GSWPA-sponsored camps!
One of the best parts of setting goals and achieving them in the MagNut Program are the great Recognitions girls earn!
Operation Sweet Appreciation
Help GSWPA send Hot Cajun Crunch Snack Mix to our military at-home and overseas by donating to Operation: Sweet Appreciation (and encouraging others to do the same).