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For Cookie Sellers


COOKIE PROGRAM EXTENDED! 

We're extending the time you can sell cookies door-to-door, online through Digital Cookie, and have booth sales until March 26 AND we’re giving your troop an incentive to get more cookies from a cookie cupboard. Sweet! Find out more

 

Cookie Trainings & Guides

2017 Cookie Training for Indie Girl Scouts
How Individually Registered Girl Scouts can participate in the Girl Scout Cookie Program.

2017 Cookie Training for Troop Cookie Managers
 A series of training videos about the 2017 Cookie Program for Troop Cookie Managers and Leaders. 

2017 Family Guide
A guide for parents and girls about the Girl Scout Cookie Program.

2017 Troop Cookie Manager Guide
Everything Troop Cookie Managers need to know about the Cookie Program. 

Forms

For a full list of forms, visit Cookie VIP eTraining. (Some forms, including the Five for 5 certificates, Goal Getter Cards, and parent permission forms are ONLY available on VIP eTraining.)

Deliquent Cookie Money Form
Submit this form for any girl who is delinquent in her payment of cookie money.

Sample Deliquent Cookie Money Letter
Sample letter to send to parents of girls with delinquent cookie money.  

Troop Cookie Manager Agreement
Review the requirements of being a Troop Cookie Manager, and submit the signed form to your Service Unit Cookie Manager. 

Cookie Rally Form
Submit this form if your Service Unit is hosting a cookie rally. (Only 1 person from the Service Unit should submit this form.)

Additional Proceeds Option Agreement
Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors can opt out of receiving recognitions and earn an additional $.05 per package sold. This form must be submitted to the SUCM if the troop elects this option.

Multiple Troop Designation Form
Form for girls participating in multiple troops to complete to properly designate cookie sales funds. 

Bank Account Information and ACH Authorization Form
This form is to be completed by all GSWPA service units/troops/groups that have been given permission to open a bank account in the council’s name.

Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show Lottery Form
Use this form to indicate your interest in being selected for a booth slot at the 2017 Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show, March 10-19.

Add-a-Friend Campaign Form
From Dec. 1, 2016 through March 1, 2017, any registered Girl Scout who invites a friend to join can earn a special Add a Friend patch. 
 

Resources & Links
Cookie VIP eTraining 

Step-by-step info about the Cookie Program, plus a comprehensive list of GSWPA forms, printables and resources. (Access only available to certain volunteers.)

eBudde
Cookie management website where troops place cookie and recognition orders, track transactions and access the booth scheduler.

Cookie Printables and Graphics
Download and print these great promotional items, like door hangers, OSA signs and box wraps, cookie booth signs and more.

Little Brownie Bakers
Activities for girls, business tools and promotional ideas. 

girlscoutcookies.org
Need materials to make your booth the best booth ever? Download posters, banners, name tags, receipts, thank-you cards, and more at girlscoutcookies.org. 

Girl Scouts of the USA's Cookie Resources Page 
Here you'll find handouts, posters, videos, and other materials to help you have fun and stay safe as you build your cookie business. 

Digital Cookie Information and Tip Sheets
Find info and tip sheets for using Digital Cookie, including registration, sending marketing emails and more. 

Digital Cookie Customer Support
Questions or issues related to Digital Cookie? Visit the Digital Cookie support site to find a solution or request support.

Cookie Locator
A database of booth sale sites connecting customers to cookies.

 

Key Dates
  • Jan. 6: Girls start taking cookie orders. Yay! 
  • Jan. 27: Girls' initial orders are due to troops.
  • Jan. 30: Troop initial order is due in eBudde
  • Feb. 15-23 : Cookie deliveries. Yay! 
  • Feb. 24: Booth sales begin; cookie cupboards open
  • Feb. 24-26: National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend
  • March 19: Final day of Cookie Program. Booth sales end; cupboards close. :(
Contests & Promotions

Bling Your Booth Contest
Spice up your booth sales and get a chance at winning great prizes for your troop! 

Cookie Troop 100
In honor of 100 years of Girl Scouts selling cookies, one lucky troop from EVERY council around the country will win $100 each to put toward their awesome cookie Take Action or service project. And one VERY lucky troop will win $3,000 to super-power their project!

5 for Five Customer Contest
Encourage customers to purchase five boxes of Girl Scout cookies, and they can enter to win five cases! Printable 5 for Five certificates are available from your Troop Cookie Manager or on VIP eTraining

Add a Friend
Any registered Girl Scout who invites a friend to join from December-March can earn a special Add a Friend patch. 

Individually Registered Girl Scouts (Indies)

Not in a troop?
Individually Registered (Indie) Girl Scouts can also get in on the cookie fun and earn rewards for awesome Girl Scouts adventures! Want to participate?

Indie Girl parents can also keep up with the Cookie Program and everything else happening with Girl Scouts on Rallyhood, a secure, social network where you can get information from GSWPA, ask questions, and talk to other Indie families! Request to join the Indie Girls Rally

Girl Recognitions & Troop Proceeds

Troop Proceeds
Troops earn $.70 per package sold. Junior, Cadette and Ambassador troops that opt-out of girl recognitions receive an additional $.05 per package, and troops with a per girl average (PGA) of 175 or more earn an additional $.05 per package. Troops with a PGA of 160 packages or more can earn an exclusive Super Troop t-shirt for each girl selling and one t-shirt for an adult volunteer.

Girl Recognitions
Along with the five skills girls learn through the Cookie Program and proceeds earned by troops, girls ean individual recognitions for their hard work. They can choose between fun prizes or 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 the Cookie Program DOUBLE in value when used toward GSWPA-sponsored camps!

Any girl achieving Super Seller status by selling 600 packages or more will also receive an invitation to the exclusive Super Seller party in the spring and a special patch!

Digital Cookie

With Digital Cookie, the Girl Scout Cookie Program you know and love is better than ever. Now, there are more ways to sell, more ways to buy—and more ways to learn and have fun!

Excited to jump in? Get movin’ with the Digital Cookie platform in four easy steps:


4 Easy Steps to Get Movin’ with the Digital Cookie™ Platform (PDF)

Parents: Watch for your registration email in late December to get started. You can start setting up your girl's site right away, so she'll be ready to go when sales start on Jan. 6! 

  • Registration emails are specific to each girl and cannot be shared with others. 
  • The email will be sent to the email address identified in your membership profile. 
  • The email will come from “Girl Scout Cookie Program” (email@email.girlscouts.org).

Be sure to check your junk/spam/promotions inbox so your Girl Scout doesn’t miss out on all the fun! If you do not receive an invitation email by Jan. 1, go to digitalcookie.girlscouts.org and click the “Forgot password/Need a registration” email link.

Digital Cookie Information and Tip Sheets
Find info and tip sheets for using Digital Cookie, including registration, sending marketing emails and more. 

Digital Cookie Customer Support
Questions or issues related to Digital Cookie? Visit the Digital Cookie support site to find a solution or request support.

 

When you sell Girl Scout Cookies, you're doing more than just helping your customers stock up on delicious treats (and having lots of fun). You're doing it with a goal in mind. Whether that goal is a pizza party, a community project, or your first overnight trip with your troop, you know how many boxes you need to sell to make it happen. 

But did you know that you're also part of a huge business, one that's run by girls just like you all over the country? Even cooler: being a Girl Scout Cookie Professional gives you skills essential for success both now and later: 

   Goal Setting

   Decision Making

   Money Management 

   People Skills

   Business Ethics