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For Cookie Volunteers

Thank you for supporting your troop’s cookie program participation. Because of you, girls will gain valuable skills to help them succeed. As a cookie volunteer, you are an integral part of Girl Scouting’s largest financial literacy initiative for girls ages 5-17, teaching them five skills to carry them through life. You also play a big role in making our cookie program successful. We thank you for your dedication to the girls and our mission.

Top 5 reasons to participate in the Cookie Program

1. Life Skills: The largest girl-led business in the world helps girls and adults develop leadership skills including goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills and business ethics.

2. It’s EASY: As a Troop Cookie Manager, you can access VIP eTraining and resources to track and manage girls’ businesses.

3. Financial Benefits: Your troop will earn money to offset the cost of activities, supplies and more. In the process, girls gain skills to be financially independent.

4. Girls earn fabulous rewards: Rewards help girls set goals to reach high levels of achievement. Cookie Dough helps pay for Girl Scout Summer Camp, troop trips, programs, Girl Scout membership registration and more.

5. Your girls will THANK YOU: Many successful business women got their start selling Girl Scout Cookies.

Check out our Before the Sale, During the Sale and End of the Sale pages for tips and resources once the sale begins!


In the meantime, plan ahead with our 2019-2020 Cookie Calendar!

Date Description
November 1 Online cookie training opens
December 14 Digital Cookie Day - Council Event
December 15 Cookie program begins; Girls take orders via order card
or Digital Cookie
January 11* Cookie Rally (sign up with your troop or individually)
January 15
Troop initial order cookies, rewards and delivery time
due in eBudde
January 31 & February 1 Initial Order Cookie pick-up by troops
February 6 All cupboards open
February 7 Council and Service Unit coordinated booth sales begin
February 18 Money due for first ACH draw must be deposited
in troop checking account
February 28 - March 1 National Cookie Weekend
March 1 All cupboards close except Cookie Cabana
March 1 Council coordinated booth sales end and Digital
Cookie closes. 
March 6-8 Cookie Wrap-Up Weekend
March 13 All money due for final ACH draw must be deposited in troop account ; troop rewards due; troops locked out of eBudde
April 15 Unpaid Funds Report Deadline
April/May Rewards idstributed to troops at Service Unit Meeting
June 30 Deadline for troops to report discrepancies in recognitions