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Cookie Booth Selling Success!

Cookie booths give girls the perfect opportunity to reach their goals and gain valuable people and business ethic skills.  Before you set out with your girls for your first cookie booth, brainstorm different ways to maximize your sales to ensure success.  Here are some ideas if they get stumped: Create bright posters to attract customers and communicate the troop’s goals. Be on time!  The businesses who agree to host cookie booths often promote their cookie booths to their customers.   ...

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Cookies & Beyond, Parents, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Girl Scout Cookie Program Resources

The Girl Scout cookie season is here!  As most of you know, the sale started Friday, January 10th.  We have compiled an easy list of resources to help you support girls to gain the 5 skills associated with participating in the Girl Scout Cookie Program. Selling Tools: Share this How To Be a Top Seller list with your girls from our blog a few weeks ago. Check out these selling tools on GSUSA’s website. Activities For Girls: We’ve created Earning and Learning sample meetings to  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Cookies & Beyond, Volunteers

What Can A Cookie Do?

A world of good!  Cookie season is almost here and here’s a little inspiration to get you in the spirit!  The Girl Scout Cookie Program gives girls their first opportunity to become entrepreneurs.  As you prepare for the sale, connect girls with the It’s Your Business-Run it badges found in The Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting and share this video about an inspiring female entrepreneur!

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Cookies & Beyond, Family Experience, Parents, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

How To Be A Top Seller

The Girl Scout Cookie Program is a great way for girls to earn their way towards exciting opportunities in Girl Scouting.  This program not only helps girls build 5 key skills but it also helps them earn money as a team to do cool things like trips, attend summer camp, create service projects to change their community and more.  Here are some tips to share with your girls as you support them to prepare for the upcoming sale. Set goals early!  Girls that set goals are proven to sell more  ...

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