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Cookies & Beyond, Girls, Parents

6 Ways to Make Digital Cookie More Personal

Throughout the Girl Scout Cookie Program, girls are learning valuable skills as they run their own cookie business. And in the age of the internet, learning online marketing skills is invaluable—which is why Digital Cookie is such an awesome tool! In  addition, Digital Cookie orders average twice as many packages per order as face-to-face orders. That means she can reach her goal in half the time! But without the face-to-face interactions girls have when selling cookies door-to-door or  ...

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Cookies & Beyond, Parents, Volunteers

What Is Cookies For A Cause?

Wondering what we mean when we say Cookies for a Cause? Well, most simply, it is the re-branding of our Operation Cookie Donation Program. This year Girl Scouts of Western Ohio will be supporting 4 types of organizations through our annual Cookie Program with donations of everyone’s favorite cookies. What are those 4 types of organizations? Military Food Pantries Veterans Health Services Why are we changing up our cookie donation program? It’s not because Operation Cookie wasn’t  ...

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Cookies & Beyond, Parents

How the Cookie Crumbles: Where Does the Cookie Money Go?

When you buy a box of delicious Girl Scout Cookies, you are not just purchasing a sweet treat for yourself. You are supporting new and amazing experiences for girls in your community! Supporting the Girl Scout Cookie Program not only gives girls funds for the troop, but it also supports all of Girl Scouts of Western Ohio’s services to volunteers, parents, and girls. Your support helps girls build skills as they earn badges, maintains camp properties that give girls a safe space to try  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Featured, Parents

Girl Scout Traditions: Space Explorers!

Here’s a fun fact: virtually every female astronaut who has flown in space is a Girl Scout alum. That’s means more than one third of NASA’s space shuttle missions have had a Girl Scout flying on them! We count among our alums women like Dr. Kathryn Sullivan (the first American female to spacewalk) and Susan Helms (the first woman to serve as a crew member on the International Space Station), along with many others. Pretty stellar list of women, right? So how did Girl  ...

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