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Cookies & Beyond

5 Skills for Shaping your Girl’s Future (and How the Cookie Program Puts Them into Action!)

You may have heard that the Girl Scout Cookie Program teaches girls five essential skills, but did you know that it can set up them up for successful futures by developing an entrepreneurial mindset? It’s true! Whether or not your Girl Scout is a budding business woman, the skills learned during the Girl Scout Cookie Program will last her a lifetime. What’s an Entrepreneurial Mindset? (And Why is It Important?) At Girl Scouts, we think of entrepreneurial mindset as a combination of  ...

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Cookies & Beyond, Parents, Volunteers

Are You Prepared for Cookie Booth Sales?

Cookie Booth season is almost upon us! With so much going on in the Girl Scout Cookie Program, it’s important to make sure you’re prepared for the Cookies in Hand Phase. Here’s a simple list of things to remember before you go out and sell with your girls! Pick Up Your Cookies Once Girl Scout Cookies arrive in western Ohio, you’ll need to pick them up! You’ll want to make sure you have enough cookies for all of the customers who will be visiting you!  ...

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Cookies & Beyond, Volunteers

6 Ways to Find Success at Your Cookie Booths

Cookie booth season is almost upon us! Troops are hitting up stores and community centers across western Ohio to set up tables, meet with customers, and sell some Girl Scout Cookies. And the best part? Girls get to do amazing things with their cookie earnings. So, what are some ways troops can find success at your cookie booths to earn more (and therefore experience more)? Here are 6 of our favorites! 1. Wear Your Uniform! Girl Scout uniforms are incredibly iconic. Everyone  ...

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Cookies & Beyond

Thinking Outside the Cookie Box: 4 Non-Traditional Booth Locations

Booth sales are coming and if you’re looking for some non-traditional location ideas that have paid off for our troops, here are some outside the box ideas we’ve collected over the years from creative girls and their leaders. Sometimes choosing the road (or booth location) less traveled can make all the difference! If there are people there, put a booth there! Great places to sell cookies are anyplace there are a lot of people – outside church services, at school sporting  ...

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