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Parents, Volunteers

It’s Not Just a Cookie: From Cookie Rookie to Entrepreneur, Girl Scout Style!

Did you know that 50% of female business leaders wore Girl Scout green in their youth? That’s an awesome track record of building future entrepreneurs. How do we do it? Through our awesome Cookie Program, and its 5 skills, of course! What are the 5 skills? Decision making, goal setting, money management, people skills, and business ethics are what our girls are learning as they’re earning money for troop activities and it’s these skills that set them apart as  ...

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News

Are You Ready for the Operation Cookie Challenge?

Hey western Ohio, we need your help! This weekend, March 16-18, we’re pulling out all the stops to collect 1,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to donate to Operation Cookie! What is Operation Cookie? Operation Cookie is a council-wide community service project that provides boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to deployed military men and women around the globe! Now in its 13th year, Girl Scouts of Western Ohio’s Operation Cookie Program has donated over $1 million worth of Girl Scout cookies to  ...

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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 Direct Sale Phase. Here’s a simple list of things to remember before you go out and sell with your girls! Pick Up Your Cookies If you haven’t already, pick up your cookies! You’ll want to make sure you have enough cookies for all of the customers who will be visiting you! Here’s what we recommend in terms of  ...

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Girls, Parents

7 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 at  ...

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