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THANK YOU FOR VOLUNTEERING!  

We want to make this a great experience for you and for your girls. Take a look at the resources below for helpful websites, guides and even needed cookie forms.

Dates

2023 Cookie Program - Troop Calendar

Sunday                 Dec 11                  Digital Cookie, Parent Access Date        

Wednesday         Dec 14                   Girls begin taking orders via                                                                                       Digital Cookies Only

Saturday              Dec 17                  Digital Day #1

Monday                Dec 26                 Girls begin taking orders in person

Wednesday          Dec 28                 Early Digital Cookie Setup Reward Deadline

Saturday               Jan 7                    Digital Day #2

Friday                    Jan 13                   Girls Submit Initial Orders to Troops

Saturday              Jan 28                  Digital Day #3

Mon-Thurs          Jan 30-Feb 2       Large order Memphis Area Count-N-Go

Fri-Sat                  Feb 3-4                Memphis Area Count-N-Go

Saturday              Feb 4                   Jackson Area Count-N-Go

Mon-Thurs          Feb 6-9                SU Cookie & Cupboard Delivery

Friday                   Feb 10                  Booth Sales Begin

Friday                   Feb 17                  Girls submit ½ Payment to Troops

Fri.-Sun.               Feb 17-19             National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend

Tuesday               Mar 7                   DOC “Girl Delivery” Option Ends

Sunday                 Mar 12                 Booth Sales End

Sunday                 Mar 12                 Last day for Digital Cookie Orders

Monday               Mar 13                  Girls submit cookie balance to Troop

                Mid-May              SU disperses rewards to Troops

Saturday              TBD                       CELEB Camp Adventureful

Friday                   Sept. 8                  Passport Bucks Expire            

Cookie Guides

2022 Family Cookie Guide
Find out all the in's and out's of the Girl Scout Cookie Program, including important dates, tips to help her meet her goal, and more.

2022 Troop Cookie Manager Guide
Everything you need to know for this important role is found in the Troop Cookie Manager Guide. How to log on to Digital Cookie, eBudde step-by-step instructions, dates and lots more.

2022 Service Unit Cookie Manager Guide
A handy-dandy guide to all things cookies! Training dates, how-to's and much, much, more! 

Guidelines for Individually Registered Girls
Any registered girl can participate in the Girl Scout Cookie Program, even if she is not participating with a traditional troop.

Selling Cookies Safely Guide
Review the Selling Cookies Safely Guide for guidelines and payment options and ideas to consider while maintaining social distance.

Frequently Asked Questions
Handy guide to the most common questions volunteers may have.

Trainings

2022 COOKIE  WEBINAR TRAINING SCHEDULE

Cookie Program Training Webinars:

  • Cookies 101 Training – The Basics:
    New Troop Cookie Manager – Cookies 101
    Tuesday, November 16, 2021                                  6:30pm          
    Watch the Video Recording

Troop Cookie Program Training:

  • Troop Cookie Manager Webinar – Cookie Program Training
    Sunday, December 12, 2021                                    3:00pm          
    Watch the Video Recording
  • Troop Cookie Manager Webinar – Cookie Program Training
    Tuesday, December 14, 2021                      6:30pm          
               
    Watch the Video Recording          

eBudde Just-in-Time Webinars:

  • Service Unit Cookie Coordinator – SU Level Overview
    Thursday, December 16, 2021                     6:30pm          
    Watch the Video Recording          
  • Troop Cookie Manager Webinar – Starting Your Sale
    Thursday, January 6, 2022                          6:30pm
    Watch the Video Recording                      
  • Troop Cookie Manager Webinar – Digital Cookies
    Tuesday, January 11, 2022                           6:30pm          
    Watch the Video Recording                      
  • Troop Cookie Manager Webinar – Entering Girl Orders/Rewards/Delivery
    Thursday, January 13, 2022                         6:30pm          
    Watch the Video Recording     
  • Troop Cookie Manager Webinar – eBudde Booth Scheduler
    Tuesday, January 18, 2022                          6:30pm          
    Watch the Video Recording
                            
  • Troop Cookie Manager Webinar – Cookie Delivery
    Thursday, January 27, 2022                         6:30pm          
    Watch the Video Recording           
  • Troop Cookie Manager Webinar – Digital Cookies/Allocating Cookies
    Tuesday, February 22, 2022                        6:30pm          
    Watch the Video Recording           
  • Troop Cookie Manager Webinar – Finalizing Your Sale
    Tuesday, March 8, 2022                              6:30pm          
    Watch the Video Recording                     

 

   

 

Cookie Websites & Links

eBudde 
(Or visit www.LittleBrownie.com for a link)
Your Command Center for managing the cookie sale. Order cookies, track girl activity and order girl rewards.  Review the Meet eBudde fact sheet for quick tips and info if you're new to the eBudde system.

VIP eTraining
(Or visit www.LittleBrownie.com for a link)
Get step-by-step Girl Scout Cookie Program training whenever you’d like it!

Little Brownie Bakers 
Want to make this cookie season the best one yet? Check out some of the fun activities and materials for girls from our partners at Little Brownie Bakers. 

girlscoutcookies.org
Need materials to make your booth the best booth ever? Download posters, banners, name tags, receipts, thank-you cards, and more at girlscoutcookies.org. 

Digital Cookie
Log-in to kick your Cookie Program into high gear! Create a video, set, share and track your goal, email customers, take payments online and more!  

Want to know about all the benefits of selling Girl Scout Cookies? Looking for a one-stop shop with the latest safety guidelines, information on earning the Girl Scout Cookie Activity pin, and tips for parents and volunteers working with Girl Scout Cookie Professionals? 

Girl Scouts of the USA's Cookie Resources Page 
Here you'll find handouts, posters, videos, and other materials to help you have fun and stay safe as you build your cookie business.  

2022 Cookie Resources
The 2022 Cookie Resources is a GoogleDocs folder where you can find all training presentations, electronic versions of forms, guides, rally information and activities, videos, clipart, social media resources, booth resources, webinar recordings, and so much more.  

 

Cookie Forms

2021-2022 Troop Product Program Manager Agreement and Policies
Complete and submit this form which now includes the Policies and Standards for the Fall Product Program and Girl Scout Cookie Program.

2022 Girl Initial Order Summary
Use this form to tally your girl's initial cookie orders, including Troop to Troops and Gift of Caring donations! You'll also be able to make reward selections for the levels you have achieved. Parents will sign and submit to their troop's cookie manager by the date given.

Girl Scout Cookie/Council-Sponsored Product Sale: Safety Activity Checkpoints
Make sure you and your girl are following Safety Activity Checkpoints for the Girl Scout Cookie Program. Online, in-person and cookie booth safety is covered in this document.

2022 Cookie Program Parent/Guardian Permission and Responsibility Form
Please sign and return the Product Sale Parent/ Guardian Permission and Responsibility Form to your troop leader for your girl to participate in either the Fall Product Program or Girl Scout Cookie Program.

2021-2022 Troop Product Sale ACH Debit Authorization Form
This form must be submitted to council in order to participate in either the 2020 Fall Product Program or the 2021 Girl Scout Cookie Program. Please adhere to dates listed on this form.

2021-2022 Product Sale Service Unit ACH Authorization Form
Service Unit proceeds will be issued via ACH into their SU Bank Account once all sales reconciliation is complete.

2022 Cookie Program Girl Balance Sheet
Track girls' sales and payments throughout the program by utilizing the Girl Balance Sheet.

2022 Cookie Outstanding Balance Form
Fill out an Outstanding Balance Form for each person who owes money for cookies at the end of the program.  Forms are due to your Service Unit Cookie Manager by March 24, 2021.

Climb with Courage Tshirt

2022 Volunteer T-Shirt Order Form
Orders with payment must be submitted by March 21, 2022.  Maximum of 3 t-shirts per troop.

2022 Cookie Shirts

2022 Service Unit Volunteer T-Shirt Order Form
Orders with payment must be submitted  the following dates:

  • It's Cookie Time Blue Long Sleeve Shirt - January 10
  • Samoas Adventures Purple Hoodie - January 10
  • Climb with Courage Short Sleeve Shirt - March 21
GSUSA Cookie Resources

Girl Scouts of the USA's Cookie Resources Page 
Here you'll find handouts, posters, videos, and other materials to help you have fun and stay safe as you build your cookie business.

girlscoutcookies.org
Need materials to make your booth the best booth ever? Download posters, banners, name tags, receipts, thank-you cards, and more at girlscoutcookies.org. 

Digital Cookie
Log-in to kick your Cookie Program into high gear! Create a video, set, share and track your goal, email customers, take payments online and more!

Cookie Booths

Selling Cookies Safely Guide
Review the Selling Cookies Safely Guide for guidelines and payment options and ideas to consider while maintaining social distance.

Cookie Booth Etiquette
  • Review the Cookie Booth Etiquette Contract  with your girls and parents, and have them sign.
  • Remember, we are all Girl Scouts. Always smile and be courteous even if people do not purchase cookies.  Practice the Girl Scout Promise and Law! 
  • We appreciate the enthusiasm of our Girl Scouts however do not allow them to bombard the customers.  Stay clear of doorways, walkways and vehicles.
  • As you arrive at your booth location, identify yourself to the store manager and let them know how long you will be there.  Remember to thank them for their support of Girl Scouting in the community.  Encourage your girls to write a “thank you” note.
  • At the end of your booth time, pack up all empty cookie cases and take them with you.  Girl Scouts always leave a place cleaner than they found it.
  • Selling Girl Scout Cookies at a booth sale is a privilege granted to us by local merchants.  If this privilege is abused, even unintentionally, it could cause all Girl Scouts to lose the opportunity for additional sales at these places of business. 
  • Girls need to be careful and considerate of the merchant’s property and customers.  If there are any complaints, you may be asked to leave by the management.
Cookie Booth Sales Tips

Review the Cookie Booth Sales Tips for a successful Cookie Season!

Use the Booth Sale Recorder app on your phone to track booth sales, girl participation and more, right at your fingertips!

Use the Build Your Best Cookie Booth Flyer to increase visibility and sales!

Order wisely! Order only the number of cases you know your troop can sell. Additional cases can be picked up at designated cupboard locations which often have weekend hours. Once your troop picks up cookies, they cannot be returned or exchanged with the council or cupboard.  

An adult registered with your troop should be on call during the booth sale to pick up cookies and restock the booth as needed.  

Give samples. If some varieties are not selling, open a package (which your troop must purchase), break them into bite-size pieces, and let customers take a sample. Samples will spark interest among customers and increase your sales.

Bundle up popular cookies. To encourage multi-box purchases, suggest that girls bundle boxes and attach recipes using the cookies or offer handmade cards such as “Happy Birthday” or “Thank You.”

Encourage Troop to Troops and Gift of Caring purchases. Make signs promoting your Gift of Caring recipient and display the Troop to Troops poster provided.

Dress in uniform! It is amazing what effect this has on your supporting public.

Decorate! Be creative and colorful! Make an attractive table display.  Use balloons, streamers, posters and the cookies themselves! Remember to promote your troop goals and community projects.

Set up your table with plenty of cookies.  A full table attracts more customers than a sparsely filled one.

Advertise your booth sale by creating signs!
Put signs on a vehicle and park in a visible spot! Customers will see the signs and know where to get cookies. People might even make a special trip to get them because they saw your sign. Bring along your troop goal poster and pictures of activities in which you have participated.

Practice, practice, practice! This is the time for girls to tell their story.  Have girls develop a script of what to say and have them practice with each other and parents telling what the troop’s goal is and what activities they plan to spend their earnings on.

Location! Location! Location! After girls set a Troop Booth Sale Goal, begin looking for sites. Get out early to locate the best sites for your sales.

Possible locations outside of council organized locations include: sporting events, car washes, concerts and plays, quick oil change shops, churches, universities and colleges, drug stores, parks and playgrounds, and hardware stores.

Cookie Booth Set Up

Planning ahead is key to having everything you need for a successful cookie booth.  Use the Cookie Booth Set Up Guide to ensure a successful booth!

Use the Cookie Booth Balance Sheet to help parents keep track of booth sales when you can't be there.  Little Brownie Bakers also has a Booth Inventory Sheet that's really helpful.  Leaders can choose which sheet they prefer.

Virtual Cookie Booths

Virtual Cookie Booth Guide
Virtual Girl Scout Cookie Booths - hosted on social media - give girls a way to achieve their sales goals and help others in their community from home.  In fact, girls may find this allows them to discover new ways to take the lead in their cookie business and stay connected through virtual means.  

Download these cute signs for your booth to remind customers to mask up and social distance!

Thank You For Wearing Your Mask - Horizontal
Thank You For Wearing Your Mask - Vertical

Cookie Booth Floor Signs

Cookie Rallies
Rally ‘em up!

When girls band together, they are unstoppable! Celebrate the Girl Scout sisterhood at your rally by encouraging girls to grow and learn as a team through the Girl Scout Cookie Program®.  Whether you gather in person or via a virtual event, these guides provide inspirational and informational activities that will help each girl realize she can do anything—especially with her sisters by her side.

Cookie Rally Guide

Virtual Cookie Rally Guide

Additional Cookie Rally and Activity Resources

Teach Your Girls Skills for Life

Help your girls celebrate the 5 Skills learned through the Girl Scout Cookie Program by earning the Girl Scout Cookie Entrepreneur Family Pin each year.

Lead girls through the Cookie Business and Financial Literacy badges available in the Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting and watch them grow into confident and empowered entrepreneurs.

Teach your girls the importance of giving back to their communities by participating in Troop to Troops or a Gift of Caring project.

Cookie Signage Pre-Order

Get your troop ready for the Cookie Program with these fun, colroful and attention-grabbing cookie signage.

This is a pre-order opportunity. Orders must be submitted and paid for by Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Items will be available for pick-up at either the Memphis, Jackson and Tupelo Trefoil Trunk location starting the week of January 25. ORDER NOW!

Menu Board
Cookie Menu Board - Grab customers attention with this cookie menu board. 24"X36", corrugated plastic, weather-proof, one sided. $16
Directional Arrow
Drive-Thru Cookie Zone Directional Arrow - Direct customers to drive-thru and get their cookies with these oversized, double sided signs. 36"x24" corrugated plastic, weather-proof. $16
Stop for Cookies Sign
Stop for Cookies Sign - Stop customers in their tracks with this fun cookie sign. 16"x16" corrugated plastic, weather-proof. $6
Car Magnet
Cookie Mobile Car Magnet - draw attention to your mobile cookie booth with this bright and colorful 18"x12" magnet. $7.50

Recommendations for Cookie Payments While Maintaining Social Distance

With ongoing recommendations of social distancing, we understand troop co-leaders, cookie managers and parents’ concerns about troop gatherings. We hear your concerns and have compiled a list of ways that you can recommend parents make cookie payments in lieu of traditional in-person payments:

Digital Options
  • Digital Cookies Mobile App: Use the contactless payment option through the Digital Cookie Mobile App. New this year!  You can scan a customer’s card with your phone camera to capture their payment information securely into the Digital Cookie Mobile App without ever touching their card. Download in App Store or Google Play.
  • PayPal: www.paypal.com An online payment system that supports online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods like checks and money orders. To avoid any possible fees, make sure to select the “gift or family and friends” option.  Users can create an online account, or download in App Store or Google Play. 
  • Venmo: www.venmo.com A mobile payment service owned by PayPal. Venmo account holders can transfer funds to others via a mobile phone app for free.
  • Cash App: www.cash.app A mobile payment service developed by Square and allows users to transfer money to one another using a mobile app for free.  Download in App Store or Google Play.
Bank Deposit Option

Give parents the account number for the troop’s bank account and have parents use the drive thru to deposit the funds directly into the troop bank account. Ask parents to send you a picture of the receipt.  

Drop Off Option

Set up a time that you will be home and parents can notify you when they will come by to drop off payment at a designated location. They should call you or text you when they are there to leave payment so you can collect it immediately.

Whichever method is used by parents to send their cookie payments to the troop, the Troop Co-Leader or Troop Cookie Manager should write a receipt and text them a picture for their records.

If you have additional questions, or need further guidance please call us at 800-624-4185, email us at info@girlscoutshs.org or chat with us online at www.girlscoutshs.org.


Cookie Planner

Help girls build the best cookie season ever with the new Built By Me cookie planner.

Built by Me is a new online tool made especially for volunteers that helps create a customized plan for cookie season. It’s as simple as taking a short quiz! Just choose from a menu of options that fit girls’ (and your) interests and schedules. The tool takes your answers and creates a special plan just for your group.

When you’re done, you can print or email the plan to yourself and use it as a blueprint to guide girls in making their own decisions—making it a truly girl-led experience.

Visit the Built by Me Cookie Planner