Selling cookies teaches goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics—aspects essential to leadership, to success, and to life. Plus, it provides a dynamic way for girls and troops to raise funds for the exciting programs, projects, and trips that they dream up!
Guides & FAQ's
Cookie VIP eTraining
All training materials and videos will be available online. Check out specific lessons on the topics of Program, Marketing, Technology and Cookies
Asked Program Questions
Troop Cookie Chair Guide
Greater: Cookie Edition & Family Guide (Greater)
Girl & Family Cookie Program Training PDF | PPT
Boothing Webinar | Boothing Webinar Slides
Cookie Kickoff Webinar
Quick Start Guide
Cookie Delivery and Cookie Cupboards Webinar
Troop Cookie Chair Training PDF | PPT
Troop eBudde Training Guide
Service Unit eBudde Training Guide
Cookie Club Instructions for Troops
Cookie Club Instructions for Girls
Cookie Club Overview PPT
Starting Inventory Worksheet | Starting Inventory Order Help Guide
Determining and Placing Your Starting Inventory Order Webinar
Scheduling Booths in eBudde Webinar
Boothing Location Spreadsheet Webinar
Safety Activity Checkpoints
Juliettes and the Cookie Program Webinar
High Five Series: Daisies Deliver
High Five Series: Brownies Take Charge
High Five Series: Juniors Cookie CEO
High Five Series: Cadettes Smart Cookies!
Safety Activity Checkpoints
Safety Activity Checkpoints go hand in hand with Volunteer Essentials. The checkpoints help you ensure the safety of your girls as you do activities throughout your Girl Scout adventure, like the product programs. Download the Safety Activity Checkpoints for all activities, here.
Why should girls participate in the Girl Scout Cookie Program?
What is the deadline to sign up to sell cookies for 2017 and how can my girl or troop get started with the cookie program?
Where do I send people who are looking for cookies?
How soon can I start telling my family and friends about Girl Scout Cookie Season?
What are the rules with online selling or online promotion of Girl Scout Cookies?
Why are some of our cookies different from those sold at other councils OR why don’t we have a certain cookie in our line-up?
Is there a gluten-free Girl Scout Cookie?
Is there a non-GMO Girl Scout Cookie?
Can I get the gluten-free or non-GMO premium cookies from the cupboard?
What are the rules with councils selling cookies outside of their geographic territory?
How does the cookie program support Girl Scouts?
What is the price of Girl Scout Cookies this year—is it different than last year?
Where does the $5 a box go?
What are some good ways to market cookies?
Can people donate money instead of buying cookies?
Who can I contact if I need help or have questions during the cookie program?
Why don’t Girl Scouts sell cookies all-year long?
What do I say if someone asks if Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles allows Girl Scouts to conduct booth sales in front of adult-oriented businesses?
Is there a new cookie this year?
Why are girls selling this version of the S’mores cookie?
I might be running out of S’mores. What should I do?
GSGLA Girl Scouts use a direct sale model during the cookie program. How is a direct sale different from the initial orders model?
Do girls still use an order card?
How is a direct sale more beneficial than an initial order sale?
What are the phases of a direct sale?
What is a “starting inventory,” and why do I need it?
How do I know how much to order for the troop’s starting inventory?
This is my first time participating in the cookie program. What do I order for my starting inventory?
How many troop payments to GSGLA are there?
What is Digital Cookie/Digital Order Card (GSGLA will not participate in 2017)?
What is the Digital Order Card (DOC)?
Why isn’t GSGLA participating in online sales this season? Will we ever opt in to an online sales program?
Will girls still have the Cookie Club?
Yes! Girls can still use Cookie Club to reach out to customers through email, and customers can make order “promises.” However, unlike Digital Order Card, customers cannot transact money/pay for their cookies over the internet. With Cookie Club, customers still need to connect with a girl to pay for and receive their cookies.
Are there GMOs in Girl Scout Cookies?
Why is palm oil used in Girl Scout Cookies?
What do I say if someone asks about a cookie boycott or Girl Scouts' position on social issues, such as Planned Parenthood or individual Girl Scout members’ participation in the presidential inaugural parade or Women’s March?
Regarding false Planned Parenthood accusations: