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GSGLA Cookie Kick-Off 2011
Saturday, January 15, 2011 / 11 am - 4 pm
Industry Hills Expo Center, City of Industry
Open to Girls Grades K-12
Online Register is now closed!
$14.00 per girl | $8.00 per adult
Walk-ins welcome the day of the event, but avoid the lines and register now!
Brown bag lunches are permitted this year! No coolers, please. Food/snacks will also be available for purchase at the EXPANDED food court. Combo meals are $5-$7.
Parking is $5.
It’s all “Starting Today”! Join thousands of Girl Scouts as we kick off the 2011 Girl Scout Cookie Season at this fun festival celebrating the start of the new Cookie Season.
The event will feature booths and exhibitors with cool activities, fun games, great food, and new friends! The Older Girl Gathering Place is designed especially for Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors to take a break, have some fun and gather together! Cookie University will be back with sessions for every level! Come have a great time and earn a patch, too!
Madame Tussaud’s Hollywood Was Museum is bringing Twilight’s Robert Pattison.
Just added! The Los Angeles Clippers Drumline.
American Girl Place
Aquarium of the Pacific
California Science Center
Colombia Memorial Space Center
Crazzy's Wasewagan Camp & Retreat (formerly Lazy J Ranch)
Discovery Science Center
Dreams Are Possible/Kidz Cook Up
El Dorado Nature Center
GSGLA Adult Development
GSGLA Alumnae Relations
GSGLA Board of Directors
Cookie Help Desk
Girl's Cookie Marketing Toolkit Display
GSGLA 100th Anniversary
GSGLA Outcomes/Girl Scout Voices
GSGLA Product Sales
GSGLA Retail Shop
GSGLA Travel (Tammie Scott)
GSGLA, Forever Green Initiative
GSGLA, Road to the Roses
Guide Dogs of America
Go Country Radio
Heritage Committee/Silver Trefoils
Japanese American National Museum
LA Maritime Institute
Long Beach State Athletics
Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles County Fire Department, Forestry Division
Los Angeles Dodgers
Los Angeles Galaxy
Los Angeles Kings
Marine Mammal Care Center
Monrovia Rock Hounds
Mountasia Family Fun Center & Northridge Skateland
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
New York Life
Paint N' Play
Pasadena Federal Credit Union
Raymond Alf Museum
San Fernando Valley 99's
San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Tandy Leather Factory
UCLA - SWE
Wildlife Learning Center
Welcome to the world of business done Girl Scout style! As "business owners," girls will learn how to launch their own cookie enterprises that help them reach their goals. Jumpstart your cookie season with Cookie University! It's a great place to learn early business skills and the proven strategies that boost sales. This year’s event has been expanded to include sessions for girls of every level.
During this year's cookie season, girls will learn firsthand the ins and outs of running their own cookie business. Cookie U is a fun way to prepare for this adventure. Girls can attend a variety of 30-minute interactive sessions taught by "cookie experts" and discover ideas that put them in business for the future.
Topics include winning selling and marketing strategies, the Gift of Caring Program, cookie booth decorating ideas, goal setting, and a look at this year’s cookie variety line-up and technology tools.
Plus, all sessions include activities from the 2010-11 Cookie Activity Kits, with several activities that help fulfill requirements for Girl Scout badges!
Hey - teen Girl Scouts - you have the experience and know-how to turn cookies into a business that will take you places. Your Cookie U sessions will help you take your plans to the next level and turn you into a Cookie Entrepreneur Officer- CEO!
Pre-registration is encouraged as seating is limited. Click here for session descriptions. Please note that most sessions are full from preregistration online. Some limited seating may be available for walk-ins.
Cookie Kick-Off Talent Challenge!
There's still time to register! Put your troop's cookie-inspired creativity to work for our Cookie Kick-Off Talent Challenge! You and your troop can create a cookie-themed jingle, song, or dance and perform live on the stage (2-3 pm) at the 2011 Cookie Kick-Off (maximum 3 minutes).
The first 20 troops to register to perform during the talent challenge will be invited to participate. First, second and third place prizes to be awarded to winning troops! Contact Terese Miller at (626) 677-2234 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register your troop to perform.
A weekend at one of our GSGLA facilities, included a S’mores Kit.
Movie night, includes popcorn bowl, tickets to Madame Tussaund’s Hollywood Wax Museum, and a movie rental card.
Ice Cream Social, includes Baskin Robbins Gift Card, toppings and sauces.
How can I help (and get free admission)?
Hey Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors! Did you know that Cookie Kick-Off 2011 will have a special lounge area just for you? Did you know that Cookie University has special topics just for you? And, did you know that your troop can host a booth and get FREE admission! Interested? Click here for the registration form. Contact Mayra Cordero at (626) 677-2277 or email@example.com for more information.
Adult Volunteers Needed! Volunteers will be assign to areas based on their availability, including morning set up, check-in and entrance supervision, supervision of bounce house, rock climbing, evaluation and patch booths, entertainment, Older Girl Gathering Place, and Cookie University; and clean up, among other areas. Four-hour commitments are greatly appreciated. For more information, contact Vickie Dynice at (626) 677-2288 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: Brown bag lunches are permitted this year; no coolers please. Food/snacks will also be available for purchase.