In addition to giving girls an opportunity to earn money to fund
their Girl Scouting goals, taking part in the Girl Scout Cookie
Program teaches girls five important skills that serve them throughout
their lives: goal setting, money management, people skills, decision
making, and business ethics.
A Girl Scout who decides with her troop how to use troop proceeds
grows her confidence to make decisions about spending baby-sitting
money or being a leader to resist negative peer pressure.