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For Cookie Volunteers

Cookie Program at a Glance | Important Dates | Troop Proceeds | Troop Rewards | Daisies Can Cookie | Contests & Events

As a Girl Scout Cookie Program volunteer, you have the awesome opportunity to introduce girls to new experiences and help them unleash their inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) ™ to take the lead and change the world.

You will help girls discover their inner-entrepreneur, connect them and their parents to resources that make participating in the Cookie Program FUN and easy, while taking action to ensure that all girls in the troop learn how to set goals to “stretch” themselves, think outside of the cookie box and WOW THE WORLD!

Cookie Program at a Glance

1. Registration
Make sure your troop is registered for the 2019-2020 Girl Scout membership year with at least two registered and approved co-leaders.

2. Update Your Role in MyGS to Troop Product Program Chair—Cookies. Completing this step will allow you to receive a link to access eBudde, the troop ordering system.

3. Attend Training (October -December)
Attend Cookie Training in-person with your Service Unit Cookie Manager and/or online via the Cookie VIP site.

4. ACH Form
Submit your troop banking information for electronic payments, only if using different banking information from the Treats & Keeps Program. Banking information should be submitted to GSGATL by February 1.

Important Dates

November 25: Volunteer access to Digital Cookie begins.


December 7: New Troop Cookie Manager Training.


January 1: Girls begin taking orders using their Order Card and sending emails using Digital Cookie.


January 17: Preview GSGATL Cookie Booths being offered this season. Log into eBudde to get a sneak peek at the booth opportunities available for signup from council.


January TBD: Girl orders are due to the Troop Cookie Manager (TCM).


January 19: Troop Initial Order eBudde deadline (11:59 p.m.)


January 20: Keep girls motivated to meet their individual goal and the troop goal!


January 23: eBudde signups for GSGATL Cookie Booths begin


February 1: Last day to submit the Electronic Payment Authorization Form


February 8 – 9: Count N Go - Initial Cookie Order and Rewards Pick-up


February 10: Cookie Booths Begin


February 13: Cookie Cupboards Open


February 28 – March 1: National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend


March 4: 1st electronic payment withdrawal


March 6: Girl Delivery is no longer available in Digital Cookie


March 13: Digital Cookie closes for all orders


March 14: All cookie cupboard locations close


March 16: Last day for troops to update girl reward selection in eBudde (by 11:59 p.m.)


March 27: Final electronic payment withdrawal for remaining balance due GSGATL.


Week of April 12: Final rewards delivery begins to Service Units


April 18: Smiles4Military Recognition/Send-off Event


April 30: Cookie Booths end - no more sales to the public


May 6: Last day for TCMs to notify Service Unit Cookie Manager of missing rewards


May 16: Cookie CEO Club event


June 4-7: Universal Studios Trip

Events & Contests

The weekly Bling Your Booth Challenge is back and this year, you could win an ice cream party for your troop! Entries are open from February 10-March 15. How to bling your booth:

  1. Pick a bold theme like: Wow the World, Movie Glam, Bakery, Flower Power, or Go Green!
  2. Create fun posters with your cookie goals, lots of awesome pictures, and maybe add balloons!
  3. Dress up and use colored lights to invite customers to a cookie party.
  4. Add anything that makes your booth stand out from the crowd.
  5. Most importantly: Have fun!

Here are some rules to follow:

  1. Take a photo of your troop in action at your booth starting February 10.
  2. Submit your entry. All entries must be submitted by 8 a.m. Monday to be considered for the week.
  3. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges.

Cookie Pro

Unleash your unique cookie business smart for a chance to WIN an epic trip to Orlando!

Enter the 2020 Cookie Pro contest today! Twenty-four lucky winners will go on an exciting trip to Orlando, Florida, for full VIP access to G.I.R.L. 2020 – the largest event for girls in the world.

Every girl who wins will enjoy admission to all conference activities and experiences, breakfast with Girl Scouts of the USA’s CEO, backstage passes to celebrity speakers, and more!

Learn more and enter at the Cookie Pro Website. Entries will be accepted February 1 to March 31, 2020.

Troop Rewards

Troop Initial Order Reward

Troop Initial Order Reward
If a troop has an Initial Order Per Girl Selling Average (PGA) of 175 boxes by the January 19 troop deadline, the troop will earn 2 Cookie Trays for volunteers. Items will be available for pick-up at Count N Go with the troop’s Initial Cookie Order.

Troop Final Sales Reward

Troop Final Sales Reward
If a troop has a Final PGA of 220 boxes by the end of the program (March 16), the troop will earn an Origami Bandana for each girl selling and two t-shirts for volunteers.

Troop Proceeds

Troops earn proceeds based on their troop Per Girl-selling Average (PGA).

PGA $ Per Box (Core) $ Per Box (Specialty)
1 to 199 $ 0.60 $ 0.70
200+ $ 0.70 $ 0.80
300+ $ 0.75 $ 0.85

Girl Scout Cadette, Senior and Ambassador Troops ONLY can opt out of individual girl rewards (and still receive participation patches) to earn the following:

1 to 199 PGA = $0.68 per box OR $0.78 per box for specialty cookies
200+ PGA = $0.78 per box OR $0.88 per box for specialty cookies
300+ PGA = $0.83 per box OR $0.93 per box for specialty cookies

Booth Sale Patch

Troops can earn the Booth Sale Patch for every girl selling by:

  • Having five or more cookie booths approved in eBudde
  • AND Allocating booth credit for at least one of these booths using the “Record Sales” feature on the BOOTH SITES tab in eBudde or via the eBudde Troop App Plus by March 16.

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