Tag Archives: Girl Scouts

Building a Lifetime of Skills

It’s easy to think of the Girl Scout Cookie Program as girls simply hawking treats, but there’s something more behind the annual ritual. Girl Scouts at each level, from 5- and 6-year-old Daisies to the high school Ambassadors, learn about customer … Continue reading

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Operation Cookie Share

Girl Scouts of Central Illinois kicked off Operation Cookie Share in 2010. Since that time, over 190,000 boxes – worth more than $825,000 – of delectable Girl Scout cookies have been shipped to our service women and men at home and abroad. In … Continue reading

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The Power of the Girl Scout Cookie Program

A Girl Scout recent study found that, through the cookie program, girls learn skills they can apply to everyday life. 85% increased their money management skills as they developed budgets, took cookie orders, and handled customers’ money. 83% developed business ethics, learning to … Continue reading

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National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend – February 27 – March 1, 2015

Girl Scouts of the USA has declared February 27- March 1, 2015, National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend! This special weekend is a great opportunity for Girl Scouts and Girl Scout supporters to share with the community the importance of the … Continue reading

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Bling Your Booth and One More Bite Contests

Bling Your Booth Contest Banish the boring! If you want to attract lots of customers, it’s time to “bling” your cookie booth. Anything fun, bright, colorful, energetic, and artistic will bring customers running to your booth. Be creative and “bling” … Continue reading

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How to Support your Girl Scout During the Cookie Program

Family support is the key to success. Girls have greater success in the Girl Scout Cookie Program when family adults are informed and involved. These tips will help you turn “cookie time” into “family time” and provide important ways you can guide … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Cookie Program for Juliettes

The Girl Scout Cookie Program has grown into a leading business and economic literacy program that is run by and for girls. The Girl Scout Cookie Program provides an important ingredient for leadership by helping girls develop five key skills: goal setting, … Continue reading

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Not Just a Box of Cookies

There’s more to Girl Scout cookies than what’s in the box. When a Girl Scout sells you cookies, she’s building a lifetime of skills and confidence. She learns goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics – 5 … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to “DIVE IN” to GSCI Fall Products with this Year

The Fall Product Program is a great way for troops to earn money early in the Girl Scout year. This is especially true for new troops who need start-up supplies. There are numerous ways that your troop can earn money through … Continue reading

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Help Your Girl Shine!

Here are five ways you can give your girl with her confidence and relationship skills a boost as she heads back to school: Let her know it’s ok to put her hand up. Encourage her to speak up when she needs … Continue reading

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