Tag Archives: Thanks-A-Lot

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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5 Skills and the Girl Scout Leadership Program

#1 Goal Setting I know I can do it! We’re all about trying new things and having fun, and selling Girl Scout cookies is about both. Girls work together to set team goals for the season—perhaps to donate to local … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Cookies – Out of the Box

Eco-friendly packages preserve great taste! Wondering why our Lemonades™ Thanks-A-Lot®, and Cranberry Citrus Crisp packages look a bit different?  They’re part of our eco-friendly packaging initiative! In 2010, ABC Cookies took the Thanks-A-Lot Girl Scout cookie “out of the box.” … 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 … Continue reading

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Bling Your Cookie Booth

Banish the boring! If you want to attract lots and lots of customers, it’s time to “bling” your cookie booth. Anything fun, bright, colorful, energetic, and creative will bring customers running. What kind of bling is your thing? These ideas are … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Cookie Selling Safety

The Girl Scout Cookie Program is lots of fun! Just be sure to stay safe when you’re selling cookies. Please use these simple rules for a safe and successful cookie activity: Show you’re a Girl Scout. Wear the Girl Scout membership pin … Continue reading

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The 5 Skills and Girl Scout Leadership Outcomes

Why do they matter? Because when your Girl Scout has learned these skills, she’ll be poised for success in her career. Think about it: When employers interview job candidates, they all look for the same things. This is true whether the … 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 … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Cookie Program

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 – … Continue reading

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New Girl Scout Cookie Boxes

You may notice something a little different about your favorite Girl Scout cookies this year. For the first time in thirteen years, Girl Scouts of the USA has changed its iconic cookie boxes! To help celebrate Girl Scouting’s 100th birthday, … Continue reading

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