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Resources for Cookie Volunteers

If you're a Girl Scout troop leader or Cookie Program Manager, here are plentiful resources for you and your Girl Scouts to use during Cookie Season! 

As a volunteer, YOU are the most valuable tool for Girl Scout cookie sellers have on their side. Your knowledge and passion are essential in helping Girl Scouts reach their cookie goals.


Upcoming Cookie Training Sessions

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Cookie U

For all Cookie Rookies and their families: Daisy and Brownie Girl Scouts (Grades K-3)

Saturday, Nov. 23 or Saturday, Dec. 7

Space is limited. Register today!

At Cookie U, girls earn their diplomas in everything cookies! They learn about the business of selling, the history of Girl Scout Cookies, and much more. Sessions are built upon the five skills of the Girl Scout Cookie Program: Goal Setting, Decision Making, Money Management, People Skills, and Business Ethics. Cookie Captains (Older Girl Scouts), as well as top sellers, are involved in teaching the sessions. Cookie U positions girls for a successful and fun cookie sale!

Daisy and Brownie Girl Scouts earn your Cookie Family Entrepreneur pin and cookie badge…. before the official cookie program begins!

Adults are invited to Cookie U too! Co-Leaders and parents can stop by the Cookie Lounge where they will get the 411 on this year’s cookie program and leave with the Top Ten Tips to help them support their Girl Scout’s Cookie Business.

Enjoy lots of special treats: photo booth, pep rally, Pop-Up Shop filled with cookie PR materials & Cookie U event-only items, cookie awards/incentives display, and much more. Get ready to “Wow the World”!

Choose the date that works best for you!

Saturday, Nov. 23, 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (Doors open at 8 a.m.)
Friendship Center, 5100 Sunset Drive, Country Club Hills, IL
(Friendship Center) and Dec. 7 (Vernon Hills)

Saturday, Dec. 7, 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (Doors open at 8 a.m.)
Vernon Hills Gathering Place, 650 Lakeview Pkwy, Vernon Hills, IL

Fee: $10 general admission; Daisy and Brownie attendees will receive a $10 shop credit to use at the event.  Additional cost for Cookie U t-shirt.

Register for Cookie U » 


Training Webinars

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Clover Go™ Webinars

For Troop Cookie Managers and Troop Leaders

Looking for a new option to capture credit card payments while at a booth site event? We have just the tool for your troop!

Clover is First Data’s cloud-based mobile payment platform. Customers will love the ease of being able to pay for their cookie order with a credit card and troops will benefit by offering their customers a cashless option.

Learn all about the NEW credit card processor for troops!

Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 10:00 a.m. CST |  Register Today »

Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 6:00 p.m. CST |  Register Today » 


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eBudde Webinar

For Troop Cookie Managers and Troop Leaders

Learn about eBudde, the online management system to help Service Units and Troops manage the cookie program.

Learn to manage the cookie program like a pro with eBudde!

Tuesday, January 7 at 6:00 p.m. CST | Register Today »


Facts about What We Stand For:
During Girl Scout Cookie season, our most visible time of year, people sometimes perpetuate rumors or false information about what Girl Scouting stands for as an organization in order to secure media coverage of their own platform issues or because they simply do not know the facts.

To ensure our members and their families can confirm that Girl Scouting does NOT have a relationship with Planned Parenthood and does NOT take a position on abortion or birth control, we are providing you with a fact sheet that explains this in writing. We encourage adults who are supporting girls during the cookie program to print out this fact sheet and carry it with them in order to provide accurate, factual information about our position on several divisive social issues.