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COOKIE SALE BEGINS JAN. 1, 2015
Welcome GS Community Cookie Team!

Thanks to our Girl Scout communities/service units, the cookie sale runs smoothly for girls and their troops. You play a big supporting role in the largest girl-led business in the world! A troop receives 63 cents/box of cookies sold and an additional two cents bonus when their troop averages 155 boxes per girl. Direct proceeds to troops in Virginia Skyline Council totaled $565,000 last year! Thanks for all your hard work & dedication.

 

NEW THIS YEAR: Cookie Share 
Cookie Share is a Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline council-wide service project that allows girls the opportunity to sell virtual “Cookie Share” packages. Cookie Share cookies are distributed to the military and local food banks. The council delivers the products to the organizations directly from the bakery or from one of our warehouses. This gives customers an alternative to not buying for themselves or purchasing an extra box to share.

 

National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2015!NGSCookieWeekend2015 patch
Fri., Feb. 27 – Sun., Mar. 1
On this weekend, Girl Scouts across the nation will band together to speak as a single, powerful voice to raise awareness of the Girl Scout Cookie Program and to drive cookie sales. Make sure you have a cookie booth somewhere in a well-traveled or well-visited location on this weekend. There’s also a National GS Cookie Weekend Patch too! Available through The Skyline Shop.

 

PR Cookies Available
This year we received over 800 boxes of cookies to use in our PR efforts — thank-you’s to delivery station hosts, local media pitches, big community collaborators, etc. We ordered lots of Thin Mints and Thanks-A-Lots; and have fair amounts of Carmel deLites, Shortbreads, Lemondades, PB Patties, PB Sandwiches and the new gluten-free cookie, Trios. Also free PR bags and cookie sale flyers are available as well. Samplers are not being offered this year. PR cookies will be delivered to you by field staff at your service unit/GS community meetings. If you have a specific PR cookies request, please contact your field staff member who will attend your next meeting.

 

The Essentials – Forms & Stuff
2015 GS Community Cookie Sale Facilitator Plan Book
GS Community Cookie Sale Facilitator Position Description (#1635)

Troop Cookie Sale Manager Plan Book

Troop Cookie Sale Manager Position Description (#1638)

Troop Cookie Manager Evaluation Form

Cookie Sale Parent Letter

Cookie Sale Parent Permission Form

Cookie Sale Booth Reservation Form

Cookie Share Receipt

Older Girl Troops Opt-Out of Incentives Form

Five Box Customer Contest Form

Damaged Cookie Report (writable MS Word)

Cookie Sale Recognitions

Cookie Product Sale Safety Activity Checkpoints

Cookie Share

ABC Bakers-YouTube Training Videos

Gluten free cookie order form

 

The History of Girl Scout Cookies
Girl Scout Cookies are an icon of American culture. For nearly 100 years, Girl Scouts, with the enthusiastic support of their families, have helped ensure the success of the annual sale. From its earliest beginnings to its current popularity, selling Girl Scout Cookies has helped girls have fun, develop valuable life skills, and make their communities a better place. Click here to learn more about the Girl Scout Cookie history!

 

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