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Cookie Sale Troops

For Cookie Troops

Welcome Troop Cookie Team!
Thanks to our Girl Scout troops the cookie sale runs smoothly for girls and their parents. You play a big supporting role in the largest girl-led business in the world! Thanks for all your hard work & dedication.

IMPORTANT DATES 2020-21
Dec. 14:
 Cookie Program begins (order-taking & Digital Cookie/online sales commence)
Week of Jan. 11: cookies arrive! 
Feb. 5-7: Super Bowl Weekend (highest sales)
Feb. 14 (12-14): Valentine's Day/Weekend (2nd highest sales)
Feb. 19-21: National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend (3rd highest sales)
March 31: Cookie Program ends

The Essentials: Plan Books, Forms, Videos & Websites
Everything You Need for Cookie-Selling Success!

Cookie Sale Kick-Off/Rally Guide
Our Girl Scouts have unique, strong personalities and talents that are worth lifting up and celebrating! This year’s theme (Stand Up. Stand Out!) calls out everything that makes each Girl Scout special, from her incredible smarts to her boundless creativity, enthusiasm and loyalty. Our big-hearted Elephant mascot (who can’t help but stand out in a crowd) will take Girl Scouts on an exciting jungle expedition that encourages them to proudly stand up for all the traits that make up their amazing selves.

Cookie Sale Marketing Kit & Cookie Cart
The Skyline Shop sells a Cookie Sale Marketing Kit ($25) and a Cookie Cart ($29). This year's marketing kit includes the following: yard sign, car magnet, tablecloth and a GSVSC reusable tote bag. The cookie cart dimensions, specs and photos are on our Facebook page. To order, please email or call The Skyline Shop at 540-777-5136.

Cookie Sale PR Resources
Name tags, goal charts, posters, business cards, banners, signs and more. Click here to find great tools to help you get the word out on your cookie experience.

Cookie Clipart & Photos
Get your cookie clipart, logos, photographs and other PR items here

Join & Volunteer Postcards
Help spread the word about Girl Scouting
 in your local community while selling cookies! Print out these "Join the Cookie Fun" postcards and "Where the Cookie Money Goes/The Girl Scout Difference" half-sheets to pass-out your booth sales. Or ask your local council staff member for these postcards at your next service unit meeting.

Cookie Costumes
Cookie costumes (Thin Mint, Carmel deLite, Shortbread, etc.) can be reserved for free ($25 refundable deposit) from the council headquarters by sending in a Program Resources Reservation (#2159). Email to info@gsvsc.org or mail to: Girl Scouts, 3663 Peters Creek Rd, Roanoke VA 24019

PR Cookies
The council reserves some free cookies to use in our PR efforts — thank-you's to delivery station hosts, local media pitches, big community collaborators, etc. We have available all cookies included in the current program along with free PR bags and cookie program flyers. If you have a specific PR cookies request, please contact us.

Cookie Gift Certificate

We are introducing a GSVSC gift certificate today for a limited time. Please see the attached flyer.

National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend: Feb. 19-21

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 (in store & online).

Gift of Caring Patch Program

Share the gift of Girl Scout Cookies with your local heroes!
Gift of Caring is a Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline council-wide service project that allows girls the opportunity to sell virtual cookie packages that go to local first responders and military personnel. 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 with their hometown heroes.

Click here to download and print a flyer to share at you cookie booth sale.

Earn the Gift of Caring Patch: 15+ Cookie  Package Donations
Support our local first responders and military personnel while building a girl’s courage, confidence, and character! Each $5 donation will be used to donate a Cookie Program item to our local heroes. Troops earn proceeds and orders apply to girl’s recognitions.

Girls selling 15 or more donated items will earn the Gift of Caring patch. All Gift of Caring items purchased through GSVSC will be donated to a local first responder or military personnel entity within council boundaries.

History of Girl Scout Cookies

Girl Scout Cookies are an icon of American culture. For over 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!