Holiday Closure Schedule

May the Holiday Season and the Coming Year Bring Lots of Reasons to Smile! Girl Scouts of Orange County offices & Irvine retail shop will be closed for the holidays from December 24 to January 4, 2015. Our offices & shop will be open at the regular time on Monday,…

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It’s Cookie Family Meeting Time!

Recognized as the nation’s most successful business and financial literacy program for girls, Orange County’s Girl Scout Cookie Program begins Sunday, January 25, 2015.  All Girl Scouts in Orange County will be able to have cookies in hand beginning on the first day of the cookie sale!  Girls are setting…

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Online TCM Training Available

The online TCM training is available at: http://www.gsoclearning.com/login/index.php Be sure to log-in! if you complete training as a guest you won’t get credit for it. Once logged in you will find the training under the Product Program and then in the Cookies menu. When you are in the “Troop Cookie…

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Initial Order BONU$ – Don’t Miss Out!

Order 85% of the total of packages your troop sold last year* by Tuesday, January 6 Initial Order Deadline and receive a special BONU$ of a Troop Booth Sale Kit, Entrepreneur Toolkit for each girl**, and Case Exchange Day privilege! Please see Initial Order Bonus Flyer for additional details!  …

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Troop Cookie Managers – Register for Training

  Troop Cookie Manager training begins on December 6! Training includes everything you need to know to guide a troop in the Cookie Program. Volunteers may register for any training session that fits their schedule. To find a training go to the Volunteer Calendar on the GSOC website under the…

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Booth Sale Online Training for Adults- In January

Booth Sale Training Available in January- taken down for revisions. What is a Booth Sale? What is a Fall Stand vs. a Rolling Sale? How do I become a Responsible Adult? These are a few of the questions answered in this short, 20 minute adult training! For training questions, please…

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Family Members Welcome! How to Invite Parents to Help!

Have you asked your Girl Scout families for help? Seems likes no one’s reading your emails? Try these techniques for getting more adult involvement. Ask in a positive upbeat way. Showcase the fun side of each volunteer opportunity. Girl Scouts welcomes family helpers! Invite parents to a briefing to explain…

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Create your Troop Cookie Team Now!

Now is the time to recruit your Troop Cookie Support Team to support your girls in running their Girl Scout cookie business. Volunteers should complete the online membership registration/renewal process. New adult volunteers will also need to complete the online Volunteer Application & background screening process in order to supervise girls,…

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CoComobile & Snap Cupboard for Android!

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2015 Cookie Program Dates

  Dec 6-18    Troop Cookie Mgr trainings throughout Orange County Jan 6   Troop Initial Order Due in SNAP Jan 10   Cookie Rally Event Jan 24-26   Cookie deliveries Jan 25   Cookie Program begins! Feb 13—Mar 8   Booth sales Feb 27—Mar 1   National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend Mar 8  …

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The Facts About Girl Scout Cookies Talking Points Available for Download

During Cookie Season, outside entities with clear agendas may take the opportunity to feed false information about Girl Scouts and the Cookie Program to the public.  Please use these talking points in addressing these issues.  As always, we encourage you to follow safety guidelines and if you ever feel unsafe…

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Troops Order gluten free cookies by Sept 21, 2014

GSOC is participating in a special Gluten Free Pilot to sell Trios Girl Scout cookies, a chocolate chip gluten free peanut butter oatmeal cookie. Troops interested in participating in our pilot must order cookies by Sunday, Sept. 21. Gluten Free cookies cannot be ordered through Snap, but WILL count towards girl…

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Girl Scout Cookies have landed on the moon!

In celebration of the 45th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 moon landing, here is a fun video from GSUSA.

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2015 Cookie Program Update

Planning is already underway for our 2015 Cookie program.  To find out next year’s dates, click here. The price of Girl Scout cookies will increase to $5.00 per box in Orange County, LA and San Diego. Sign-up for August Kickoff to get all the news and see this FAQ for…

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Cast Your Vote for 2015 Recognitions!

  Calling all Girl Scout Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior and Ambassadors!  Please help choose the GSOC recognitions for the 2015 Girl Scout cookie program. Vote for the one item you like best in each group. Voting is open until June 30. Cast your Vote Here!

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Damaged or Missing Product & Customer Returns

Damaged or Missing Product Sometimes product received may be damaged (dented, crushed, etc.). Please follow these steps: Contact GSOC at Cookies@GirlScoutsOC.org to schedule a damaged cookie exchange with a cupboard. Be sure to include which cupboard you prefer to go to in your email and the quantity and variety of the…

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Uncollected Funds & Delinquency Reports

Fortunately most troops do not have trouble collecting all the money due from girls and their families. Experience has shown the preventing collection problems is much easier than resolving them. If you are not sure what to do if a girl does not turn her money in on time here…

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Come have fun with us!

Come be a part of our largest Girl Scout Top Cookie Seller Event on Sat., June 7th at our Troop Movie Experience with 1900 girls.  Before going into the movie theatre for an exclusive event, girls & adults will walk the “green carpet” while being interviewed and have their pictures…

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Vote for the 2016 Mascot Now!

The 2014-15 ABC Bakers Mascots are Big Sister, Coco and Little Sister, Snowball. These fluffy, white, blue-eyed polar bear sisters will be making their debut in the 2014-15 Girl Scout Cookie season. Girls voted for the polar bear as the 2014-15 mascot this time last year. Now you have the…

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Cookie Recognitions Have Arrived!

Service Units are picking-up their girl rewards this week and should distribute them to troops by May 15.  Troops will receive all items for their girls (except event invitations, bike certificates & iPads which will be distributed at the 1250+ Cookie Club dinner). Be sure to distribute to girls no…

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