Cookie Contests & Promotions

  The Cookie COUNTDOWN is ON!  GSUSA & GSOC have tons of fun and rewarding ways to make the Cookie Program even more exciting! Bling Your Booth Contest Mystery House National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend #onemorebite Photo Contest Cookie Boss Stories Wanted

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Cookie Boss Stories & Tips WANTED!

We want to hear your unique Cookie Program stories! Do you have a top seller tip? Did you hit your goal? What was your goal? How are you using your proceeds? Do you have a Cookie Share story? We want to know it all!!   Please share your stories: CLICK…

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Customers are ready for seconds!

By now your initial customers have probably finished all of their cookies. Now is a good time to pull out that order card and contact your customers to remind them that in 8 days Girl Scout Cookies will be gone for a whole year. This is great time for them to…

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Promote Cookie Share at Booth Sales

If customers don’t want cookies for themselves tell them about Cookie Share! Explain that their $5.00 tax deductible donation helps girls earn a patch, helps Troops earn funds for activities, helps our local OC Girl Scout Council and provides a smile to a stranger in need or overseas. Decorate and clearly…

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Cancel Unwanted Booth Sales in Snap

If your troop has booked booth sales in Snap that you have decided not to do Troops must cancel unwanted booth sales in the Snap Booth Scheduler at least 48 hours in advance. We have many troops still looking to sign up for booth sales and they could use these…

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National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend!

National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend begins Friday, February 27 and goes until Sunday, March 1! 2015 National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend Flyer Girl Scouts Partners with OC Restaurant Week Girl Scouts of Orange County is excited to once again partner with OC Restaurant Week to feature chef-created Girl Scout Cookie…

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Remember to Delete Old Cookie Swap Site Postings

Don’t forget to remove your Cookie Swap site posts once the cookies are gone! The expired posts are making it hard for your sister Girl Scouts to find the cookies they need which also hurts the other troops that still have cookies to swap on the site. For directions on…

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Troops Earn More Proceeds!

  We are excited to announce troops have made it to our first proceeds jump with 2,312,752 packages sold. Troops will now earn 83¢ per package!    Kudos to our girls, parents and volunteers for their awesome efforts so far.   Let’s keep working towards that $1.05.

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Case Exchange Day BONU$

PLEASE NOTE: Only Troops who earned the Initial Order Bonus have the option to participate in our special Case Exchange Day. If the variety mix wasn’t just right, Bonus troops can exchange full cases for a different variety! Wednesday, February 25, 2015 9:00am – 3:30pm Fullerton Cupboard Berger, 501 Burning…

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Mystery House begins TODAY!

  Beginning Monday, February 16, Girl Scouts who find the Mystery House will receive a certificate a special and exclusive Mystery House patch!  There is at least ONE secret Mystery House in nearly every Service Unit. The FIRST Girl Scout selling cookies to stop by this secret location will earn…

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Gluten Free Trios

We have received complaints that some Gluten Free Trios Girl Scout Cookies may not meet quality standards for taste and aroma. The specific lot codes include:  28EI1111, 28EI1311, and 28EI1411.  We have discovered a few cases with these lot numbers were delivered to our Council and distributed at the Buena Park…

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How to Avoid Delinquent Payments – Preventing Troop Debt

Preventing debt within your Troop: Obtain signatures on the receipts each time cookies and/or money are exchanged. Collect signed Parent Responsibility forms for every adult that will be signing for products and handling money for girls. Do not give a girl cookies until you have her signed form. Remind parents…

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First Troop Payment Due by February 19

First Troop Payment Due into Council account beginning February 19. Collect money from girls and deposit to the troop account frequently. Record girl payments in SNAP. (See page 35 in blue Troop Plan book) Determine troop’s first payment by using the Troop Balance Summary (see page 46 in Troop Plan…

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Get Girls Ready for Booth Sales!

  Print and bring a copy of the SNAP Booth Sale Location Report AND the Booked Booth Sale report with you to every Booth Sale and READ THE NOTES! (pg. 29 of the blue Troop Plan Book) Print and bring any necessary Permits with you. Permits are posted on the…

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Managing Your Troop’s Cookie Inventory

If you are looking for a tool to help you manage your Troop’s cookie inventory & keep track of girl payments then check out the T-2 Tracking Spreadsheet (Excel). You should have a received a paper version of this spreadsheet with your other sale materials but the Excel version of the T-2 Spreadsheet will do…

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Order Your Booth Sale Cookies Now!

We expect the Cookie Cupboards & Jars to be busy next week as troops prepare for the start of booth sales.  To ensure you have sufficient inventory, don’t wait to place your order.  Lines at the warehouse are anticipated to be longer towards the end of next week.  Cupboards may…

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Cookie Swap Website: NOW OPEN!

The Cookie Swap Website allows troops to facilitate exchanges of extra cookies. Instead of placing an order with a cookie warehouse, cupboard or jar, Girl Scouts can help out their sister troops by participating in a cookie “swap.” The Cookie Swap site is linked to this blog. Click on the “Cookie…

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Cookie costumes available from Council HQ

Have you seen these adorable cookie costumes? Want to borrow them for your next booth sale? Send an email to producttemp2@GirlScoutsOC.org with the following information: Service Unit Name & #: Troop #: Contact Name: Contact Phone: Contact Email: Booth Sale Dates: You will receive an email with your pick-up and return…

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What are Walkabouts, Rolling Sales & Cookie Stands?

Cookie Stand – This is a “lemonade” type stand a Girl Scout can set up on her own own property (i.e., in front of her house) to sell cookies as her city and/or home owners’ association permits. Walkabouts – When a Girl Scout troop works together to map out then walk a neighborhood selling cookies door-to-door in a residential area…

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Cookie Booth Scheduler Opens Today at Noon!

Beginning at noon today all unreserved booth sale times in the Snap Booth Scheduler will be open for Troop Cookie Managers and GSI Coordinators to book on a first come, first served basis.  Troops may reserve or cancel booth sale times in Snap council-wide through the end of the program…

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Need More Cookies? Place a Planned Order in Snap

Troop Cookie Managers can now place planned orders for more cookies in Snap. This is the only way to order additional cookies with your nearest Cookie Jar or Cupboard (See list of locations on the Volunteer Network). How to Place A Planned Order in Snap <= Click here for new step-by-step instructions! General information…

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