August 12th is the first deadline to earn points for the 2017 Service Unit “Can Do” Bonus! Review the requirements and set goals with your Service Unit Team to help your Service Unit earns $$ in this year’s Fall Product Program. See Resources and Forms for the TPC Roster, Booth Sale Plan, and 2017 Fall Product Program Goals.
Troops and Service Units- register now for the annual GSOC Volunteer Conference on Saturday, August 12th from 8am-5pm at Chapman University in Orange. Come see and taste our fall and cookie products and participate in various workshops. Attend Taste of Cookie and Nuts, 5 Skills, or 59 Minutes workshops to earn points for the SU Can Do Bonus! Click here for more information.
The online Troop ACH Authorization (TAA) form is now active. As stated in the Troop Financial Guidelines, troops must complete a new TAA form annually as well as upload a copy of a voided check.
Troops also must complete a new TAA form whenever there is a change to the troop’s banking information (including a change in signers).
If you need to update information previously submitted, please select, “No- our bank information has changed” for the first question.
Troops interested in selling the Trios Gluten Free Cookie must place their order by Monday, September 18, 2017 using this link. Cookies will not be available to order after this date or stocked in cupboards.
ABC and GSOC are pleased to bring back the Trios Gluten Free Cookie made with real peanut butter, delicious chocolate chips, and certified whole grain, gluten free oats. Trios allows celiac disease sufferers and those trying to avoid gluten to support the efforts of Girl Scouts as they enjoy a product created just for them.
How Does the Pre-order Work?
- Troop must place Gluten Free Trios order by Monday, September 18, 2017.
- Gluten Free Trios order is applied towards Initial Order total cases for Bonus.
- Gluten Free Trios will be distributed in January with troop initial cookie order.
- Gluten Free Trios will be tracked in cookie program software like all other varieties.
- Gluten Free Trios will be included in the first troop payment in February.
- Troops earn the same proceeds per package and credit towards girl rewards as other varieties.
Troops must meet the following criteria in order to participate in the gluten free pre-order:
- Leaders and girls registered for the 2017-2018 membership year.
- New Troop ACH Authorization (TAA) form on file beginning August 1, 2017
Summer is the perfect time to recruit your Fall Product Program Team! Recruit volunteers now to be ready when the Fall Product program begins on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017. Service Unit Training is Tuesday, September 5th and online and classroom Troop Training begins September 6th. See Create Your Troop Fall Product Team and Join the Service Unit Fall Product Team for role descriptions.
July 24 Service Unit Materials Coordinator Contact Info Due
Aug 12 Volunteer Conference at Chapman University (Taste of Cookies & Nuts, 5 Skills & 59 Minutes courses earn points for SU Can Do Bonus)
Aug 28 Service Unit Product Manager Part 1– Online Pre-Requisit, Service Unit Fall Materials Coordinator– Online Training Begins, Service Unit Fall Nut Distributor– Online Training Begins (training will not be available until August 28, 2017)
Sept 6-23 Troop Product Coordinator Online or Classroom Trainings
Sept 5 or 7 Service Unit Product Manager – Part 2 Workshop
Sept 22 Troop Launch Emails
Sept 23 Girl Launch Emails, Fall Product Program Begins!
Oct 5 Adult Booth Sale Online Training Begins
Oct 8 Troop Initial Orders Due
Oct 21-23 Nut Product Deliveries & Distribution
Oct 27-Nov 5 Booth Sales and Direct Sales (Door-to-Door)
Nov 5 Fall Product Program Ends!