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GIRL SCOUT COOKIES!!

Written by on February 11, 2020

Sally and Rachel from Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Badgerland Council came in to tell us all about cookie sales, kicking off this weekend! You can find booths at Festival, Walmart, ACE, and more locations. CLICK HERE or download the Girl Scout Cookie Finder app for the full list!

The Girl Scout Cookie Program helps girls develop five essential life and leadership skills:
Goal Setting (setting sales goals and making a plan to reach them)
Decision Making (deciding how her troop will spend their cookie earnings)
Money Management (making a budget, taking orders, and handling money)
Business Ethics (honesty and responsibility)
People Skills (talking to customers)

Where Cookie Money Goes
After paying the baker, 100% of the money that Badgerland troops raise through the Cookie Program stays local.
• Pay the Baker: $1.07
• Girl Scout Rewards: $0.21
• Troop Proceeds: $0.63-$0.75
• Badgerland Council and Volunteer Services: $1.97-$2.09
What Experiences do Girls Get as a Result?
• Troop Outings & Community Service Projects
• Council-organized programs that focus on:
o Life Skills
o Entrepreneurship
o Outdoors
o Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

Ways to Buy Cookies
• Cookie Booths (CLICK HERE or download the Girl Scout Cookie Finder app)
• Direct Sales (door-to-door)
• Order Taking
• Online (optional – girl sends ecards directly to customers)

What Cookies are For Sale?
Thin Mints
Caramel deLites
Peanut Butter Patties
Shortbreads
Thanks-A-Lots (Last chance to buy! Final season)
Lemonades
Peanut Butter Sandwiches
S’mores
Caramel Chocolate Chip (gluten-free)

Cookie Costs
$4 Per box ($5 for the gluten-free Caramel Chocolate Chip)

Community Service
Cookie Share allows customers to purchase cookies, but instead of receiving them, allows the troop to donate the box to a charity of their choosing.

Fun Fact
• Thin Mints are the second highest selling cookie in America, after Oreos


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