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Cookie Volunteer Hero

Thank you for volunteering to support your Girl Scout Troop’s Cookie program. Because of you, girls gain valuable skills that will help them succeed. The Girl Scout Cookie program is a fun way for girls of all ages to earn money to achieve their goals, and it's a powerful, hands-on leadership and entrepreneurial program.

Top five reasons you should absolutely participate in the Cookie Program:

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Life Skills: The Cookie program helps girls and you develop leadership skills for life, including goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills and business ethics.

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It’s EASY to participate: Your Troop Cookie Manager can access eBudde, and resources for girls to track and manage their businesses.

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Financial benefits: Your troop will earn money to help offset the cost of activities, outings, program supplies and so much more! And in the process, girls gain skills to be financially independent.

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Girls can earn fabulous rewards: Rewards help girls set goals, to reach high levels of achievement.
 

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Your girls will THANK YOU: Many successful business women say they got their start selling Girl Scout Cookies.
 

Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia's Cookie Program will take place
January 1 - March 14, 2021.

Cookie Training

For important information about the 2021 cookie season, check out the Volunteer Cookie Manual!

All trainings are offered online at gsLearn! Navigate to the top of this page and click the "My GS" tab. Sign in with your username (email address) and password, then click GS LEARN on your dashboard! You can find all cookie program trainings there. Need help? Contact us at customercare@gshg.org or at 1-888-689-1912.

For more information, please contact your Regional Product Manager!

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Mini Training Sessions

REGISTER HERE for one of the below Mini Training Sessions:
All live training sessions will be recorded and available on gsLearn.

  • Tuesday, December 15 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 12 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 2 - 6:30 p.m.
Cookie Forms and Links
  • Product Program Manager Agreement
    For Troop Leaders & Troop Product Managers - Volunteers who want, or need, access to eBudde must complete this online form, be a registered Girl Scout Volunteer and have a current background check.

  • Withdrawal Authorization Form
    For Troop Leaders & Service Area Managers (For Bonus) - A signer of thr troop account must complete this form giving GSHG permission to credit, or debit, the troop bank account.  Additional troop bank account documentation may be required if there has been any change in the leadership team or troop bank account since last year.  Troop bank account information should be entered into eBudde.

  • Troop Debt Procedure
    For Troop Leaders & Troop Product Managers - Must be signed by the Troop Leader and Cookie Manager and returned to GSHG prior to participation.  Must be printed and signed by person accepting the troop product management position and troop leader.  If troop defaults, or proper procedures outlined in this form are not followed, the person(s) completing the form is solely responsible for any uncollected cookie debt.

  • Cookie Parent Permission Form
    For Parents - Must be completed online by a parent or legal guardian.  If personal credentials, valid driver's license number and social security number are not provided, cookies must be pre-paid for.

  • Parent Debt Procedure
    For Parents - Form must be signed by every parent with a Girl Scout participating in the Cookie Program and returned to GSHG prior to participation.  Must be printed and signed by parent or guardian accepting financial responsibility for cookies.  If form is not completed, cookies must be pre-paid for.
  • Delinquent Account Form 
    For Troop Leaders & Service Area Product Mangers - In the event a parent does not pay for cookies by your troop's set deadline, a Delinquent Form is required.  Failure to complete the Delinquent Form by the published notification deadlines will result in the Troop Product Manager being solely responsible for any missing funds.  Please see the Troop and Parent Debt Forms for specific procedures.

  • Operation Cookies from Home Patch Order Form
    For Troop Leaders & Troop Product Managers - Troops who had girls donate cookies to Operation Cookies from Home (OCFH) should complete this form in order for the girls to receive their patch.  Typically these cookies are virtually donated (council sends bulk cookies at the end of the sale directly to local military bases), however, some girls know military personally and opt to mail them cookies directly.  In that case, the cookies come out of the troop supply, are credited to the girl under the OCFH column and USPS form is needed to complete the form.

  • Service Area Bonus Form
Social Media Spotlight Challenges

Details of each challenge are posted the Monday before to our Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia Product Program Facebook page and emailed directly to the Troop Product Manager through the eBudde system.

February 12 - 14: Cookies on the Go
February 19 - 21: Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Challenge
February 26 - 28: Uniform to Uniform

March 5 - 7: Golden Ticket & Buy 5 Contest
March 12 - 14: Bling Your Booth or Virtual Background

Cookie Program Calendar

January 1 - Girl Scout Cookie Program begins
January 12 - "Cookies in January" Mini Training Session, 6:30 p.m.
January 18 - Initial Girl Scout Cookie Order ends
January 22 - Paperwork Due
January 30 - Cookie Booth Sign-Up Day

February 4 - 9 - Initial Cookie delivery to Service Areas
February 11 - Cookie cupboards open
February 12 - Cookie booths begin
February 19 - 21 - National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend
February 22 - First half of initial order payment due in troop bank account

March 2 - "Cookies in March" Mini-Training Session, 6:30 p.m.
March 5 - Cookie cupboards close
March 14 - Girl Scout Cookie Program ends
March 15 - 16 - Troops finalize eBudde, submit final rewards & paperwork by 11:59 p.m.
March 17 - All money should be deposited into troop bank account
March 17 - 18 - Service Area Product Manager to finalize eBudde system by 11:59 p.m.

First Part of April - Theme Rewards & Cookie Point credits distributed

First Part of May - Council Rewards Distributed/Available