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For Volunteers

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 allows girls of all ages to earn money to achieve their goals and gain hands-on leadership and entrepreneurial experience.

Volunteer Resources

Troop Cookie Manager Guide
All the information you will need to help your troop have a successful Cookie Season – from product information to technical tips. 

Reward Opt-Out
Please indicate your Cadette, Senior or Ambassador troop’s request to opt out of traditional rewards in the Treats & Reads and/or Cookie Programs. Remember, for each program the troop is responsible for selecting to opt out in M2 or eBudde before Go Day per the instructions provided in the product program manager’s guide. The troop is also responsible for keeping signed documentation on the opt-out vote. 

Additional Troop Cookie Materials
Troop Leaders should complete this form if their Neighborhood Cookie Manager does not have any remaining extra supplies. 

Product Program Collections Request
Please complete this form for any bounced checks collected during Treats & Reads or Cookies: 

Troop Late Payment Report
Complete one form for each parent/guardian or volunteer who owes a balance. 

Cookie Safe Selling Tips
Keep safety top of mind this Cookie Season - check out these fun and easy tips and stay tuned for more information.

Project Thank You
Project Thank You is Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri’s fall and cookie service project that provides our community the opportunity to donate treats to one of our nonprofit partners. 

Leave Behind Order Sheet
Let customers know you're selling cookies this year with this customizable leave behind order sheet. Print and fill out these sheets with ways to contact you about cookie sales to get ready for GO Day on January 9!

Updated Cookie Allergen Resources
Use these resources to better prepare you and your girls to answer questions that may come up regarding Little Brownie Bakers' updated allergen statements.

Troop Family Meeting Guides

Troop Family Meeting Guides

Role Descriptions

Training

New Cookie Manager Training
This training is designed for new Troop Cookie Managers or those who need a more thorough refresher on our Cookie Season processes. 

Returning Cookie Manager Training
Thank you for your support for another great cookie season: returning Troop Cookie Managers can take this shorter training covering updates for this year’s program. 

Edward Jones Cookie College Sessions

Cookie Booths

Product Program COVID Booth Protocol/Safe Program Participation Guidelines & Ideas 
This must-read guide includes the approved process for Product Programs Booths, as well as guidance and ideas/tips for safely taking orders online and in-person, and guidance for safe product delivery. 

Cookie Booth Partner Letter
Troops that wish to have a Cookie booth with a non-council partner location need to print this letter and take with them/share with any business at which they wish to host a booth. Once secured, please report your booths via eBudde.

Cookie Booth Toolkit 
Cookie Booths are a time-honored tradition for many Girl Scout troops. They are a great opportunity for girls to meet new customers and build people and money management skills. Check out this Cookie Booth Toolkit for more information and ideas!

Credit Card Booth Sign
Let your customers know you take credit and debit cards with this table sign for booths! 

Booth Inventory Sheet
Keep track of your booth inventory with this year's Booth Inventory Sheet. 

Cookie Business Badges and Cookie Entrepreneur Family Pins

Cookie Pins and Badges
Girls can earn Cookie Business and Financial Literacy badges and Cookie Entrepreneur Family pins for every year they participate in the Girl Scout Cookie Program.


Cookie Entrepeneur Family Pin

Make Girl Scout Cookie season a family affair!  Earning Cookie Entrepreneur Family pins makes spending time with family easy, fun, and even sweeter during cookie season. Start your collection today, and get ready to rock your Girl Scout pride all season long.

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Find more information on Pins and Badges, including online cookie badge tips through Girl Scouts of the USA Troop Resources.

Contests

Impeccable Innovators Contest
Share your troop’s cutting-edge innovations and entrepreneurial spirit during the 2021 Girl Scout Cookie Program. 

Cookies for a Year Customer Contest Flyer
Win Girl Scout Cookies for a year!

Cookies for a Year Customer Contest Information for Troops
Win Girl Scout Cookies for a year!

CloverGo

Clover Go is a credit card processing app available for all troops and all girls to use during product programs! This means troops and girls will be able to accept credit cards at booths and when taking orders in person. All funds are directly deposited into the troop banking account making it fast, easy, and efficient to accept credit cards! Volunteer training for Clover Go is available in gsLearn.

CloverGo information
A quick guide to our relationship with CloverGo.

CloverGo Information for Troops
More information about cashless payment options from CloverGo! 

CloverGo Booth Sign
Let customers know you take credit and debit cards at your booth!

Clover Go FAQ
Clover Go Frequently Asked Questions.

Clover Go Family Guide
These Clover Go instructions provide screenshots and tips for setting up Clover Go for girls in order to process transactions. The troop will send out an email via Clover to invite families to set up to accept Clover payments.

Clover Go Troubleshooting
This Clover Go guide will help with some of the more common errors that could be experienced while using Clover Go. If experiencing technical difficulties not addressed here please contact the Clover support team Mon-Fri, 8am-10pm EST at 855.276.5008.

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Keep your Clover Go transactions professional by downloading the Girl Scouts of Eastern MIssouri logo here and adding it to your app so it appears on all of your cookie receipts!

Little Brownie Bakers Resources

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 a variety of resources to manage their cookie business.

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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.

Thanks to caring volunteers, LIKE YOU, girls who participate in the Cookie program gain courage, confidence and character to pursue their dreams!