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Tools for Cookie Program Success

Little Brownie Bakers 
Want to make this cookie season the best one yet? Check out some of the fun activities and materials for girls from our partners at Little Brownie Bakers. 


2019 Girl Scout Cookie Program Resources

Want to know about all the benefits of selling Girl Scout Cookies? Looking for a one-stop shop with the latest safety guidelines, information on earning the Girl Scout Cookie Activity pin, and tips for parents and volunteers working with Girl Scout Cookie professionals? 

Girl Scouts of the USA's Cookie Resources Page 
Here you'll find handouts, posters, videos, and other materials to help you have fun and stay safe as you build your cookie business. 

Plus, find everything you need to know about Cookie Season here in Southern Arizona:

Important Dates

First Day of Cookie Sale - January 19, 2019

National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend - February 22-24

Last Day of Cookie Sale - March 3, 2019

Family & Caregivers Guide

Family Guide for the 2019 Cookie Season - everything you need to know for Cookie Season in one spot!

Cookie Badges & Mentorship

Every Girl Scout has the opportunity to earn the 5 Skills Cookie Badge! Here's how, at each level:

Cookie Captains are Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors or Ambassadors who have participated in previous cookie programs and plan to participate in this year’s cookie program. They mentor Cookie Rookies, Daisy or Brownie troops participating in the cookie program for the first time.

Cookie Captains who complete the required 10 hours and turn in a final report earn and receive an exclusive 2018 Cookie Captain patch.

Cookie Rookies benefit from older girl mentorship and have fun with experienced sister Girl Scouts!

Contact Kaylie Leslie-Larson at for more information.

Cookie Contests
Bling Your Booth

Dream big and go for bold! This year’s Bling My Booth contest is themed “Go For Bold: Share Your Cookie Goal!”  Use your imagination to decorate your booth and help tell the story of YOUR unique cookie season goal. For example...

  • Is your troop saving up for surf camp, or a backpacking trip? Decorate your booth “under the sea”-style or with an “on the trail” theme!
  • Does your troop have a Gift of Caring project picked out? Why not make a poster with pictures and information that tells customers about the local organization their purchases support? 
  • Planning to use cookie proceeds to support your Highest Awards project? Now's the time to bling your booth in a way that tells the community how you're going to make the world a better place!
  • No matter what your goal is, coloring in a thermometer or road map is a great way to share your progress with customers!

These are just a few suggestions to help you start brainstorming. Cnce your booth is blinged, don't forget to submit a photo and a story about your Cookie Season goals, and enter to win an Eegee's party for your whole troop!

 Think Outside The Box

We’re challenging each and every troop in Southern Arizona to #GoForBold in a whole new way! Between February 7th and 17th, your troop has the chance to win an exciting, high-adventure experience, like ziplining, horseback riding, or making a splash at the water park. (After all—what better way to celebrate the Cookie Season hustle than with an adventure that encourages your brave, bold girls to explore the great outdoors?)

Here’s how you enter: Swing by any Cookie Cupboard between Thursday, February 7 and Sunday, February 17, and pick up some more cookies! For every 10 cases picked up by your troop during that time, your troop number will be entered in the drawing. Whether you want to check out cases one by one, five by five, or even in multiples of ten, is totally up to you.

On Monday, February 18, we’ll tally up all the troops’ cookie cases, randomly select a winner, and send that troop on an unforgettable adventure!

 400+ Box Contest

Hey Cookie Bosses, how quickly can you Go For Bold!? In this contest, we’re challenging girls to put their 5 Cookie Skills to the test and sell 400+ boxes of Girl Scout Cookies by or before February 10th. Girls who reach that goal will be invited to a special event in their area on Saturday, March 23rd!

 2019 Girl Scouts Cookie Pro Contest

What’s your barrier-breaking, goal-crushing, world-changing superpower? Join the nationwide celebration by entering the Cookie Pro™ contest from January 2 through April 30, 2019, and let us know!

Girl Scouts and the DC Super Hero Girls™ are teaming up to help young cookie entrepreneurs across the country unleash that unstoppable G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ shine, share their cookie stories with the world like a super hero, and enter for a chance to win an epic adventure they’ll never forget.

Grand Prize
Our incredible Cookie program participants will have the chance to win the Cookie Entrepreneur Experience of a lifetime featuring the DC Super Hero Girls, and meet prominent entrepreneurs, tour Warner Bros. Studios, and best of all, watch their inner super hero spread her wings and fly.

Twenty-four girls nationwide—four per Girl Scout grade level—will be selected for the epic opportunity to:

  • Travel to sunny southern California for an all-expenses paid Cookie Entrepreneur Experience
  • Go on an incredible behind-the-scenes VIP adventure at Warner Bros. Studios
  • Take part in super-cool activities featuring the DC Super Hero Girls™
  • Meet successful entrepreneurs and business leaders
  • Attend a very special Girl Scout Cookie Pro recognition event
  • And more!

Sounds pretty amazing, right? So get ready to unleash your very own superpowers this cookie season for your ultimate chance to shine!     

As part of the Girl Scout Cookie Program—the largest girl-led entrepreneurial program in the world—girls gain essential life skills that stay with them forever. And the Cookie Pro contest highlights those accomplishments for everyone to see. 

When you participate, you'll show the world how the Cookie Program prepares girls like you to lead, learn, and succeed not just for today, but for the future, too!  Every girl who enters GSUSA’s Cookie Pro Contest 2019 will receive unlock an awesome, limited-edition Cookie Pro 2019 patch for optional purchase. 

Ready to go? Awesome! It's time to put that I-can-do-anything super hero cape in motion and shine bright like a Girl Scout by entering now. Good luck!


 Golden Ticket Contest

This contest was so popular last year that we're bringing it back! Across Southern Arizona, the Cookie Team will place a “Golden Ticket” in a random case of cookies in each and every one of our 16 official Cookie Cupboards. The Troop Cookie Manager who picks up the case with the Golden Ticket will win a prize!

Marketing Resources
Cookie Rewards

We know how hard our go-getting cookie entrepreneurs work to achieve their goals. That's why we're proud to offer Cookie Rewards and Experiences that will encourage you to unleash your inner G.I.R.L., from a free week at camp to an opportunity to explore the zoo after dark, and so much more!

Take a peek at the 2019 Cookie Rewards:

Travel Bucks give Juniors through Ambassadors the opportunity to save up funds which can be used toward fees for any GSSOAZ-sponsored travel or GSUSA destination.

Travel bucks are non-transferrable, valid for 5 years, require a minimum of $25 to be able to be converted, and must be converted from cookie dough to travel bucks before they expire in February.

Please complete this form to convert your Girl Scouts cookie dough into travel bucks.