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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. 

 

2020 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 Cookie Entrepreneur Family 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 18, 2020

Cookie Pro Contest Starts - February 1, 2020 - March 31st, 2020

National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend - February 28, 2020 - March 1, 2020

Last Day of Cookie Sale - March 1, 2020

Family & Caregivers Guide

Family Guide for the 2020 Cookie Season - Check it out! 

Cookie Badges & Mentorship
  • The year-by-year Cookie Entrepreneur Family Pin collection is the latest addition to the Girl Scout Cookie Program—and was inspired by and designed for families just like yours!
  • Together you and your girl can grow her skill set and make amazing memories by following the steps of the new Cookie Entrepreneur Family Pins, and earn a different pin for her uniform every season to show off her newest skill developments!
  • Download the level packet for your girl to get started today. 

Cookie Captains are Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors or Ambassadors who have participated in previous cookie programs and want to take a leadership role thi scookie season. They mentor Cookie Rookies, help at council cookie events, receive media training and assist their Troop Cookie Manager. 

Sign up to attend Cookie Captain Training in your area!

Cookie Captains who complete the required 10 hours and turn in a final report earn and receive an exclusive 2020 Cookie Captain patch.

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

Contact Kaylie Leslie-Larson at kleslielarson@girlscoutssoaz.org for more information.

Cookie Contests
  • WOW The World (January 18th - March 1): Show us how you're wowing the world this cookie season! We invite all Girl Scouts in Southern Arizona to snap a selfie that shows you putting one of the 5 Skills into action! Submit your pictures HERE for a chance to win big!
GRAND PRIZE: 5 WOW worthy winners (one for every skill!) will be selected to appear on the cover of next year's Family Cookie Guide!
 
  • Fly High Booth Contest (January 18 - March 1): Encourage your troop to go all-in on booths this year! When 75% of your troop's cookie sellers each participate in 3 council-scheduled cookie booths, the troop will automatically be entered into the grand prize drawing!
GRAND PRIZE: One Go-Getting troop will be randomly drawn to win a free zip-lining adventure!
 
LEVEL UP! For more chances to send your troop flying high, sign up for additional booths. Each time 75% of your cookie sellers each participate in 4, 5, or more booths, your troop will receive another entry into the drawing for the grand prize. 
 
  • Late-Breaking Cookie Contest - (COMING SOON): Shhh! There;s a surprise in store! Every year, we announce a super-special surprise contest about halfway through the cookie season, to keep the fun going strong! Stay tuned to social media @girlscoutssoaz to stay in the loop.     
  • Cookie Pro Contest 2020 (February 1 - March 31): Unleash your unique cookie business smarts for a chance to WIN an EPIC trip to Orlando, Florida. Twenty-four lucky winners will get full VIP access to G.I.R.L. 2020 - the largest event for girls in the world as part of your Cookie Entrepreneur Experience! For more information, click here. 

 

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 Butterdfly Wonderland, and so much more!

Take a peek at the 2020 Cookie Rewards:

Check out pages 20 - 23 for Girl Rewards and Girl Experiences! 

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.

E-Gift Certificates - NEW

E-Gift Certificates give girls and troops the opportunity to use their hard earned cookie dough and cookie credit to purchase merchandise via the GSUSA or GSSOAZ online store.

To convert cookie dough or credit to an e-gift certificate, please complete this form: https://forms.gle/py1EWihQkM4QqTYPA.

Once converted, the e-gift certificate will be emailed to the email address indicated on the submission form. E-gift certificates are non-transferrable and valid till the original cookie dough/credit expiration date. There is no minimum or maximum amount that can be converted.

For questions, please contact Kristin Heim at kheim@girlscoutssoaz.org or Jillian Hoenshell at jhoenshell@girlscoutssoaz.org