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For Cookie Volunteers

With your help, girls can make their dreams come true with Girl Scout Cookies. They’ll learn the 5 Skills (goal-setting, decision-making, money management, people skills, business ethics) for life while having a lot of fun along the way. We have everything you need to make your Cookie Season quick, easy, and fulfilling. Looking for ideas and inspiration? You’ve come to the right place! 

 Cookie Program Important Dates


All Month- Council will import 2018 currently registered girl members into eBudde

All Month-Troops must confirm girls imported are correct (notify Product Program Team if not)

Dec. 22- Cookie Presales begin (order taking only, no cookies in-hand)


Jan 13- Digital Ordering begins 

Jan 18- Cookie Presales end

Jan 15- Last day for girl Transfers in eBudde

Jan 19 - 20- Order cards due to Troop for entering orders into eBudde; delivery site/time choice; approve initial girl rewards 

Jan 22- Service Unit Cookie Manager submits initial orders and rewards


Feb 5- Booth scheduler rounds begin

Feb 10-12- Cookie Delivery, troops pick up their initial orders at chosen site

Feb 13-16- Girls deliver preorders to customers

Feb 14- Cookie Warehouses open 

Feb 16- Direct Sales and Booth Sales (including mobile booths) begin

Feb 23-25- National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend

Feb 23- First Depostit due


Mar 2- Second deposit due

Mar 9- Third deposit due

Mar 9- Cookie Warehouses Close

Mar 11- Cookie Program Ends-(Digital Cookie, Direct Sale, Booths)

Mar 16- Final Deposit due (No Exceptions.)

Mar 19- Troop Cookie Chair submits final rewards in eBudde

Mar 21- Service Unit Cookie Manager submits all final rewards for troops

Mar 26- Council submits all final rewards to Little Brownie Bakers


Except for high-end rewards, troops will receive final rewards by May, 2018. High-end rewards will be presented directly to the Girl Scout. 

Volunteer Resources

Trainings, Guides, & Webinars
Patch Programs

First Time Cookie Sellers! As a first time cookie seller learn the basics of the cookie program and earn the Cookie Rookie patch.
Learn more. 

CEO patch

Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassador Girl Scouts have an opportunity to earn the Cookie CEO patch pin and cookie dough. It’s fun and easy and you’ll be teaching new girl scouts all about Girl Scout Cookies. Learn more.


Girls can earn this exclusive patch when they sell a minimum of 6 boxes of cookies for our military men and women as well as our local veterans and by selling 30+ boxes of cookies girls will also get the light up “Awesome” sign. GOC Corporate Sponsorship Form

Girls can earn patches individually with their parent/guardian's help, as well! Visit our For Cookie Seller's Resources page for details. (Also found in the Girl/Family Guide!)


How to earn the Terriffic Troop Award

Service Unit Participation Bonus- Here is a chance for service units to earn money which can be used for the benefit of your troops. 

Gift of Caring Corporate Sponsor Form - Girls can offer corporations an opportunity to participate in the Corporate Sponsorship Levels & Benefits.  Girl earns certain credits based on the level of sponsorship. 

Goal Getter Order Card

Outstanding Balance Form

T4 Cookie Booth Form

Parent Permission Form

Spanish - Parent Permission Form

Make New Friends Recruitment Form

Make New Friends Invitations

Additional Resources
2017 Cookie Activity Pin

All girls who participate in the Girl Scout Cookie Program are eligible to earn the annual Cookie Activity pin. The pin recognizes the 5 skills learned and practiced during the sale, and a different colored pin can be earned each year. How fun! Find out more about the Cookie Activity pin for Girl Scout Daisies to Ambassadors (PDF) - English | Español



Get going with the Digital Cookie app for iOS and Android.

Volunteer Social Media Toolkit - Everything you need to leverage your social media accounts to help promote your G.I.R.L.'s cookie business!

Publix at Dolphin Village Shopping Center Permit - Volunteers must have a copy of this permit with them in order to hold a cookie booth at the Publix in the Dolphin Village Shopping Center in St. Pete Beach. 

Kennith City Booth Permit- Volunteers must have a copy of this permit withthem in order to hold cookie booths in Kenneth City.