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For Girls and Families


Parents, watch this video to learn about the benefits of the Girl Scout Cookie Program! Program basics, essential learning skills, Pro Tips and more will help your Girl Scout get the most out of this girl-led entrepreneurial program.


2021 Girl Scout Cookie Program Dates

January 22 - February 7
Initial order taking

January 22 – April 4
Smart Cookies open for order-taking

February 8 – April 4
Girls can keep selling with the Keep Goal-ing card

March 2 - 10
Girls pick up cookies from Troop Cookie Manager then deliver cookies and collect money

March 5 - April 4
Direct Sale - Troops participate in Cookie Booth sales and walkabouts

Girls receive rewards from Troop Cookie Manager

June 30
If membership recognition earned must be reregistered by this date



One Cookie Program = 5 Skills

When you participate in the Girl Scout Cookie Program, you’re part of the largest girl-led entrepreneurial program in the world! Having the opportunity to run your very own cookie business gives you skills essential for success today and in the future:

   Goal Setting

   Decision Making

   Money Management 

   People Skills

   Business Ethics 



Guides, Permission Slips & Fun Stuff!

National Cookie Weekend
National Cookie Weekend5
National Cookie Weekend2

 Order Cards


Supporting your Girl Scout

Do you want to support your daughter during the Girl Scout Cookie Program, but you’re not sure how? Start by looking over the recognitions she can earn and set some goals. You'll be sent an email from that will guide you on your way to being a Girl Scout #Cookieboss.

  Her Cookie Business = A Family Affair

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!

It’s never been easier to support your girl as she develops business skills, makes amazing memories, and earns a different pin for her uniform every cookie season. The simple, age-specific guidelines have been tailored for her developing skillset, making success a snap.
Find out more in our video!

Find your girl’s level below to get started!

Daisy       Brownie

Junior        Cadette   

Senior         Ambas.

Celebrate your family’s teamwork and get the pin—now available!  

Cookie Entrepreneur Family Pins BUY NOW

Cookie Dough

Cookie Dough is the best! We aren’t talking about actually cookies here (though they are amazing), we’re talking about the Council dollars your girl earns through the Girl Scout Cookie Program. As she sells she’ll earn Cookie to Dough spend on amazing adventures at camp, awesome events and activities just for Girl Scouts, and cool new Girl Scout swag from our shops.

We are excited to offer our members a choice on how they plan to use their Cookie Dough online or within the Council (brick and mortar shops, camp, programs, etc.) Cookie Dough issued in 2018 can be used in the new GSUSA online shop which is great news for members in areas where we do not have a retail shop in their community. Members will simply need to choose how they plan to spend their cookie dough rewards as cookie dough can only be issued for one or the other.


Digital Cookie

Digital Cookie is an exciting addition to the Girl Scout Cookie Program’s selling options. By introducing a virtual component to our super successful Cookie Program, cookie purchases are faster and even more convenient for family and friends who live far away. Digital Cookie is an enhancement, not a replacement, for traditional door-to-door and face-to-face cookie sales. Girls who participate in Digital Cookie will have the opportunity to learn 21st century skills like online marketing, app usage, and e-commerce.


Have a Great Girl Scout Cookie Story to Share? 

Have a parent or troop leader submit it today for a chance to see your story featured in our " Think Outside the Cookie Box " gallery, on the  Girl Scout Blog Facebook Twitter Instagram , and more! 


Got an awesome cookie story on your hands? Show the world what a Girl Scout entrepreneur can do, send your incredible story to us via email.