The Power of the Girl Scout Cookie Program

Cookie PilesA Girl Scout recent study found that, through the cookie program, girls learn skills they can apply to everyday life.

85% increased their money management skills as they developed budgets, took cookie orders, and handled customers’ money.

83% developed business ethics, learning to fulfill promises to customers and considering how best to contribute to their communities with their earnings.

80% set goals and created objectives to reach them.

77% made important decisions, learning to work as a team to develop a business plan, deciding when and where to sell cookies, and determining what to do with the money they earn.

75% developed people skills, learning to talk to, listen to, and work with different kinds of people.

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