Tag Archives: People Skills

Girl Scout Cookie Program Builds a Lifetime of Skills

Did you know the Girl Scout Cookie Program is the largest girl-run business in the world? The Girl Scout Cookie Program produces $790 million dollars in annual sales with 200 million cookie packages a year to more than 50 million … Continue reading

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Operation Cookie Share

Girl Scouts of Central Illinois kicked off Operation Cookie Share in 2010. Since that time over 190,000 boxes – worth more than $825,000 – of delectable Girl Scout cookies have been shipped to our service women and men at home … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Cookie Selling Safety

The Girl Scout Cookie Program is lots of fun! Just be sure to stay safe when you’re selling cookies. Please use these simple rules for a safe and successful cookie activity: Show you’re a Girl Scout. Wear the Girl Scout membership pin … Continue reading

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Be a Smart Cookie

Crunch Time Know your cookies! Get familiar with the names, flavors, and ingredients of the different types of cookies. Many people have food allergies so it’s good to know which cookies do not contain nuts, gluten, or dairy. Wear the … Continue reading

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How to Support Your Girl Scout in the Cookie Program

Family support is the key to success. Girls have greater success in the Girl Scout Cookie Program when family adults are informed and involved. These tips will help you turn “cookie time” into “family time” and provide important ways you can … Continue reading

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The 5 Skills and Girl Scout Leadership Outcomes

Why do they matter? Because when your Girl Scout has learned these skills, she’ll be poised for success in her career. Think about it: When employers interview job candidates, they all look for the same things. This is true whether the … Continue reading

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Cravin’ the Cookie!

‘Tis the season for Thin Mints, Carmel deLites, and Lemonades as Girl Scouts in Central Illinois prepare the largest girl-led business enterprise in the world! Celebrate the cookie craze with these fellow cookie fans! Share your silliest, wackiest, funniest, and … Continue reading

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How to Buy Girl Scout Cookies

You know just how great Girl Scout cookies are! However you may not know how important the experience of selling them is for girls. Selling Girl Scout cookies allows girls to gain 5 learning skills: goal setting, decision making, money … Continue reading

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The Importance of the Girl Scout Cookie Program

By selling cookies, girls learn important skills they need to become successful leaders—skills they will apply to everyday life. Here are some of the ways girls have benefited from the program: 85% have built money management skills as they developed … Continue reading

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What Can A Cookie Do?

With a Girl Scout Cookie, a girl can dream more. She has more opportunities.  She can give more to her community. She is more empowered. And she can do more than she ever thought possible. A cookie can give a … Continue reading

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