2015 Digital Cookie Program
This year, along with our traditional cookie program, girls will be able to learn 21st century skills through the digital cookie program. This program will be linked with eBudde for easy use. Parents will receive an email in January with a link for simple set-up. Click here for the Digital Cookie Video!
How will it work?
Girls will be able create a custom website with a photo or video, a few statements about their goals, and their package goals. Then starting February 5, girls will be able to send a link through a blind email address within the Digital Cookie Program or on social networking sites such as Facebook. When a customer visits the Girl Scout online store, they can order cookies by the variety or choose to donate cookies through the Gift of Caring Program.
In addition, the Digital Cookie Program will walk girls through the steps needed to earn a Cookie Business badge.
Helping Girls Learn While They Earn
The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the leading girl entrepreneurship program which provides fun learning experiences to the girls that participate. The Cookie Program teaches girls five key skills: Goal Setting, Decision Making, Money Management, People Skills, and Business Ethics. While having fun they are also develop a strong sense of self-confidence and team building skills.
Indulging your sweet tooth never felt so satisfying: proceeds from these once-a-year treats inspire girls of all ages become confident and learn about financial literacy as well as provide funds for service projects, programs, and fees for camps and memberships.
How the Cookie Crumbles
All funds raised by girls remain in the council. No money is returned to the national organization. Funds from the sale are used to provide Girl Scouting to girls from all backgrounds to maintain camps and other properties, and to deliver high quality training to Girl Scout troop leaders and other volunteers.
This chart shows how the $5 from each box of cookies is allocated. Except for the cost of the cookies, all funds raised are used to deliver the Girl Scout Program.