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The 2022 Cookie Season starts January 14, 2022!

We want the Girl Scout Cookie Program to be as successful as possible for girls and volunteers! Check out the resources for 2022 below.

Still have questions? Contact the Customer Care Team at 800.582.7272 or customercare@gs-top.org!

Cookie Resources

Resources for Girls & Caregivers

Let's rock this cookie season!

It’s going to be AWESOME. Are you ready? Great. Let’s do it.

Learn super useful life skills, gain a ton of confidence, and discover the leader inside to get amazing things done. And there’s more. Selling cookies also means big fun, great friends, and a chance to change the world—sweet!

Check out these great tools to help you reach your cookie sales goals, and rock this season harder than ever before.

January 14 starts the kick off for the Cookie Program, our largest girl-led program of the year!  We have several ways you can participate. Direct ship (online sales), virtual booths, the National Cookie Link, and in-person booth sales are all available to girls this year. 


Getting Started

First things first: This year every registered Girl Scout will receive an email on January 7 with an all new automated link for the Parent Permission Form! 

If you don't receive the email feel free to fill out the form below for the parent permission form and you, your troop leader, and a staff member will all receive a copy!  No more paper forms to turn in! Good luck to all our phenomenal Cookie Bosses!

Parent/Guardian Permission and Financial Responsibility Agreement  for Abilene, Fort Worth, and Lubbock.

Parent/Guardian Permission and Financial Responsibility Agreement for Amarillo and Wichita Falls.

2022 city permits will be available at the start of the program. City permits for girls to sell door to door, in case you have to show it to a customer.


Cookie FAQs

Answers to the most commonly asked questions about Girl Scout Cookies and the Girl Scout Cookie Program can be found in the FAQ below.

Girl Scout Cookie Program FAQ

Answers to the most commonly asked questions about Girl Scouts and social issues can be found on our Q&A page.


Family Cookie Program Training

Learn what the Cookie Program can do for your daughter along with all the NEW and exciting things we have available this year!  Read through this presentation to learn what you can expect throughout the Program and some tips and tricks to make this cookie sale your best ever! 

2022 Parent Training - coming soon.


Badges & Pins

Explore her interests and learn new skills through earning her Cookie Business and Financial Literacy badges.

My Badge Explorer Guide

By providing a foundation to learn important business skills, Girl Scouts is the perfect place to support young girls in exploring entrepreneurship as they progress through Girl Scouts.

Families help girls learn while they earn!
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 skill set, making success a snap.

Celebrate your family’s teamwork and get the pin. Find your girl’s level below to get started!

Cookie Entrepreneur Program Kit
Hey Girl Scouts want to earn your Cookie Entrepreneur Family Pin? Parents do you want a fast and easy activity to do with your Girl Scout? Well we have just the thing for you! Introducing our new Cookie Entrepreneur Program Kit. Each Kit comes with instruction by age level as well as supplies needed for the level specific activities that help your Girl Scout earn her pin. Also, there will be a 10% off coupon for Girl Scouts to use at the local shop during the months of January 14-March 6, 2022.

Dates to order: January 14-March 6, 2022

When you’re a cookie entrepreneur family, she’ll want the world to know. Celebrate your family’s teamwork! Order your program kit today!


Cookie Program Family Meeting Guides

For Troop Leaders and Cookie Troop Managers: Find your Girl Scout level for a downloadable go-to, step-by-step guide for engaging girls and families in their Girl Scout Cookie Program® experience. 


Media Corps

Are you a Cadette, Senior, or Ambassador and willing to represent Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains when opportunities arise for broadcast, online, and print media? Apply today to be part of Media Corps 2022.

Media Corps is a three-year long program that will meet virtually once a month. It will be led by subject matter experts in different fields and build on what is taught year over year. You'll get trained in all things media and the Girl Scout Cookie Program, so you feel comfortable and confident in front of the camera/microphone/public. Girls will learn how to identify advertising methods, advocate for equitable changes to advertising, speak confidently and effectively in public, create a narrative, build a brand, and use media based technology and applications. Girls will also have the opportunity to use the knowledge, skills, and abilities they gain during the program to develop end of year projects to showcase their progress in learning these skills.

If you were previously a part of Media Corps in 2021, no need to apply!  You will automatically be sent a link for registration for our new program! 

Our kickoff event for cookies will be December 5, 2021 from 2 - 4 p.m. We will take January off and then have our next virtual event in February. Prior to that meeting you will need to have purchased your journey book. 

Application 

Purchase the Journey Book


National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend

National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2022 will take place February 18-20.

During this weekend, Girl Scouts across the nation band together to speak as a single, powerful voice to raise awareness of the Girl Scout Cookie Program and to drive cookie sales. 

GSTOP will also be participating in the National Cookie Link that will launch during the National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend. Check back closer to our sale for more details.


Cookie Program Promotional Kit

Ready to promote the Girl Scout Cookie Program to your friends and family? Check out our Cookie Program Promotional Kit for 2022.

Cookie Program Promotional Kit - 2022 version coming soon.

 


Share Your Story

How is your girl succeeding in her cookie business?

We want to know how your Girl Scout is being creative and resourceful, trying new things, and finding solutions to unexpected challenges. Have your girl tell us below in her own words or with photos or a video. She’ll get a free fun patch and might even appear on our social media or other publications!

SHARE YOUR STORY

Got an awesome, press-worthy cookie story on your hands? As we gear up for another incredible cookie season marked by showing the world what a Girl Scout entrepreneur can do, send your incredible story directly to pr@girlscouts.org.  

Resources for Troop Cookie Chairs

Register as a Troop Cookie Chair

Are you managing the Girl Scout Cookie Program for your troop or service unit this year? Follow the steps below to get registered and start receiving program updates:

  • Click "MY GS" in the navigation above 
  • Go to “My GS Community”
  • Click “Member Profile” 
  • Add your “Role” as a “Troop Cookie Chair” 

Troop Cookie Chair Agreement Form

Troop Cookie Chairs are required to complete the Troop Cookie Chair Responsibility Agreement Form to work with the Troop Leadership team to promote, coordinate, and direct the troop cookie program as well as manage the troop’s participation in the cookie program. Print and complete the form below and email or deliver it to your local product program staff member.

Troop Cookie Chair Position Description/Responsibility Agreement

Troop trainings begin through GSLearn on November 1 along wtih virtual Q&A events throughout November. Check our event calendar for details.


Keep In Touch

We are once again using the TEAM APP to provide Troop Cookie Chairs and Service Unit Cookie Chairs with "must-know" information throughout the Cookie Program. We can also post PDF forms and videos in this app to help make your job easier!  We know you are busy, and you might have taken Cookie Training a month or two before the sale starts. We want to provide you with tools to help you have a successful, less frustrating Cookie Program.

Download the TEAM APP, search for the GS-TOP Product Program group, and join the group to access training materials and receive the latest program updates.

If you have any issues with TEAM APP, contact Emily Marquez.


Being Safety Wise

Girl safety is the top priority while selling Girl Scout Cookies and other products. Volunteers, families, and girls should be familiar with and practice the safety guidelines outlined in the local program resources below as well as those available in the safety section of girlscoutcookies.org.

Volunteer Essentials
Cookies Safety Activity Checkpoints
Safety Tips
COVID Delivery Procedures
Clover Safety Tips


Cookie FAQs

Answers to the most commonly asked questions about Girl Scout Cookies and the Girl Scout Cookie Program can be found in the FAQ below.

Girl Scout Cookie Program FAQ


Troop Time Tables

Abilene | Amarillo | Fort Worth | Lubbock | Wichita Falls


Cookie Program Promotional Kit

Ready to promote the Girl Scout Cookie Program to your friends and family? Check out our Cookie Program Promotional Kit for 2022.

Cookie Program Promotional Kit - 2022 version coming soon.

 


National Resources

GSUSA has a convenient one-stop source for the latest safety guidelines, marketing tools, resources for activities and badges, and other tips for parents and volunteers.

GSUSA Troop Leader Resources

Clover Go—Credit Card Payments Via Smartphone

Please contact Tori Mulvaney to receive a link to start the onboarding process. Troops need to do this prior to December 1, 2021.  

Clover Go Resources

These resource modules are for reference purposes only and are not considered part of the onboarding process.

Clover 1
Clover 2
COVID-19 Booth Safety Checklist

In order to keep our girls, volunteers, and customers safe this cookie season, we have created this booth safety checklist with support from our booth locations partners. 

Required items are listed in bold. Some items, while not required at all booths, are recommended where possible.

  • Follow all current COVID-19 guidelines of Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains, your state (Texas, Oklahoma), and your specific county. 
  • Mask covering the individual's nose and mouth must be worn at all times.
  • A minimum number of two Girl Scouts (one must be an adult) and a maximum number of five Girl Scouts may work a booth at any given time. Numbers include both youth and adults.
  • No open food or drink may be at any booth. Cookie sampling is not allowed.
  • Hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes must be visible at the booth and used frequently.
  • Encourage use of credit card processing to limit contact.
  • If providing pens for check writing, wipe pen with sanitizing wipes after each use.
  • Wear latex or nitrite gloves when at the booth. (Required for all Walmart booths.)
  • Use of six-foot table for booth display. (Required for all Walmart booths.)
  • Booth should be set up at least 15 feet from entrance/exit of store. (Required for all Walmart booths.)
  • Do not set up any booth inside a business without proper authorization from manager on duty.
  • Utlize clear bins to transfer cookies to customer when possible.
  • All Girl Scouts and volunteers must comply with all request from booth location management - for example, moving cookie booth locations or discontinuing sales. At no point should a Girl Scout of volunteer attempt to challenge the direction given by the location manager or designee. If issues arise, immediately contact your troop leader.

Failure to abide by these safety checkpoints could result in the loss of cookie booth space for your troop.

For questions regarding cookie booths or to report an issue with a cookie booth, email Customer Care.

Cookie Recognitions

Cookie Recognitions 2022

You work hard to sell cookies. Besides learning the 5 life skills and raising funds to plan all sort of new adventures, you can earn awesome recognitions, too! T-shirts, electronics, stuffed animals, summer camp experiences, patches, and much more await you. The more you sell, the more you earn! 

Cookie Recognitions

Cookie Recognitions En Español


Cookie Bucks - 2022 information coming soon.

Cookie Bucks are earned based on the number of packages sold and can be used to pay for summer resident and day camp, GSTOP-sponsored activities, or for merchandise in council shops. At some levels girls can opt for Cookie Bucks instead of a traditional recognition. 

See the Cookie Bucks Information Sheet and the Cookie Bucks Extention FAQ for more information on Cookie Bucks. 


Diva Club - 2022 information coming soon.

The Diva Club is for Girl Scouts who sell a specific amount of packages of cookies during one cookie season. These cookie bosses earn a special Diva patch and have an opportunity to go on a special trip that is both exciting and fun—while also supporting girl programming.

 

Cookie Booths

Cookie Booth Basics

Get your booth sales started off on the right foot with these helpful tools: 

Booth Etiquette Pledge
Booth Sale Guidelines
Drive-Thru Booth Guidelines
Booth Inventory Tracker Template
Cookie Booth Readiness
Cookie Booth Essentials
Cookie Signs with Pricing 2022
Individual Cookie Signs with Pricing 2022 - Coming Soon


Virtual Booths

Virtual booths are a fun and safe way for you and your Girl Scout to sell cookies during the pandemic. See below for great resources on how to create your own virtual booth.

Cookie Social Toolkit
Virtual Booth Guide


Smart Cookies
Did you know?

Girl Scouts who use Smart Cookies and other online resources sell more Girl Scout Cookies than those who only use traditional methods, like booths and door-to-door sales! 

  • Smart Cookies Registering a Girl

  • Smart Cookies Online Sales Management

Smart Cookies for Troop Leaders

Smart Cookies Handbook
Smart Cookies Video Training
How to Use Booth Divider
How to do Troop to Girl or Girl to Troop Transfers
Smart Cookies Direct Ship FAQs

Smart Cookies for Service Units

How to Add Troop Users

Smart Cookies Direct Ship

Smart Cookies Direct Ship is an online ordering system that allows girls to take cookie orders from customers and have them shipped directly to the address specified by the customer. It can be accessed via the Smart Cookies Mobile app or through abcsmartcookies.com.

Cookies for Heroes

Cookies for Heroes

Cookie’s For Heroes is a council service project that brings a sweet gesture to the frontline heroes in our community.

Girls can collect donations during booth sales or take donation orders on their order cards. Having a donation jar for spare change and creating fun posters talking about Cookies for Heroes are easy ways to get the word out.

Participating is a great way for girls to still collect proceeds on every package sold and be a part of a council-wide service project! Girls who participate are eligible for the NEW Cookies for Heroes fun patch, available now in the GSTOP Shops. 

Here are some materials to help you promote cookie donations.

Donate Cookies Web Page
Cookies for Heroes Promotional Flyer - 2022 version coming soon.
Donation Receipt (3UP) - 2022 version coming soon.

Handing out Girl Scout Cookies to fire fighters, police, health care workers, or soldiers arriving home at the airport? Take photos and email pr@gs-top.org! You can always tag GSTOP on Facebook (@GirlScoutsTOP) and Instagram (@girlscoutstop), too!

Girl Cookie Programs

Cookie Programs

This year we have new and improved girl programs available for younger and older girls.

Cookie Entrepreneurship Family Kit

Hey Girl Scouts want to earn your Cookie Entrepreneur Family Pin? Parents do you want a fast and easy activity to do with your Girl Scout? Well we have just the thing for you! Returning this year, Cookie Entrepreneur Program Kit. Each Kit comes with instruction by age level as well as supplies needed for the level specific activities that help your Girl Scout earn her pin. Also, there will be a 10% off coupon for Girl Scouts to use at the local shop during the months of January 14-March 6, 2021.

When you’re a cookie entrepreneur family, she’ll want the world to know.  Celebrate your family’s teamwork! Order your program kit today!

Date to order: January 14-March 6, 2021

Registration coming soon

Cost: $15 

Unique Logistics (C,S,A level program)

Have you ever wondered how you and your troop receive all your cookies during the cookie program. The Journey of the Girl Scout cookie is a great chain that connect the council,baker,troops and girls. This Program will take you through the cookie life cycle from when it is baked to being eaten by a customer. Girls will be able to get the inside scoop of our council warehouses and hear from women who have had wonderful careers in Supply Chain management and learn the ins and out of how inventory is managed. Girls will earn a special Unique Logistics patch

This program will be divided into three meetings and will include every girl to sign up for a council cupboard hour. First meeting will be done virtually on November 9th  at 7:00 p.m.

Registration Link. Registration deadline October 26, 2021.

Cost: $10

Cookie University

In person Cookie University are back and council is excited to share fun and new activities that will allow girls to get excited about the cookie program.

Registration information coming soon.

Local Staff Contacts
Area Staff Email Phone
Abilene  Emily Marquez emarquez@gs-top.org 325-480-1615 
Amarillo  Jennifer Auburg  jauburg@gs-top.org 806-553-3172 
Fort Worth  Angela Zuniga azuniga@gs-top.org 817-735-5320
Lubbock  Christi Baker  cbaker@gs-top.org 806-589-5944 
Wichita Falls 
Linda Gibbons  lgibbons@gs-top.org 940-228-4825 
Corporate  Tori Mulvaney  tmulvaney@gs-top.org 817-735-5327 or 
800-582-7272 ext. 1140 
Gluten Free Order

2022 Gluten Free Caramel Chocolate Chip Troop Preorders

Preorders are no longer being taken for the 2022 Cookie Program.

Troops who preordered the gluten-free cookie will have them available at $6.00 per package for the 2022 Cookie Program beginning January 14.