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Buy Cookies Now! Welcome to the Cookie Connection! During cookie season, tens of thousands of girls in Connecticut will be learning firsthand the ins and outs of running their own cookie businesses.

To find out about the essential skills girls learn through the cookie program, click here. To see the eight delicious flavors girls are offering this year, click here.

Videos and Recorded Webinars
Check out our how-to videos and recorded webinars:

Special Centennial Celebrations!

100 Days of Cookies

Follow our social media starting on January 1, 2017, for fun cookie facts, crafts, super seller ideas, and more. Every day of the week will have a theme, and we'll be posting for 100 days straight!
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Send us your StoriesSend us your stories!
Tell us what you're doing with cookie proceeds. Share your success stories. Send us pictures of your cookie booth! Email communications@gsofct.org and you might be featured in one of our newsletters, on social media, or on future cookie program materials!


Online Marketing for Girls!

Digital CookieDigital Cookie 3.0!
The Cookie Program’s Digital Cookie platform is returning for the 3rd year and promises to continue to enhance Girl Scouts’ experience with the Cookie Program. The Digital Cookie platform allows today’s girls–digital natives–to build skills they’ll need to be leaders in today’s high-tech world.

For girls/families, getting started with the Digital Cookie platform is as easy as 1,2,3,4!

  1. 1. Register for the Digital Cookie Program: Parents/guardians should be on the lookout for the Digital Cookie registration email after December 19, 2016. The email will come from email@email.girlscouts.org. *
  2. 2. Set up the Girl Scouts’ site: In just a few minutes, girls can set up a sales goal, share her cookie story and upload a fun picture or video. The site is then ready to be reviewed and published...done!
  3. 3. Invite customers: Girls can import customer contact information from an email address book or spreadsheet. If a Girl Scout participated in Digital Cookie last year, her customer information from last year will have rolled over to this year’s program. Girls can send ready-to-use emails inviting customers to support her and the troop. Families and girls ages 13 and older may share the link to their site with family and friends via social media.
  4. 4. Track your goal: Girls and parents/guardians can track the number of boxes sold and orders placed as well as sales by delivery type and cookie variety. Offline sales can also be entered so girls can see their total progress!
*Please check your junk/SPAM folder in case it got delivered there. If a family did not receive the registration email, they can use this form to request their girl be registered for this year’s Digital Cookie Platform. Please allow 72 hours for the girl to be registered and the welcome email to be sent.

For troop volunteers, the Digital Cookie platform provides a way to see how their Girl Scouts are using the platform so they can best support them and their families in the Cookie Program. See more about Troop Dashboard highlights on page 15 of the Cookie Program Troop Guide.

More Digital Cookie Tools:


Cookie Learning Resources

Looking for resources to help your girls learn the five skills?

• Check out the Product Sales > Cookies category in the Resource and Forms Library.

• Visit the Little Brownie Baker website.

 

 Online Tools for Volunteers

Electronic Payments for the Girl Scout Cookie Program
This year, we will be using electronic payments (ACH) for the 2017 Girl Scout Cookie Program. This means less paperwork for Troop/Group Cookie Managers and Leaders, and more accurate payments! Make sure you read these FAQs before you get started, then have one authorized signer on a troop or service unit bank account complete the Electronic Payment Authorization Form. You can also see the Terms of Agreement here.
If you have any questions about electronic payments, please contact Sunny Johnson on the Finance Team at sjohnson@gsofct.org or (800) 922-2770 ext. 3225.

The Cookie Recipe
If you are a Troop or Service Unit Cookie manager, sign up for the Cookie Recipe for weekly emails with all the ingredients for Volunteers to make this an amazing Cookie Program. If you have questions, email productsales@gsofct.org.

eBudde
eBudde
Girl Scouts of Connecticut continues to use eBudde to manage the Cookie Program. Find out how to get started with eBudde.

Initial Order
Initial Order Recognitions
Goal Getter Orders
Cookies for Heroes/Gift of Caring in eBudde
Booth Sales
How to Stock Your Booth and Attract Customers

Forms & Links
for Girls & Families


Family Resources for the Cookie Program
Family Newsletter
Cookie Recognitions
Getting Started with Digital Cookie
Internet Safety Pledge
Goal Getter Order Card
Gift of Caring Flyer
Gift of Caring
slips
Cookie Activity Pin and Badges
Cookie Activity Resources
 

Forms & Links
for Volunteers

Cookie Program Guide
Clover Go Program
Clover Go Application Profile
Troop Cookie Manager Training PowerPoint
Troop Cookie Manager Training Video
eBudde
Getting Started with eBudde
Troop Initial Order eBudde Webinar
Service Unit Cookie Manager Calendar
Service Unit Cookie Manager Instructions
TOP Troop Info Flyer
eBudde Troop Initial Order Instructions
eBudde SU Initial Order Instructions
Digital Cookie Orders and Payments in eBudde
eBudde Troop Goal Getter and Booth Sale Instructions
Parent/Guardian Delinquent Cookie Payment Form
eBudde SU Goal Getter and Booth Sale Wrap Up Instructions
Council Cookie Cupboards List


 

 


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