An “Automatic Clearing House” form filled out by troops to authorize Council to withdraw funds for product payment from the troop’s bank account. This form is filled out at the beginning of the troop’s first product sale and annually thereafter.
A lottery process used to sign up for cookie booths. This can be done in person at meetings held at the regional, district or area levels. It can also be done via an on-line process. Whether in-person or on-line, troops are randomly selected to choose one cookie booth time and location per selection round.
A cookie booth is a group of girls and adults that set up a stationary table, usually in front of a business, to sell product. There must be a minimum of two adults and two girls. See also: Lemonade Stand.
Cookie Cupboards are set up throughout Council as cookie storage locations where you can pick up additional cookies after sales have begun. See also: Planned Order.
A Cookie Sale incentive, based on the number of cookie boxes sold, earned by girls for selling cookies. This incentive can be used at any Council store or as payment of fees for Council sponsored events or camp. Cookie dough may not be traded for cash. See also: Nutty Dough.
A form used by a troop to document when parents have not completed the financial responsibilities they agreed to for the product checked out to them.
A fundraising program that Girl Scouts do in the Fall. This program teaches the foundational 5 skills; Goal Setting, Decision making, Money management, People skills and Business ethics. Also, allows troops to earn start up funds in the beginning of the Girl Scout year.
A program developed to send cookies to deployed military or other community organizations.
Recognition items earned by girls for achieving sale milestones.
The first order for product placed by a troop. Fall Product orders are based on the sales since the sale started. Cookie Initial orders are based on expected sales and placed prior to the beginning of the sale.
A table or wagon in your own front yard with your own Girl Scout or Scouts selling cookies to the passing public.
A Region/District wide distribution of the initial order of product to all troops.
A form troops turn in to their Region/ District Product Sales team reflecting all cookie inventories in their troop.
A computer program used for the Fall Product Sale.
A Fall Product Sale incentive based on the total dollar amount that the girl during the Fall Product Sale. This incentive can be used at any Council store or as payment of fees for Council sponsored events or camp. Nutty Dough may not be traded for cash.
A planned order is an order placed with a specific Cookie Cupboard for pick up of 50 or more cases.
A Reader’s Digest fundraising program designed to promote reading through selling magazine subscriptions.
A team of volunteers appointed to coordinate, and oversee the product sales in a Region/ District.
Items earned by girls for achieving sale milestones
A computer program used for the Cookie Sale.
The form is completed for all Girl Scout troop activities outside of regular meetings including Cookie Booths.
See Mega Drop.
The term used for the deduction of product sales payments made by from the troop bank account to Council for products sold. See: ACH FORM.
The Girl Scouts that have sold the most products in either the Fall or Cookie Sale in a Region/ District or at the Council level.
The adult troop member responsible for coordinating either the Fall or Cookie Sale on behalf of the troop.
Girl Scouts selling product by walking through neighborhoods and industrial areas or setting up lemonade stands in their yard.