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The 2023 Girl Scouts River Valleys Cookie Program begins February 17 and ends March 26.

Cookie News
  • Welcome the Raspberry Rally to our iconic Girl Scout Cookie line up. It's the first-ever cookie available for purchase exclusively online. This thin, crispy cookie is infused with raspberry flavor and features a chocolatey coating-YUM! Customers may have questions about the new Raspberry Rally cookie. Use Raspberry Rally Questions & Answers for Girl Scouts to help promote the new cookie and answer customer questions or read our full list of Raspberry Rally FAQs.

  • Check out "Girl Scouts in the News” section of our Media & Press page for more stories from the media about the Girl Scouts River Valleys Cookie Program.

  • Cookie volunteers can read The Cookie Press blog for updates and timely information about the Cookie Program.

Participation Options (Ways to Sell Cookies)

Selling Girl Scout Cookies is one of the most iconic activities Girl Scouts engage in. This program is flexible and customizable to fit the needs of every Girl Scout. Troops and Girl Scouts can choose to participate in one, two, or all three levels of participation: online, hybrid, and in-person. Cookie volunteers can use the ideas below as a guide to get started. Encourage Girl Scouts to check off all the options they want to try this season or have them brainstorm a few of their own!

Select any participation option below to learn more.

Online Cookies: Direct Ship
Online Cookie Sales
Smart Cookies Online Account
  • Set up your Smart Cookies sales link for direct ship orders and donations.
Phone or Text
  • Share your Smart Cookies sales link by text for direct ship and donation orders.
  • Call customers to place direct ship orders through your Smart Cookies account.
Cookie Booths
  • Create a flier with your troop’s Smart Cookies Troop Ship Only link or QR code to post online or in the community.
  • Host a virtual booth with your troop online and share the Troop Ship Only link for direct ship orders and donations.
Door-to-Door & Mobile Sales
  • Add your Smart Cookies sales link for direct ship orders to door hangers or business cards to leave at residences.
Workplace Sales
  • Team with your parent/guardian to collect email addresses of interested customers, then send e-cards or share Smart Cookies sales links for direct ship orders.
Business-to-Business (A.K.A. B2B) Community Sales
  • Schedule a time to make a virtual pitch to a local business, share the Troop Ship Only link or your Smart Cookies sales link for direct ship orders and donations.
  • Share your Smart Cookies sales link with a community organization for direct ship orders and donations.
Hybrid Cookies: Order-Taking & Delivery
Smart Cookeis Online Account
  • Set up your Smart Cookies sales link for direct ship orders, donations, and local delivery orders.
Phone or Text
  • Share your Smart Cookies sales link by text for direct-ship, local delivery, and donation orders.
  • Call customers to collect orders for local delivery or to place direct ship orders.
Cookie Booths
  • Share your troop’s Troop Cookie Link to promote upcoming booth/Lemonades™ stand information, take online orders/ payments, then set a time/place to delivery via curbside pick-up.
  • Host a virtual booth with your troop, and share the Troop Cookie link to take online orders/payments then pack & deliver orders
Door-to-Door & Mobile Sales
  • Go door to door to take orders with a cookie order card and then deliver the cookies later.
  • Leave door hangers or business cards for customers who aren’t home.
Workplace Sales
  • Write a personal statement to leave with a cookie order card at a parent/ guardian workplace. Orders are collected, then cookies are delivered at a later date.
Business-to-Business (A.k.a. B2B) Community Sales
  • Schedule a time to make a cookie pitch to a local business to sell cookies in bulk. Take the order(s) then deliver cookies later.
  • Set up a time to make a cookie pitch to a community organization to take orders from members, then deliver cookies later.
In-Person Cookies: Cookies on Hand
Smart Cookies Online Account
  • Set up your Smart Cookies sales link for direct ship orders, donations, and local delivery orders.
Phone or Text
  • Text customers to set a time/day to visit them with cookies in hand.
  • Call customers to set a time/day to visit them with cookies in hand.
Cookie Booths
  • Participate in booths at storefronts or in the community with your troop.
  • Set up a Lemonades™ Stand at your residence or on private property.
  • Team with your troop to set up drive-thru or pop-up booths in the community
Door-to-Door & Mobile Sales
  • Go door to door with cookie inventory on hand.
  • Leave door hangers/business cards for customers who aren’t home.
  • Use a wagon or sled to load up cookies to participate in mobile sales in the community.
Workplace Sales
  • Visit parent/guardian workplaces with cookie inventory, take payment, give cookies to customers
Business-to-Business (A.k.a. B2B) Community Sales
  • Connect with local businesses to set up a time to sell to staff (who doesn’t love a cookie break?).
  • Connect with a community organization to set up a time to sell cookies on hand to members during a meeting.
  • Connect with local businesses to purchase cookies as gifts for staff or customers

 

For Girls & Families

 

  • Family Cookie Guide
  • Family Cookie Responsibility Form
  • Smart Cookies Website
  • Smart Cookie Guides for Families

For Volunteers

 

  • The Cookie Press
  • Troop Cookie Manager Guidebook
  • Service Unit Cookie Manager Guidebook
  • Smart Cookies Guide for Volunteers
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