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

For Cookie Sellers

When you participate in the Girl Scout Cookie Program, you’re part of the largest girl-led entrepreneurial program in the world! Having the opportunity to run your very own cookie business gives you skills essential for success today and in the future:

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    Goal Setting

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    Decision Making

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     Money Management

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    People Skills

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    Business Ethics

2023 Key Dates

Key Cookie Program Dates

  • January 15: Cookie booth lottery runs in Smart Cookies
  • January 18: Cookie booth first-come, first-served sign-up begins in Smart Cookies
  • January 22: Troop initial order entry due in Smart Cookies
  • January 23: Service Unit initial order entry due in Smart Cookies
  • February 10: Online sales and pre-sales begin
  • February 10-16: Initial order delivery dates
  • February 17: Cookie & Booth Go Day
  • February 17-March 26: Cookie Cupboards open
  • March 17: First ACH withdrawal from troop bank account
  • March 26: Cookie Program ends
  • April 1: Troop reward order entry due in Smart Cookies. Finance/Inventory Issue Forms Due (if applicable)
  • April 2: Service Unit reward order entry due in Smart Cookies
  • May 3: Final ACH withdrawal from troop bank account
  • Week of May 22: Rewards shipped to Service Units


Selling Resources for Girls & Families

The average River Valleys Girl Scout sold 302 packages in 2021. Find out how you can sell creatively, be safe, and reach your cookie selling goals with our resources for cookie sellers.

Selling Resources for Volunteers

Volunteers involved in the Cookie Program should visit the volunteer section of Cookie Central and for training and resources.

Find out which Girl Scouts Cookie Program Pins and Badges (PDF) you can earn. More information about council-run contests and patch programs will be posted closer to the start of the cookie sale.

  • Where's the Cookie Mascot Facebook Contest - This uber-popular Facebook contest is back! Follow @girlscoutsrv to help us locate our cookie mascot and you could win a special prize.

  • Cookie Booth of the Week - Cookie booths give troops the opportunity to showcase their creativity and marketing talents. Submit a photo of your troop in front of their eye-catching display for a chance to win!

Cookie Entrepreneur Family Pins

It’s never been easier to support your Girl Scout as she develops business skills, makes amazing memories, and earns a different pin every cookie season. The simple, age-specific guidelines meet her where she is developmentally, making success a snap. Once earned, you can purchase Cookie Entrepreneur Family Pins from

 Have a Great Girl Scout Cookie Story to Share? 

Have a parent or troop leader submit it today for a chance to see your story featured in our social channels, FacebookTwitterInstagram, and more—so cool!