Cookie – Troop

Helpful information for the 2019 Cookie Program

Girl Scouts’ new gluten-free Caramel Chocolate Chip cookie is proving to be very popular this year, and although it will be available in limited quantities at cupboards, it is currently sold out on the Smart Cookies direct ship option.


Every year, both Girl Scouts and the public eagerly look forward to Cookie Season. Girls begin by setting goals and then taking orders from friends, family, neighbors and others for delicious Girl Scout cookies. By participating in the Cookie Program, girls gain valuable experiences, earn rewards and earn money for their troop to fund their activities and projects.

Being involved in the Cookie Program ensures girls are learning to become leaders. A girl becomes a leader by discovering, connecting and taking action to make the world a better place. For girls to become leaders, they need to:

  • Understand their values and use their knowledge and skills to explore their world (Discover)
  • Care about, inspire and team with others locally (Connect)
  • Act to make the world a better place and to make a difference in their communities (Take Action)

Funds generated from this program also offset the cost of girl programs, volunteer trainings and even camp reservations - keeping them low for all our membership!

Did you know...

  • The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the largest girl-led business in the world
  • Troop proceeds in our council for the 2018 Cookie Program were more than $2.8 million -  that's a lot of money for girls to fund their activities and service projects!
  • Girls can send emails through ABC Smart Cookies to reach people they may not see on a regular basis
  • Troops and girls will have the opportunity to accept bank card payments (credit and debit) for cookie orders if their troop opts-in

Troops, don’t miss the opportunity to participate in a fun rewarding program, provide girls with great opportunities and earn money for your troop. Each troop needs a volunteer cookie manager. Volunteer to be your troop's cookie manager today! It's easy, just complete the following steps:

    • Let your troop's leadership team know you are willing to volunteer
    • Be a member in good standing for the 2018-2019 membership year
    • Declare your role as the troop cookie manager through your MyGS login
    • Complete the in-person or online troop cookie manager training
    • Have a current approved criminal background check on file (must be renewed every 3 years)

Please contact or call 713.292.0300 if you need assistance completing any of these steps.

This site is designed to support you through the Cookie Program.  You will find all the resources you need here to help the girls in your troop be successful.