Calling all Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador cookie entrepreneurs! Want to be a Cookie Captain and support younger Girl Scouts and volunteers in your area for the 2021 Girl Scout Cookie Program?
Complete the Cookie Captain form by Monday, November 30: https://girlscoutsofcolorado.formstack.com/forms/cookie_captain_commitment_form_20_21
The Cookie Captain Program provides service-oriented Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors the opportunity to mentor first-time selling Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies in the art of selling Girl Scout Cookies. Along with providing guidance, Cookie Captains teach younger Girl Scouts about the 5 Skills: goal setting, decision-making, money management, people skills, and business ethics!
As a Cookie Captain you will:
- Receive training that includes tips for working with Daisies and Brownies, and lots of fun game and activity ideas.
- Help younger Girl Scouts develop skills and confidence as they achieve the goals they have set.
- Have opportunities to assist your Girl Scout community with:
- Presenting at TCM trainings and sharing your experience.
- Planning and leading activities at cookie rallies.
- Helping with check-in at delivery sites.
- Leading activities at troop meetings and helping with troop training.
- Assisting volunteers on cookie delivery sites and/or mentoring Daisies and Brownies at booths during cookie season.
- Sharing your Cookie Program expertise by sharing your story through GSCO social media
- Helping your service unit cookie manager or area volunteers with wrapping-up post cookie-season.
Earn 20+ hours of service and earn the Service to Girl Scouting Bar. These same hours can double as service hours to meet your school requirements too!
All Cookie Captains will receive a beanie and a Cookie Captain patch. A party to celebrate your Cookie Captain experience will be held in May/June.
Requirements: 20+ hours of service and a commitment to helping younger Girl Scouts and area volunteers with the 2021 Cookie Program. Track your hours on a log sheet and turn into GSCO by May 7.
Timeline: November – June
Nov./Dec. – Take training, connect with staff + area volunteers, and present at TCM training.
Dec./Jan. – Cookie Rally planning/hosting, cookie delivery site support, and troop training.
Feb./Mar. – Daisy/Brownie booth mentorship and share your story through GSCO social media.
April/May – Assist with wrapping up cookie season.
May/June – Cookie Captain Celebrations!
Girl Scout Sydney T. shared her experience as a Cookie Captain during the 2020 Girl Scout Cookie Program. Read it here: http://gscoblog.org/2020/05/cookie-captain-2020/
We want to hear how your girl is using her Girl Scout skills by taking initiative, caring for the community, and Girl Scouting at home. She can send in her story here.