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2024 Girl Scout Cookie Program

Girl Scout Game Changer

Do you know a GSNI Girl Scout redefining everything you thought you knew about the Cookie Program? This year, GSNI is accepting nominations for innovative, creative, and courageous Girl Scouts who demonstrate original thinking, embrace new ideas, lead with compassion, and model true entrepreneurship through the Girl Scout Cookie Program. If this applies to a Girl Scout in your life, now’s the time to nominate your Girl Scout Game Changer using this form.

GSNI staff will review all nominations and make selections. Girl Scouts will receive a special charm and may be featured on GSNI’s social media channels throughout the cookie program from January 5–March 10, 2024. 

Virtual Cookie Kick-off

Thank you to all who viewed the Virtual Cookie Kick-off (VCKO) premier. No worries if you missed it, the VCKO will be availble throughout the Cookie Program to watch! To view, go to GSNI’s YouTube channel @GSNorthernIL

Before viewing, download the Magic Card to complete while following along. After watching, bring the completed Magic Card to a Resource Center, by March 9, for a special gift (while supplies last).

2024 Cookie Rally patches are sold out.

Resources for Troop Cookie Chairs, Parents, and Girl Scouts

The 2024 Cookie Program starts on Friday, January 5, 2024. All cookie varieties will remain at $5/package for 2024. These include Adventurefuls, Lemon-Ups, Trefoils, Do-Si-Dos, Samoas, Tagalongs, Thin Mints, Toffee-tastics (gluten free), and S’mores. All Girl Scouts must be registered members for the 2023-2024 membership year to participate in the Cookie Program.

How do troops get started?
The Troop Cookie Chair or a Troop Leader must complete the 2024 Mandatory Troop Online Cookie Program Training on gsLearn in order to receive the troop’s program supplies and materials from their Service Unit Cookie Coordinator. For assistance logging into gsLearn, use this guide

A volunteer must be a registered member of Girl Scouts for the 23-24 membership year and completed a GSNI background check. All volunteers with the assigned volunteer role of Troop Cookie Chair or Troop Leader will receive an invitation email to take the training and it will be listed on the volunteer’s gsLearn home page. If the training is not listed, search for 415 Troop Cookie Training in the Content Library when logged into gsLearn.

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Use the drop-down menus below for forms, information, and training materials to assist Troop Cookie Chairs, Troop Leaders, Parents, and Girl Scouts through the 2024 Cookie Program. 

Cookie Craver
Parents or Troop Cookie Chairs may bring in a Cookie Craver submission form to a GSNI Council Cupboard ONLY, Thursday, February 8-Saturday, March 2 to receive cookies for additional customer orders. Payment is required at the time of submission/cookie pick-up. Girl Scouts can earn the Goal Getter patch with submission of 18 packages.

Cookie Craver (additional details)
Cookie Craver order card
Cookie Craver submission form

Cookie Business Challenge
Girl Scouts can be a Cookie Entrepreneur and Captain by participating in the Cookie Business Challenge! Girl Scouts can earn a patch and businesses benefit from support and recognition of the Girl Scout Cookie Program! For Girl Scouts to receive their patch and to ensure businesses are recognized appropriately, the Girl Scout/parent must complete the Cookie Business Challenge online form by Monday, March 18.

Cookie Business Challenge (additional details)
Cookie Business Challenge online submission form

Gift of Caring (GOC) Opportunity
GSNI encourages troops to deliver GOC cookies. For troops that delivery GOC Cookies and complete the GOC online delivery form by Monday, April 17, all Girl Scouts in the troop who sold donation cookies and/or participated in the delivery date will receive the Heart charm! Troops may collect the donation cookies themselves or pick-up from council.

Gift of Caring Opportunity (additional information)
Gift of Caring Delivery online form