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Where can Girl Scout cookies take her?

Everywhere! Much more than a way to raise money, the Cookie Program is a hands-on business and leadership program. Girls learn, not from a book, but from real-life experiences. These are skills that last far beyond Cookie Season. Many successful business women and community leaders say they got their start selling Girl Scout Cookies.

Girl Scout cookies can lead to …

Travel adventures in other parts of the world
Girl Scouting offers many travel opportunities so girls can see new places, meet new people and learn about different cultures. Girl Scout destinations is one example of travel opportunities can be funded with cookie money.

College scholarships
Many colleges, universities, private corporations and foundations offer Girl Scouts scholarship money for higher education. Her achievements in the Cookie Program can become a key part of her scholarship application. If she achieves a top-seller award, takes a leadership role in her group’s sale or uses cookie money for a Take Action project, remind her to list it on her application or write about it in her essay. These experiences also make for rich conversations in college or job interviews. 

A stronger community in the years ahead
Her Take Action projects funded by cookie money will help her discover more about her values and the world. Whether she is caring for the environment, volunteering at an animal shelter or campaigning for social issues, she learns she can make the world a better place. Your whole community will be stronger because of her actions. Her Take Action project may lead her to earn the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting.