Cookies Build 5 Skills
Everything girls do in Girl Scouting is designed to help them grow into leaders of courage, confidence and character. The 5 Skills girls learn through the Girl Scout Cookie Program are an important ingredient in the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.
The 5 Skills
GOAL SETTING: Your Girl Scout sets cookie sales goals individually and with her team, creates a plan to reach them, and develops Cooperation and Team Building skills all along the way!
DECISION MAKING: Your Girl Scout helps decide how her team will spend their cookie money, furthering her Critical Thinking and Problem Solving skills that will help her in many aspects of her life.
MONEY MANAGEMENT: Your Girl Scout takes cookie orders, handles customers’ money and gains valuable and Practical Life Skills around financial literacy.
PEOPLE SKILLS: Your Girl Scout learns how to talk to, listen to and work with all kinds of people while selling cookies. These experiences help her develop Healthy Relationship and Conflict Resolution skills she can use throughout her life.
BUSINESS ETHICS: Your Girl Scout is honest and responsible at every step of the cookie sale. Her business ethics here reinforce the Positive Values she is developing as a Girl Scout.
For Cookie Program Tips for Parents, click here.
For additional Product Program activities and resources, click here.