Cookies

Questions? cookies@girlscoutsedina.org
2018 Cookie Training and Product Details
  • Cookie Training - Please take both training courses located HERE & email cookies@girlscoutsedina.org the completion certificates.
  • New to sales? This page will tell you everything you need to know about the cookie sale.
  • SMART COOKIE: This is the primary website troop cookie managers will use during the cookie sale to track sales, sign-up for cookie booths, etc.  
            1.  Troop cookie managers must be registered as an adult GS member.   
            2.  Complete online cookie training (see link above)
            3.  Upon completion of training, you'll receive your Smart Cookies link.                       
    Note: All girls selling cookies must be currently registered Girl Scouts.

Inventory Management

Please try to get cookies from a local troop before going to the cookie cupboard. We want to help troops since every returned case means $15 loss to your troop.

Start by checking the Edina Cookie SWAP doc or going to the cookie wiki. See Training materials for more details on cookie wiki.  We have great success moving cookies there.

2018 Cookie Cupboards:  PDF file posted below.  

 Lynn Schmitt -  cookies@girlscoutsedina.org
  • Training – All new and existing cookie managers must take online training. New cookie managers should also come to the in-person training on Thursday, December 14th at 6:30 p.m., Edina Community Center Room 351.
  • Troop selling materials can be picked up at my house by letting me know your troop number, number of girls, and date you want to pick them up.  They will remain outside until you retrieve them.
  • Incentives will be picked up from Lynn Schmitt's house at the end of the sale. I will monitor to ensure incentives are entered and let you know when you can retrieve them.
  • Smart Cookie Support
  • Tracking initial orders and submitting Edina order
  • Inventory tracking and facilitating troop trades in Smart Cookies
  • Track deposits - Work with troops regarding final deposits
  • Input new/corrections to contacts into Smart Cookies as needed
  • Help troops sign up for booths
  • Help troops monitor and track inventory
2018 Important Dates:

  • January 4th: Cookie Booth Sign-up Begins at 7:00 p.m.
  • JANUARY 9th: Troop Initial Cookie Order DUE
  • FEBRUARY 3rd: COOKIE GO DAY!
  • March 9, 2018 - First ACH Debit at $1.00/box withdrawn from troop account
  • March 18, 2018 - Sale Ends
  • March 27, 2018 - Incentives due
  • April 13, 2018 - Second ACH Debit for the remainder of the money due to the council.
FAQ
  • Will there be online sales this year? Yes, there will be an option for girls to sell online via the Smart Cookies software.  
  • Credit Card Sales? Here is information on using PayAnywhere to accept credit cards at booths.
  • Gluten-free cookies? Troops will only be guaranteed two cases yet order up to two cases. They sell for $5.00/box. 
  • Money Deposits to Council? No more Council deposits!  Weekly deposit all money to the troop account.  Council will debit the troop account two times during the sale. Money MUST be in the account and troop will be responsible for any NSF fees on Council draws.
  • Inventory at end of sale? How to pay? If you have cookies at the end of the sale, you may sell after the end date. Fill out the money problem form requesting extra time to sell your inventory. The Council may give up to three extra months to pay for that inventory.
  • Will checks made out to Girl Scouts be accepted in our Troop account? Yes. Checks made out simply to Girl Scouts can be deposited into your troop accounts.
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