- The cookies
The cookies are coming!
The cookie program begins
this Sunday, February 2 at 9:00 a.m.
day is THIS Saturday, Feb. 1. (page 37)
If your troop did not place an
initial order, you may disregard this section as it does not apply to
- Print your delivery
confirmation from eBudde.
- For safety reasons,
children and pets are NOT allowed at the warehouse.
- Set a location and
assign times for parents/guardians to pick up cookies from you
after your warehouse pickup.
- Be on time!
- Please be patient and
courteous with your service unit volunteers at the warehouse.
- Bring your printed
eBudde delivery confirmation; it lists the exact amounts you are
- Count all cookies
before signing for them.
- Do not accept damaged
cases; exchange them right away at the warehouse.
- Pick up your troop
delivery packet, which contains your girl order cards.
- If applicable, pick up
the troop booth sign reward.
- Remove cookies from
cars IMMEDIATELY - many are chocolate and will melt.
- Separate cookies by
girl prior to distribution.
these tips for smooth distribution! (page 37)
- Be cautious as
to how many cookies are picked up at one time by a
- TCM and
parent/guardian should count cookies together and complete a
- Distribute order cards
- fill in due dates and your contact information.
may begin accessing the cupboard website on Thursday, Jan. 30 in
order to place orders for pickup at the cookie cupboards on Monday,
Feb. 3. (page 46)
- Beginning Monday,
Feb. 3: Orders/exchanges
must be in full cases, of the same variety (i.e.
12 Thin Mints, 12 Tagalongs).
- If your troop missed
placing the initial order, we recommend placing your starting
inventory order with a WAREHOUSE cupboard as they are more
equipped to fulfill large orders.
- Tuesday, Feb. 18 -
Sunday, Mar. 9: Orders/exchanges
may be in mixed cases, of mixed varieties (i.e. 8
Do-si-dos and 4 Samoas = 12 boxes).
- Damages may be
exchanged at any time.
- All exchanges are
at the discretion of the cupboard manager and are based on their
- Check cupboard
schedules online to verify cupboard availability and
- Keep cupboard
receipts in a safe place to be used in reconciling transactions
at the end of the sale.
Need a little inspiration for
those cookie mobiles and cookie stands? Check out our Cookie Crafts and
Activities board over on Pinterest. Remember,
walkabouts and standabouts are permitted throughout the entire
duration of the sale. See page 10 for details.
When will I be able to access the cupboard website?
A. The cupboard website will be live and
accessible on Thursday, Jan. 30. A map with all cupboard locations is
What if I missed the Jan. 17 deadline to place an initial order?
A. Don't worry! All orders placed after
January 17 will be made through the cookie cupboard system and can be
picked up beginning Feb. 3. We recommend that you place these large
starting inventory orders with a WAREHOUSE cupboard as they are more
equipped to fulfill large orders. (pg. 46)
What if I missed the Jan. 17 deadline to submit my troop's banking
information in eBudde?
A. Immediately contact email@example.com to
resolve this issue in order be able to pick up your cookies on
May we use Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites to post
A. Girls may e-mail, text message,
and use Cookie Club to
inform and take orders from family/friends/former customers. Girls 13
years or older may also use social networking sites such as
Facebook and Twitter to promote sales (they must follow Girl Scouts
San Diego and GSUSA guidelines, found at girlscouts.org/cookies).
- Girls may not send
blast emails, post online ads, post on Facebook groups,
or on any websites that are open to the public or collect
payment online, such as Craigslist, eBay, or PayPal.
Q. Which cookies
Q. What if I see a
troop/girl(s) violating policies?
the event that a disregard of policy is observed, assume good intent
as mistakes happen to everyone. Simply ask (politely and respectfully)
for the girl's name and/or troop number and share it with your SUCC
and/or the Product Sales team via firstname.lastname@example.org.
No further action should be taken by the reporting party - troops/parents should not
attempt to resolve the issue themselves nor harass any other
girls/adults. Please remember to be honest and fair,
friendly and helpful, considerate and caring,
respectful of others, and a sister to every Girl Scout.
The Product Sales Team
Girl Scouts San Diego
page numbers referenced throughout Cookie Chat refer to the 2014 Troop Cookie Manager
Handbook unless otherwise noted. The username is
"GSSD" and the password is "TCM2014".
Military/older girl booth lottery round 2
Military/older girl booth lottery round 3
Delivery day: Cookie warehouse
pickup; distribute cookies to families.
Feb. 2 -
9 a.m. Cookie program begins; girls may begin sending emails through
Cookie Cupboards open; booth sites become
viewable in eBudde Booth Scheduler
Scout Cookie Program is the largest girl-led business in the country
and generates immeasurable benefits for girls, their councils, and
their communities. Girls set cookie sales goals to support
their chosen activities, to fund community service/leadership
projects, to attend camp, and to travel.
Through the Girl
Scout Cookie Program, girls develop five essential skills: goal
setting, decision making, money management, people skills and
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