Friday, March 1, 2019

21 Surprising Skills She’ll Learn by Selling Girl Scout Cookies

If you’ve ever asked someone, “Would you like to buy Girl Scout Cookies?,” then you probably already know that girls who participate in the Girl Scout Cookie Program learn invaluable skills that last a lifetime.

When entrepreneurship and financial literacy are nurtured from a young age, girls gain the confidence to lead—and learn practical skills along the way, like goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics. 

But don’t just take our word for it. We went to the experts—Girl Scouts, troop leaders, and parents of Girl Scouts—and asked, what’s the biggest lesson you’ve learned while selling Girl Scout Cookies?

To help Girl Scouts in your area learn invaluable skills, just enter your zip code in the Girl Scout Cookie Finder to locate a nearby booth. And if you’d like your girl to start on the path to a lifetime of leadership, learn more about how to join Girl Scouts!