Are the initial order bonus rewards cumulative from 80% to 90%?
Are both Digital Cookie and in-hand sales counted toward rewards? Or are these rewards just for in-hand?
Gift of Caring and Digital Cookie sales, along with Cookies In Hand and both sales, all count toward Girl Rewards.
How are proceeds determined?
Troop proceeds are based on the total number of boxes sold by a troop divided by the number of girls participating in the sale. This will be the troop’s Per Girl Average (PGA). Troop Proceeds are based on the PGA. Your PGA will not be impacted by those girls who are listed in eBudde, but do not participate in the sale (as long as no entries have been made under that girl). We have outlined your earnings below:
1-199 PGA — 50¢ per box
200-299 PGA — 60¢ per box
300-399 PGA — 70¢ per box
400+ PGA — 85¢ per box
PGA may fluctuate during the program, so please pay special attention to the amount owed to council on your Sales Report located in eBudde.
When do I order girl rewards?
Girl rewards are cumulative and will be calculated at the end of the program. The reward order is due by March 14.
How does a troop of older girls opt out of Girl Rewards to receive higher proceeds instead?
Complete this form and submit to your CPSM.
Who receives the proceeds from the cookie program?
All proceeds stay within the council to support programs and opportunities for girls. A cookie purchase not only supports girls’ success, but helps them find the G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ within to do amazing things for themselves and for their communities.
Who is eligible to opt out of receiving girl rewards? What are the advantages and what patches/rewards are the girls eligible to receive?
Cadette, Senior and Ambassador troops may opt out of receiving girl rewards and instead receive an additional 5 cents per box of cookies sold. The decision to opt out must be unanimous among troop members; each girl must sign the Opt Out Consent Form. The form must be submitted to the CPSM prior to the Jan. 10 initial order deadline. Girls in troops that opt out are eligible to receive certain patches if they meet the individual patch requirements: 2018 Bar Patch, Gift of Caring and/or Cookie Theme patch.
When will troops receive their proceeds?
Troops receive their proceeds throughout the program as they take payment for cookies and make deposits to GSGC. Proceeds are based on the sales of each girl participating in the cookie program. Total troop proceeds are listed on the Sales Report in eBudde; this also shows council proceeds that should be deposited to the appropriate bank listed on your deposit slips. Make sure to only use the deposit you receive at initial order pickup; don't use another troop's deposit slips or counter deposit slips. Troop proceeds can vary throughout the program, so pay close attached to the sales report and ensure you're making the correct deposits.
When will troops receive the profit for online sales?
Sales through Digital Cookie are credited to the girls in eBudde immediately following an approved online transaction. Troop proceeds begin to calculate after the troop’s initial starting order is submitted and continue to update as additional cookies are allocated to the girls.
How do Digital Cookie sales count toward each girl's rewards?
Digital Cookie orders count toward a girl's total sales the same as Cookies in Hand and booth sales.
Will eBudde automatically calculate each girl's Digital Cookie sales on the Rewards tab?
Yes, eBudde will consider all digital sales when calculating a girl's earned rewards.
When will girls receive their rewards?
Girl rewards are shipped to the communities in April. The CPSM will notify troops when rewards are available for pickup. Any girl rewards not picked up from the CPSM by June 30 will be forfeited.
Are earned camp credits transferable?
Yes, girls may transfer earned camp credit to any registered Girl Scout.
Can girls use camp credit toward Smile Camp?