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2017 Cookie Kickoff

Get ready to kick off the 2017 season of the Girl Scout Cookie Program with your Girl Scout sisters, family and the Jacksonville Jaguars!

Join us at Metropolitan Park for a day of #cookiebiz programs, family fun, entertainment and a picnic lunch, before heading over to Everbank Field to watch the Jacksonville Jaguars take on the Houston Texans. Before the day is over, Girl Scouts will be equipped with all the information they need to be the best #cookieboss they can be! Girls will participate in #cookiebiz activities that reinforce the 5 Skills, and they will acquire cookie sale safety tips and marketing pointers, while learning from our very own resident cookie experts. Whether a Girl Scout considers herself a seasoned cookie seller or this is her very first sale, she is sure to pick up some new skills to make this season a success.

Cookie Kickoff is Gateway Council's signature family event, so we'll have plenty of fun and activities for non-Girl Scouts too! A family fun zone with outdoor games, entertainment, food and the Girl Scout Shop on the Road will keep the whole crew busy.

This year will be one to remember, so grab your tickets, load up the family or your Girl Scout troop, and join us for a day of football, fun and cookies — what more could you ask for?

Bus information

The chartered bus will fit 48 people per bus. Each bus must be 75 percent full to run. If it is not 75 percent full, the bus will be canceled. The seats will fill up fast, so please reserve your spot right away to ensure a ride. Please note: If the bus is cancelled, you will be unable to get a refund for your Cookie Kickoff event tickets and you will need to find alternate transportation to the event.
The bus will drop your party off at the Cookie Kickoff event site at the start of the event, and will drop you back off at your parking location after the event and game have concluded. You must stay for the entire event and game before the bus will travel back to the parking location that evening.
We have scheduled two locations for pick up. You will need meet at the location, park and ride the bus to event. Girl Scouts, adults and non-Girl Scout youth are all welcome to ride. The pickup and drop off times are approximate, updated times will be provided closer to the date of the event. Register for the bus by Dec. 4.
Gainesville: The Oaks Mall, 6419 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32605 Register here
St. Augustine: St. Augustine Outlets, 500 Outlet Mall Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32084 Register here

Adult volunteers and Program Aides are needed to facilitate activities. Sign up to help!

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