5 Life Skills

Did You Know?
The Girl Scout Cookie program is the most successful financial literacy program in the country! Girls selling Girl Scout Cookies learn 5 skills that will shape her future!

Goal Setting
A Girl Scout sets cookie sales goals then creates a plan to achieve those goals all while developing cooperation and team building skills along the way.

Decision Making
A Girl Scout helps decide how she (and her troop) will spend cookie money, furthering critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Money Management
A Girl Scout takes cookies orders, handles customers’ money and gains valuable and practical financial skills and know-how.

People Skills
A Girl Scout learns how to talk to, listen to and work with all kinds of people while selling cookies. These experiences help her develop healthy relationships and conflict resolution skills.

Business Ethics
A Girl Scout is honest and responsible at every step of the cookie sale. Her business ethics here reinforce the positive values she developed as a Girl Scout.