Welcome to the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital Cookie Sale ProgramGirl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

All About The Nation's Capital Cookie Sale!

General GS Cookie Information

General Information:

All cookies sell for $4.00 per box in the Nation’s Capital. Money is collected upon delivery (except for Gift of Caring orders which can be paid for when ordered since no delivery is involved).

Where to Find Cookies!:
Troops will be conducting booth sales all over the council area from late February through March.  If you're having trouble finding a booth in your local community, please check out our Cookie Locator to identify a booth sale in your neighborhood.

Troop Proceeds:

  • Troop retains $.65 per box sold if on Traditional Reward plan (i.e. girls earn incentive items)
  • Troop retains $.70 per box sold if Additional Proceeds plan (i.e. only patches and troop goal achiever rewards are earned) 
  • Tiered proceeds awarded to troops after 1300 boxes, add $0.03 for each box sold

How the Cookie Crumbles:

The Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital serves over 63,900 girls, 25,100 adults, and 4,900 troops in the Greater Washington Region.  The Cookie program plays an important role in strengthening your Council's resources.  Because of the Cookie program, the Council is able to maintain eight camp properties, develop high-quality girl programs, run affordable sleep-away and day camps, provide adult volunteer trainings, and much, much more...

  • $0.69    Troop Proceeds (average based on various incentive structures)
  • $2.26    Supports Direct Service to Girls and Adults
      • Financial assistance for girls
      • Camp programs and maintenance
      • Council-wide programs
      • Training for adult volunteers
      • Marketing, technological, and web support
      • Staff support for associations, service units, and troops
  • $1.05    Cost of Product, Transportation, Promotion, Service Unit Proceeds, Rewards

Program Timeline:

 Dec 20, 2013- Jan 18, 2014

 Girls take initial orders

 February 5 – 20, 2014   

 Initial order delivery, order taking continues

 February 21 - March 23, 2014    

 Booth sales, order taking continues

 February 26,2014

 Cupboards open

 March 30, 2014   

 Cookie Sale Activities end  

About Our Cookies: 
Our cookies are baked without high-fructose corn syrup by Little Brownie Bakers of Louisville, Kentucky, one of two companies in the country licensed by GSUSA to bake Girl Scout Cookies. This year Nation’s Capital Girl Scouts will offer customers the Super Six - a premium selection of the best-selling Girl Scout Cookies ever.

Cookie Questions?
Little Brownie Bakers’ Consumer Service Department understands your need to obtain answers. For answers to your questions regarding the Girl Scouts® Cookies product produced by our baker, check out these “Frequently Asked Questions”.



Areas we currently serve.