Monday, February 4, 2013

Eight activities to celebrate National Girl Scout Cookie Day February 8

This Friday, February 8 Girl Scouts in Texas and all over the United States will celebrate National Girl Scout Cookie Day in honor of the Girl Scout Cookie Program, the largest girl-led business in the world.

Here are eight fun activities you and your Girl Scout can do to celebrate:
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  1. Talk to eight new customers about the Girl Scout Cookie Program. Tell them what your goal is and what you plan to do with the money you earn.
  2. Make a sign for your yard encouraging neighbors to buy Girl Scout cookies and put it out on Friday, February 8. (Follow your HOA’s rules for yard signs!)
  3. Write a short essay (350 words or less) about one of the five skills you’ve learned from the Girl Scout Cookie Program and email to communications@sjgs.org. The authors of the first five essays received will get a Girl Scout prize pack!
  4. Wear your Girl Scout cookie T-shirt, Girl Scout pin or Girl Scout vest to school on Friday, February 8 to let your friends and teachers know you’re proud to be a Girl Scout. (Follow your school’s rules for attire!)
  5. With a parent’s permission, decorate car windows, snap a picture and email it to communications@sjgs.org. The decorators of the first five photos received will get a Girl Scout prize pack!
    Car decor must include:
    - Mention of National Girl Scout Cookie Day
    - Date: Friday, February 8
    - Website for more info: girlscoutcookies.org
  6. Research online or in Girl Scout books to find the original Girl Scout cookie recipe, then make it. (Hint: check our blog archives!)
  7. Print out the coloring sheet located in our National Girl Scout Cookie Day Facebook album and color.
  8. Complete the Cookie Concessions Box craft in this post. (Click the image for easier viewing.)
Share photos with us on Friday, February 8 of your activities! Post them to our Facebook page, share them on Twitter or email them to us at communications@sjgs.org.