The 5 Skills in Action
The Girl Scout Cookie Program and Fall Product Program teaches Girl Scouts essential skills to grow into leaders in their own life,
in business and in the world.
Goal Setting: Set sales goals individually and, with her team, creates a plan to reach them.
She develops cooperation and team building skills all along the way!
Decision Making: Helps decide how her team spends their income, furthering critical thinking
and problem solving skills.
Money Management: Takes orders, handles customers’ money, and gains valuable and practical
life skills around financial literacy.
People Skills: Learns how to talk to, listen to and work with all kinds of people while selling. These experiences
help her develop healthy relationships and conflict resolution skills that she can use throughout her life.
Business Ethics: Be honest and responsible at every step of the sale. Her business ethics
reinforce the positive values she is developing as a Girl Scout.