More Than a Century of Girl Scout Cookie History
It all started in 1917, when Girl Scouts in Muskogee, Oklahoma, did
what Girl Scouts everywhere always do: they had a great idea, got
together, and took action to make it a reality. The girls of Mistletoe
Troop hit on the clever idea to fund their projects by selling cookies
they made at home in their own kitchens. So simple—and so smart! Other
troops took note, and the idea of Girl Scouts selling cookies took
Girl Scout Cookies Fuel A Century of Adventure for Girls
Fast forward to today, when more than a million amazing girls will sell hundreds of millions of boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to support their mission of making the world a better place. But there’s more work to be done—and more amazing experiences to be had—and we need everyone’s involvement!
You can help the next generation of girls fulfill their dreams and change the world by finding cookies near you now. With every box of Girl Scout Cookies you buy this year, you help support tomorrow's courage-boosting, confidence-inspiring, character-building, make-the-world-a-better-place experiences. Learn more about Girl Scout Cookie history.