2023 Cookie Sale Timeline
December 30 & January 6 – Welcome emails will be sent to troop volunteers on 12/30 (to access eBudde) and to parents on 1/6/23 (to access Digital Online Cookie DOC). This is an additional option, not intended to replace the traditional cookie order taking.
January 2 - Troops can begin entering
troop scheduled cookie booth locations using the booth scheduler in
eBudde. (Council booth sales are not available to claim until early February).
December 28 - January 12 - New product managers/new troop leaders should take a council cookie training – preregister through the GSJS website activities calendar.
January 13 - Sale begins. DOC opens for
girl delivery & donations only and traditional paper order card
January 29 – Initial order taking ends & girl delivery option in DOC ends.
By January 31 - TROOP INITIAL ORDER DUE & TARGET DATE TO ENTER ACH BANK INFORMATION IN EBUDDE.
Troops collect and enter girl’s initial paper order card totals into eBudde. Booth sale cookies can be included with initial order (or a pending order can be placed as described below). Please keep in mind that all cookies ordered are the responsibility of the troop and are non-returnable. REMEMBER! All online GIRL DELIVERY cookies will transfer over automatically to the eBudde initial order.
February 2 – SU Coordinator cutoff at 11:59 pm to make any entries/adjustments in eBudde if troop needs to make an edit/addition.
February 20 – Transaction tab opens in eBudde – troops may now place additional orders for booth sale cookies or extra/late orders for pick up in Toms River or Farmingdale.
February 17 - March 3 – Community cookie delivery weeks – These dates may be adjusted by our delivery agent. Any change will be shared as soon as that information is made available.
February 27 – DOC shipped orders launch; troop links activate on the GSUSA Cookie Finder website.
March 1 – Council cookie depots open at both service centers.
March 3 – Booth Sales begin. National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend.
March 10 – UNPAID FUNDS COLLECTION FORM is due to email@example.com for ACH adjustments, if needed.
March 17 – FIRST ACH WITHDRAWAL – 50% of girl’s initial orders. Amount to be withdrawn will show on eBudde sales report.
April 2 – DOC closes.
April 7 - FINAL UNPAID FUNDS COLLECTION FORM is due for any unpaid parent balances, last chance for ACH adjustments. Last day of council cookie depots.
April 9 – Last day of booth sales.
April 11 – DEADLINE TO SUBMIT GIRL REWARDS. Finish allocating boxes to girls before submitting.
April 14 – FINAL ACH WITHDRAWAL of any balance due to council; amount will show on sales report.