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Girl Scouts of Orange County Kicks Off 2022 Girl Scout Cookie Season


Girl Scouts across Orange County are now selling the new brownie-inspired Adventurefuls

Girl Scouts across Orange County are now selling the new brownie-inspired Adventurefuls™ cookie alongside other favorites, each purchase powering their amazing adventures.

IRVINE, CA – Girl Scouts of Orange County (GSOC) kicked off the 2022 Girl Scout Cookie Season on Sunday, January 16, that sweet time of year when consumers can purchase their favorite cookies and support local Girl Scout entrepreneurs. This year, Girl Scouts are selling a sweet new creation coined Adventurefuls—a crunchy, brownie-inspired cookie with caramel-flavored crème and a hint of sea salt—an adventure in every bite! Adventurefuls join the portfolio of iconic Girl Scout Cookies sold in OC, including favorites like Thin Mints®, Caramel deLites®, and Peanut Butter Patties®.

Girl Scouts started pre-orders for cookies on January 16. If you know a Girl Scout, ask how she’s selling cookies online for direct shipment or local delivery that will begin January 30. You can also donate “Cookie Share” cookies that are distributed to our nation’s soldiers and local food banks.

The second half of the sale begins February 11. This is when Girl Scout Cookie fans will be able to purchase all their favorite cookies from Girl Scouts at booths safely set up outside local retailers.

This season, Girl Scouts are again selling cookies in creative, socially distant, and contact-free ways to keep themselves and their customers safe during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. From personalized websites to QR codes and the Cookie Finder app, Girl Scouts are excited to bring the much-needed joy of cookies to their customers.

"Our Girl Scouts are amongst the most creative entrepreneurs and marketers out there,” said GSOC CEO Vikki Shepp. “I’ve been so inspired watching our Girl Scouts take the challenges of the pandemic as an opportunity to learn new sales tactics and business skills. When you purchase Girl Scout Cookies, you not only get a delicious treat, you also help Girl Scouts build business savvy and champion their ambition. Many female entrepreneurs fondly recall selling Girl Scout cookies as their first opportunity to manage a business."

The Girl Scout Cookie Program ends March 13. All Girl Scout Cookie sales proceeds stay with the local council and troops to power amazing Girl Scouts adventures throughout the year: exploring what interests them, discovering their passions, and taking action on issues they care about. Whether they’re using their STEM skills to solve a problem, changing a law to help their community, having a courageous outdoor experience, or starting an innovative nonprofit, Girl Scouts build a better future for themselves and the world. And, in addition to earning new Cookie Business badges, girls get a taste of being entrepreneurs through the Girl Scout Cookie Program and learn important business skills like setting goals and money management that set them up for success in life.

Here's how to buy Girl Scout Cookies this year:

  • Order in-person or online through your favorite Girl Scout
    Tell her you're interested in buying cookies, and she’ll take it from there! In true Girl Scout style, a Cookie Entrepreneur always manages her own sale.
  • Get connected to a local Girl Scout
    Enter your info at girlscoutsoc.org/cookiebuy and a local Girl Scout will contact you to complete your order. Yum!
  • Use the Cookie Finder to find a local Cookie Booth
    Starting February 11, simply enter your zip code in the "Find Cookies!" tool at girlscoutcookies.org, use the free mobile app on your iOS or Android device, or text “COOKIES” to 59618 to get dates and locations for Girl Scout Cookie booth sales in Orange County. 

[Local Girl Scouts are available for quotes or interviews. Please reach out so we can connect you! Please contact Caron Berkley at cberkley@girlscoutsoc.org]

About Girl Scouts of Orange County
We are 25,000 strong – nearly 15,000 girls and 10,000 volunteers and adult members who bring girls’ dreams to life and work together to build a better world. Through programs reaching girls in every zip code in Orange County, Girl Scouts of all backgrounds and abilities can be unapologetically themselves as they discover their strengths and rise to meet new challenges—whether they want to climb to the top of a tree or the top of their class, lace up their boots for a hike or advocate for climate justice, or make their first best friends. Backed by trusted adult volunteers, mentors, and thousands of alums, Girl Scouts lead the way as they find their voices and make changes that affect the issues most important to them. To join us, volunteer, reconnect, or donate, visit www.girlscoutsoc.org.