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 2024 Girl Scout cookie season announcement

December 27, 2023

Girl Scouts of Southern Appalachians is thrilled to announce the kickoff of the 2024 Girl Scout Cookie season. During this highly anticipated time of year, girls practice their entrepreneurial talents and acquire important life skills like goal setting, money management, business ethics, people skills and decision making.  All proceeds from cookie sales stay with the local council and troops to power Girl Scouts’ amazing experiences year-round.

Every box of cookies sold provides invaluable experiences for Girl Scouts such as service projects, troop travel and summer camp. This season, cookie lovers can enjoy the full assortment of Girl Scout Cookies, including fan favorites such as Thin Mints®, Samoas®, Do-si-dos ® and more.

Girl Scouts in the Southern Appalachian Council, which comprises 46 counties from Southwest Virginia, through East Tennessee and Northwest Georgia, will be selling Girl Scout Cookies from Feb. 16 through Sunday, March 17, 2024. The cookie sale consists of three phases.

2024 Cookie Season Timeline

Friends and Family Pre-Sale

Starting now, customers can pre-order Girl Scout Cookies from a Girl Scout in their life.

Digital Public Sale

As of Dec. 11, customers can order Girl Scout Cookies online that will be delivered to their doorstep by a local Girl Scout in late January or early February. Customers also can donate online to Operation Appreciation, which provides cookies to U.S. military servicemembers.

Starting Feb. 9, 2024, customers can place an online order from a local Girl Scout and have cookies shipped to their preferred mailing address.

The last day to place a cookie order online for in-person delivery by a local Girl Scout will be March 7, 2024. Customers can continue to donate online to Operation Appreciation or place an online order to have cookies shipped to their preferred mailing address through March 17, 2024.

2024 Public In-Person Cookie Booth Sale

From Feb. 16-March 17, 2024, local Girl Scouts will be selling cookies at booths outside grocery stores, retail storefronts and other approved partner locations across the region. The cookie sale concludes on March 17.

About the Girl Scout Cookie Program

The annual Girl Scout Cookie Program is one of the largest youth-led and THE largest girl-led entrepreneurial programs in the world. It powers life-changing adventures, fun-filled programs and learning experiences for Girl Scouts and their troops all year long.

Our mission at Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians is to build Girl Scouts of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. The Girl Scout Cookie Program supports this mission by providing hands-on experience in setting goals, making business decisions, and embarking on a lifelong leadership journey. The cookie program also provides an essential way for Girl Scouts to cover the cost of their Girl Scout experiences. Girl Scouts use cookie revenue to pay for membership dues, program supplies and activities like travel, camp and STEM exploration.

To stay up to date on how you can purchase Girl Scout Cookies throughout the sale, including information on how to order online or where to find local Girl Scouts selling cookies at a booth, visit our website at

About Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians

Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls, offering programs that give every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of entrepreneurship, adventure, and success. The Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians has more than 10,000 girl and adult members in 46 counties from southwest Virginia, through eastern Tennessee, and northern Georgia. Membership is open to all girls from kindergarten through their senior year in high school. Girl Scouts build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. For more information, visit or call 800-474-1912.