Get Out There and Have Fun!

We have lots of exciting events and activities happening during the 2012 Girl Scout Cookie Season! Make sure to check back often for all the fun!

Cookie Kickoff Parties

Cookie kickoffs are fun and interactive parties where girls can come and learn all about the cookie sale. You may attend as a troop or with your family. Open to girls in troops or other pathways - basically any girl who will be selling cookies. You have three (3) options to choose from:

January 7, 2012 - Traverse City

Traverse City Civic Center 
1213 W. Civic Center Drive
10 AM - 12 PM 

Come anytime between 10 AM and noon to go through our stations. Ice skating will be available 12:30-1:30 PM. RSVP is a must to reserve your ice skating spot. Open to the first 100 people).  

January 14, 2012 - Grand Rapids

Celebration Cinema South
1506 Eastport Drive SE
9 AM - 11 AM 

Come anytime between 9 AM and 11 AM to go through our stations. Afterward, you can pay just $5.50 for a movie ticket and we will have free popcorn available. 

January 14, 2012 - Muskegon 

Sherman Bowling Center
1531 W. Sherman Blvd, Muskegon
10 AM - 12 PM 

Come anytime between 10 AM and noon to go through our stations. Afterward, you can pay just $2.50 for bowling shoes and one game. 

For all kickoffs please RSVP to reserve your spot at one of these spectacular events! You can RSVP online through eBIZ or by submitting a Council Activity Registration Form. 

You must bring a copy of the following forms with you to the kickoffs:

  1. Parent Permission Form 

  2. Girl & Adult Health History Form (needed for both adults and girls)

Community Cookie Booth Weekend

Join us on March 17-18, 2012 as GSMISTS celebrates the kickoff to booth sales! We'll have booths set up all throughout our council - all you have to do is show up! Troops/groups can begin signing up for booth reservations in February on eBudde! 

Bling Your Booth Contest

Show us your Girl Scout spirit! Make your Cookie Booth stand out! Creatively decorate your Cookie Booth and email a picture of your booth to tmyers@gsmists.org. Or mail your photo along with your Service Unit number/Troop number to Taryn Myers at the Grand Rapids Service Center. Photos must be received no later than April 15, 2011.

GSMISTS will award a prize to the troop who has the best booth! We will also post all booth photos to our Facebook page for you to view! 

Criteria we're looking for:

  • Creativity 

  • Promotion of the Gift of Caring 

  • Use/promotion of bundling

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