Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways (GSNYPENN) and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) started its 2020 Girl Scout Cookie™ Program on Tuesday. Girl Scouts announces two new ways to celebrate young female leaders: a new lemon cookie available in select areas (including GSNYPENN territory’s spanning 24 counties in New York and two in northern Pennsylvania) and refreshed packaging, reflecting the amazing experiences cookie earnings make possible for girls. GSNYPENN’s cookie season runs now through March 29.
The new cookie is Lemon-Ups™, a crispy lemon cookie baked with messages inspired by Girl Scout entrepreneurs. “I am a go-getter” and “I am an innovator” are among eight phrases on the cookies. Lemon-Ups are priced at $5 per box. Other local varieties include Trefoils®, Do-si-dos®, Tagalongs®, gluten-free Toffee-Tastic™, Thin Mints®, Samoas® and Girl Scout S’mores.
The refreshed cookie packaging emphasizes what the cookie program is all about. Updated images feature Girl s in a diverse range of experiences available to members—from adventure-packed camping and canoeing, to exploring space science and designing robots, to taking action to improve their communities. Every purchase of Girl Scout Cookies makes experiences like these possible for girls across the local area.
Customers may choose to purchase cookies through GSNYPENN’s biannual Sweet Support council service project and help a local community partner. For various reasons, some do not wish to purchase items for themselves. Through Sweet Support, they purchase as a donation and give to others while supporting local Girl Scouts. This season, GSNYPENN is partnering with Meals on Wheels. Customers can also support the program through Digital Cookie online sales with no shipping costs.
GSNYPENN is again running a special sweepstakes called Gimme5 to incentivize customers to purchase five or more boxes at one time. The sweepstakes only applies to cookies purchased from GSNYPENN Girl Scouts. Prizes include cookies and a trip to Italy. Learn more at gimme5sweeps.com.
Girl Scout Cookies can only be purchased from a registered Girl Scout. Don’t have a Girl Scout in your life? Contact GSNYPENN Customer Care at 1.855.213.8555 or email [email protected] to get in touch with local troops selling cookies. You can find upcoming booth sales by visiting girlscoutcookies.org and entering your zip code or use the official Girl Scout Cookie Finder app, free on iOS and Android. GSNYPENN booths run February 29-March 29.