RIVERDALE, N.J. — Did you forget to order your favorite Girl Scout cookie treat? It’s not too late! Girl Scouts across northern New Jersey will continue selling Girl Scout cookies through April 23 during Cookie Booth Sale season. More than 700 booth sales are planned throughout Morris county.
“We often hear customers say that they do not know a Girl Scout who is selling cookies, or where they can purchase cookies in their area,” said Betty Garger, President and Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey. “Starting Saturday, March 18, girls will be holding cookie booth sales every weekend until April 23 throughout the area, so customers will be able to find their cookies right away, and still support Girl Scouts who are trying to reach their cookie sales goals.”
Cookie customers can use the Cookie Locator on the Girl Scout Web site at www.girlscoutcookies.org. By typing in a zip code, customers can locate the nearest cookie booth sales. Serious Girl Scout cookie customers can also download the Girl Scout Cookie app for Androids or iPhones. Local events will be held at Red Barn Restaurant and Barry's Pharmacy.
Cookie sales generate funds for Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey and help pay for volunteer training, program activities for girls, and the maintenance of camp properties and service centers. All cookie proceeds stay in the local community. Troop proceeds from the cookie program are often used to pay for community service projects like beautification plans or collection drives, in addition to girl program activities and trips.
A variety of cookies are being sold at $4 per box, including Thin Mints, DoSiDos, Tagalongs, Trefoils, Samoas, and Savannah Smiles. Gluten-free Toffee-tastic cookies and the Girl Scout S’mores will sell for $5 per box, due to higher production costs – but these cookies in particular are in high demand this year and may not be available at all booth locations.