Cookie Info 2017

2017 Cookie Information

Troop Cookie Manager training is available now

Training for all Troop Cookie Managers is absolutely necessary this year.  With the new system, new cookies, and many other changes everyone must complete the online training.  It is available now on the Council site.  Please be sure to complete both the Troop Cookie Manager training and the Troop SNAP+ course.

I will be scheduling two in-person training sessions covering details of the sale, changes this year, and the new software.

SNAP+ System and Training

The cookie sales management system, SNAP+ is now available.  Once you have completed the online training, please log in and complete your troop setup.  Be sure contact info for you and troop leaders is right, all girl info us updated, and banking info is complete.

Snap Guidebook
Good PDF of information to help with Snap.  In particular, the last two pages do a pretty good job of explaining the complicated donations programs and how to enter in Snap.

Initial Order Pickup Location
Pick up initial orders this year, after scheduling your time, at the following location:
7100 Washington Ave S
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Note: This location is only for initial orders and only by appointment

Cookie Cupboards
Pick up more cookies by the package or case by going to the local cupboard.  No pre-order or appointment required.

Address is:  7252 Washington Ave S, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Hours are:  Monday to Friday Noon–6pm and Sat 8:30am to Noon right now (until 2/18).

Hours change throughout the sale.  Please see this PDF for details.


Booth Scheduler
The Council area booth scheduler opens earlier this year, before initial orders are due.  Please log into SNAP, find the booths and setup booths for your troop.  It is available now, with full information, but you can’t actually schedule your booths until 1/7 at 7pm.  

I will be posting a lot of information about booths in the next couple of weeks.  If you plan to do one or two and don’t know how, just sign up next week and we’ll tackle the ins and outs of booths later.

Important Dates

12/8 – Training and SNAP access begins

1/12 – Cookie Booth Scheduler opens

1/17 – Initial Orders due by 7pm

2/4-2/9 – Pickup initial inventory

2/11 – Cookie Sales Begin

2/16 – Cookie Booths Begin

3/17 – First ACH taken from Troop Accounts

3/26 – Booths and sale end

3/27-28 – Cookie Return Days

4/4 – Reward orders due in Snap

4/21 – Final ACH taken from Troop Accounts

 

Tips for Girl Inventory Management
  • Email families weekly and ask to have updates of their on-hand inventory, and their plans for it
  • If they might be returning on your date you gave them on the family responsibility form, try to find out now how many you might get
  • Ask for excess to be returned to you early so you have more time to redistribute.  They can always get more from you if they run low.  Better than going to the cupboard for one girl, and getting returns from another!