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Girl Scout Cookie Terms

ACH - Automatic Clearing House- The banking method in which the Council withdraws the money from your troop bank account to pay for cookie products through-out the sale.

Initial Order- The first order for cookies placed by your troop. They are based on expected sales for the first two weekends of the sale and placed prior to the beginning of the sale, usually in early December. (December 12, 2016).

Booth Locator- Used by customers to locate Girl Scout Cookie Booths by entering their zip code. Booth locations and addresses will appear - Booth Scheduler and Booth Locator are also linked to Google Maps.

Military Troop to Troop- A program developed to send cookies to military personnel or military organizations.

CoCo Direct- Online cookie website to track sales, send e-vites to friends and family and make plans for girls to reach cookie goals.

Planned Order- Method in which troops enter additional cookie orders needed for their troop. These orders are entered into SNAP by 11:00 PM on every Sunday evening of the sale.

Community Cookie Chair (CCC)- The registered and background checked adult troop member responsible for coordinating the cookie sales on behalf of the community.

Recognitions- Items earned by girls for achieving sales milestones.

Cookie Booth- One way to sell cookies, it can consist of a troop of girls and adults that set up a stationary table, usually in front of a store, to sell cookies. (Note: Only 2 adults and 4 girls at any one location at a time.)

SNAP- A computer program provided by ABC Bakers for troops to assist with their troop’s inventory and financial management.

Cookie Cupboards- Cookie cupboards are set up as a location where troops can pick up additional cookies throughout the sale after entering their planned order into SNAP.

Swiper- Mobile credit card payment device and service which allows troops and girls to accept credit card payments from customers. Funds are deposited into the troop bank account.

Troop Cookie Chair (TCC)- The registered and background checked adult troop member responsible for coordinating the cookie sales on behalf of the troop.

All information can be found in the 2016-2017 complete troop cookie guide.

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