The tradition of selling Girl Guide cookies goes back to 1927 when a Girl Guide leader in Regina baked and packaged cookies for her girls to sell as a simple way to raise money for their uniforms and camping equipment.
A look back through our archival photographs reveals some tried and true cookie selling techniques.
Know your customer.
A bold display can make your product stand out.
Going door-to-door may increase your sales and help you meet your neighbours.
Practicing at a unit meeting before going out to fundraise helps to boost girls’ confidence.
Selling at community events – and to hard-working Mounties – is a great way to boost sales.