DETROIT (WWJ) – It’s one of the sweetest times of the year! Girl Scout cookies are about to hit the streets.
Girl Scouts across metro Detroit will start selling their cookies from pop-up booths on Friday, Feb. 19. Don’t wait too long to scoop up your favorite cookies though, the booths will only be up for six weeks.
All cookie varieties — Trefoils, Thin Mints, Tagalongs, Samoas, Do-si-Dos, Savannah Smile and Rah Rah Raisins — are $4 per box except for Toffee-tastic, a gluten-free cookie, which is $5 per box.
Girl Scout troops will run mall kiosks throughout the region during the sale period. Mall kiosk locations include: Fairlane Town Center (Dearborn), 12 Oaks Mall (Novi), Great Lakes Crossing (Auburn Hills), Courtland Mall (Burton), Eastland Mall (Harper Woods), Birchwood Mall (Fort Gratiot Township), Laurel Park (Livonia), Macomb Mall (Roseville), Oakland Mall (Troy), Southland Center (Taylor), and Westland Mall (Westland).
“We want to give our girls as many opportunities as possible to put the skills they learn by participating in the sale to use in real-world situations,” Amanda Kremer, director of product sales for Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan, said in a statement.
Click here to see when Girl Scouts will be selling cookies near you. After April 10, the pop-up booths will disappear until next year.
In addition to their traditional methods, the Girl Scouts are selling cookies online again this year though personalized websites and a mobile app.
By participating in the cookie sale, girls learn five key life skills including decision-making, money management, goal setting, people skills, and business ethics. Girls use their earnings for camping, community service projects and other activities.