15 Dec

Elmhurst Girl Scout has big goals for the centennial cookie selling season (Queens Courier)

madison-hernandezTo read this story on, click HERE.

By Emily Davenport
Thursday, December 15, 2016


Girl Scouts across the borough are getting excited as the Girl Scouts of Greater New York (GSGNY) kicks off the new cookie selling season.

This cookie selling season is especially important because 2017 marks one hundred years of selling Girl Scout... Read more »
27 Sep

Our New Patch Celebrating 100 Years of Girls Selling Cookies

img002Did you know that Girl Scouts have been selling cookies for 100 years? That’s a century of millions of girls learning about goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics. And of course, the great American tradition of Girl Scout Cookies.

In honor of this momentous occasion, we’re thrilled to announce the winner of our latest “By Girls, For Girls” design challenge.... Read more »
10 Aug

Meet the New S'mores Cookie!

smores cookieDid you hear the news? Girl Scouts has added a tasty new treat to the cookie lineup!  Meet the new S'Mores cookie, announced this week in connection with National S'mores Day on August 10.

(There are actually two new S'mores cookies – NYC girls will be selling a sandwich-style variety beginning this December.)

Girl Scouts and s'mores go together like...... Read more »
21 Jul

Calling All Artists: 100 Years of Girls Selling Cookies

by-girls-for-girls-patchDid you know that this year marks the 100th anniversary of girls selling cookies?  This is cause for celebration -- and our latest "By Girls, For Girls" activity!

We’re looking for a great “By Girls, For Girls” patch/t-shirt design for this momentous occasion!  Any currently registered NYC Girl Scout can submit a design.  Artwork should focus on 100 years of Girl... Read more »
18 Apr

Springfield Gardens Girl Scout is the Top Cookie Seller in Queens (NY1)

najahTo read this article and watch the video on NY1's site, click here.

Najah Lorde's living room has become her makeshift corporate office.

It's where the businesses-savvy teen prepares hundreds of bags of girl scout cookies before distribution.

"When they say oh I'll take one box, you gotta push it a little bit, oh what about two boxes?" she explained.

It's that kind of perseverance that helped Lorde... Read more »
11 Apr

Manhattan teen snags title of NYC’s top Girl Scout cookie seller for a second time (Metro)

oliviaTo read this article on Metro's website, click here.

Out of over thousands of girls from across the five boroughs, one Manhattan teen has shown that with determination and confidence, any girl can be one tough cookie.

This year Olivia Cranshaw, 14, has earned the title of New York City’s top Girl Scout cookie seller after selling a total of 1,745 boxes during the six week 2015-2016 sale period.

A... Read more »
04 Dec

Digital Cookie: New York City Girl Scouts in the Press!

Earlier this week, the Girl Scouts of the USA announced that for the first time ever, girls will soon be able to sell cookies online.  Of course, girls will still be able to sell cookies via the tried-and-true traditional methods, but... Read more »
31 Mar

New York City's Girl Scouts Face Cookie-Selling Challenges Head-On (Wall Street Journal)

To read this article on the Wall Street Journal website, click HERE (registration/ subscription required).
New York City's Girl Scout Cookie Problem
Metro Money: Anne Kadet Examines the Hurdles to Sales Success for Local Scouts
New York is a rough town for entrepreneurs. The crazy logistics, the high cost of doing business, the cutthroat... Read more »
19 Mar

NYC’s top Girl Scout cookie seller reveals how she sold thousands of boxes (WPIX channel 11)

To view this clip on the WPIX website, click HERE.

It’s that time of the year again: Girl Scout cookie time!

Who could resist a chocolatey thin mint or that delicious toasted coconut on a Samoa?  Well 12-year-old Najah Lorde had a lot of customers who could not resist!

The Girl Scout from Troop 4287 in Queens sold over 2500 boxes, making her New York City’s top seller.  Najah stopped by to tell us just... Read more »
14 Mar

Meet NYC's Top Girl Scout Cookie Sellers (ABC News)

To read  today's story on, click HERE.


By Stefanie Tuder

Top cookie seller is a coveted title and one New York City’s Girl Scouts battle for year after year. Two Scouts in particular, Najah Lorde and Olivia Cranshaw, both 12, have been in the top two spots for the past two... Read more »