Cookie sales offer life lessons for Girl Scouts
Sasha Nunnally, left, helps Emma Pagano look through grocery store flyers to find coupons as part of an activity the Girl Scouts were taking part in to help earn their money manager patch. (Adam Smith/Daily Republic)
VACAVILLE — It's the busiest time of year for just about every girl involved in Girl Scouts.
The five weeks between Feb. 9 and March 16 this year mark the annual frenzy that surrounds the sale of the Girl Scouts' iconic cookies. But behind the bite-sized baked morsels that cause a national furor and can spark hoarding instincts are a number of life lessons for the girls who sell them.
Depending on the age of the girls involved, there are several badges to be earned during cookie season. All have to do with important skills that the girls can apply throughout their lives. Continue Reading