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Girl Scouts of Nassau County Fall Products Program - Mags&Munchies

 

The Mags&Munchies Program

Dive In! Be Active!

 

GSNC Mags&Munchies program patches to earn

Dive into the GSNC Mags& Munchies Fall Products Program.

You can earn money for your  Troop while actively learning Financial Literacy, Business and People Skills that can help you in your daily life. Through Girl Scouts of Nassau County's (GSNC) Mags&Munchies Fall Products Program, Girl Scouts begin to develop life skills which they can use in the years to come. Girls who learn goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics will be poised for success in their personal and professional life.

* Goal Setting - Girls learn how to set goals and meet deadlines.

* Decision Making - Girl Scouting teaches girls how to use research to develop a plan and work as a team.

* Money Management - Girls learn to make change, plan and budget their funds.

* People Skills - Girls gain confidence learning how to deal with different types of people.

* Business Ethics - Girl Scouting teaches girls to be honest, trustworthy and reliable.

 

How can I help my Troop earn money?

How Can Girl Scouts Sell Mags&Munchies?

What if my Friends and Family Don’t Want to Purchase Mags&Munchies for Themselves?

Operation Stop Hunger or Project Thank You Donations collection boxes

What are the Girl Rewards?

Safety Tips for Selling Mags&Munchies

Are there any tips or resources that can help me reach my goals?

What are the Five Skills and how can they help me in the future?

Be A Reader Program

Rally Guide

 

 

 

Dive Into the Mags&Munchies Bowling Bash!!

Sign up early for the 2014 Bowling Bash Rally!

Join us on Saturday, September 20, 2014 for the Mags&Munchies Bowling Bash Rally.  This year's event will take place at the Sheridan Lanes in Mineola. The cost is $5.00 per girl for one hour of bowling plus a scavenger hunt and each girl receives a Rally patch, welcome gift and scavenger hunt prize. Register online by clicking on the session of your choice:

 

Daisy Bowling Bash Rally 09-20-14

   9:00 AM-10:30 AM

Brownies Bowling Bash Rally 09-20-14

  11:00 AM-12:30 PM

Juniors Bowling Bash Rally 09-20-14

  1:00 PM-2:30 PM

Cad/Snr/Amb Bowling Bash Rally 09-20-14

  3:00 PM-4:30 PM

 

 

 

 

Contact Fran McAllister at mcallisterf@gsnc.org if you'd like to volunteer to help out at this event.

 

How can I help my Troop earn money?

GSNC MAgs&Munchies theme Be Active!Ask friends and family to order magazines and/or buy nut or snacks from you to help your Troop earn proceeds to Troop activities and programs.  Daisy and Brownie Troops can earn 10% of their sales. Junior, Cadette, Senior and Ambassador Troops can choose to earn 10% Proceeds plus Rewards, or 15% Proceeds with patches, but no Rewards.

 

Magazines – GSNC’s Mags&Munchies Program offers over 600 Magazine titles that are sold through a Magazine Catalog or online

Nuts and Snacks - GSNC's Mags&Munchies Program is offering an assortment of snack, chocolate and nut items by Ashdon Farms with Gluten Free and Fat Free options. Each item is delicious, high quality and reasonably priced.

 

 

How Can I Sell Mags&Munchies?

GSNC Mags&Munchies program theme Dive In !Buy Magazines Online with the GSNC Mags&Munchies Program!

 

 

 

 

 

Contact your local friends and family, asking if you would be interested in purchasing Nut/Snack Products.  

Send emails through the Online Magazine Program to out-of-town friends and family to sell magazine subscriptions

Post your goals on Facebook and other forms of Social Media to let everyone know how they can support you and your Troop.  Be sure to include information on the types of product you are selling.

Don't forget to ask for donations for Operation Stop Hunger and Project Thank You. A $5 donation to Operation Stop Hunger will help send a can of nuts/snacks to Island Harvest and a $5 donation to Project Thank You will provide a magazine subscription to our local National Guard or military personnel.

 

 

What if my Friends and Family Don’t Want to Purchase Mags&Munchies for Themselves?

If your friends and family aren’t interested in purchasing Mags&Munchies for themselves; ask them if they would be interested in donating to Operation Stop Hunger or Project Thank You!

GSNC Mags&Munchies Share patch for community service donations.

 

Earn the Share Patch for collecting 2 or more $5.00 donations for either Operation Stop Hunger or Project Thank You. Make your own donation collection containers with new artwork especially created this year.

    

 

Operation Stop Hunger - A $5.00 donation to Operation Stop Hunger sends a nut/snack item to Island Harvest for a family in need.

Project Thank You - A $5.00 donation to Project Thank You provides local military/veterans with a magazine voucher that allows them to select a publication of their choice.

GSNC MagsnMunchies donation programMake your own collection container using a recycled container and
downloadable artwork.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What are the Girl Rewards?

Through the Mags&Munchies Program, GSNC encourages girls to set sales goals that they wish to achieve. Girl Scouts can earn rewards for selling Magazines, rewards for selling Nuts/Snacks and rewards for selling a combination of Mags&Munchies. Rewards are cumulative and girls will receive all rewards up to the amount they have sold.

 

 

 

Safety Tips for Selling Mags&Munchies

 

 

 

Are there any tips or resources that can help me reach my goals?

Visit the www.WhatCanAGirlDo.com website for lots of great ideas on how to reach your goals. Plus there are fun activities for girls of all ages.

Print out Business Cards that have your personal Online ID number for customers to use when ordering

their magazines online.  Make sure to write in your personal Online ID # on your business cards.  NEW for this year, there will be an additional link to an online Nut and Candy store.  Customers will be able to order nuts, candy and tins and have them shipped to them.

GSNC Girl Scout with Mags&Munchies business card

 

 

What are the Five Skills and how can they help me in the future?

Goal Setting - Girls learn how to set goals and meet deadlines.

Decision Making - Girl Scouting teaches girls how to use research to develop a plan and work as a team.

Money Management - Girls learn to make change, plan and budget their funds.

People Skills - Girls gain confidence learning how to deal with different types of people.

Business Ethics - Girl Scouting teaches girls to be honest, trustworthy and reliable.

Girls who have learned these skills will be poised for success in their personal and professional life.  Employers look for candidates who have abilities in these areas.

 

 

Be A Reader Program

GSNC QSP Be A Reader Program patchThe Be a Reader Program is designed to engage girls in learning and earning activities which focus on goal setting, money management and entrepreneurship that tie in with the Mags&Munchies theme.

The Be A Reader Program is online this year at www.whatcanagirldo.com. In addition to the QSP Be a Reader you'll also find the Ashdon Farms Nut Factory activities. Both sites offer fun, age appropriate, educational games and other interactive activities for Girl Scouts at all levels.