In addition to learning entrepreneurship skills and funding Girl Scout adventures, you can also enjoy these unique experiences when you sell Girl Scout Cookies! While this blog highlights experiential rewards, details on the 2023 Girl Scout Cookie Program and all rewards can be found in the Cookie Connection Newsletter.
Unless otherwise noted, experiences can be earned for Girl Scouts of all ages and include two general admission tickets- one for the qualifying Girl Scout and one for their adult chaperone. Information on admission/tickets will be shared at the end of the cookie program.
All girls who sell 410 packages can elect to receive one of the following experiences:
400 W. Hanes Mill Road Winston-Salem, NC
Explore this science museum’s interactive exhibits, planetarium and environmental park with animal habitats and gardens.
Catawba Science Center
243 3rd Ave. NE
Enjoy discovering this science museum’s hands-on displays, aquarium with sharks and planetarium.
Lazy 5 Ranch
15100 Mooresville Road Mooresville, NC
Drive through the zoo with domestic and exotic animals from six continents and also enjoy the petting areas. This reward includes drive-thru admission for the Girl Scout and admission for their chaperoning adult, but it does not include food for the animals.
Wet’n Wild Emerald Pointe
3910 South Holden Road
Have fun at the water park and attend our G.E.O. cookie recognition event on June 10, 2023!
All girls who sell 615 packages, and whose troop elects the base troop proceeds plan, can elect to receive one of the following experiences.
North Carolina Zoo
4401 Zoo Pkwy.
Spend the day seeing more than 1,700 different animals!
19929 US 221 North
A guided tour will take you along a level walk to see “inside” Humpback Mountain. NC’s only show caverns feature amazing mineral color, unique formations and an underground stream with native trout.
All girls who sell 850 packages, and whose troop elects the base troop proceeds plan, can elect to receive one of the following experiences:
Asheville Pinball Museum
1 Battle Square
Visit the pinball museum with vintage pinball machines and classic video games that you can play as much as you want!
Greensboro Ice House
6119 Landmark Center Blvd.
Skate around this indoor ice skating rink that is open year-round. Reward includes admission and skate rental for a 2-hour session for the Girl Scout and admission for her chaperoning adult.
All girls who sell 1,030 packages, and whose troop elects the base troop proceeds plan, can elect to receive one of the following experiences.
4400 Cook Road
Get a close look at animals in their natural habitat! This endangered wildlife preserve is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and preservation of exotic animals.
Chimney Rock State Park
431 Main Street
Chimney Rock, NC
Explore a nature lover’s paradise with a collaboration of spectacular views and incredible hiking trails.
All girls who sell 1,300 packages, and whose troop elects the base troop proceeds plan, can elect to receive one of the following experiences.
Climbmax (now Cultivate Climbing)
Downtown Asheville Location:
43 Wall Street
173 Amboy Road
Practice your climbing skills at this indoor climbing gym! Reward includes indoor climbing (youth pass), shoe and harness rental and climbing (session pass), shoe and harness rental for her chaperoning adult at the downtown Asheville or River location. Session date(s) will be set in early 2023 and shared prior to rewards selection deadline.
Wilderness Run Adventure Coaster & Adventure Course
3265 Tynecastle Highway
Banner Elk, NC
Take a ride on NC’s first Alpine Coaster, a gravity-fed coaster over 3,000 feet in length with three circular loops and a series of waves and twists. This reward also includes the Wilderness Run Adventure Course, a multi-level elevated course featuring a series of activities designed to safely test your balance. Although all Girl Scouts can ride the Alpine Coaster, only Girl Scouts at least 48″ tall and 50 lbs. can participate in the Adventure Course.
All girls who sell 1,600 packages, and whose troop elects the base troop proceeds plan, can elect to receive one of the following experiences.
Discovery Place Science
301 N. Tryon Street
Explore this hands-on museum that encourages scientific exploration and creativity.
With Mountain Alliance guiding, girls will go on a caving expedition to Worley’s Cave (near Bluff City, TN). Girls will meet at Mountain Alliance in Boone, NC the morning of June 24, 2023 and return to the same location early evening. This experience is for Girl Scouts in grades 6-12 and is a girl reward only.
All girls who sell 2,000 packages, and whose troop elects the base troop proceeds plan, can elect to receive one of the following experiences.
Frozen: The Broadway Musical
Steven Tanger Center
300 N. Elm Street Greensboro, NC
Come to the Steven Tanger Center on June 3, 2023 to see the story of a princess who sets off on a journey to find her estranged sister, whose icy powers have inadvertently trapped their kingdom in eternal winter.
Beanstalk Zip Line
701 Sanford Drive
Enjoy five interconnecting zips that end in a 520′ mega-zip.
Sandy Bottom Trail Rides
1459 Caney Fork Road Marshall, NC
Take a one-hour horseback riding adventure and view breath-taking scenery on a secluded ranch.
sell at least 3,000 packages to Be a Stellar Seller!
Attend a weekend experience in Gatlinburg, TN, July 14-16, 2023* or attend a Mini-Camp at one of our summer camp locations. Juniors-Ambassadors will have the experience choice; however, due to Safety Activity Checkpoints and travel restrictions, Daisies and Brownies can only choose a Mini-Camp session.
Girls electing the Mini-Camp session should reach out to email@example.com for registration information. If you have already registered and paid for a Mini-Camp session before the end of the cookie program, please reach out to our Customer Care Team to let them know you would like to apply your cookie reward toward your Mini-Camp session.
*This is a girl experience only. Council staff or adult volunteers will chaperone the trip. Although final details of the experience will be shared sometime in 2023, the tentative weekend activities for the Gatlinburg experience are Dolly Parton’s Stampede dinner show, Ripley’s Aquarium, Anakeesta and the Gatlinburg Space Needle. Tentative plans are to depart Friday morning and return late Sunday afternoon.
Stellar Sellers and one adult chaperone will also be invited to attend a special dinner with our CEO, Jennifer Wilcox. Dinner dates and locations will be announced at the end of the cookie program.