Fall Product Program

 

Service Unit Fall Product Chair

Christina Batchelder

fallproduct.cvgsu@gmail.com

 The Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Fall Product Program gives girls the same skill development benefits of our famous cookie program, but offers delectable nuts and snacks from the Trophy Nut Company along with great magazine subscription and renewal offers from QSP.

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2020 Important Dates

Aug 24 OR Sept 2 Troop Fall Product Chairs (TFPC) attend their service unit’s training.
August 24: 
September 2: 
Sep 25 Order-taking for nuts and magazines (order card and online) begins.
Oct 16 Deadline for girls to send 12+ valid emails to qualify for email-related awards.
Oct 25 Order-taking ends (order card and online). Parents (or troop fall product chair) enter order card orders in M2OS by 9:00 pm.
Oct 26 Troops finalize orders by 9 p.m.
Oct 28 Service units finalize orders by 9 p.m.
Nov 13 – 15 Trophy Nut order delivery to service units and distribution to troops (dates/locations vary).
Nov 13 – 22 Direct sales via lemonade stands and residential walkabouts ONLY.
Nov 22 Fall Product Program ends.
Nov 23 Last day for troops to enter allocations of product to girls for rewards and enter troop-to-troop transfers. Due into M2OS no later than 9 p.m.
Nov 23 Last day to submit any Debit Adjustment Request forms.
Nov 29 Last day for service unit fall product chairs to review GOC, allocations, and complete troop-to-troop transfers. Deadline of 9 p.m.
Dec 4 ACH debit: Troops must deposit all funds into the troop account in time to ensure funds availability for the troop account withdrawal.

Troop Forms

Troop Guide Fall Product (coming soon)
Fall Product in a Nutshell: Quick Guide to Fall Product (coming soon)
Troop Training PowerPoint (coming soon)
Troop M2OS Guide (coming soon)
Frequently Asked M2OS Questions
2020 Girl and Troop Rewards
ACH Debit Authorization eForm
Debit Adjustment Request
Discrepancy Report
Family Letter (English) (coming soon)
Family Letter (Spanish) (coming soon)
Gift of Caring Receipt
Product Programs Parent Permission/Responsibility Agreement (English)
Product Programs Parent Permission/Responsibility Agreement (Spanish)
Product Quality Incident Report
Troop Fall Product Chair Position Description & Agreement eForm
 
 

What are the 5 Skills and why do they matter to my Girl Scout?

The 5 Skills that girls learn through participating in the Girl Scout Fall Product Program are valuable life skills that she can apply to her everyday life.

1. Goal Setting
Your Girl Scout will set sales goals when she participates in the Fall Product Program. Learning how to set a goal individually and as a group and then creating a plan to reach them helps her develop Cooperation and Team Building.

2. Decision Making
Helping to decide how her troop will spend their money or choosing the best location to hold a booth will require her to make decisions. Learning to make decisions and working as a group will help her to develop her Critical Thinking and Problem Solving skills. Becoming a confident decision maker will always serve her well.

3. Money Management
Your Girl Scout takes orders, handles customer’s money and gains valuable and Practical Life Skills around financial literacy. From deciding how to use troop proceeds to deciding how much she can afford to spend on a car payment, learning to manage money is a necessary skill for everyone.

4. People Skills
Your Girl Scout learns how to talk to, listen to and work with all kinds of people. These experiences will allow your Girl Scout to develop Healthy Relationship and Conflict Resolution skills she can use throughout her life. She can learn to ask a teacher for help or navigate the school cafeteria more easily. Girls can also use their people skills to learn to work well with others on school projects or as a part of a sports team.

5. Business Ethics
Your Girl Scout is honest and responsible at every step. Her business ethics reinforce the Positive Values she is developing as a Girl Scout.