Expires September 30, 2023
Girl Scouts aren't just learning valuable skills, such as financial literacy and goal setting, when they participate in the Cookie Program and Fall Product Program. They are earning Dakota Dough that they can use to explore new activities!
Girls can spend Dakota Dough on uniform supplies, books, badges / patches, or anything else fun! Learn more about all the ways you can shop with our retail services.
How to Shop with Dakota Dough
3 Ways to Complete Renewal with Dakota Dough
Dakota Dough may be submitted as payment for girl fees to attend:
There are two ways to complete registration with Dakota Dough for council sponsored events:
Dakota Dough may also be used at some service unit events. Not all service units accept Dakota Dough so it is best to check first.
Parent Dakota Dough Reimbursement Form
Parents use this form to be reimbursed via check for orders place through GSDH or GSUSA Retail Services, Girl Membership fees or Girl Event fees.
Note: A copy of the receipt MUST be received along with the form for reimbursement.
Service Unit/Troop Dakota Dough Reimbursement Form
Service Units and Troop Co-Leaders use this form to be reimbursed via ACH for Dakota Dough received at events or for membership renewals.
Note: A copy of the receipt/event forms MUST be received along with the form for reimbursement.
Thinking about saving up Dakota Dough for a big trip?
Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons does make a few exceptions in which expired Dakota Dough can be extended for program opportunities including GSUSA Destinations, National Council Sessions, council sponsored travel opportunities and camps.
A request to extend Dakota Dough's expiration date may be requested prior to the printed expiration date via the Dakota Dough Expiration Date Extension Form. Approval of the form from the council's Leadership Team is needed to grant a Dakota Dough extension.
This request must include:
Girl Scouts assume full responsibility to hold the Dakota Dough and the correspondence granting the extension until the intended use. Dakota Dough cannot be extended beyond 5 years of printed date.