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Signature Programs

We're thrilled to introduce our very own series of exciting GSSEF Signature Programs! Don't forget to save the date for your favorite programs and continue to visit this page for the latest information on the current Girl Scout Year.

Membership Year 2023 Signature Event Dates
  • Mentor Me- October 8, 2022
  • Be Kind to Your Mind- November 5, 2022
  • Movie Mania- November 21-22, 2022
  • S.M.A.R.T. Cookie- January 21, 2023
  • Mall Madness- March 4-5, 2023
  • Thin Mint Sprint - April 1, 2023
  • Journey in a Day- April 22, 2023
  • Rock the Noc- April 29, 2023
  • ArtFest- May 6, 2023
  • STEMapalooza - August 26, 2023
What are Signature Programs?

They’re exclusive, council-sponsored programs that are large in scale and designed with totally unique and fun experiences JUST for Girl Scouts.

Program Advocate Team

Would you like to be part of the magic? We are seeking active, organized, creative volunteers to join our new Girl Experience Committee! Work behind the scenes with our Girl Experience staff and play an important role in the creation of GSSEF Signature Events.

Questions? Contact Kaley Homan at

Check out our Flickr Photo Albums

During our in-person Signature Events you might see a council photopgrapher going around talking photos. The photos are used to document the event, promote future events, and help tell our story to new members, donors, and supporters Photo albums of our past signature events can be found on the official GSSEF Flickr page!

Do you have photos from a GSSEF Council event that you would like to share with us? We would LOVE to see them - please email our marketing team at

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Upcoming Programs:

Signature Programs
22 WLW Patch
23 SMART Cookie Patch
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We ❤️ Welaka

December 3 and 4, 2022

22 WLW HPH Large

Registration Closed

Date: Saturday, 12/3 or Sunday, 12/4
Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Camp Welaka, Tequsta
Cost: $18 per person

Girl Scouts and their families are invited to day of outdoor fun at Camp Welaka where you will get to pick your own adventure! Activities include canoeing, outdoor cooking experiences, archery, slackline, crafts, hiking, and so much more.

This program is great for first time camp visitors to see what camp has to offer as well as for returning visitors to enjoy a mix of their favorite activities. The event will also have an optional photo scavenger hunt to help you explore the property and chronicle your adventure!

Learn more on the event flyer, and get a sneak peak of this years shirt for sale >>

Purchase a Shirt

Want to commemorate your day at Welaka with an exclusive We Welaka t-shirt? Register by 11/6 and you can get one for just $15!

Shirts can be ordered after 11/6 or at the event for $20 each.  

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S.M.A.R.T. Cookie

January 21, 2023

23 SMART HPH Large
Girl Scout General Admission

Cost: $23 | Open to Daisy, Brownie, Junior, or Cadette Girl Scouts

After exploring the Expo Hall, Girl Scouts will be invited to participate in grade-level specific workshops led by our cookie experts and local business owners. Admission also includes take-home activities, the 2023 event patch, and a Grade-level Cookie Business Badge!

Girl Scout Master Class Admission

Cost: $23 | Open to Girl Scouts who qualified for the Extreme Team during a past Cookie sale

Created just for the cookie bosses who have achieved Extreme Team status in the past! The Master Class workshop and interactive panel discussion is jam-packed with experts who are ready to help you take your cookie business to the next level. Admission also includes the 2023 event patch and exclusive Master Class rocker patch.

Girl Scout Workshop Assistant

Cost: $6 | Open to Senior and Ambasador Girl Scouts

Join the program delivery team to support our facilitators and younger Girl Scouts during the workshops. By participating, workshop assistants will earn hours towards both the “Service to Girl Scouting” award and school service. The cost includes the 2023 event patch and shirt (adult sizes only). 

Adult/Caregiver Admission

Cost: $10 | Open to adult members and parents/caregivers of a Girl Scout

Meet GSSEF CEO, Lisa Johnson and the Director of Product Sales, Brielle Rivera during an interactive presentation and discussion on how you can best support your Girl Scout during the 2023 cookie selling season.


Date: Saturday, January 21
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: FAU Student Union - Boca Raton Campus

Maximize your Cookie expertise by getting S.M.A.R.T. – that’s Savvy, Motivated, Artistic, Responsible, and Technical! Our 5th annual S.M.A.R.T. Cookie event will help Girl Scouts and adults gain the skills and knowledge to take on this year’s Cookie Program like a pro. All participants will have the chance to explore our S.M.A.R.T. Expo Hall filled with interactive booths and a break-out session tailored to their admission.

Learn more on this year's event flyer >>