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Signature Programs

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.

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Upcoming Programs:

Signature Programs
Final SMART Cookie Patch Bite
Rock The Mall Patch Final
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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.

Signature Program Volunteer Commitee

Would you like to be part of the magic? We’re seeking enthusiastic volunteers for our Signature Program Volunteer Committee. To help us learn more about you, so we can match you to various Signature Programs and roles, we have created a short online application for you to complete.

2017 - 2018 Signature Programs

October 14: BeHEALTHful - Checkout the Facebook Photo Album

November 21-22: Movie Mania - Checkout GSSEF Facebook for photos

December 2: We Heart Welaka - Checkout the Facebook Photo Album

January 13-14: Nui Cookie Luau - Checkout the Facebook Photo Album

February 24-25: Mall Madness - Checkout all the glow-tastic fun on our Facebook Photo Album

April 21-22: Journey in a Day - Checkout "It's Your Planet, Love It!" on our Flicker Photo Album

September 22: Fall Into Girl Scouting - For photobooth photos head to our Flickr Photo Album, for event photos head to our Facebook Photo Album  

2018 - 2019 Signature Programs

October 13: Ultimate STEM Day - Check out the Flickr Photo Album! 

November 20-21: Movie Mania - check out the Flickr Photo Album!

December 1: We Heart Welaka - Check out the Flickr Photo Album!

December 8: #BeHealthful - Check out the Flickr Photo Album!

January 12: S.M.A.R.T. Cookie 

February 23-24: Mall Madness 

April 27-28: Journey in a Day: "It's Your World, Change It."

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S.M.A.R.T. Cookie
January 12, 2019
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Palm Beach County Center
Ballrooms A, B, and C 

It’s time to get S.M.A.R.T.!  Savvy, Motivated, Artistic, Responsible and Technical, that is. 

Cookie season is almost here and we are inviting you to join this expo-style event where girls, adults, and leaders will leave armed with the skills and knowledge to be successful in the Cookie Sale Program and beyond!

Enjoy a fun-filled day getting S.M.A.R.T. with local businesses and our own cookie experts who will lead hands-on activities that will fulfill Girl Scout cookie and financial literacy badge components.

She’s already smart. Now give her the skills to get S.M.A.R.T. with this special opportunity to learn from the experts to be successful in everything she does now and in the future! 

Cost is $20/girl (includes patch!) or $10/adult.

Self-pay parking is available on site for $5 for the first 3 hours and $1 per each additional hour. 

This event is open to currently registered Girl Scouts of all grade levels, troop leaders, and families. 

Space is limited and registration will close January 2 or when the program reaches capacity! 


Expert-Led Activities Include:

  • Showcasing the 5 essential skills gained when girls participate in a Girl Scout Product Sale Program including decision making, people skills, money management, business ethics, and goal setting.
  • Hosting three panel discussions for parents, troop volunteers, and girls who aspire to go from “Cookie Rookie to Cookie Boss."
  • Leveraging the power of your sales to make a difference in the lives of others.
  • Designing and attention-grabbing booth. 
  • Building business skills that will set you apart.

Extra Fun You Won’t Want to Miss!

  • S.M.A.R.T. Launch and Dance Party  - begins at 9:00 a.m
  • Cookie Character Races
  • Retail Pop-Up Store
  • Taste all 8 Cookie Varieties
  • Try Your Luck! Guess the Cases in the Truck!
  • Meet the GSSEF CEO Extreme Team
  • Sales Safety
  • See All the 2019 Girl Rewards!

Meet the Experts:

  • Panera Bread/Covelli Enterprises
  • The UPS Store 
  • Consolidated Credit
  • JoAnn's
  • Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
  • Forgotten Soldiers Outreach
  • UBS Financial Services 








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Mall Madness
February 23 - 24, 2019
10 p.m. - 5 a.m.
Pembroke Lakes Mall 

Are you ready for a rockin’ good time?! Mall Madness is back and we want to rock and roll with you all night long! You'll get to shop 'til you drop at this overnight lock-in at the Pembroke Lakes Mall.

Be a rock star for a night with a walk down the red carpet, strike a pose for the paparazzi, and even channel your inner rock legend to battle your fellow Girl Scouts to achieve Hall of Fame status in a an epic Battle of the Bands hosted by Rock Star 101! Make sure you come dressed as your favorite rock star for your chance to win our costume contest, too!

It’s going to be legendary!

·         Star-worthy photo booth

·         Test your female rock star knowledge

·         Dance the night away with our DJ

·         Face painting

·         Caricatures

·         Hall of Fame Scavenger Hunt – earn a patch

·         Contests and prizes

·         Party like a SWAP Star – exchange rockin’ SWAPs

Ready? Set? ROCK! Registration opens Monday, December 3 at 10 a.m. for the VIP group and at 11 a.m. for General Admission.

**Make sure you are ready by ensuring you know your MyGS password and that all girls and adults attending are registered members – the VIP and Pink groups sold out in less than 4 minutes last year!**

VIP “Rock Star” admission is $40 and includes an exclusive entrance to access the mall one hour earlier than the rest of the crowd! VIPs will also receive an express shopping pass to select stores, the 2019 VIP exclusive Mall Madness patch, and priority access to sign up for the Battle of the Bands with Rock Star 101.

**VIP Admission is limited to 500 registrants!**

General Admission is $30 and includes the Mall Madness 2019 participation patch.

This event is open to registered Girl Scouts of all grade levels and female adult members only. Daisies can either rock all night long or end the show starting at 1 a.m. All other grade levels will not be permitted to leave until 5 a.m.

For questions and more information, contact Lisa Poe at or 224-636-6816.

NOTE: Registration closes February 14, 2019 or when registration reaches maximum capacity. 

Adult-to-girl ratios will be strictly enforced. Mall Madness is NOT a drop-off event. 

"Dress to ROCK" Troop Contest

Participation is easy! Each troop should come to Mall Madness dressed up as their favorite band or rock stars! Then, gather your troop and make your way to one of our photo booths to have our GSSEF judges snap your photo! Photos must include at least one prop with troop number to identify the group.

  • 1st place troop: $75 gift card
  • 2nd place troop: $50 gift card 
  • 3rd  place troop: $25 gift card 

Party like a SWAP Star!

Make rock-n'-roll-inspired SWAPS and bring them to exchange with your sister Girl Scouts! Throughout the night, the DJ will make announcements for when the SWAP exchanges will happen. Suggested 25 SWAPS per girl.

Hall of Fame Scavenger Hunt

Participate in a scavenger hunt that will take you on a journey to stardom with your troop and earn a rockin’ new patch! Instructions will be provided at mall scavenger hunt check-in table. 

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