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Many organizations throughout our council's 10 counties offer fun packages and great discounts to Girl Scouts.

Check out the community resource listings below to learn more about the organizations who offer activities for troops and families to enjoy.

We are happy to connect you with these additional opportunities to help enhance your Girl Scout experience!

Discovery Center Museum

Spend the night at Discovery Center! Select from scheduled dates or invent your own overnight adventure with a Private Camp-In. Purchase your tickets now!

Location
711 N. Main St. 
Rockford, IL

Contact
Meghan Richards
815-972-2843
meghanr@discoverycentermuseum.org

Visit the Discovery Center Website »

MedExpress Urgent Care

Girl Scouts can participate in the MedExpress First Aid Badge Program!

Location: 
Multiple centers in the North, Northwestern, and Western Suburbs

Contact: 
Katie Ferri
724-503-8982
kathryn.ferri@medexpress.com

Learn More on the MedExpress Website »

Naperville Park District

The Naperville Parks District offers numerous Daisy, Brownie, Junior, and Cadette scout badge programs. These programs include topics in science, culinary arts, art, and nature.

Location
Multiple park locations in Naperville, IL
 

Contact
Angelique Harshman
630-864-3962
aharshman@napervilleparks.org

Visit the Naperville Parks District Website »

Passport to Chicago
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Explore and enjoy the Windy City of Chicago and its suburbs and earn a free fun patch! Using our Passport [PDF] as your guide, travel through the city and suburbs to take part in fun and interactive activities:

  • Watch an improv show at the CSz Theater;
  • Join a boat tour with the Spirit of Chicago or Seadog at Navy Pier;
  • Visit 360 CHICAGO (formerly John Hancock Observatory) to experience the best view of Lake Michigan and four neighboring states;
  • Learn about the history of surgery at the International Museum of Surgical Science;
  • Submerge yourself in the culture of China at the Chicago Chinese Cultural Institute;
  • Shop the Fashion Outlets in the Chicagoland suburb of Rosemont;
  • Discover your inner athlete at a Chicago Sky basketball game! 

This PDF is your Passport – download, print it, and take it to three of the Passport stops to get stamped.

Once you’re done, email it to achristensen@girlscoutsgcnwi.org for your free Passport to Chicago patch!

Download your Passport to Chicago »

Sticky Fingers Cooking

With Sitcky Fingers Cooking, Girl Scouts can earn cooking badges at Cooking Parties!

Location: The party will come to you!

Contact: Marla Tomberg, parties@stickyfingerscooking.com

Visit the Sticky Fingers Cooking website »

 

The Wilton School

The Wilton School offers a large lineup of kids' classes, group decorating workshops and birthday parties.

Their kids' Passport Program allows kids to make and taste sweet and savory flavors of different countries from around the world.

Location
7511 Lemont Rd.
Darien, IL 60561

Contact
Stacey Krug
630-810-2888
WiltonSchool@wilton.com

Learn More on the Wilton School Website »

White Pines Ranch

Girl Scouts can enjoy a wide variety of activities at White Pines Ranch! Opportunities include: old fashioned hayrides, two horseback rides on scenic trails, swimming (in season), a nature hike through a sandstone canyon, fossil hunting, horse activities (including badge workshops).

Location
3581 W. Pines Road
Oregon, IL 61061

Contact
Andee Brehm
815-732-7923
andeewhitepinesranch@gmail.com

Visit the White Pines Website »

 

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GSGCNWI has a copy of each organization's Certificate of Insurance (COI). Volunteers and leaders should consult with Volunteer Essentials when planning a Girl Scout troop outing. These programs are not council-sponsored.