Community Resources — Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana
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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!

We've got some awesome opportunities lined up for 2020. Make sure to look out for more community partnerships coming soon!

Certified Health and Fitness

Certified Health & Fitness has been working with all troops of Girl Scouts for 20 years. Coach Joe focuses on improving physical and mental health for both adults and children with personal training, 60-90 minute kids wellness events, healthy eating, and education. Earn patches and badges too!

Will travel to your location in Chicago and surrounding suburbs.

Contact Info
Coach Joe Cullen

Visit the Certified Health and Fitness website.

The Chameleon Academy of Communication and Civility

The Chameleon Academy of Communication and Civility is now offering manners, public speaking, and business etiquette classes at a discounted rate for Girl Scouts at the Brownie level and above.

605 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 413
Chicago, IL 60611

Kendy Edmonds

Visit the Chameleon Academy website.

Chicago Fire

Girl Scouts are invited to join the Chicago Fire FC, Chicago's Major League Soccer team, for the Fire's Girl Scout Day on Mar. 21 for the Home Opener!

Each Girl Scout will receive a free Chicago Fire patch with $3 going back to the council.

Soldier Field
1410 Museum Campus Drive
Chicago, IL, 60605

Jacob Smith


Girl Scouts will be able to attend workshops at Codinu! Codinu is a women-led, women-run, and highly-rated program that offers coding classes and camps. From programming drones to creating awesome apps, join us for our fun and engaging workshops.

Download a free Computer Science A-Z booklet!

2244 95th Street Suite 308
Naperville, IL, 60564

(630) 474-1052

Visit the Codinu website.

Culture of Safety

Culture of Safety offers fun, interactive classes in empowerment-based self defense, mindfulness, and bullying prevention for kids, youth, and teens in Chicago and surrounding suburbs.

Chicago, IL and surrounding suburbs

Contact Info
Amy Jones

Visit the Culture of Safety website.

Historic Wagner Farm

A visit to Historic Wagner Farm is a special experience for all Girl Scout groups. We have a variety of hands-on programs that work towards or meet certain requirements for Girl Scout badges.

1510 Wagner Rd.
Glenview, IL 60025

Sarah Schoeneberg

Visit the Wagner Farm Website.

Illinois Holocaust Museum

The mission of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center is expressed in our founding principle: "Remember the Past, Transform the Future."

Illinois Holocaust Museum is offering field trips to see "Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg." Enjoy a day of social justice and civic engagement. Girls will hear about powerful women who made a difference. Fun patches available!

9603 Woods Drive
Skokie, IL 60077

Jessica Hulten

Visit the Illinois Holocaust Museum website.

Oriental Institute Museum

The OI Museum displays artifacts from ancient Egypt, Nubia, Persia, Mesopotamia, Syria, Anatolia, and the Levant. Book a hands-on program to learn how scientists decipher ancient languages, research mummies, or excavate artifacts to explore the past!

1155 E. 58th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Calgary Haines-Trautman

Visit the OI Museum website.

Skokie Park District

The Skokie Park District offers scouting programs for ice skating, arts, ecology and more!

9300 Weber Park Place
Skokie, IL 60077

Christine Hathaway

Visit the Skokie Park District website.

White Pines Ranch

The White Pines Ranch family has been serving thousands of boys, girls, and teens annually since 1958. We have an outstanding reputation of providing a camp with fun activities in a wholesome and safe setting 90 miles west of Chicago in picturesque Oregon, Illinois.

3581 W. Pines Rd
Oregon, IL, 61061

Andee Brehm

Visit the White Pines Ranch 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.