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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 2022.

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Girl Scout Level/Grade Key

Daisy (K-1)

Senior (9-10)

Brownie (2-3)

Ambassador (11-12)

Junior (4-5)

All GS Levels (K-12)

Cadette (6-8)

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We provide hands-on, learning by doing programming for K - 3rd grade. Our curriculum includes 19 different topics that weave in all the core subject areas and correlate with Girl Scout badge requirements. We’d love to help Girl Scouts earn their badges.

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Virtual or safely distant in-person yoga & mindfulness classes for Girl Scout troops tailored to help fulfill badge requirements or to simply learn the practice of yoga.

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Offering pottery, canvas, and glass painting, as well as clay hand building, mosaics, glass fusing, and candle making. Girl Scout sessions with tours and badges, camps workshops, etc.

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Sign up for virtual cooking classes for Girl Scouts tailored to help fulfill badge requirements, or for fun while learning the basics of cooking & baking.

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Chameleon Academy offers modern manners, etiquette and communication classes for ages 6 and up. Their curriculum has been taught internationally in over 25 different countries. Contact them for a fun and creative way to work towards your Girl Scouts badges.

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Create your own jaw-dropping video games, write real code, and have fun even if you have never coded before! Each exciting 45-minute class includes access to Codeverse, and a live Codeverse guide to teach you. This FREE 2-month program is available for up to 100 Scouts starting from Brownies up to Ambassadors.

Don’t wait! The deadline to sign up is January 26 and classes will fill up quickly!

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Programs for groups of various ages to learn about animals and the environment. Girl Scouts can choose from various predeveloped program topics or work with our team to customize a topic.

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Culturally specific exhibitions and arts and education programs that center the voices and experiences of people of African descent. Watch Equiano.Stories, coming February 16, 2022, ONLY on Instagram. We're hosting virtual talk back sessions all day for International Watch Day. Tune in and ask us how to earn your Black History Month Patch!

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This partnership will promote the programming/activity/opportunity offered by Special Gifts Theatre. Offering musical theatre programs and performances starring actors with disabilities.

Girl Scouts and their families can purchase tickets to see live or virtual performances of Lion King, Shrek, and Moana in Winter/ Spring 2022. Additional opportunities for Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors to become involved as a peer mentor for a performer with disabilities. 

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On-demand badge programs for Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors in Coding, Robotics, and more!

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In-person and virtual field trips to give Girl Scouts the tools to take a stand and make a difference in their world.

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TechGirlz is a nonprofit program that inspires middle school girls to explore the possibilities of technology to empower their future careers. TechGirlz is accomplishing its mission through the creation of free, fun, interactive “TechShopz” led by industry professionals, community leaders, and students. We share our free workshop curriculum with companies, organizations, schools and community groups so they can inspire girls around the world with technology. We have curriculum to support badges of Girl Scouts as well as provide instruction to help GS reach their badges. Our vision is to create a world where girls have a lifelong passion and confidence in their use of technology throughout their careers.

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TwistsNTurns presents a unique and interactive detective game experience in which Girl Scouts become active participants in our immersive stories, and must work together as a team to unravel the plot before time runs out! Our immersive escape room/murder mystery experiences are led by a detective facilitator. Girls will feel like they've entered into a movie or video game, as they will be looking for clues, solving puzzles and riddles, and trying to catch a culprit all while earning a badge! Through the use of animations and special effects, girls will experience an exciting, realistic mystery solving experience that will put their detective skills to the test! 

Badges that can be earned: Daisy Making Choices, Brownie Senses/Making Games, Junior Detective/Digital Game Design, Cadette Special Agent/Finding Common Ground, Senior Truth Seeker/Game Visionary, Ambassador Digital Game Design

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Northwest Indiana
Girl Scout Level/Grade Key

Daisy (K-1)

Senior (9-10)

Brownie (2-3)

Ambassador (11-12)

Junior (4-5)

All GS Levels (K-12)

Cadette (6-8)

Family Friendly

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Offering pottery, canvas, and glass painting, as well as clay hand building, mosaics, glass fusing, and candle making. Girl Scout sessions with tours and badges, camps workshops, etc.

Learn More »

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Chameleon Academy offers modern manners, etiquette and communication classes for ages 6 and up. Their curriculum has been taught internationally in over 25 different countries. Contact them for a fun and creative way to work towards your Girl Scouts badges.

Learn More »

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The Ford Calumet Environmental Center at Big Marsh Park has opportunities for Girl Scouts to be a part of a unique and magical journey this summer! The 2022 Big Marsh Fairy House Village is an opportunity for Girl Scouts to imagine, design and build their own version of a Fairy House. The project will encourage connections to nature through study, exploration, play, and stewardship.

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Chicago
Girl Scout Level/Grade Key

Daisy (K-1)

Senior (9-10)

Brownie (2-3)

Ambassador (11-12)

Junior (4-5)

All GS Levels (K-12)

Cadette (6-8)

Family Friendly

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We provide hands-on, learning by doing programming for K - 3rd grade. Our curriculum includes 19 different topics that weave in all the core subject areas and correlate with Girl Scout badge requirements. We’d love to help Girl Scouts earn their badges.

Learn More »

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Virtual and in-person activities exploring the history of American writing and the impact writers have had on our culture and our daily lives.

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Virtual or safely distant in-person yoga & mindfulness classes for Girl Scout troops tailored to help fulfill badge requirements or to simply learn the practice of yoga.

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Girl Scouts can rock climb at a discounted rate: $28/ Girl Scout with rental gear included for any troops coming in. Minimum group size must be 10 and arranged at least 2 weeks prior to your visit.

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Chameleon Academy offers modern manners, etiquette and communication classes for ages 6 and up. Their curriculum has been taught internationally in over 25 different countries. Contact them for a fun and creative way to work towards your Girl Scouts badges.

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Join Spectacular Sundays at Chicago Ballet Center! Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies, try a dance class, have some fun, and make new friends. What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon? Girls will listen to a famous fairy tale and then learn how to become a character in the story. Dancers perform at the end of the class. No experience or dance shoes necessary—just a willingness to have fun and use imagination and creativity!

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Theatrical productions, classes, and camps throughout the year, plus free virtual productions and podcasts made especially for today's young people. We believe art and imagination lifts us up at the most difficult of times. 

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CircEsteem is Chicago's youth social circus. We promote positivity, teamwork, and self-respect, all through the practice and performance of circus arts. Kids don't have to run away to join the circus!

Now taking registrations for Circus Summer Camp! One and two week sessions are available from June 20-August 25. Full and partial scholarships are available.  

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Culturally specific exhibitions and arts and education programs that center the voices and experiences of people of African descent. At The DuSable Museum, Every Month is Black History Month. Ask us how to earn your BHM Patch!

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The Ford Calumet Environmental Center at Big Marsh Park has opportunities for Girl Scouts to be a part of a unique and magical journey this summer! The 2022 Big Marsh Fairy House Village is an opportunity for Girl Scouts to imagine, design and build their own version of a Fairy House. The project will encourage connections to nature through study, exploration, play, and stewardship.

Learn More »

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Solve the mystery of who caused the March 1900 fire in the church sanctuary while earning your Junior Detective Badge. Church tours for troops and events are also available.

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Empowering girls for life through sports. We offer summer camps, events, clinics, and classes PLUS free active clinics for Girl Scout troops aimed at earning badges.

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Just Roots offers hands-on experiential learning opportunities, from planting and harvesting fruits & veggies to cooking demos and eating what you grow. We have two Community Farms, located in Bronzeville and Sauk Village. Join us at the farm to get your hands dirty, take home fresh produce, get more connected to your food and the environment, and even earn a badge or two. Contact us to set up a visit for your Troop!

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Experience local nature firsthand on Saturday, September 24 during Girl Scout Day at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum! Daisies and Brownies in grades K-3 will have the opportunity to observe bugs up close, investigate different local habitats in an outdoor nature adventure, explore the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven and all of the Nature Museum exhibits. Bring a bagged lunch and take a mid-day break with your troop in one of the Museum's private meeting spaces.

After lunch, explore the museum exhibits at your own pace, taking time to document all that you see in a provided journal. Daisies will work toward their Trail Adventure badges, and Brownies will have the opportunity to work on their Bugs badges.

*Each girl must attend with a supervising adult. This is not a drop-off event. Adults do not need to register this event.

Sign up by September 19 using the link below:

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Snapology is the premier partner for STEAM programs, offering year-round programs. Snapology engages children ages 2-14 using LEGO® bricks, K’Nex and technology. While the kids are having fun with familiar toys, laptops and iPads, we sneak in the learning.

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TechGirlz is a nonprofit program that inspires middle school girls to explore the possibilities of technology to empower their future careers. TechGirlz is accomplishing its mission through the creation of free, fun, interactive “TechShopz” led by industry professionals, community leaders, and students. We share our free workshop curriculum with companies, organizations, schools and community groups so they can inspire girls around the world with technology. We have curriculum to support badges of Girl Scouts as well as provide instruction to help GS reach their badges. Our vision is to create a world where girls have a lifelong passion and confidence in their use of technology throughout their careers.

Learn More »

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We offer woodworking and building workshops that allow Girl Scouts to use power tools to create their own projects. They will learn from a female woodworker and be introduced to the basics of building along with other creative mediums such as painting and yarn work. Registration is discounted to $25/girl for troops. Private events require a 10 guest minimum.

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Western Suburbs
Girl Scout Level/Grade Key

Daisy (K-1)

Senior (9-10)

Brownie (2-3)

Ambassador (11-12)

Junior (4-5)

All GS Levels (K-12)

Cadette (6-8)

Family Friendly

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Join us for American Girl Adventures Summer Camp! Travel back to the Colonial Period with Felicity Merriman. Camp adventures include: reading “Happy Birthday, Felicity!”, sewing a sampler, teatime etiquette, painting your own teacup, candle making, making Colonial Hot Chocolate, learning about the history, music & culture of the Revolutionary War era and more. Campers will celebrate Felicity’s birthday with foods from the story and explore Colonial Fashion. Campers will also have the opportunity to view American Girl dollhouses.

Dates: June 27th - June 30 1:00-3:00 p.m. daily.

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Virtual or safely distant in-person yoga & mindfulness classes for Girl Scout troops tailored to help fulfill badge requirements or to simply learn the practice of yoga.

Learn More »

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Join us for exciting badge programs and special Girl Scout events! Dive into adventures related to the military, history, nature, art, or the outdoors.

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Join the Chicago Steel for family-friendly affordable fun. Receive discounted tickets for your Girl Scouts along with a Steel patch.

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The Chicago Wolves and GSGCNWI will be partnering to host our annual Girl Scout day with the Chicago Wolves on Saturday, April 9. In addition to a steep discount on tickets, Girl Scouts will receive a Chicago Wolves hat and patch.

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Programs for groups of various ages to learn about animals and the environment. Girl Scouts can choose from various predeveloped program topics or work with our team to customize a topic.

Learn More »

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Choose from STEM Labs and Arts and Maker programs that will spark curiosity and promote critical thinking through hands-on discovery.

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Empowering girls for life through sports. We offer summer camps, events, clinics, and classes PLUS free active clinics for Girl Scout troops aimed at earning badges.

Learn More »

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All

We offer woodworking and building workshops that allow Girl Scouts to use power tools to create their own projects. They will learn from a female woodworker and be introduced to the basics of building along with other creative mediums such as painting and yarn work. Registration is discounted to $25/girl for troops. Private events require a 10 guest minimum.

Learn More »

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Chameleon Academy offers modern manners, etiquette and communication classes for ages 6 and up. Their curriculum has been taught internationally in over 25 different countries. Contact them for a fun and creative way to work towards your Girl Scouts badges.

Learn More »

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Register for tickets to Girl Scout Day/Night at the Windy City Bulls for the following dates: 2/27/22, & 3/20/22.

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North and Northwestern Suburbs
Girl Scout Level/Grade Key

Daisy (K-1)

Senior (9-10)

Brownie (2-3)

Ambassador (11-12)

Junior (4-5)

All GS Levels (K-12)

Cadette (6-8)

Family Friendly

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We provide hands-on, learning by doing programming for K - 3rd grade. Our curriculum includes 19 different topics that weave in all the core subject areas and correlate with Girl Scout badge requirements. We’d love to help Girl Scouts earn their badges.

Learn More »

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The Chicago Wolves and GSGCNWI will be partnering to host our annual Girl Scout day with the Chicago Wolves on Saturday, April 9. In addition to a steep discount on tickets, Girl Scouts will receive a Chicago Wolves hat and patch.

Learn More »

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Dancer Badge Program for Brownie Troops. We also offer multi-discipline dance programs for all Girl Scouts.

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Empowering girls for life through sports. We offer summer camps, events, clinics, and classes PLUS free active clinics for Girl Scout troops aimed at earning badges.

Learn More »

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Chameleon Academy offers modern manners, etiquette and communication classes for ages 6 and up. Their curriculum has been taught internationally in over 25 different countries. Contact them for a fun and creative way to work towards your Girl Scouts badges.

Learn More »

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In-person and virtual field trips to give Girl Scouts the tools to take a stand and make a difference in their world.

Learn More »

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This partnership will promote the programming/activity/opportunity offered by Special Gifts Theatre. Offering musical theatre programs and performances starring actors with disabilities.

Girl Scouts and their families can purchase tickets to see live or virtual performances of Lion King, Shrek, and Moana in Winter/ Spring 2022. Additional opportunities for Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors to become involved as a peer mentor for a performer with disabilities. 

Learn More »

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TechGirlz is a nonprofit program that inspires middle school girls to explore the possibilities of technology to empower their future careers. TechGirlz is accomplishing its mission through the creation of free, fun, interactive “TechShopz” led by industry professionals, community leaders, and students. We share our free workshop curriculum with companies, organizations, schools and community groups so they can inspire girls around the world with technology. We have curriculum to support badges of Girl Scouts as well as provide instruction to help GS reach their badges. Our vision is to create a world where girls have a lifelong passion and confidence in their use of technology throughout their careers.

Learn More »

South Suburbs
Girl Scout Level/Grade Key

Daisy (K-1)

Senior (9-10)

Brownie (2-3)

Ambassador (11-12)

Junior (4-5)

All GS Levels (K-12)

Cadette (6-8)

Family Friendly

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Are you looking for engaging and STEAM enrichment for your child? After the Peanut allows your child to engage in forward-thinking STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) experiences.

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Join us for American Girl Adventures Summer Camp! Travel back to the Colonial Period with Felicity Merriman. Camp adventures include: reading “Happy Birthday, Felicity!”, sewing a sampler, teatime etiquette, painting your own teacup, candle making, making Colonial Hot Chocolate, learning about the history, music & culture of the Revolutionary War era and more. Campers will celebrate Felicity’s birthday with foods from the story and explore Colonial Fashion. Campers will also have the opportunity to view American Girl dollhouses.

Dates: June 27th - June 30 1:00-3:00 p.m. daily.

Learn More »

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Culturally specific exhibitions and arts and education programs that center the voices and experiences of people of African descent. At The DuSable Museum, Every Month is Black History Month. Ask us how to earn your BHM Patch!

Learn More »

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Just Roots offers hands-on experiential learning opportunities, from planting and harvesting fruits & veggies to cooking demos and eating what you grow. We have two Community Farms, located in Bronzeville and Sauk Village. Join us at the farm to get your hands dirty, take home fresh produce, get more connected to your food and the environment, and even earn a badge or two. Contact us to set up a visit for your Troop!

Learn More »

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Chameleon Academy offers modern manners, etiquette and communication classes for ages 6 and up. Their curriculum has been taught internationally in over 25 different countries. Contact them for a fun and creative way to work towards your Girl Scouts badges.

Learn More »

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The sculpture park at Governors State University offers badge and leadership opportunities, Ambassadors of theNate, and more. It is a unique place to learn about social issues, and is a cultural experience through the collection of monumental sculptures by renowned artists.

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