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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!

Bee Balance, LLC

Bee Balance increases Emotional Intelligence. Through self-awareness skills, discover your values and what they mean to you. Your values shape who you are, who you want to become, and can increase your self-esteem, motivation, and more!

Location
1117 S Milwaukee Ave, Suite B6, Libertyville, IL 60048

Contact Info
Connie Pfeifer
224-513-5686
connie.beebalance@gmail.com

Visit the Bee Balance website.

Codinu

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!

Location
2244 95th Street Suite 308
Naperville, IL, 60564

Contact
info@codinu.com
(630) 474-1052

Visit the Codinu 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.

Location
1510 Wagner Rd.
Glenview, IL 60025

Contact
Sarah Schoeneberg
847-657-1506
sarah.schoeneberg@glenviewparks.org

Visit the Wagner Farm Website.

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago performances are currently cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so while home they have put together family resources designed to educate, encourage discussion, and entertain.

The music will be back...in the meantime let's have some fun!

Location
20 N. Wacker
Chicago, IL 60606

Explore Lyric for Kids

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!

Location
1155 E. 58th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Contact
Calgary Haines-Trautman
773-702-1158
oi-education@uchicago.edu

Visit the OI Museum 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.

Location
3581 W. Pines Rd
Oregon, IL, 61061

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

Visit the White Pines Ranch website.


Program Supporters

Ballet Chicago: Offering ballet classes and virtual performances.

Brooklyn BouldersGreat Girl Scout discounts on rock climbing

Buddha Belly Kids Yoga: 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.

Certified Health and Fitness with Coach Joe: Building healthy minds and bodies with affordable fun and fit/healthy sessions at YOUR location

The Chameleon Academy of Communication and CivilityHelping troops navigate the world of social graces with manners and communication classes 

DuPage Children's Museum: Choose from STEM Labs and Arts and Maker programs that will spark curiosity and promote critical thinking through hands-on discovery.

EF ToursCulturally immersive travel experiences.

Game On! Sports 4 GirlsGirl-empowering virtual fun fitness classes for troops.

The Joffrey Ballet: Dance classes and performances with the largest dance company and dance education provider in Chicago. 

Ms. Bethany's School of Cooking: 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.

theNateGet outdoors to experience monumental sculptures and the 100-acre prairie landscape setting.

Naper Settlement: Earn a badge while you connect with history virtually or on-site.


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Volunteers should review Safety Activity Checkpoints and required Safety and Trip and Travel training before visiting any of these exciting places.