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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.

Certified Health and Fitness

Coach Joe invites Daisy, Brownie, Junior troops to get energized, fit, and educated on living a safe, healthy, and happy lifestyle!

This proven FUN and FIT program (60 to 90 minutes) is very affordable and has been successful with the Girl Scouts for 21 years.

Programs include exercises, activities (jump rope, tug-o-war, relay races, and more) and education with color handouts. Girl Scouts can earn badges such as Fair Play, Healthy Living, Good Sportsmanship, Staying Fit and more! Coach Joe brings all needed equipment.

Contact Coach Joe if you have any questions and wish to schedule your troop(s). Multiple troops are encouraged. (Minimum of 18 girls, Max of 45).

Location
Socially distanced programs available seven days a week at the outdoor location of your choice. Will travel to your location in Chicago and surrounding suburbs.

Contact Info
Coach Joe Cullen
312-972-2828
jcullen@certifiedhealthfitness.com

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.

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

Contact
Kendy Edmonds
312-319-4040
info@chameleonacademycc.com

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.

Location
Soldier Field
1410 Museum Campus Drive
Chicago, IL, 60605

Contact
Jacob Smith
872-710-0780
jasmith@chicago-fire.com

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.

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.

Location
Chicago, IL and surrounding suburbs

Contact Info
Amy Jones
847-790-4226
a.jones@cultureofsafetychi.com

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.

Location
1510 Wagner Rd.
Glenview, IL 60025

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

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!

Location
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact
Jessica Hulten
847-967-4853
jessica.hulten@ilhmec.org

Visit the Illinois Holocaust Museum 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 Kids Corner

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.

Skokie Park District

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

Location
9300 Weber Park Place
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact
Christine Hathaway
847-929-7925
chathaway@skokieparks.org

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.

Location
3581 W. Pines Rd
Oregon, IL, 61061

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

Visit the White Pines Ranch website.


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