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The Turbo Trefoils Derby is April 28 and April 29.


Signature Events

World Thinking Day | February

Explore a taste of the world through hands-on activities and troop-sponsored booths about WAGGGS member countries and more! Girl Scouts across our council will come together in a celebration of sisterhood as they learn more about international customs, cultures, friendships and Girl Guiding. Be inspired to travel your world.

Participate by representing a country, leading a breakout session or attending! The 2019 date is TBD.

STEMapalooza | March

At the annual STEMapalooza science expo, you meet and greet with science organizations and museums from across our council; watch one-of-a-kind live science shows; and even make your own slime! Special Girl Scout gift, T-shirt and fun patch included. The event was held in March 2018. The 2019 date is TBD.



New! Badge Bashes at new locations 2017-2018

Earn up to 3 badges in one day at Badge Bash! For grade levels Daisies through Cadettes. Click here to view all Badge Bashes this year, now offered at Friendship Center (Nov. 11, 2017), Vernon Hills (Dec. 9, 2017), Joliet (Feb. 3, 2018), Merriville (Mar. 18, 2018), and Greene Wood ( May 19, 2018).

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Scout Out Engineering at Groupon HQ | Feb. 19, 2018

Girl Scouts are invited to the Groupon Headquarters to learn about engineering and hang out with women in the field.

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GS Birthday Bash & Service Project | March 2018

Join us for the 2017 Girl Scout Birthday Bash! We'll gather in Vernon Hills to celebrate the spirit of 105 years of Girl Scouting by giving back to our community. Attendees can earn the Girl Scout Way badge, eat cake, celebrate and contribute to the group service project!

Girls Give Back Service Expo | Apr. 21, 2018

Join Girl Scouts from across the council to learn about service projects and volunteer opportunities. This brand new expo will feature partners and service program opportunities that girls can do all year long. 

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Turbo Trefoil Derby | Apr. 28-29, 2018

Girls are challenged to design the council's fastest pinewood car! Car kits are avilable in all of our Girl Scout shops starting Feb. 20, 2017, so girls can start designing and building with their troop, friends or family!

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Girl Scout Exclusive Overnight at Adler | May 18-19, 2018

This is a great way to experience the museum after-hours, and with new, hands-on programming, special sky shows, and the chance to spend the night under the stars or in an exhibit next to a planet there is something for the whole family to enjoy.

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