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In an abundance of caution we have decided to reschedule Green for Good for one year to May 8, 2021. Ticket sales are closed. We plan to open registration later this year.

We are working with Eventbrite to refund already purchased tickets as soon as possible. We thank you for your patience.

Green for Good Registration

Early-bird ticket prices end April 3.
Prices increase $2 per ticket.

Official Pre-Green Events

Join us at these FREE events to make an impact on the environment! Dates and details for each event will be announced soon.

Registration is now open!

Bees, Birds and Butterflies - February 16, 2020

Presented with the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

Date And Time
Sun, February 16, 2020 | 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM CST

Much of the food we eat comes from crops that are pollinated by creatures like bees, birds, and butterflies.

If you're curious about pollinators and our environment, join Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana and the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County for Bees, Birds, and Butterflies at the Danada House!

You'll learn why pollinators are so important, and everyday things YOU can do to help them thrive. Through hands-on activitiesand demonstrations, you'll get to meet and learn from naturalists, animal caretakers, and heritage interpreters from the forest preserve!

Community Recycling Day - March 14, 2020

Dispose of your hard-to-recycle items responsibly during our Girl Scouts GCNWI Day of Service | An Official Green for Good Pre-Event

Date And Time
Sat, March 14, 2020 | 10:00 AM CDT

It can be difficult to recycle many items that aren't collected by traditional recycling programs.

In honor of the Girl Scout Birthday and Green for Good, bring your recyclables to the Vernon Hills Gathering Place.

Accepted Items
  • Electronics
  • Any & All Books
  • Any & All LP Records
  • Any & All Crayons
  • Keys (household, luggage, car)
  • Any and All Musical Instruments
  • Holiday Lights
  • Cords (phone, computer, etc.)
  • 35 mm Film Canisters
  • Eyeglasses & Sunglasses
  • Hearing Aids
  • Bowling Balls
  • Plastic Bread Tags
  • Corks
  • Disks: CD/DVD/Laser/Video Game - NO CASES
  • Box Tops for Education
  • X-ray, MRI, and Lithographic Film
  • Like New Art Supplies & School Supplies
  • Old Towels and Blankets
  • Brita © pitchers, filters and packaging
  • NOW © brand food and toothpaste packaging
  • Clif Bar © packaging and foil lined wrappers from any other energy bar brands
  • Burts Bees © personal care, beauty care and lip care packaging

Additional items may be announced!

Lake Michigan Beach Clean-up - April 18, 2020

Join Girl Scouts and Alliance for the Great Lakes to clean up Lake Michigan Beach | An Official Green for Good Day of Service

April 18, 2020

Offered in Partnership with the Alliance for the Great Lakes

Help clean the Lake Michigan shore-line, and learn about the pollution affecting our local ecosystem.

Gloves and garbage bags will be provided. More details will be shared with attendees as the date gets closer.

What to Bring

  • Yourselves and anyone who is interested in protecting the environment
  • Wear comfortable clothing
  • Anyone under 18 must have an accompanying adult
  • Clark Street Beach 1811 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 6020
  • 63rd Street Beach 6300 S Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60637
  • Marquette Park Beach 1 North Grand Boulevard Gary, IN 46403
  • West Beach, Indiana Dunes 376 N County Line Rd Gary, IN 46403