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Connect with History and Science
Journey to new adventures at Naper Settlement. Connect with history and science and make your own! Who knew that earning a badge or belt loop could be so much fun?

Girl Scouts
Naper Settlement offers lots of fun ways for girl scouts to work toward badges or patches throughout the year. For more information, please download our Girl Scout Program Flier.

Cub Scouts

Cub Scouts can earn belt loops at our Belt Loop Bonanza or receive a Naper Settlement patch as they learn and have fun in our 12 acres of history!
Reservations are required for programs. For more information, please download our New Cub Scout programs! >

Girl Scouts
Geocaching and Letterboxing 
April 8 and April 30 from 1-4 PM
$27/Scout; 1 adult per 4 Scouts max.
Registration required. Call 630.420.6010
Open to Cub Scouts in grades 2-5

Explore Naper Settlement’s grounds like never before!
Grab a high-tech GPS unit and geocache to find hidden
caches. Learn about coordinates so you can geocache
on your own. Become a sleuth by solving riddles to find
letterboxes. Make your own stamp and practice your
seeking skills around the Settlement. Scouts will receive a
Naper Settlement patch.

Belt Loop Bonanza
April 29 1-4 PM
$13/Scout; $10/Adult
Registration required 4 PM, Monday, April 24.
Call 630.420.6010

Tiger, Wolf and Bear Scouts can visit Naper Settlement for this Belt Loop Bonanza. Scouts can pick up their instructions at check in, visit stations, tour buildings, play games and complete requirements to earn their belt loop.

Download the PDF with all the details:
New Cub Scout programs! >


Cub Scouts
2017 Super Scout Sunday!
May 7 - May Day 1-4 PM
$13/scout/youth; $10/adult. Registration required (See Below)
Daisies, Brownies and Juniors visit Naper Settlement for this badge-earning bonanza. Pick up your Badge-in-a-Bag at check-in, visit the activity stations, tour the buildings, play games and earn your Petal or Badge. Earns: Clover/Green Petal for Daisies, Letterboxer Badge for Brownies and Flowers Badge for the Juniors

All guests attending MUST register to receive discounted admission. Register for this program through the Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana Council website or contact the Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois Registrar.

Girl Scouts
Commemorate your visit to Naper Settlement
with our new Scout Program Patch available to
Scouts for an additional fee.
 Call 630.420.6010 for details. 


Where history comes to play
This patch may be purchased for your Scouts when they participate in any of our Scout programs except for Maple Sugaring Spring Fever and May Day.

Girl Scout Patch

 Girl Scouts

Life in the 1800s
This patch is included with your Scout's admission to Maple Sugaring Spring Fever and May Day. The "Where history comes to play" patch may not be exchanged for this one at that those events. 
It can also be purchased for your Scouts when they participate in any of our other Scout programs.

Girl Scout Patch

We are happy to accommodate anyone with needs for sign language interpreters, but require at least 30 days notice in order to do so. To request disability accommodations, contact .

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