Boy Scout Programs

Call us to schedule any of our programs for a minimum of 12 Scouts or a maximum of 20 Scouts on a date that works for you!

Tiger Tales


Create a tall tale with your den, then make up your own stories to share. Scouts will learn about the story of Johnny Appleseed and make a related craft to take home. Tiger Tales also includes games from the past, old-fashioned toys, a sing-along of popular folk songs, and a tour of Naper Settlement's Log House. This program is 90 minutes long and geared towards Tiger Scouts ages 6 to 7. There must be 1 Adult for every 4 Scouts in attendance. Tiger Tales completes requirements for: Tiger Tails Badge

Cost: $13/Scout

Finding Your Way 


Develop mapping skills in a variety of ways, including creating a map, finding your place on a map, and studying a map of the world. Scouts will also learn to identify a compass rose and determine directions using a compass. With their new skills, Scouts will complete a scavenger hunt around Naper Settlement. This program is 90 minutes long and geared towards Wolf Scouts ages 7 to 8. There must be 1 Adult for every 4 Scouts in attendance.  Finding Your Way completes requirements for: Finding Your Way Badge

Cost:$13/Scout

Marble Madness


Get to know one of history's most popular games - marbles! Scouts will learn the history of marbles and how to play, including fun slang phrases. Scouts can also race their marbles and create a marble maze to take home. Each Scout will assemble their own marble set to use at their next den meeting. This program is 90 minutes long and geared towards Bear Scouts ages 8 to 9. There must be 1 Adult for every 4 Scouts in attendance.  Marble Madness completes requirements for: Marble Madness.

Cost: $13/Scout

Geocaching


Explore Naper Settlement's grounds like never before! Go on an outdoor treasure hunt using a global positioning system. Between the GPS unit and a lesson on coordinates, Scouts will be able to scour the museum grounds for hidden caches. Geocaching is available September through May. This program is 90 minutes long and geared towards Cub Scouts in 2nd through 5th grades. There must be 1 Adult for every 4 Scouts in attendance. 

Cost: $15/Scout


Registration

Call 630.420.6010 or email your request to the Tour Coordinator.