scout doing a badge activity at DuPage Children

At DuPage Children’s Museum, Scouts play, learn … and earn badges. A range of hands-on badge workshops, led by Museum educators, have been created specifically for Scouts.

Questions about Scouts at the Museum? Call 630.637.8000 x6100 or email scouts@dupagechildrensmuseum.org.

Overnight Adventures

Spend the night sleeping among the exhibits. After an exciting evening of Museum exploration and cool science activities, nestle down in the exhibit areas for some well-deserved rest. A bedtime snack and continental breakfast will be served. Overnights start at 7:00 p.m. on Friday and end at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday.

We cannot adjust fees for those Scouts who may need to leave early. There is no Museum play time on Saturday Morning.

Girl Scouts:
Daisy, Brownie, Junior
 
May 12, 2017
Register Online

Cub Scouts:
Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos
 
Fall Scouts Overnight Adventure Date Coming in August.

Cost:
$30/Scout; $25/Adult


Schedule your own adventure!
Girl Scout Overnight & Cub Scout Overnight

Would you like an overnight adventure just for your troop? Call 630.637.8000 x6100 for details!

Late-Night Adventures

Staying up late is so much fun when you can enjoy all the Museum has to offer AND engage in some cool science activities. Then, it’s back home to sleep snug in your own bed. Late-nights start at 7:00 p.m. on Friday and end at 11:00 p.m.

Girl Scouts:
Daisy, Brownie, Junior
 
June 2, 2017
Register Online

Cub Scouts:
Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos
 
April 7, 2017
Registration Closed

Cost:
$25/Scout; $20/Adult


All children must have an adult in the building who is responsible for them during these events. We require one adult for every 6 children in the Museum.

Schedule your own adventure!
Girl Scout Late-Night & Boy Scout Late-Night

Would you like a Late-Night adventure just for your group? Call 630-637-8000 x6100 for details!

Badge Lab Opportunities

Girl Scouts
Enjoy a different kind of Museum experience that’s tailored to your program!

Girl Scout | Daisy | Clover’s Story: Being Resourceful
Being resourceful means finding new ways to use old and cast-away things. Come and dig into our bin of recyclables as we assist you and your imagination in creating something new and useful.

Duration: 1. hour
(plus additional time to play in the Museum)

Fee: $11/Scout, $7/Adult

Girl Scout | Brownies | Home Scientist
Science is all around us; it even hides in our homes! Everyday household products become your laboratory tools as you earn the Home Scientist badge.

Duration: 1.5 hours
(plus additional time to play in the Museum)

Fee: $11/Scout, $7/Adult

Girl Scout | Juniors | Junior Detective
Criminals beware! Learn how detectives solve crimes by using their powers of observation, taking fingerprints, cracking codes, and more.

Duration: 1.5 hours
(plus additional time to play in the Museum)

Fee: $11/Scout, $7/Adult

Badge Lab Opportunities

Cub Scouts
Enjoy a different kind of Museum experience that’s tailored to your program!

Cub Scout | Tiger | Floats & Boats
Make boats with DCM! We have all the tools and materials you will need to design and build your own balloon-powered boat from recycled materials.

Requirement 2

Duration: 1.5 hours
(plus additional time to play in the Museum)

Fee: $11/Scout, $7/Adult

Cub Scout | Wolf | Air of the Wolf; Motor Away

Go Fly A Kite! Or rather, come fly kites with DCM. We’ll build kites and paper airplanes as we talk about the what and how of flight.
Air of the Wolf Requirements 3A, 3B
Motor Away Requirements 1A, 1B

Duration: 1.5 hours
(plus additional time to play in the Museum)

Fee: $11/Scout, $7/Adult

Cub Scout | Bear | Make it Move
Simple machines are fun! Learn about simple machines, then use what you’ve learned to create a more complex machine.

Requirements 1, 2, 3, 4B

Duration: 1.5 hours
(plus additional time to play in the Museum)

Fee: $11/Scout, $7/Adult

Cub Scout | Webelos | Adventures in Science
Scientist have many different jobs. Come explore the science of electricity, chemistry and physics through hands-on activities and experiments.

Requirements 2, 3E, 3G, 3H

Duration: 1.5 hours
(plus additional time to play in the Museum)

Fee: $11/Scout, $7/Adult


*Badge Labs are scheduled by special arrangement. Call 630.637.8000 X6100 to schedule your troop or email scouts@dupagechildrensmuseum.org.