Archery Training

23 Apr

Join us on May 4 at Camp Greene Wood for a Level 1 archery instructor certification class! The discounted $25 registration fee includes all materials and equipment. In return for the discounted course fee, we simply ask that you commit to facilitate archery programs for troops at least three separate dates each year.

Registration must be completed by April 27, 2014.

Learn more>>>

Buses to Girl Scout Day at the Capitol May 2

27 Mar

Join Girl Scouts from throughout Illinois who are storming our state capital on May 2, 2014! Get in on the fun by signing up at Girls of all ages are welcome!

Our council will be providing bus transportation for girls interested in making the trip to Springfield. The day will run between 5:30 a.m. – 7 p.m., and buses will only run if at least 30 people sign up. The cost is $25/person.

Bus from Joliet Gathering Place – Code 165024
Bus from Lisle Gathering Place – Code 165224


Discover Northwest Indiana

27 Mar


Our newest Council’s Own badge is being introduced, and we’re inviting leaders to join us for a celebration! Learn more about how girls can earn the badge and hear from partners who have awesome programming for Girl Scouts in Northwest Indiana.

When: May 13, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Challenger Learning Center, Hammond, IN
How: Register using code 40004. 

Joliet Diocese Catholic Committee on Scouting

27 Mar

Save the date! The First Annual Joliet Diocese Catholic Campout will take place Aug. 15-17, 2014 on the grounds of St. Mary’s Parish in Plano, Ill.

The Joliet Diocese Catholic Committee on Scouting covers a good portion of several local councils and invites all Catholic scouts to come and share spirituality and fun! The weekend retreat and campout was planned by scouting youth, for scouting youth. Youth may attend in groups or individually; participants must have completed fifth grade by the beginning of the campout. For more information contact or visit 

Adult Recognition 2014

4 Mar

Join us on Sunday, April 27, 2014 to celebrate all the wonders of our Girl Scout volunteers! This year’s recognition event will take place at ourFriendship Center in Country Club Hills, Ill. This is a great opportunity to renew old friendships and meet new adult Girl Scouts from other parts of our council.

Learn more about this year’s event>>>

Bringing You the Latest

4 Jun

Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana wants to keep you as up-to-date as possible. Here you will be able to find the latest on events, awards, forms and all things Girl Scouts. It’s what you absolutely need to know–fast!


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