School’s Out Day Camp – Imaginarium It’s time to think out of the box and let your imagination run wild during the School’s Out Day Camp – Imaginarium from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 4 at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville. Activities include inspecting the elements of structure while building and testing toothpick towers; making your own sundial, then discovering what the universe has to do with telling time; and mixing and measuring different ingredients to create your very own dessert bars. For grades 1-5, fee is $45 per camper per day. Registration is required; call (630) 420-6010. Visit www.napersettlement.org
Super Scout Sunday – Playing with History Dress up as a Victorian young adult and experience life as they would have during Super Scout Sunday – Playing with History from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 6 at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville. Tour the Martin Mitchell Mansion to see where you would have lived and visit a one-room schoolhouse for a lesson with the schoolmarm. Make accessories to match your new look. Play games from the turn of the 19th century. Earns the Junior Playing the Past Badge. Fee is $27 per Girl Scout; $10 per adult; one adult per four Scouts is the maximum. Registration is required; call (630) 420-6010. Visit www.napersettlement.org.
Maple Sugaring Spring Fever Welcome warmer weather and shake off cabin fever during Naper Settlement’s annual tribute to the changing of the seasons from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 12 and from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, March 13 at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville. Learn the time-honored method of collecting sap the old-fashioned way and see a maple tree tapping demonstration. Enjoy hands-on activities and presentations that recount Illinois’ Native American heritage and pioneer past and try a tasty maple treat. Each of the historic buildings will have a different theme and special activities for families to enjoy. Admission is $12 adults, $10 seniors (62+), $8 youth (4–12), Naperville residents* and members are free. Call (630) 420-6010 or visit www.napersettlement.org.
Girl Scouts troops are invited to attend Maple Sugaring Spring Fever on Sunday, March 13. Registration is required for Girl Scouts Register for this program through the Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana Council website http://gcnwiprograms.org/program/2178 or contact the Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois Registrar through https://gsusa.ebiz.uapps.net/VP/NoPortal.html. Scouts are $13, adults are $10.