Girl Scout Overnights

Spend the night at Discovery Center! Select from our public Girl Scout camp ins below. Purchase your tickets as soon as you are able; some events will sell out. Ticket sales close one week prior to the event.

Fees: $30 per child / $15 per adult. Fee includes all activity materials, evening snack, morning breakfast; scouts receive Discovery Center Museum patch. Scout awards not included.

Scholarships: If you think you may be eligible for a scholarship, contact Lee Ann Gill at scouts@discoverycentermuseum.org or call 815-972-2843. Scholarships are based on a child’s eligibility for a school’s free or reduced lunch program.

Cancellation Policy: Refunds are available up to one week before the event. Discovery Center reserves the right to cancel events; in which case, a full refund will be issued.

For additional questions, contact Lee Ann Gill at scouts@discoverycentermuseum.org or call 815-972-2843.

Camp-In Adult Survival Guide

Girl Scout Camp-Ins for 2020-2021

10/17/2020 - Halloween Hijinx - Click here to register
Piece together your own skeleton, concoct a glow-in-the-dark potion and design your own goodie bag for a hauntingly good time.


11/14/2020 – Mystery Crime Lab - Click here to register
Be a super sleuth and help to investigate a crime at DCM by studying finger prints, decoding a secret message and running tests on crime scene evidence for a night of Who Done It?


1/30/2021 – Robot Rendezvous - Click here to register
Test out your robotic engineering skills as you practice coding and designing your own playful robots.


3/6/2021 – Imagineers - Click here to register
Design and test your own roller coaster, engineer a flying contraption and build a race car during this engineering extravaganza.


4/24/2021 – Spa Science - Click here to register
Discover the science of relaxation and happiness - have the ultimate spa sleepover! Create your own shiny nail polish, make colorful lip gloss, concoct a bath bomb, and design your own logo for your cosmetic line.