February 28, 2013 10:32AM
Naper Settlement is at 523 S. Webster St., Naperville. Winter hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday. Winter admission is $5.25 adults, $4.75 seniors 62+ and $4 for youth 4-17. General admission is free to Naperville residents with ID. Call (630) 420-6010 or visit napersettlement.museum.
Every Day is Earth Day
Kids in grades 1-5 will enjoy their day off school having fun in the all-new School’s Day Out program, “Every Day is Earth Day” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 1 at Naper Settlement.
Learn about the environment and how you can reduce, reuse and recycle ordinary items into unique works of art and home décor.
Discover how the museum’s rain gardens help the environment and test your own creation to see if you can clean water. Make a notebook out of recycled goods and create a Soil Sammy to take home with you.
The fee is $45 per child, which includes a snack and supplies.
Maple Sugaring Days
Learn the time-honored method of collecting sap the old-fashioned way during the annual Maple Sugaring Days to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 9 and from 1 to 4 p.m. March 10 at Naper Settlement.
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts when Betsey Means of WomanLore portrays Girl Scouts founder Juliette Gordon Low, during this presentation to be held from 4 to 5 p.m. March 10.
An enthusiastic organizer and fundraiser, Low led the formation of the Girl Scouts of the USA in 1912.
Advance tickets are $6 for adults, $5 for students, youth and Naperville Heritage Society sustaining members. Tickets at the door are $7 for adults, $6 for students and youth.
Camp Naper sign up
Camp Naper has fun and educational summer day camps that explore history, math and science on our unique 12-acre museum campus. One-day, two-day, three-day and weeklong camps, run by professional staff, are a great value!
For grades 1-8.