Girl and Boy Scout Activities Chicago Area



Where Scouts Find Unlimited Outdoor Life Skills 

The Forge Adventure Park is the ideal location for Scouts, Cubs, and Brownies to learn valuable outdoor life skills. Groups can participate in activities that enhance cooperation, teamwork, and creative problem-solving. We've got 300 acres of outdoor fun in nature too!

Choose from 3 Fun & Educational Packages

Pick activities that suit your group. There is a day of adventure waiting for all ages, skill levels, and abilities.
Kids adventure zone at The Forge

Cub Scouts Adventure 

Kids Adventure Zone + Archery + Scavenger Hunt  

This package is recommended for Cub Scouts and Brownies (ages 3-10), and includes three different activities. 1. The Kids Adventure Zone— an exciting outdoor jungle gym with 30 fun elements, including climbing nets, ziplines, balance beams, and more. 2. The traditional skill of archery using a bow to shoot arrows at a target, where kids can practice and refine this skill in a fun, wide-open environment. 3. Scavenger Hunt- a self-guided puzzle to solve clues and explore nature.
Duration: 3 hrs
Price: $35 / person
Two people paddling in a canoe

Scouts Adventure 

Archery + Watersports + Orienteering

This package is perfect for both boy and girl scouts and combines traditional archery activities with canoeing or kayaking in groups of 2 on the Quarry Lake. The groups will round out their day with orienteering- a nature walk to develop accuracy skills with a map and compass to various points of interest in the parks’ vast natural areas.
Duration: 3 hrs
Price: Starting at $35 / person
A person ziplining at The Forge: Lemont Quarries

Scouts Climbing Adventure 

Rockwalls + Zipline + Rappel + Highropes

Your group will play on the popular Climb and Zipline Adventure on any combination of elements to climb, zip, rappel, soar, and more. Scouts can choose their challenge from easy, moderate, and difficult elements, which are all clearly marked.  Our experienced adventure guides will make sure everyone is trained, suited up with gear, and ready to go. 

Requirements: Min weight 70 lbs-250lbs, waivers required including supervising adult chaperones.

Duration: 3 hrs
Price: Starting at $65/ person
Not finding a program suited for your scout group? Reach out to us for additional options or custom programs.  We also offer pre-ordered food and beverage options for groups—please inquire.

Camp Out at The Forge

We welcome Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and youth groups to camp at the park! Work on outdoor skills and self instructed merit badges in our 300-acre adventure park! Year-round, semi-private campsites are available for these groups 17 years and under.
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