Visiting the Library: Elmhurst-Based Scout Groups

Elmhurst-based scout groups are welcome to one facilitated visit per school year.

Request your visit at least 2 weeks in advance by filling out the Scout Visit Request form. Applications are accepted August 15 – April 30.

Note: Visits are subject to staff availability and are not booked until confirmed by the Library Scout Coordinator.

Visit Options

Each visit is customized by the Library Scout Coordinator with the troop leader. 

Makery projects are designed to introduce scouts to the makerspace and learn age-appropriate techniques with the equipment. 


  • Badge: Sunny: Friendly & Helpful – Tour 
  • Makery Project: Create a button or magnet 


  • Badge: Computer Expert  
  • Makery Project: Decorate a mug  

Junior Scouts  

  • Badge: Digital Photographer  
  • Makery Project: Sew a felt craft 


  • Badge: Digital Movie Maker – make a video commercial for cookie sales 
  • Makery: Laser engrave a keepsake box  

Lion Cubs  

  • Badge: Animal Kingdom – Tour 
  • Makery Project: Create a button or magnet 

Tiger Cubs  

  • Badge: Tiger-iffic! 
  • Makery Project: Decorate a mug  

Wolf Cubs  

  • Badge: Howling at the Moon (skit)  
  • Makery Project: Create stickers to decorate a water bottle 

Bear Cubs  

  • Badge: Marble Madness 
  • Makery: Cut vinyl with Cricut and label canvas bags  


  • Badge: Game Design  
  • Makery: Sew a felt craft 

Boy Scouts  

  • Makery: Laser engrave a keepsake box 

Scout Resources

Items available for checkout include manuals and badge books.

Adventure backpacks are also available! Check out our introductory videos.



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