Scouting Programs

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community, scouting programs normally taught at the police department are currently suspended. Please check back for future classes once all restrictions on social gatherings have been lifted.

Scouts at NPD

Boy Scout Merit Badge Workshops

The Naperville Police Department offers three Merit Badge Workshops to Boy Scouts each year at the Naperville Police Department, 1350 Aurora Ave. Typically, the Fingerprinting Merit Badge Workshop is held in February, the Crime Prevention Merit Badge Workshop is held in February and the Traffic Safety Merit Badge Workshop is held in October.

Fingerprinting Merit Badge Workshop - January 29, 2020

The Naperville Police Department will be hosting a Fingerprinting Merit Badge Workshop from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. All requirements for the badge will be completed at this time. 

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Register - Registration for this workshop is currently closed, as the class is at capacity. 

Crime Prevention Merit Badge Workshop - February 13 AND 27, 2020

 The Naperville Police Department will be hosting a two-day Crime Prevention Merit Badge Workshop from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13 AND Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Participants must attend both sessions to earn the badge.

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Register - Registration for this workshop is currently closed, as the class is at capacity. 

CSI - Cub Scouts Investigate

This program for third grade Bear Scouts is offered by the Naperville Police Department in conjunction with the Naperville Junior Women's Club at Safety Town, 1320 Aurora Ave. This program introduces forensic science and raises awareness of crime prevention and safety within the community. The curriculum for this program specifically meets the requirements found in the new Cub Scout programming.

CSI - Cub Scouts Investigate Requirements (PDF)

Register at www.napersafetytown.com

Detective Badge

Girl Scout WorkshopThis program for fourth grade Junior Girl Scouts is offered by the Naperville Police Department in conjunction with the Naperville Junior Women's Club at Safety Town, 1320 Aurora Ave. This program introduces forensic science and raises awareness of crime prevention and safety within the community. The curriculum for this workshop meets the requirements for the “Detective Badge.”

Detective Badge Requirements (PDF)

Register at www.napersafetytown.com

NPD Scouting Contact

Mary Browning

Community Education/Crime Prevention Specialist
TEL: (630) 420-6731 EMAIL: browningm@naperville.il.us