TO EARN YOUR BADGE, CHOOSE ANY COMBINATION OF ACTIVITIES AND FILL OUT THE BADGE FORM
Travel the globe or even to space without leaving home:
Choose a travel activity on the Activity Finder
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION
VIRTUAL TRAIN RIDE
SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
Take a virtual hike or explore a new country
Explore the world around you
STEM activity from NASA
Experience another place through
on Kanopy (log in with your Vernon Area Library card number)
Learn a new language or brush up for future travels with
(log in with your Vernon Area Library card)
Be a tourist in your own neck of the woods:
Take a bike or scooter ride or go for a walk to explore a park or neighborhood you haven’t spent time in before
LAKE COUNTY BIKEWAY MAP
Walk a trail that’s new to you
FOREST PRESERVES TRAIL MAPS
Take a scenic drive
WISCONSIN RUSTIC ROADS
SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN CIRCLE TOUR
ILLINOIS SCENIC BYWAYS
Read for fun ~ read for good!
Three book recommendations in 4 minutes (video):
BOOK BREAK: TRAVEL
Fiction suggestions that transport you to another country
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
TEEN Time Travel
TEEN Travel Fiction
TEEN Travel fiction
Fodor’s travel guides
All reading counts! You do not have to read about travel. Listening to audiobooks counts, too, of course.
CLAIM YOUR BADGE
At the end of the week, submit your activities and reading minutes. Complete one form for each participant. Deadline for raffle entry: Wednesday, June 24, at 12 PM CDT.
Print a Tracking sheet
Download a printable PDF to help keep track of the badges you've earned and the number of minutes you've read.
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.