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Naper Settlement

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

Naper Settlement will be working on Buildings and Grounds projects April 20-23 during the hours of 9AM to 3PM. There will be 2 shifts - 9AM to 12PM and 12PM to 3PM. Projects include gardening/landscaping and painting/staining. Gardening/landscaping activities include plant removals of specific, assigned existing plants, weeding, soil grooming & additives, removal of garden edging, reduction of footprint, and application of topsoil blending into surrounding grasses, installation of grass seed, seed blanket, to encourage grass growth. Painting/staining activities include light scraping and sanding, painting/staining.

Naper Settlement is excited to introduce a new and easy way to sign up for our volunteer opportunities! Thanks to our collaboration with VolunteerHub, it is now convenient for you to sign up for opportunities that fit your schedule or cancel shifts you can no longer attend.

Please visit our new site for volunteer opportunities at https://napersettlement.volunteerhub.com and click the "Create Account" link in the top-right corner to create your volunteer account. Once you create your account, you will be sent another email (within 1-2 business days) with the next steps.

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About Naper Settlement


523 S. Webster St., Naperville, IL 60540, US

Mission Statement

Mission Naper Settlement creates community by connecting visitors to Naperville’s history through engaging, unique experiences. Vision As a reflection of Naperville’s history, the vision of Naper Settlement is to be a vibrant site which fosters visitor, community and business conversations and enriching, engaging educational opportunities. Values Naper Settlement values education, preservation, quality visitor experiences, and community and public trust.


Naper Settlement is a history museum that serves northeastern Illinois as a unique educational and cultural resource. Through its costumed interpreters and 30 historic buildings located on the 13-acre grounds, history is brought to life with educational and hands-on activities for 150,000 visitors each year.

Naper Settlement is just steps away from downtown Naperville. Open year-round, museum provides fun and interactive learning opportunities for all ages. Become a part of our community as we portray and compare daily life from pioneer to Victorian to modern times.

Arts & Culture


Tue Apr 20, 2021 - Fri Apr 23, 2021
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM  


523 South Webster StreetNaperville, IL 60540



  • Landscaping
  • Gardening
  • Painting


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 18
  • 3 hours

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