EXPLORE: CHICAGO BADGES

Badges help tell a story of what you know and what you can do. Explore your interest and earn digital badges by completing online challenges or participating in programs across the city.

Not sure where to start? Check out all of the badges you can earn below.

CITY BADGES (31)
EXPLORE BADGES
  • CIW YOU(th) Speaker Connect

    CIW Speaker Connect provides students with opportunities for deeper engagement, knowledge and interaction.

    DO THIS ACTIVITY
    LEARN MORE
  • Artist Statement

    No matter what direction you go with your work, you need to be able to speak about it and explain it, which is never easy. But most college applications require...

    DO THESE ACTIVITIES
    LEARN MORE
  • Studio Certified

    This badge shows you are studio certified! You have learned how to record, edit, and create music in the studio.

    DO THESE ACTIVITIES
    LEARN MORE
  • Geek Squad Academy

    At Geek Squad Academy, Junior Agents learn how to design buildings, make movies, produce music, build robots, and be good digital citizens. In 2 days, you'll be...

    DO THESE ACTIVITIES
    LEARN MORE
  • TWC: Advocates in Action

    Earn this badge by participating in The Anti-Cruelty Society's Teens Who Care volunteer program! Help out around the shelter by completing a variety of tasks in...

    DO THIS ACTIVITY
    LEARN MORE
  • Museums in the Park: Shedd Aquarium

    Students, receive free general admission to Shedd Aquarium on Monday, August 29, 2016 or Tuesday, August 30, 2016 from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM through CPS Connects an...

    DO THIS ACTIVITY
    LEARN MORE
  • Underwater Robotics and Ocean Research

    This badge is the result of the learning of underwater robots and ocean research to explore careers in STEM and STEAM. Throughout the course of 10 weeks, each p...

    DO THESE ACTIVITIES
    LEARN MORE
  • LEGO Designer

    Do you like solving problems? Do you have fun designing with LEGOs? Are you interested in Frank Lloyd Wright? Come to the Robie House to explore Frank Lloyd Wri...

    DO THESE ACTIVITIES
    LEARN MORE
  • Digital Discovery - Health and Medicine

    The medical world can be a confusing place. Patients and their families might feel overwhelmed by the complicated explanations they get from their healthcare pr...

    DO THIS ACTIVITY
    LEARN MORE
  • Photography Apprentice (delete)

    Photography Apprentices can use phones, point-n-shoots, and DSLRs to take nice pictures. Photography Apprentices have published at least 3 projects online.

    DO THESE ACTIVITIES
    LEARN MORE
  • STEAM STUDIO- Photo Editors Suite

    This badge is earned by creating and curating STEAM STUDIO visual content which is compelling and engaging. You have organized works to be presented online via ...

    LEARN MORE
  • Citizen Science Level 1

    This badge is earned by learning more about Citizen Science and its place in the world. You will test out different citizen science sites online and review them...

    LEARN MORE
  • Citizen Science Level 3

    This badge is earned by completing your Citizen Science project. You will use your own observations and those from your Citizen Science community to explain, do...

    LEARN MORE
  • BNV Photo Journalist

    In this level you will apply for your spot to be an official BNV all access photographer. If you get this badge you are a part of the Official Brave New Voices ...

    LEARN MORE
  • Graphic Design Level 3

    The level 3 graphic design badge is a benchmark in your path to understanding and applying graphic design techniques.   Earning this badge means you have devel...

    LEARN MORE
  • Digital Music Level 3 Badge

    The level 3 music badge is a benchmark in your pathway toward music creation.  Earning this badge means you’ve successfully used digital software to composed...

    LEARN MORE