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Scouts@HMNS Program Information

This page contains information about all HMNS programs available for scouts.

The “I Need to Know” section has detailed information, advice, and the answers to the most common questions we’ve received in over 15 years of programs for scouts.

HMNS offers classes at several locations. Use the “Find the Scout Rank and Location That Works For You” chart to find the different places classes are available.

To see what’s offered in each age category, click the images below.

 

Download the spring schedule and fall schedule flyers.  

 

I Need to Know. . .

What are the appropriate ages for the classes?
How do I register for a class?
Do parents need to stay in class?
Does my child need permission to take a class?
What does “A class is purchased, but a badge is earned.” mean?
What can I do to help my child with special needs? (coming soon)
What are the difficulty rankings of the merit badges? (coming soon)
How do I confirm my child is registered for the class?
How do I get a refund?
How can I get regular email updates on activities for scouts at HMNS?
Where can I park?
What do I do when I get to the Museum?
What about lunch?
Do Boy Scouts need a blue card and how do I get the actual badges?
My child missed some of the class. Will he complete the badge? 
When and why do I need to provide a Health Form and Permission Slips?
Who are the merit badge counselors? 

Something not listed here? 

To contact the Scout Program at HMNS:

Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Phone:  713-639-4631
 

Refund Policy

A full credit/refund will be issued if the class is cancelled up to 2 weeks before the date of the class. No refund/credit will be given for less than a 2 week notice. Reservations may be transferred to another scout within 2 weeks of the class.
 

Inclement Weather

Scouts@HMNS will make an announcment about class closures as quickly as possible. Full refunds will be given or credit applied to another class or an alternative date.
 

Find the Scout rank and location that works for you!

 HMNS DowntownHMNS Sugar LandGeorge ObservatoryOffsite
Daisy and Brownie Girl ScoutsTake the Brownie Trails

Girls Exploring Math and Science (GEMS)
Brownie Trails in Sugar Land tooBe an astronaut in the Passport to the Universe program 
Girl Scouts and American Heritage GirlsCareers in Science are for you!Coming soon!Stellar OvernightsPaleontology Careers in Science
Tiger Cub ScoutsEarn Belt Loops and Pins with a parent in the Cub Classes   
Wolf & Bear Cub ScoutsEarn your Belt Loops & PinsBelt Loops and Pins for Cubs in Sugar Land  
WebelosAn assortment of Activity PinsEarn your Activity Pins in Sugar Land  
Boy ScoutsEarn Merit Badges!Earn Archaeology Merit Badges in Sugar Land Archaeology Merit Badges

G
eology Merit Badges
Spring BreakTarget Eagle required badges in 3 day classes! Details coming soon.    
SummerWeeklong classes for Boy Scouts, Webelos and Girl ScoutsWeeklong classes for Boy Scouts  
Adult LeadersComing Soon.   

 

Brownies

Brownies

Take a guided tour through the night sky with our resident astronomer, and watch a special Planetarium show!

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GEMS

GEMS

Girls Exploring Math and Science is an annual event for girl scouts to teach and learn science at HMNS.

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Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts

Have you ever thought about growing up to be a scientist? The Careers in Science series is just for you!

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Cub Scouts

Cub Scouts

At HMNS, Cub Scouts can earn their credentials through hands-on crafts and experiments that bring science to life.

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Webelos

Webelos

These two-hour classes allow Scouts to complete Engineering, Scientist, Geologist, Naturalist, and Forester pins.

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Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts

We offer an array of fascinating hands-on classes to help Boy Scouts earn Merit Badges.

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Scouts at the Observatory

Scouts at the Observatory

Visit the George Observatory at Brazos Bend to earn your next badge!

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Scouts at Sugar Land

Scouts at Sugar Land

Earn your next merit badge, belt loop or pin with a little help from the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land!

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