Badges On Demand | Houston Museum Of Natural Science
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Badges On Demand

Available at HMNS - Hermann Park and HMNS at Sugar Land!
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Available at HMNS at Hermann Park and HMNS at Sugar Land!

Can’t make it to a scheduled class? No problem! Get a group of at least 10 Scouts together, and you can all earn the Badge at the same time! Just send an email to scouts@hmns.org to begin scheduling your private session at the date and time of your choice. Please take a look at the list below to choose your class!

Classes denoted with one asterisk (*) are Eagle-required Merit Badges; classes denoted with two asterisks are not available for On-Demand at Sugar Land(**); classes denoted with a caret (^) are required for a BSA Nova Award.


Tiger Cubs

  • Backyard Jungle
  • Curiosity, Intrigue, and Magical Mysteries
  • Floats and Boats (Prerequisite #4)
  • Good Knights
  • Sky is the Limit
  • Stories in Shapes
  • Team Tiger
  • Tiger Tales
  • Tigers in the Wild

Wolf Cubs

  • Adventures in Coins^
  • Air of the Wolf^
  • Code of the Wolf^
  • Collections and Hobbies^
  • Cubs Who Care
  • Digging in the Past&
  • Finding your Way
  • Germs Alive^
  • Grow Something
  • Motor Away^
  • Paws on the Path

Bear Cubs

  • Beat of the Drum
  • Critter Care
  • Forensics^
  • Make it Move^
  • Marble Madness^
  • Robotics^
  • Roaring with Laughter
  • Super Science

Webelos

  • Adventures in Science^
  • Art Explosion
  • Aware and Care
  • Building a Better World (Prerequisite: Scouts will help lead a Flag Ceremony and requirement 5)
  • Earth Rocks
  • Engineer
  • Game Design
  • Into the Wild
  • Into the Woods
  • Looking Back, Looking Forward

Boy Scouts

  • Archaeology
  • Astronomy^ (Prerequisite 4c, 5d & 6b)
  • Chemistry
  • Citizenship in the Community* (Prerequisite 3 & 7)
  • Citizenship in the Nation* (Prerequisite 2, 3 & 8)
  • Citizenship in the World*
  • Coin Collecting (Bring coins from Requirements 6, 7 & 9 to class)
  • Communications* (Prerequisite 4, 5 & 8)
  • Electronics^
  • Energy – (Prerequisites 4a) (Hornaday Award Merit Badge)
  • Family Life – (Prerequisites 3, 4 and 5)
  • Geology
  • Indian Lore**
  • Mining in Society
  • Personal Management – (Prerequisites 2a, 8a-d)
  • Weather^

Daisies and Brownies Trails (Exclusive HMNS Patches)

  • Africa – Frensley/Graham Hall of African Wildlife**
  • Americas – John P. McGovern Hall of the Americas**
  • Butterflies – Cockrell Butterfly Center
  • Dinosaur – Morian Hall of Paleontology
  • Egypt – Hall of Ancient Egypt**
  • Gems & Minerals – Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals**
  • Space – Burke Baker Planetarium
  • Science – Hands-on experiments
  • Texas Wildlife – Farish Hall of Texas Wildlife**

Brownies

  • Bugs
  • First Aid
  • Home Scientist
  • Inventor
  • Making Games
  • Painting
  • Pets
  • Senses

Juniors

  • Animal Habitats
  • Detective
  • Flowers
  • Gardener
  • Inside Government
  • Jeweler
  • Product Designer

Cadettes

  • Netiquette
  • Animal Helpers
  • Special Agent

Girl Scouts: Careers in Science (Exclusive HMNS Patches)

  • Astronomy
  • Archaeology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Geology
  • Paleontology
  • Space Exploration
HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629


Get Directions Offering varies by location
HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277


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George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(281) 242-3055

Hours
Tuesday - Saturday By Reservation
Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
Please call for holiday hours. Entry to Brazos Bend State Park ends at 9:30 p.m. daily
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