Early Closure: HMNS at Hermann Park will be closing at 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 8.
Summer Scout Program Catalog

Explore the wide variety of merit badges and adventure badges available during weeklong summer scout classes at HMNS.


Summer Classes

Summer Scouts will be offered in Monday-Friday week-long sessions. Classes begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude at 2:30 p.m.

There will be three weeks of classes at HMNS at Hermann Park and at HMNS at Sugar Land. Note: the week of the Fourth of July in Sugar Land will shortened to three days of classes (Monday-Wednesday, July 1-3). Also, we are offering special one day classes on Monday, August 12, 2019 and Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the Sugar Land Museum.

The 2019 Summer Scouts Catalog is available here.

Summer Scout classes will be held at the main Museum location the weeks of:

  • June 17–21, 2019
  • July 8–12, 2019
  • July 29–August 2, 2019

Summer Scout classes will be held at HMNS at Sugar Land the weeks of:

  • June 10–14, 2019
  • July 1–3, 2019 (three-day week)
  • July 22–26, 2019
  • August 12, 2019 (one-day class)
  • August 13, 2019 (one-day class)


Priority membership registration begins for Family level and above, Thursday, January 17, 2019. Registration for the General Public begins: Thursday,…

Cub Scouts and Webelos

These classes will complete Adventures for current Cub Scouts and Webelos. There are three available classes for Webelos, two for…

Scouts BSA

Each Scouts BSA class will cover all requirements for a Merit Badge, although some classes will have prerequisite work or…

Girl Scouts

Girl Scout summer classes are for girls in grades 2 and up and provide an interactive and fun look into…

Sugar Land Summer Scouts

For summer 2019, Sugar Land Summer Scout classes will be held the weeks of June 10-14, July 1-3 (three-day week),…

Before and After Class

Summer Scouts Before and After Class provide a safe experience for scouts who need to arrive before 9:30 a.m. or…


Parking for Summer Scouts Summer is always a busy time at the Houston Museum of Natural Science! Please allow yourself…

Refer a Friend

Don’t keep the fun all to yourself! Share your HMNS summer adventures with a friend. Refer a friend to Summer…

Second Summer Discount

Are you ready for another summer of science adventures? If you attended Summer Scouts at HMNS in 2017 or 2018—don’t…

HMNS at Hermann Park

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

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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

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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