Priority membership registration begins for Family level and above, Thursday, January 16, 2020.
Registration for the General Public begins: Thursday, January 23, 2020.
Summer Scouts will be offered in five-day, two-day, and one-day 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 three weeks of classes at HMNS at Sugar Land.
Note: the week of the Fourth of July in Sugar Land will shortened to four days of classes (Monday-Thursday, June 29-July 2). Also, we are offering two-day and one-day classes on August 10-11, 2020 at the Sugar Land Museum.
This year’s Summer Scouts program is offering the following classes:
SCOUTS BSA MERIT BADGE CLASSES:
Be Prepared (Emergency Preparedness, First Aid, Fire Safety, and Safety)
Capture Light (Art, Graphics Art, and Photography)
Citizenship in the Community (Eagle)
Citizen of the Nation (Eagle)
Citizen of the World (Eagle)
Death by Natural Causes (Medicine, Public Health, and Reptile and Amphibians)
Designing Your World (Architecture and Landscape Architecture)
Digital World (Digital Technology and Programming)
Environmental Science (Eagle)
Family Life (Eagle)
The Final Frontier (Astronomy and Space Exploration)
Law and Order (Crime Prevention, Fingerprinting, and Law)
Personal Management (Eagle)
Planes, Trains, and Submarines (Aviation, Oceanography, and Railroading)
The Power of Engineering (Electricity, Engineering, and Nuclear Science)
Robot Inventors (Inventing and Robotics)
Strategy and Exploration (Chess, Game Design, and Geocaching)
That’s Entertainment (Animation, Movie Making, and Radio)
Wayfaring Webelos (Build It, First Responder, Game Design, Tech Talk Nova Award and Webelos Walkabout)
All About Webelos (Art Explosion, Aware & Care, Build a Better World, Looking Back, Looking Forward, and Moviemaking)
Webelos Science Explorer (Adventures in Science, Earth Rocks, Engineer, Into the Wild, and Into the Woods)
BEAR CUBS CLASSES:
Bear Facts (Paws for Action, A World of Sound, Beat of the Drum, Make it Move and Super Science)
Bear Sleuths (Fur, Feathers, and Ferns, Forensics, Marble Madness, Roaring Laughter, and Robotics)
TIGER CUB CLASS:
Terrific Tigers (Tigers in the Wild, Good Knight, Stories in Shapes, Sky is the Limit, and Tiger Tales)
WOLF CUB CLASSES:
Wolf Pack (Adventures in Coins, Air of the Wolf, Code of the Wolf, Cubs Who Care, and Finding Your Way)
Wolf Tracks (Call of the Wild, Council Fire Duty to Country, Paws on the Path, Digging in the Past, and Motor Away)
GIRL SCOUTS ADVENTURE CLASSES:
Brownies Discovery (First Aid, Inventor, Making Games, Outdoor Art Creator, and Painting)
Brownies on the Go! (Celebrating Community, My Family Story, Hiker, Space Science Adventurer, and Letterboxer)
Amaze ME Cadettes (Cadettes MEdia and Amaze Journeys)
Designing Daisies (Think like an Engineer Journey, Model Car Design Challenge, Roller Coaster Design Challenge, and Board Game Design Challenge)
Innovative Juniors (Animal Habitats, Detective, Flowers, Jewelry and Photography)
Get Moving Juniors (Get Moving Journey),
Cadettes Breathe Journey (Breathe Journey)
Scout Permission Form
Scouts going on a field trip stated in the class description, will need a completed and signed permission slip.
PLEASE NOTE – Scouts will not be allowed to participate in field trips without a completed Permission Slip.
NO REFUNDS will be processed for activities missed due to a missing Permission Slip.
REQUIRED HEALTH RECORD FORM FOR ALL SCOUTS
A completed HMNS Scout Health Record Form or a BSA Part B Health form must be on file with the Scout Office prior to each scout beginning class. If a scout is participating in more than one week of class, the Scout Health Record Form must be submitted for the first class, but duplicate copies are not needed for the following classes.
- Complete the Scout Health Record Form, available here and within the information document for each class.
- Completed Scout Health Record Forms must be brought on the first day of class, faxed to 713-639-4681, emailed as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org, OR mailed or dropped off to:
Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030-1799
PLEASE NOTE – Scouts will not be allowed to participate in class activities without a completed Scout Health Record Form on file on the first day of class.
NO REFUNDS will be processed for activities missed due to a missing or incomplete Scout Health Record Form.
Summer Scouts Lunch Options
Houston Museum of Natural Science – Hermann Park:
For Scouts attending classes at the Hermann Park location, you can order a lunch with Catering by Periodic Table or bring a lunch from home. • To order a lunch for your child from Catering by Periodic Table at the Hermann Park location, please visit hmns.org/visit/dining and place the order online by 5pm the day before the lunch is to be delivered.
For questions, please call Catering by Periodic Table at 713-639-4699.
Houston Museum of Natural Science – Sugar Land:
For Scouts attending the HMNS Sugar Land location you can order a lunch with Chick-Fil-A™ or bring a lunch from home. All Chick-Fil-A™ Orders for the entire week must be placed in person on Monday before 10:15 a.m. with the Chick-Fil-A™ representative at HMNS Sugar Land.
- To order a lunch from Chick-Fil-A™ at the Sugar Land location, a Chick-Fil-A™ representative will be available at HMNS Sugar Land on Monday mornings from 9 – 10:15 a.m. Orders are cash only. Please note: McDonalds™ and Park Grill lunches are not available for classes taking place at the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land. Download the Chick-Fil-A order form.
- Scouts are not permitted to purchase a lunch during supervised lunchtime at either location.