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HMNS Sugar Land Summer Camps

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HMNS at Sugar Land reopens to the public July 1, and Summer Camps will still be held throughout the summer. Learn more about how to enroll your kids in Summer Camp below.

The health and safety of our campers is always our first priority. The Summer Camp at HMNS program has extensive health and safety procedures and staff training in place every year. This summer, in light of COVID-19, The Summer Camp at HMNS Team is updating these procedures extensively, informed by current recommendations from local, state, federal health officials, agencies, and authorities, including CDC guidelines. At this time, we are planning to proceed with our summer camps as scheduled, beginning June 1, with extensive health & safety modifications.

Our operational modifications include strongly urging advance online purchase of summer camp, and before and after camp at and the emailing of completed Camper Health Record forms to  to enable “low-touch” entry to the Museum and communication with the summer camp staff.

Please review our planned modifications for summer camp by selecting the Summer Camp Operational Modifications link on the left.

The basics of what you need to know! To help you prepare you and your camper for your first day of camp, we have compiled this basic list of answers to some frequently asked questions including information about lunches, before/after camp care, directions and what to expect on your first day.

The Houston Museum of Natural Science offers educational summer science adventures for kids at HMNS at Sugar Land! Your child will have fun exploring science in a variety of ways through one of our action-packed summer science camp experiences.

In 2020, we are offering the new camps Full STEAM Ahead for ages 8-9 and Escape Camp for ages 10-12, the very popular paleontology camp Junior Paleontologist, the robotics camps Riveting Robots and Lego Robotics, the movie making camp Movie Monster Maker, and returning favorites Minecraft Mania: Coding Adventure Camp, Wizard Science Academy, Master Spy Camp, Build it Big, Booms and Blastoffs, and Star Warrior Academy. Also in Sugar Land we have the exciting chemistry camps Super Science Magic, Art Smart, space camps Space Cadet Space Pilot, and Senior Space Commanders, and social studies camps Camp Jupiter.

HMNS Summer Camps at the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land are week-long, hands-on educational experiences for kids ages 6 – 12.

Summer Camps at HMNS Sugar Land will be held weekly during the following periods:

  • June 1-5, 2020
  • June 15-19, 2020
  • June 22-26, 2020
  • July 6-10, 2020
  • July 13-17, 2020
  • July 27-31, 2020
  • August 3-7, 2020

Summer Camps at HMNS in Sugar Land are held at HMNS at Sugar Land, 13016 University Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77479.

Camp Information
Camps are held Monday-Friday, 10 am -3 pm. Extended day before and after camp is available for an additional fee.

Before Camp: 8 -10 am
After Camp: 3 – 5:30 pm.

Be sure to explore our entire Summer Camps section, with information on How To Register, the required Health Record Form, our Camp Policies, Parent Information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Campers will have a supervised lunch hour at the Sugar Land museum. Campers will watch an educational video during the lunch hour.

Campers may bring a sack lunch from home.

Camp Scholarships for 2020 in Sugar Land

We are unable to offer scholarships for 2020 Summer Camps at HMNS. Please check back for updates regarding scholarships for 2021 Summer Camps at HMNS. We appreciate your interest in education programming at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

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