Juniors

For more information, please contact Joshua Rohn at jrohn@hmns.org.
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The George Observatory offers many opportunities for Juniors to progress on their Girl Scout Journeys!

  • Journey to the Stars Overnight Program
    Junior Girl Scouts take an amazing journey into space when they stay overnight at the George Observatory!
    • Friday night: Learn about light pollution, constellations, careers in astronomy, look through Observatory telescopes (weather permitting), take a night hike around Creekfield Lake, and spend the night inside the Observatory exhibit area.
    • Saturday: Blast into outer space with a Chevron Expedition Center Mission!
  • Journey Tie Ins
    This program offers tie ins to all three Junior-level Journeys and provides opportunities to address Junior National Leadership Outcomes. Download the Journey Tie Ins.
    • Cost: Girls $40, Adults $15
    • Dates Available:
      • May 19-20 (SOLD OUT)
  • Take An Expedition Any Time!
    Any troop can schedule an expiedition to the Moon in the Chevron Expedition Center! Come out on a Saturday afternoon, take an expedition to space and have a picnic. When the stars come out, come back to the Observatory for a look through the telescopes!
    Reservations required for expeditions in the Chevron Expedition Center. This simulated space flight is adaptable for all age levels of Scouts.
Located Here
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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