Girl Scout Summer Academy

Like to explore, experiment, discover, and learn? Have you ever thought about growing up to be a scientist? Do you want to know how the Museum works? With the Girl Scout Summer Academy, girls will do all this and more in earning badges and learning about different scientific careers while conducting experiments, research and investigations.

Each class meets from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM, is one week long, and meets at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Early drop-off and late pick-up is also available.

Download the 2014 Summer Girl Scout Flyer 


To register, download the Important Information document for instructions on how to proceed through the Online Box Office. Then click on the Register link below to jump to the Box Office. Classes that cannot be selected are sold out.

Careers in Science-Summer Edition
June 16-20 and August 11-15
Scouts will do real experiments and make discoveries in 5 areas: anthropology, energy, engineering, environmental science and space exploration. This program is a must for any girl who wants to be a scientist or just wants to see how much fun science can be. It's real science with real scientists. Meet the curators and staff of HMNS and go behind the scenes to learn what they do and how they do it. Girls will receive the exclusive HMNS Dino patch and the summer Careers in Science patch. Careers in Science Summer Edition is for Juniors (fourth and fifth grades) and Cadettes (sixth - eighth grades) and is the week-long partner to the Saturday series.

Brownies Super Science
June 9-13 and July 21-25 

Earn five Brownie badges in one week while exploring the Museum, conducting science experiments and making take home crafts. Each day is a different theme: the Cockrell Butterfly Center, how to conduct experiments, natural resources, problem solving like an engineer, and exploring with your senses. Girls will earn the Bugs, Home Scientist, Household Elf, Inventor, and Senses Brownie Girl Scout badges. Appropriate girls in the second and third grades.  REGISTER

Juniors Super Science
July 7-11 and July 28-Aug. 1 

Explore the Museum and meet the people that make it work. Conduct science experiments and building projects to take home. Each day is a different theme that focuses on engineering, wildlife and the environment, crime scene investigation, growing plants and investigating the function of flowers. Girls will earn the Product Designer, Animal Habitats, Gardener, Detective, and Flowers Junior Girl Scout badges. Appropriate girsl in the fourth and fifth grades.  REGISTER

Super Science classes will follow the Girl Scout steps for earning each badge using science-minded methods. Each step will be completed by conducting an experiment, visiting part of the Museum or staff, or by a craft project that reinforces a scientific concept.

Before registering for Scout classes, review the Important Information document for the class. Click on the class names in the list below. 


These documents must be reviewed before registering for a Summer Scout Academy class. Each document will include a class description, registration process, frequently asked questions, special instructions, field trip information & permission slips, and required health forms.

Careers in Science: Summer Edition
Brownies Super Science
Juniors Super Science

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