2023 HMNS Summer Programs Catalog

From Art Smart to Weird Science and Citizenship to Coding, explore available summer programs and get information on registration.

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Scouts In Person Summer Classes

Offering scouts the opportunity to earn badges with engaging museum experiences, Summer Scout Classes are designed for Scouts BSA and Girl Scouts and based on the grade that the scout will be attending in the fall. Classes can be attended by any child in the correct age range who are interested in the topic.

Scouts BSA
Tigers, grade 1
Wolves, grade 2
Bears, grade 3
Webelos, grades 4-5

Girl Scouts 
Daisies, grade K-1
Brownies, grades 2-3
Juniors, grades 4-5
Cadettes, grades 6-8
Seniors, grades 9-10

Hours and Locations

Class hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Extended care is available for an additional fee at HMNS in Hermann Park. (Not available in Sugar Land.) Before Class is 8 to 10 a.m. and After Class is 3 to 5:30 p.m.

Main HMNS Location, Hermann Park
June 12-16
July 5-7 (three-day week, Wednesday-Friday)
July 24-28

Sugar Land HMNS location:
June 5-9
June 26-30
July 17-21
August 7-8

Email scouts@hmns.org for more information.

Not a Member? Check out our Member Benefits – including the opportunity to register early for summer scout classes!

Summer Scouts Registration

Register for summer scout classes at online box office. HMNS membership must be current at FAMILY LEVEL or ABOVE to take advantage…

Cub Scouts and Webelos

Scouts@HMNS is proud to offer two Adventures that are required by the Boy Scouts of America! Each class completes five…

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 Scout classes provide an interactive and fun look into scientific fields for girls in grades 2 and…

Sugar Land Summer Scouts

For summer 2022, Five, Two, and One-day Sugar Land Summer Scout classes will be held the weeks of June 6-10,…

Before and After Class

Summer Scouts Before Class and After Class provide a safe experience for scouts who need to arrive before 10:00 a.m.…


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…


Are you ready for another summer of science adventures? If you attended Summer Scouts at HMNS in 2020 or 2021-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
(979) 553-3400 / (281) 242-3055

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