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2022 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


Classes follow the same guidelines as the BSA and Girl Scouts, as applicable, and are generally based on the grade that the Scout will be attending in the fall.

Scout classes are designed for boys or girls who are interested in the topic and can be attended by any child in the correct age range for the class.

  • Scouts BSA: 6th grade – 17 years old:
  • Webelos: 4th – 5th grade;
  • Bears: 3rd grade;
  • Wolves: 2nd grade,
  • Tigers: 1st grade
  • Girl Scouts:  Daisy: K – 1st grade;
  • Brownies: 2nd – 3rd grade;
  • Juniors: 4th – 5th grade;
  • Cadettes: 6th – 8th grade
  • Seniors:  9th – 10th grade


HMNS Summer In-Person Scout Classes are badge classes for Scouts BSA and Girl Scouts. Week-long, two-day, and one-day classes are scheduled for the summer. Week-long classes include numerous badges, and two and one-day classes focus on one badge. Class hours are 10 a.m. – 3 PM. Extended care is available for an additional fee, before class begins each day, from 8 – 10 am, and after class ends, from 3 – 5:30 pm. Please Note:  Summer Scouts Extended Day is not available at the Sugar Land Museum.

HMNS Summer Scout In Person Classes will be held at the main museum location the weeks of:

  • June 13-17
  • July 5-8 (Four Day Class Week, Tuesday-Friday)
  • July 25-29

HMNS Summer Scout In Person Classes will be held at the Sugar Land museum the weeks of:

  • June 6-10
  • June 27-July 1
  • July 18-22
  • August 8 and 9

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Scouts BSA

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Sugar Land Summer Scouts

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HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629

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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

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