Scout Overnights

Bring your scouts for a camp-in they’ll never forget! Join one of our annual events with other scouts or plan a private overnight where your troop or pack can have a night at the museum to call their own.

STEM Nova Overnight

Thank you for your interest in STEM Nova Awards at HMNS. Registration for the STEM Nova Overnight on October 7th, 2022 is now CLOSED.

This year’s NOVA is Down & Dirty. Work toward fulfilling the requirements while you explore the museum after dark! The STEM Nova Overnight is designed for Cub Scouts ages 6-12 and will last from 6:30 p.m. Oct.7th to 9 a.m. Oct.8th. We are offering morning Badge classes on October 8th exclusively for Overnight participants. Register for these classes when you register for the Overnight.

If you would like to be put on the distribution list for next year’s STEM NOVA Overnight please email

Scouts BSA are invited to visit us during the day on October 8th to participate in STEM Nova Day. We look forward to seeing you there!

GEMS Overnight

Registration IS NOW CLOSED as we have reached our capacity for this portion of the event. Please join us on the 5th to visit Community Booths and Student STEM Ambassador to learn more about careers and projects in science, technology, engineering, and math.

The GEMS overnight is exclusively for Girl Scouts and their leaders. To be added to our email notification list to receive the most up-to-date information about the GEMS Overnight program, please email

Private Overnight Packages

Create an overnight experience that’s as unique as your pack or troop and camp out at the Museum! For information about what is included in our Overnight programs click here!

Looking to take your overnight to the next level? Add a Badge on Demand to make the most of your time at the museum.

Our substitute your hands-on activity for a chance to work toward a STEM NOVA award like:

  • Uncovering the Past
  • Science Everywhere
  • Swing!
  • Down and Dirty
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 / (281) 242-3055

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