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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Before & After Camp

Three museum visitors look over into the Glassell Hall and observe Mars, A sculpture by Luke Jerram.


Before Camp and After Camp provides a fun and safe experience for campers ages 6-12 who need to arrive before 10 a.m. or stay after 3 p.m. All campers are supervised by adults. Before Camp and After Camp are only available to registered HMNS summer campers.

Not available in Sugar Land the weeks of June 5-9, June 26-30, July 17-21 and August 7-8.


  • $60, 8-10 a.m., Five-Day Week
  • $48, 8-10 a.m., Four-Day Week
  • $25, 8-10 a.m., Three-Day Week

Registrants must be checked in at the sign-in table in the museum each morning.
Registrants are supervised as they play games or watch a movie. Registrants are escorted to their camp classroom at 9:45 a.m.


  • $70, 3-5:30 p.m., Five-Day Week
  • $56, 3-5:30 p.m., Four-Day Week
  • $42, 3-5:30 p.m., Three-Day Week

Registrants are escorted to the After Camp classrooms at the end of their camp. Registrants are supervised as they play games or socialize in the classrooms. A snack is provided in the afternoon. Registrants must be picked up by 5:30 p.m., after which an extra charge of $1 per minute will be applied.

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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