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Summer Camps at HMNS Scholarships

HMNS is offering scholarships for our 2021 HMNS Summer Camps.

Don’t forget to fill out our updated Scholarship Application

Summer camp scholarships will be awarded for students to attend camp at the Houston Museum of Natural Science or for students to attend camp at the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land.

Scholarships are open to students who will be ages 6 – 12 as of September 1, 2018 2019 and are enrolled in an area public school district or other area school:

Students must be interested in learning, have good behavior, and be unable to otherwise afford to attend camp. The scholarship includes a full week of Before Camp, Camp, daily lunch, After Camp, and a snack. Students can be dropped off at 8 am and must be picked up by 5:30 pm during the week of camp.

If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please follow the steps below:

  1. Fully complete the application. There are 3 total pages (1 page for parent guardian and 2 pages for teacher/staff recommendations).  Please have teacher/staff members complete and submit recommendations.
  2. Mail this completed application to HMNS EDUCATION DEPARTMENT, 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, Texas 77030.  You may also email the form as an attachment to  or fax the form to 713-639-4681. It must be received on or before May 7, 2021.
  3. Be prepared to attend camp the weeks that you specified.  If you are awarded a scholarship, that spot is reserved for you alone.  It cannot be transferred to another student if you are unable to attend.
  4. Applicants awarded scholarships will be notified by HMNS the week of May 16, 2021 or before.
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
(281) 242-3055

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