Cadette Girl Scouts

The George Observatory under low red light.

Uncover the mysteries of the world after dark with this overnight experience designed for Cadette Girl Scouts. Learn about astronomers who work at night, take a hike into the night world, and examine the night sky as you work toward earning the Night Owl badge.

  • Friday night:
    Learn about light pollution, constellations, careers in astronomy, look through Observatory telescopes (weather permitting), take a night hike around Creekfield Lake, and spend the night inside the Observatory exhibit area.
  • Saturday:
    Blast into outer space with a Chevron Expedition Center Mission!
  • Friday/Saturday, 7:30 p.m.–11:30 a.m.
    • Nov 1-2, 2019
    • Feb 7-8, 2020
    • Apr 17-18, 2020
    • May 15-16, 2020
      • Cost: Girls: $40, Adults: $15
  • Take a Mission Any Time!
    Any troop can schedule a mission to the Moon on a Saturday afternoon. Have a picnic and hike the trails in Brazos Bend State Park. When the stars come out, come back to the Observatory to look through the telescopes!

Scouts@HMNS is generously supported by Occidental Petroleum.

Located Here
George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(281) 242-3055

Tuesday - Saturday By Reservation
Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
Please call for holiday hours. Entry to Brazos Bend State Park ends at 9:30 p.m. daily
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The Houston Museum of Natural Science is funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. The Houston Museum of Natural Science is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that receives no federal or state funding. Tax ID # 74-1036131.