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.
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.