Summer Scout Program Catalog

Explore the wide variety of merit badges and adventure badges available during weeklong summer scout classes at HMNS.

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Sugar Land Summer Scouts


The 2019 Summer Scouts Catalog is available here.

For summer 2019, Sugar Land Summer Scout classes will be held the weeks of June 10-14, July 1-3 (three-day week), July 22-26. Also for summer 2019, we will offer special one-day classes on Monday, August 12 and Tuesday, August 13.

Priority membership registration begins for Family level and above: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Registration for the General Public begins: Thursday, January 24, 2019

The 2019 Summer Scouts Registration form is available here.


This page is for Scouts BSA, Webelos, Cub Scouts, Brownies, and Juniors classes located at HMNS Sugar Land.

To register for classes at HMNS Sugar Land or check availability, click here.

HMNS brings the Summer Scouts’ most popular classes to Sugar Land. Merit badges for Scouts BSA, Webelos, Cub Scouts, Brownies and Juniors are offered this summer in weeklong classes right in your neighborhood. We will also offer special one-day classes for Scouts BSA and Girl Scouts on Monday, August 12 and Tuesday, August 13. Summer Scouts at HMNS Sugar Land will be held during the following periods:

June 10-14, 2019 (week-long classes)

  • Citizen of the Nation and World
    (Citizenship in the Nation and Citizenship in the World)
    In these two Eagle-required merit badges, learn (i) the rights, duties, and obligations of a responsible and active American citizen, as well as the history and structure of our national government; and (ii) what it means to be a world citizen. A field trip to the county courthouse is included (Field Trip Permission Form required).  There is outside work.
  • The Final Frontier
    (Astronomy and Space Exploration)
    Discover how activities in space affect our planet, and bear witness to the wonders of the night sky including nebulae, exploding stars, meteor showers, and the Sun, Moon, and other planets in our solar system. Learn about man’s efforts to explore the solar system and beyond. There is outside work.
  • Mechanical Juniors
    (Think like an Engineer Journey, Balloon Car Design Challenge, Crane Design Challenge and Paddle Boat Design Challenge)
    Juniors will explore the engineering process, while designing a balloon car, crane and a paddle boat.  Girls will earn there Think like an Engineer journey and do their Take Action Project at the museum.
  • Cyber Brownies
    (Cybersecurity Basics, Cybersecurity Safeguards, Cybersecurity Investigator, Computer Expert and Household Elf)
    Brownies will explore cybersecurity safety, computer programs and being green with their environment.
  • Terrific Tigers (HMNS)
    (June 17-21 and July 29-August 2)
    (Tigers in the Wild*, Good Knight, Stories in Shapes, Sky is the Limit and Tigger Tales)
    * Required Tiger Adventures.
    Learn the essentials for a hike, and community citizenship. Explore art, the sky and tall tales.
    A field trip around the museum area is included (Field Trip Permission Form required).

July 1-3, 2019 (three-day classes, Monday-Wednesday)

  • All About Cars (Three Day Class)
    (Auto Maintenance and Traffic Safety)
    Have your scout prepared for driving a car.  This 3 day class, will work with scouts to learn preventative auto maintenance and traffic safety for driving a car, riding a bike or jogging across a busy street.
  • Citizenship in the Community (Three Day Class)
    (Eagle)
    In this 3-day class, scouts will learn about the ways in which the past has led to our present nation and what it means to be an American. Explore your community and how your family and your local government interact, including how your local government works to provide services for its residents. A field trip to the county courthouse is included (Field Trip Permission Form required).  Prerequisites:  Citizenship in the Community Requirement 7
  • Environmental Science (Three Day Class)
  • Bear Facts (Three Day Class)
    (Fur, Feathers, and Ferns, Marble Madness, and Robotics)
    Investigate the world of animals, insects, and plants. Learn how to play with marbles, and discover the science of robotics.  A field trip around the museum area is included (Field Trip Permission Form required).
  • Cub Scouts—Wolf Tracks
    (Paws on the Path*, Digging in the Past and Motor Away)* Required Wolf Adventure. Learn about the Outdoor Code and how to “Be Prepared” for outdoor adventures. Explore the past in the Moran Hall of Paleontology and discover and the physical properties of propulsion. A field trip around the museum area is included (Field Trip Permission Form required).

 July 22-26, 2019 (week-long classes)

  • Citizen of the Nation and World
    (Citizenship in the Nation and Citizenship in the World)
    In these two Eagle-required merit badges, learn (i) the rights, duties, and obligations of a responsible and active American citizen, as well as the history and structure of our national government; and (ii) what it means to be a world citizen. A field trip to the county courthouse is included (Field Trip Permission Form required).  There is outside work.
  • Robot Inventors
    (Inventing and Robotics)
    Inventing involves finding technological solutions to real-world problems. Learn the importance of inventing to society, and think of creative ways to improve the lives of others through technology. Explore how robots move (actuators), sense the environment (sensors) and understand what to do (programming). Design and build a robot.
  • Cadette Career Carousel
    (Comic book artist, First Aid, New Cuisines Badge, Screenwriter, and Special Agent)
    Cadettes will discover the world of comics from newspapers to graphic novels, culinary dishes from around the world, the twists and plots of a screenwriter.  Explore the world of Forensic Science and Criminal Psychology, while becoming certified in Red Cross First Aid and CPR.
  • Webelos Science Explorers
    (Adventures in Science, Earth Rocks, Engineer, Into the Wild, and Into the Woods)
    Learn the history of science, how to conduct experiments, and how to design and build devices such as a catapult.  A field trip around the museum area is included (Field Trip Permission Form required).
  • Bionic Brownies
    (Think like a Programmer Journey, Programming Robots badge, Designing Robots badge and Showcasing Robots badge) Brownies will explore robots and learn how program can solve problems, complete a Take Action Project at the museum and earn their Robotics badges.

Monday, August 12, 2019 (one-day classes)

  • Family Life (One Day Class)
    (Eagle)
    Scouts will learn the roles families play within the community, the importance of family life, how to strengthen their own families. (Prerequisites 3, 4, and 5.) Bring a sack lunch, Chick-fil-a will not be offered.
  • Breathe Journey (One Day Class)
    (Breathe Journey)
    Girls will work on their Breathe Journey awards and create a take-action project to share with others.   Bring a sack lunch, Chick-fil-a will not be offered.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 (one-day classes)

  • Communications (One Day Class)
    (Eagle)
    We use communication skills throughout our life.  Scouts will prepare, and participate in effective communication skills from public speaking to digital communication.  (Prerequisite 4, 5 & 8) Bring a sack lunch, Chick-fil-a will not be offered.
  • Personal Management (One Day Class)
    (Eagle)
    Scouts will explore budgets, finance and investment strategies.  Prerequisites 2a 8a-d. Bring a sack lunch, Chick-fil-a will not be offered.

Location
Summer Scouts classes in Sugar Land are held at HMNS at Sugar Land, 13016 University Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77479.

Summer Scouts Camp Information
For the week of June 10-14, each class is scheduled Monday-Friday. For the week of July 1-3, each class is scheduled Monday-Wednesday (three-day week due to July 4th Holiday). For the week of July 22-26, each class is scheduled Monday-Friday. On Monday, August 12 two one-day classes are scheduled and on Tuesday, August 13 two more one-day classes are scheduled. Summer Scout Classes hours are 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM on scheduled days. Class pricings are listed in the Summer Scouts Catalog and in the HMNS online Box Office. Classes are targeted to fulfill 100% of the requirements for all badges. If a class requires outside work, this will be listed under the class description. Merit Badge classes are taught by counselors registered with BSA.

Summer Scouts Before and After Class

SUMMER SCOUTS BEFORE AND AFTER CLASS SERVICES WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE IN SUGAR LAND IN SUMMER 2019.

Scout Permission Form

Scouts going on a field trip stated in the class description, will need a completed and signed permission slip, available here, to attend.

PLEASE NOTE – Scouts will not be allowed to participate in field trips without a completed Permission Slip.  

NO REFUNDS will be processed for activities missed due to a missing Permission Slip.  

Scout Health Record Form
A completed Scout Health Record Form must be on file with the Scout Office prior to each scout beginning class. If a scout is participating in more than one week of class, the Health Record Form must be submitted for the first class, but duplicate copies are not needed for the following classes.

Be sure to explore our entire Summer Scouts section, with information on How To Register and the required Scout Health Record Form.

Lunch
Scouts may bring a sack lunch or pre-order a lunch from Chick-fil-A to be delivered to the classroom. A Chick-fil-A representative will be at the Sugar Land museum until 10:15 a.m. the first day of each camp week. If interested, please complete the Chick-fil-A Lunch Order Form. Orders for the entire week must be placed with the representative. Cash only please. Please note: Chick-fil-A lunches will not be available for the one-day classes scheduled for Monday, August 12 and Tuesday, August 13. Please bring a lunch from home if you are attending any of the one-day classes scheduled for Monday, August 12 and/or Tuesday, August 13.


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