Boy Scout Safety Merit Badge
November 15, 2014
Boy Scouts can work on the Safety Merit Badge at the Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital on July 19, September 20, and November 15 from 9 am - 12 pm. The cost is FREE. For more information, contact Cary.
Geology at Houston Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, & Fossil Show
November 8 and 9
The Houston Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show at Humble Civic Center (8233 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble, TX) will host sessions to meet requirements for:
- Webelos Geologist pin
- Partial requirements for Boy Scouts Geology Merit Badge
Classes last about 2-3 hours; allow extra time for visiting the show. Program consists of eight stations, many with different options for various badge types. Instruction includes presentations, activities, and access to materials and experts at show. Saturday sessions will be every hour, from 10am-4pm, Sunday sessions will be every hour from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Admission tickets available at the door: $7 adults, $6 students with ID, children under 12 free. Scout badge program free with show admission. RSVP required- first come, first served (limited to 50 Scouts per session). RESERVATIONS TAKEN ONLY BY E-MAIL at email@example.com. Please include: Date/time, pack/troop number, the number and level of Scouts attending, contact person's name, e-mail and phone number. All reservations will be confirmed by reply email.
Houston Rockets Basketball Skills Camp and Game
Saturday, December 6, 2014
Work on your basketball skills with members of the Houston Rockets staff and attend a Houston Rockets game!!! The Houston Rockets Basketball Skills camp will be from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 6, 2014 and then attend the game that night!!! Ticket pricing for this event are $22, $29, and $44. For more information, Contact Melissa at 713-758-7231. Flyer
Scout Night at Monster Jam
Saturday, January 17, 2015 at NRG Stadium
Monster Jam, starring the biggest performers on four wheels: Monster Jam monster trucks. These twelve-feet-tall, ten-thousand-pound machines will bring you to your feet, racing and ripping up a custom-designed track full of obstacles to soar over - OR smash through. Monster Jam provides a massive night's entertainment tailored perfectly for your family's budget, and these colorful, larger-than-life beasts are sure to capture the hearts of both young and old.
The Pit Party is your opportunity to get an up close look at the amazing trucks of Monster Jam and receive autographs from your favorite Monster Jam drivers. The Monster Jam Pit Party will take place from 2:30 pm-5:30 pm. No Pit Party admission after 5:00 pm.
Tickets are $11 tickets and include a FREE Monster Jam Scout patch and pre-event Pit Party! Purchase tickets online (use the password BOYSCT under “offer code”). Note that service and handling fees will apply for online purchases. After purchasing online, contact Christina (281-367-9717) to receive your patches. For more information, or to order groups of ten or more, contact Christina (281-367-9717). The special Scout offer is valid on super value seats and not available with any other offer. The deadline to order tickets is Friday, January 9, 2015.
Scout Day at The Harlem Globetrotters
Sunday, January 25 at 2:00pm at NRG Arena
The Original Harlem Globetrotters are celebrating more than eight thrilling decades of ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry, and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that continues to thrill fans of all ages. Having played more than 24,000 games in 120 countries and territories over the past 87 years, the Harlem Globetrotters have seen and accomplished almost everything in their illustrious history. Throughout their history, the Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 120 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents.
Tickets are $16-$28 and includes an official Harlem Globetrotters Scout patch! An exclusive pre-game meet and greet is available for the first 100 Scout tickets purchased for Scout Day! Purchase tickets online (use the password SCOUT). Note that service and handling fees will apply for online purchases. After purchasing online, contact Christina (281-367-9717) to receive your patches and get information on opportunity to participate in the meet and greet, For more information, or to order groups of ten or more, contact Christina (281-367-9717). The Scout discount is valid on seats regularly priced $41/$32/$20, and is not available with any other offer. Deadline to order tickets is Friday, January 16, 2015.
Can’t come on Scout Day? Get your discounted tickets and patch for one of their other games! Choose from Friday, January 23 at 7:00pm or Saturday, January 24 at 2:00pm or 7:00pm. For more information, or to order groups of ten or more, contact Christina (281-367-9717).
Scout Day at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
March 18, 2015
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is dedicated to benefiting youth, supporting education, and facilitates better agricultural practices through exhibitions and presentation, and was organized for charitable, educational and scientific purposes to encourage and promote the breeding, raising and marketing of better livestock and farm products at public fairs and to promote and maintain research and educational functions within the livestock industry.
Save the Date: March 18, 2015 is Scout Day. Tickets typically include admission to the carnival, livestock and horse shows, shopping food, educational exhibits and the rodeo. Scouts can attend a special presentation to fulfill some of the requirements for the "Horsemanship" Merit Badge for Boy Scouts, and the "Horseback Riding Sports Belt Loop and Pin" for Cub Scouts.
The Houston Museum of Natural Science offers a variety of classes of Scouts.
- Tigers, Wolves, Bears, and Webelos can spend the night at the museum during the Scout Adventure Night! Scouts can all have an exclusive adventure through the Museum exhibit halls, with activities and late-night flashlight super safari through our giant new paleontology hall. Also included are special programs in the Burke Baker Planetarium, where Scouts have a clear night adventure under the stars!
- Tigers, Wolves and Bears can work on belt loops and pins during two-hour classes.
- Webelos can work on the Engineering, Forester, Geologist, Naturalist and Scientist during two-hour classes.
- Boy Scouts can attend the museum's Summer Scout Academy will offer 31 different merit badge- including 4 eagle-required badges - during week-long summer scout classes at HMNS!
The Health Museum offers a variety of classes for Scouts. Private classes can also be scheduled for groups of 10 or more Scouts on a first-come, first-served basis.
- Webelos can work on the Forester, Geologist, Traveler, Citizen, Readyman, Scientist, Fitness, and Aquanaut badges.
- Boy Scouts can work on 21 different merit badges.
The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center offers a variety of classes for Scouts. Scouts investigate the nature sanctuary with a naturalist and learn about the fascinating ecology of the forest. All of our Scout programs are conducted by staff naturalists and use our nature sanctuary as a field laboratory for hands-on explorations!
- Tigers, Wolves and Bears can work on some outdoor advancements during their Cub Scout Workshops.
- Webelos can work on the Naturalist and Forester badges
- Boy Scouts can work on the Bird Study merit badge and conduct Eagle Scout projects.
The Houston Zoo offers a spend the night at the zoo for a unique, after-hours experience which includes interactive activities, touchable animals, pizza dinner, Scout advancements on certain nights, and a continental breakfast!
The Armand Bayou Nature Center offers a variety of classes for Scouts.
- Tigers, Wolves and Bears can work on several outdoor advancements.
- Webelos can work on the Naturalist and Forester badge.
Watch for additional Scout Days to be announced soon:
- Scout Day at the Astros
- Scout Day at Schlitterbahn
- Boy Scout Aviation Merit Badge at the 1940 Air Terminal Museum
- Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
For more information, contact: