Scout Days

Scout Days are opportunities for Scouts and their families to receive discounts on events with our community partners. Many of our partners also offer merit badge classes and advancement workshops for Cub Scouts and Webelos.


Friday, July 17, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

NRG Stadium

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ® Presents LEGENDS, the 144th edition of the Greatest Show On Earth brought to you locally by Chick-fil-A of Houston. Behold the living legends! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® brings the unbelievable to Children Of All Ages in an all-new show - - Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS. Experience unimaginable family fun, as amazing performers from around the globe perform awe-inspiring feats of daring, spectacles of strength and thrills of wonder to summon the mythical and mysterious creatures of the past: a Unicorn, a Pegasus and a Woolly Mammoth! Join us for an unforgettable family night of legendary proportions! Come one hour early to meet our animals and performers at the All Access Pre-Show - FREE with your ticket! Each Scout will receive a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Scout Patch.

Scout Prices: $29, $19 & $17
For information or to order groups of ten or more, please contact Christina at 281-367-9717 or email atchristina@texasgrouptickets.com 
Or purchase tickets online by clicking here. Use the password BSCT. Note that service and handling fees will apply for online purchases. After purchasing online, to receive your patches call Christina at 281-367-9717 or email at christina@texasgrouptickets.com. Deadline to order tickets is Friday, July 10.

August 1-2, 2015

Boy Scouts can work on the Coin Collecting Merit Badge at the Bellair Coin Club Coin Show. Scoutings in uniform are admitted free. The Coin show will have rare US coins, gold and silver bullion, world and ancient coins and more.  The event is being held at the Bellaire Civic Center ( 7008 South Rice Avenue, Bellaire, Texas 77401) from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm on Saturday and from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm on Sunday. For more information, call 281-910-0741.

 

Friday, August 7, 2015 

Join the Sugar Land Skeeters for a Scout Sleepover on Friday, August 7.  Scouts will be able to participate in a pre-game parade, watch the game from box seats, enjoy post-game fireworks and camp out on the field. Tickets are $26. For more information, please contact Sonny Okpon at (281) 207-9120 orsokpon@sugarlandskeeters.com.

August 15 and October 17, 2015

Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital will host several opportunity for Boy Scout troops or individuals to fulfill the requirements for the Safety Merit Badge. This program includes an interactive, educational component and tour of the emergency and trauma services of the hospital. A light breakfast is provided. All sessions are from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Location: 6411 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030. Cost is $25 registration fee per Scout. Any Boy Scout (at least 10 years of age) can participate. Each session is limited to 20 Scouts. Prerequisite work must be completed prior to arrival to the facility. To register, contact 713-222-CARE (2273) or by clicking here. For questions, contact the Pediatric Injury Prevention Coordinator, via email: traumaprevention@memorialhermann.org or via phone: 713.704.0108.

Saturday August 29, 2015

"Splash into Safety" and join Wet 'n Wild for Scout Day. A section of the park opens at 9:00 a.m. (an hour early) exclusively for Scouts to see lifeguards in action with lifesaving rescues, first aid practice and skills you can use every day. Select attractions will open at 9:30 a.m. for the scouts and their families.  The Scout Day special event ticket will also include lunch in one of the private pavilions and a souvenir patch. This special event ticket must be pre-purchased. Pre-Purchased Ticket Price: $33.99 each, plus tax . Deadline: Pre-purchase by August 15, 2015. To Purchase Tickets call: (281) 355-3300 ext. 113 or ext. 114 For more information about Wet 'n Wild Splash Day call (281) 355-3300 ext. 103

Sunday, September 6

Join the Houston Astros celebrate Scout Day at Minute Maid Park. Arrive early to participate in a pregame parade and stay late for a post game run around the bases! To order tickets click here, password: Scout. For orders of 20 or more and to save on service charges contact Brent Broussard at (713) 259-8316.  The first 2000 Scouts will receive a Scout Day Patch. To receive a patch orders must be made through link or as part of a Scout group through this offer. For more information contact Brent Broussard at (713) 259-8316 or Broussard@astros.com.

Sunday, September 20 and Sunday, November 15, 2015
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Buffalo Soldiers Museum has an exciting opportunity for Scouts on several days.  The Museum has offered to include guided tours and the opportunity to review advancement requirements for the Heritages Belt Loop and American Cultures Merit Badge. The Scout Days also include re-enactments of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. The cost is $3 for Scouts and $5 for adults. For more information and to purchase tickets Call (713) 942-8920. This program was conceived by the African American Committee on Scouting. 

The National Weather Service Houston/Galveston office offers free Skywarn classroom and webinar training courses on how to spot and report severe weather. Scouters are invited to attend.​ Upcoming training sessions are posted here.
 


 

Houston Museum of Natural Science

The Houston Museum of Natural Science offers a variety of classes for Scouts.

  • Tigers, Wolves, and Bears can earn the Astronomy, Geology, Science, and Weather Belt Loops and Pins in 2-hour classes. Two classes can be taken in one day and entrance to the general exhibits is included. Classes are offered through the school year on Saturdays.
  • Engineer, Forester, Geologist, Naturalist and Scientist activity badges can be earned by Webelos in two-hour classes on Saturdays through the school year. The Engineer, Into the Woods, Earth Rocks, Into the Wild, and Science adventure badges will be introduced in the summer and fall of 2015 . Two classes can be taken in one day and entrance to the general exhibits is included.
  • Boy Scouts and Webelos can attend the museum's Summer Scout Academy! A total of 28 different merit badges are offered, including four Eagle Scout required badges during summer classes. Two or three badges with similar topics are grouped together in each week-long class. Registration opens in February.
  • 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 a special program in the Burke Baker Planetarium, where Scouts have a clear night adventure under the stars!

The Health Museum

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.

 


Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

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.

Houston Zoo

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!  
 


Weather Center Houston

The Weather Center Houston offers the Boy Scout Weather merit badge.


Armand Bayou Nature Center

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.


For more information, contact:

Shane Burks
Marketing/Communications Director
(713) 756-3301
 Shane.Burks@shac.org