Scout Days

Scout Days are awesome opportunities to get your Scouts, friends and family together for some exciting experiences around the area with other Scouting families. All Scout Days are offered at a discounted price of admission. Also, many of our partners offer merit badge classes and advancement workshops for Cub Scouts and Webelos.


August 5, 2016

The Sugar Land Skeeters are an American professional baseball team located in Sugar Land, Texas. The Skeeters are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, which is an independent league. Enjoy a fun and exciting opportunity with your fellow Scouts for a sleepover at Constellation Field! Enjoy a special pregame parade, post-game fireworks Texas-sized snacks, a movie on the Texas-sized video board and much more! The game begins at  7:05 pm. To purchase tickets, contact Sunny Okpon at 281.207.9120 or sokpon@sugarlandskeeters.com.

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August 27, 2016

"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 tickets are $33.99 each, plus tax. The deadline to purchase tickets is August 15, 2016. 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, August 28, 2016 vs. Rays

Join the Houston Astros and 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! Please wear your uniform. See the flyer for more information or contact Brent Broussard at (713) 259-8316 or Broussard@astros.com.

 

 


October 1, 2016 

Scouts are invited to watch Stephen F. Austin vs. Sam Houston State at a special discount. Tickets are $20 per seat and include a commemorative event patch. Scouts can participate in a pregame football experience on the field with Houston Texans ambassador JJ Moses. Drills will include a 40 yard dash, vertical jump, pass routes and more. The event is limited to 200 participants and is being held at NRG Stadium. For more information, contact Cameron Walker at 832-667-2103. 


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.
 


 

Bayou Land Conservancy is now offering free workshop opportunities for Scouts to help you earn advancement requirements in a unique manner while having a hands-on experience outdoors. We would like to invite Scouts to come out and enjoy the prairie while providing stewardship! Please contact Savannah Salazar at (281) 841-8582 or ssalazar@bayouland.org for more information and to register.
 


iFLY offers special rates and programs for Scout outings! STEM summer camp programs are available for Scout groups of 20 or more and participants will receive a special iFLY patch.  All Scout programs that fly before June 30, 2016 will also receive a free video. To reserve your space or for more information, contact iFLY Houston at (281) 295-1761 or aburchett@iflyworld.com.


Sea Scout Base is a multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art seaside facility in Galveston, Tx. Explore the diverse natural wonders of the Texas Gulf Coast marine environment. Master the maritime skills needed to navigate the open ocean. Discover the value of teamwork when working with your crew and meet old friends and new ones. ​Cub Scouts can attend Splash Weekends to earn requirements towards the new aquatics program and a variety of STEM / Nova classes. Boy Scouts can attend weekend adventures and summer high adventure activities. Adventures include a variety activities such as kayaking, small boat sailing, big boat sailing, beach volleyball. scuba diving, crew-to-crew competition, STEM/Nova courses and more.  

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Merit Badge Days are an opportunity for Boy Scouts or Venturers, of any rank, to work on several merit badges. Classes are taught by adults with experience in the field. The following districts hold merit badge events:

   Aldine Pathfinder Aquila Iron Horse Mustang Orion Phoenix
  Raven San Jacinto    Tall Timbers   Texas Skies   Thunder Wolf   Twin Bayou  

The Armand Bayou Nature Center offers a variety of classes for Scouts. 

  • Tigers: Tigers in the Wild,
  • Wolves: Paws on the Path
  • Bear: Fur, Feathers and Ferns.  
  • Webelos: Into the Wild and Into the Woods

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

 

 


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!  

 


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!


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

  • Tigers, Wolves, and Bears can work towards Adventures in two-hour classes. Up to two classes can be taken in one day and entrance to the general exhibits is included. Classes are offered throughout the school year on Saturdays.
  • Adventures in Science, Art Explosion, Earth Rocks, Engineer, Into the Wild, Into the Woods and First Responder (limited classes) Adventures can be earned by Webelos in two-hour classes on Saturdays through the school year. Up to two classes can be taken in one day and entrance to the general exhibits is included.
  • Boy Scouts, Webelos, Bears and Wolves can attend the museum's Summer Scout Academy! A total of 48 different merit badges are offered, including eleven STEM and eight 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 Overnight! 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!
  • Questions? Contact us at scouts@hmns.org

Contact

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