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 Scouts.


Saturday, January 27 at 7:00pm
Saturday, February 10 at 7:00pm
Sunday, February 11 at 3:00pm

Monster Jam® brings motorsport fans to the edge of their seats with adrenaline-charged, high-flying, four-wheel excitement that is fun for the entire family. Unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable, Monster Jam takes center stage in the world’s most iconic venues, sporting meticulously manicured dirt tracks created with the sole purpose of pushing these perfectly engineered, larger-than-life trucks to the limit. Scout ticket prices are $27 or $17 based on seating location. The tickets include a patch and free pit party pass. 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.

Monster Jam is being held at NRG Stadium. Purchase tickets online by clicking here, use the password TXGRP under offer code. After purchasing tickets online, contact Christina to request patches. For information, or to order groups of ten or more, contact Christina at 281-367-9717. The deadline to order tickets is one week prior to the event date.

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Friday, January 27, 2018  |  7:30 pm 
Saturday 28, 2018  |  2:00 pm 

Watch world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet at the NRG Arena. A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to witness the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrills fans of all ages. Join Globetrotter stars after the game where they will stay for an autograph, photograph and high five session for fans (subject to availability).

Tickets are $18.50 to $30.50 tickets and include an official Harlem Globetrotters Scout Patch, plus an exclusive pre-game meet and greet for the first 100 Scout tickets purchased! Purchase tickets online. Use the password CBSCOUT code. After purchasing online, to receive your patches and opportunity to participate in the meet and greet, please call Christina 281-367-9717 or email christina@texasgrouptickets.com. The deadline to order tickets is Friday, January 19, 2018. For information or to order groups of ten or more, contact Christina at 281-367-9717 or email christina@texasgrouptickets.com.


Sea Star 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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Main Event offers all-access passes to Scouts. The pass includes four hours of unlimited activities (e.g., bowling, laser tag), two slices of pizza, drink, $10 card, and patch for $20.95 per person. A private room is available.

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iFLY makes the dream of flight a reality with indoor skydiving in a safe and fun environment. 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.  To reserve your space or for more information, contact iFLY Houston at (281) 295-1761 or aburchett@iflyworld.com.


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.
 


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.
 


 

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Battleship Texas State Historic Site (LaPorte, TX)

Battleship Texas took part in some of the most significant naval battles of the 20th century during both world wars. Now docked along the Houston Ship Channel, she serves as a memorial to those turbulent times. Come walk her decks, and imagine life as a sailor! Explore the battleship on your own or on a guided tours. Visit the ​San Jacinto Battleground, Monument Observation Floor and San Jacinto Museum of History. Groups can spend the night aboard the ship as part of the Battleship Texas Youth Overnight Education Program. Sleep in the crew quarters, tour parts of the ship closed to the public, and experience life as a sailor during World War II. 

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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  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!  

 


The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center offers a variety of workshops for Scouts. Scouts investigate the nature sanctuary with a naturalist and learn about the fascinating ecology of the forest. All of the Scout programs are conducted by staff naturalists and use the nature sanctuary as a field laboratory for hands-on explorations!

  • Bears can work on the Fur, Feather, and Ferns adventure.
  • Webelos can work on the Webelos Into Wild adventure.
  • Boy Scouts can work on the Bird Study merit badge and conduct Eagle Scout projects.
  • Scout groups can take a one-hour guided hike through the woods called a Forest Trek. Along the way, Scouts look for wild animals and their habitats, and learn to identify signs of nature.

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 and can work a variety of advancements.
  • Boy Scouts can work on several 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 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. Adventures in Science, Art Explosion, Earth Rocks, Engineer, Into the Wild, Into the Woods and First Responder (limited classes).
  • 13 merit badges are available for Boy Scouts at HMNS, including four Eagle Scout required badges: Citizenship in the Community, Citizenship in the Nation, Citizenship in the World, and Communications. All classes will use the resources at the museum’s disposal to help Scouts meet requirements. For example, Citizenship in the Nation students will visit the special exhibition The Bill of Rights as part of the class, and the Astronomy class uses the state-of-the-art Burke Baker Planetarium to meet requirements. 
  • 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@scouting.org