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.


October 30, 2021  |  1:00 pm

Scouts are invited to the historic Rice Stadium as the Rice Owls take on the North Texas Mean Green.  Scouts will receive a limited edition Rice Owls Scout patch and will be invited to participate in the onfield fan tunnel before the game. To purchase tickets, visit www.riceowls.com/scout or call 813-348-8256.

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Saturday, November 13, 2021

Scouts BSA and Webelos Scouts can work on geology requirements at the Houston Gem and Mineral Society’s Annual Show. The HGMS Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, and Fossil Show seeks to raise awareness of Earth Science Education activities in the Houston area and of the importance of Earth Science Education in general. The HGMS offers classes to Scout to cover general geology and basic rock types, properties of minerals and fossils, economic uses of minerals, and types of geoscience careers and requirements to enter this profession. Scouts can start acquiring their mineral/fossil collection. Scouts BSA can work on the Geology Merit Badge except for requirements 3c and 4a-b. Webelos Scouts can also work on the Earth Rocks Adventure. The HGMC is held at the Humble Civic Center (8233 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble, Texas 77338).

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Lone Star Flight Museum Overnights and Aviation Merit Badge

The Lone Star Flight Museum, located at the entrance to Ellington Airport, is home to over two dozen flightworthy aircraft including historic WWII era bombers and fighters, the Flight Academy explaining the science of flight, a bay of flight simulators and the Mooney Hangar for preflight inspections, and the history of aviation in the Heritage Gallery. Scouts can sign up for merit badge workshops for AviationElectronicsWeather, and American Heritage. The cost is $30 per Scout and $5 for adults. The Aviation Merit Badge is also available for troops during an overnight, and Cub Scout packs can do fun flying activities and spend the night under the wings of a warbird. For questions, email scouts@lonestarflight.org.

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HMNS Scout Classes

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

  • Tigers, Wolves, and Bears and Webelos Scouts can work towards Adventures scheduled in two-hour classes. 
  • Scouts BSA can work on several merit badges, including six Eagle Scout required badges. All classes use the resources at the museum’s disposal to help Scouts meet requirements.
  • Classes are offered throughout the school year and may be taken in-person or virtually.
  • In-person classes include admission to all permanent exhibits for the scout and one chaperone.
  • Badges on Demand are for dens or troops who want to schedule a private class to work on a Cub Scout adventure or merit badge.
  • STEM Nova Day is held every September going virtual!  Bring the excitement of Scouts programming to your own home with guest speakers, interactive classes and even a virtual Burke Baker Planetarium show. This year, we are offering the Out of This World STEM Nova award for Cub Scouts and Mendel’s Minions for Scouts BSA.

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Rosenberg Railroad Museum

The Rosenberg Railroad Museum maintains exhibits relating to local railroad history, has a mission of education and preservation of Fort Bend County's rich railroad history. The museum is offering merit badge classes (Signs, Signals and CodesRailroading, and Citizenship in the World). The cost is $30 per Scout and includes parent admission to the museum. Presentations are scheduled from Wednesdays thru Saturdays from 10 am to 1 pm.  To register, contact Donna Wheeler at donna.wheeler@rosenbergrrmuseum.org or 281-633-2846.

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October 23, 2021

Universal Techincal Institue (UTI) is hosting a merit badge fair. UTI licensed automotive and collision instructors who are also merit badge counselors will teach Automotive MaintenanceElectronicsFarm Mechanics / Truck Transportation and Welding. The fair is being held at Universal Technical Institute - Dr. Roderick Paige auditorium (721 Lockhaven Dr., Houston, TX 77073). Parents are welcome to stay during the event for a tour of the campus. 

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