cub-scouts

Cub Scouts

Being Natural: Michelle Connor
January 21, 2016 · 2 Comments

She’s been a Girl Scout, a troop leader, a cookie mom, and now she’s ready to go even further. Michelle Connor is excited and ready to be the next Scout Programs Manager at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Connor brings to the program an insider’s perspective on scouting with extensive experience working with HMNS Education […]

Legend of the Peg Elves: Boy Scout Overnights offer a glimpse into museum folklore
September 30, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

The lights in the Morian Hall of Paleontology brighten and illuminate the Tyrannosaurus rex. The immersive soundscape in The Farish Hall of Texas Wildlife comes to life. The periodic table powers on in the Welch Hall of Chemistry. And the peg elves emerge. That’s right. As the museum gears up for another day of exploring, […]

Take It: HMNS shopping trips rival Liam Neeson’s shakedown
May 20, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

May is upon us, which means it is time for stocking up on mosquito repellent and sunscreen, flip flops and floppy hats, bathing suits and beach towels. For the education staff at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, it also means heavy lifting and preparing for the emotional gauntlet that is summer camp shopping. Julia does […]

Scout out the George Observatory on February 2: Cub Scouts earn Astronomy Belt Loop and Pins in one day!
January 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

What are your Scouts doing next weekend? We have an idea! Bring your Cub Scouts out to The George Observatory on Saturday, February 2 to earn their Astronomy Belt Loop and Pins in a single day. Hands-on activities taught by staff astronomers help Scouts enjoy completing their requirements, which include: learning how to focus and […]



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