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Fun & Learning: Scout Programs

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Earn your Boy Scout and Girl Scout Merit Badges at the Downtown Aquarium! Start earning badges today, call us and book now at 713-315-5112. Each program is only 3 hours and includes a snack.

Download Scout Program Registration Form

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Scouts can earn merit badges and achievements at the Downtown Aquarium! Programs meet some or all requirements and may include hands-on activities, behind-the-scenes tours, live animal encounters, and more!

All programs (with the exception of the Wild Dreams Overnight*) are 3 hours long and available for reservations Monday – Sunday. Program must be booked two weeks in advance for a minimum of 5 children.

Three-hour day programs are $35 per participant. Actual patches/awards are not included. Our Downtown Aquarium Fun Patch is available for purchase for $3.50 each.

*Upgrade your adventure to a Wild Dreams Overnight; it’s $70 per participant and requires a minimum of 10 guests. Our Educators will modify the regular Wild Dreams Overnight itinerary to include badge activities and a guided tour, crafts, sleeping within inches of our beautiful Bengal tigers, a hot breakfast, T-shirt and more!

Please call or email the Education Department for specific program information and date availability.

Scout Program Registration Packet