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Boy & Girl Scouts

Scout Badge Nights

Join us for an experience like no other and explore the Houston Zoo by moonlight! Search for nocturnal creatures on the prowl using all your senses and learn how the Zoo cares for its amazing animals! Our Badge Nights offer Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts the opportunity to complete badge requirements while enjoying a fun and educational experience at the Zoo!

Scouts and chaperones age 6 and up
6 p.m. – 9 a.m.
 $60 per person

Bring your Troop or Pack to the Zoo and work towards these badges:

  • Brownie Senses Badge
  • Junior Habitats Badge
  • Cadette Night Owls Badge
  • Nova WILD! Award


Please Note- The Houston Zoo cannot sign off on any badges, but can provide your troop with some information required to earn these specific badges. Participants will receive a fun Houston Zoo patch, as well as a certificate stating which badge requirements have been met over the duration of the program.

Program includes:

  • Pizza Dinner, Snack & Breakfast
  • Guided zoo tour after dark
  • Interactive activities
  • Up-close Meet & Greet with one of our animals
  • Guided morning tour
  • T-shirts are currently unavailable for purchase
Summer Badge Nights currently scheduled:

Cub/Boy Scouts
  • August 5, 18
Girl Scouts
  • August 25

To check available Fall 2017/Spring 2018 dates and register email or call (713) 533-6739.

Find out about additional opportunities for the whole family or to schedule a private overnight on our Evening & Overnights Page: