Bring your troop to spend the night at the Aquarium by choosing one of our Scout Nights! To contact us for more information or to reserve spots for your group, please call (361)-881-1201 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration closes two weeks before the event.
All scouts must be accompanied by an adult chaperone 21 years and older, and a minimum of one chaperone per ten scouts is required. Participants must be at least 6 years old.
6:30 p.m.-8 a.m.
Bedtime snack and hot breakfast included
$58.75 per person
Minimum: 25 people
Maximum: 75 people
Cub Scouts: July 24, 2020; October 16, 2020
Join other Cub Scouts in an overnight adventure at the Texas State Aquarium. Have an up-close encounter with one of our animal ambassadors, experience a dive show, and sleep with the animals. During the overnight activities, we will work towards following adventure requirements:
Tigers in the Wild: 7
Bears Fur, Feathers, and Ferns: 2,3,5
Webelos Into the Wild: 6,7a-c, 8, 9a
Girl Scout Overnights (All Ages): April 17, 2020; June 19, 2020; November 20, 2020
Join other Girl Scout troops as you learn about the animals and the habitats that our aquarium residents call home. Each night includes an up-close encounter with one of our animal ambassadors, a dive show, and a sleeping spot near the animals.
Girl Scouts: Brownie Senses Badge: August 7, 2020
Use all five senses to explore the Texas State Aquarium after dark. Compare your senses to those of our animals and discover more about the unique adaptations of our Aquarium residents. Along the way, you’ll have an up-close encounter with one of our animal ambassadors and sleep near the animals.
Girl Scouts: Junior Animal Habitats Badge: March 20, 2020
Join other Junior Girl Scouts while working towards your Animal Habitats badge through hands-on activities and exploration. Explore the aquarium habitats after hours, have an up-close encounter with one of our animals, and create your own animal home. We will meet Steps 1-4 during the overnight and will provide materials for a beach clean-up to meet Step 5 the following morning.
Payment is due at the time of registration. Please note, if your group’s night does not reach the minimum number of participants required within two weeks of the event, we may need to cancel the event.
The Aquarium can offer scout themes and badges on private nights if requested. Please see “Private Nights” for more details.