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Canceled – Scout Fair
April 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Scouts and the entire family will enjoy visiting hundreds of booths with fun activities and crafts, learning Scout skills, meeting new friends and tasting the delicious outdoor cooking. Meet leaders and Scouts from your neighborhood. Sample the amazing dutch oven creations and other delicacies in the outdoor cooking area. Watch demonstrations, interact with participating booths from our community partners and pick up free offers.
Scout Fair is open to the public and is free; NRG parking is typically $12.
Plan your day to capture the many activities at Scout Fair:
- Indoor booths – Visit hundreds of fun, hands-on activities and crafts
- Outdoor booths – Sample dutch oven creations and other camp food delicacies
- Scouting resource booths – Receive information about the council’s exciting programs
- Scout Shop – Shop for all of your Scouting needs
- Fleet – Sea Scouts demonstrate their unique boating opportunities
The Conservation Corner has exhibitors from a variety of businesses, non -profits and city, state, and federal agencies that display information and hands-on activities related to the natural sciences, resource stewardship, and animal science. learn how to have fun in the outdoors while offering service opportunities and ideas to help manage our resources for future generations. Areas of interest on display:
Geology and Natural Resources featuring fossil and mineral identification and hunting, gold panning, conventional and renewable energy exhibits, forestry and an opportunity to have your picture taken with TRex or Smoky Bear.
Area Parks and Museums featuring program and service opportunities as well as live snakes, insects and other critters.
Aquatic Ecology featuring Fishing’s Future Aquatic Ecology Arena with touch tanks with live marine critters, casting area to catch plastic fish, fishing knot tying as well as the ability to work on parts of A Bear Goes Fishing Elective, Fly Fishing, Fish and Wildlife Management, Soil and Water Conservation, Oceanography and Kayak Merit Badges.
The STEM areas feature demonstrations and hands-on activities related to some of the latest exciting developments in science and engineering as well as often overlooked technology that makes modern life possible. Exhibits include demonstrations on robotics, astronomy in the portable planetarium, welding, etc. The University of Houston Atmospheric Science truck will also participate in two instrumented balloon launches from their research instrumented truck. It also offers an opportunity to learn about careers in related areas.
DETAILS & LOCATION
Houston, TX 77054 United States + Google Map (832) 667-1400
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