Spend a Week with Friends

Sparking Innovation All Week Long

Weeklong, summer camp experiences center on a variety of themes that bring art and science alive for children! Our enthusiastic, experienced, staff provides a fun-filled, safe environment for children to embrace the summer camp experience.

CDM will continue to Play It Safe by:
- requiring masks for all visitors, staff and volunteers ages 5 and up
- conducting a no-contact health screen and temperature check on a daily basis
- limiting summer camp capacity

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Friends' Discovery Camps

Inclusive camps designed for children with disabilities and their typically developing peers.

FDC: Scenic City Equestrian
7.26.21
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7.30.21
Ages 13 and up

All the fun of Friends' Discovery Camp at Scenic City Equestrian!

FDC: It's Not Magic. It's Science!
6.14.21
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6.18.21
Rising 3rd-5th graders

Join us as we explore all things science during this camp designed to be inclusive for children with disabilities and their peers.

FDC: The Great Indoors!
6.7.21
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6.11.21
Rising 1st-2nd graders

Explore camping and a variety of animals during FDC The Great Indoors! This camp is designed for children with disabilities and their peers.

Preschool Camps

The perfect first camp experience filled with Museum play, theme-related crafts and time in Culinary Corner all under the guidance of our enthusiastic, experienced staff.

Space Explorers Academy
6.28.21
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7.2.21
Ages 4-5

Campers become space rangers during this exciting week as they explore other galaxies!

Camping Out!
6.21.21
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6.25.21
Ages 4-5

Explore outdoor skills through imaginative play in our newest exhibit, The Great Indoors!

School Age Camps

CDM camps are filled with activities that bring science and art alive for children! Our full-day camps include time in the Museum, a mid-week field trip, snacks, group projects and plenty to write home about.

Robotics Camp
7.26.21
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7.30.21
Rising 3rd-5th graders

Create your own robots, experiment with coding and program them to complete tasks.

Game Time!
7.19.21
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7.23.21
Rising 1st-5th graders

Build camaraderie with fellow campers as you find solutions to problems and puzzles, and play a variety of indoor and outdoor games.

It's Not Magic. It's Science!
7.12.21
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7.16.21
Rising 1st-5th graders

Experiment with a variety of matter and chemical reactions that appear magical to determine the science behind them.

Unusual Foods from Unusual Places
6.28.21
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7.2.21
Rising 3rd-5th graders

Recreate your favorite literary and pop culture cuisines like Krabby Patties and Butterbeer during this weeklong cooking camp!

Middle School Camps

CDM camps are filled with activities that bring science and art alive for children! Our full-day camps include time in the Museum, a mid-week field trip, snacks, group projects and plenty to write home about.

Middle School Edition: Unusual Foods from Unusual Places
6.21.21
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6.25.21
Rising 6th-8th graders

Recreate your favorite literary and pop culture cuisines like Krabby Patties and Butterbeer during this weeklong cooking camp!

My 10-yr-old grandkids had a great time. There was plenty for them to do and enjoy. I will bring the rest of my 10 grands soon!

Mary Pennington