Hands on Learning and Discovery

Multi-sensory, educational, and most of all, fun!

Our programs are designed to be an addition to our community and provide a safe space to never stop learning.

Innovation Clubs

Innovation Clubs are CDM's newest opportunity for kids to explore fun and engaging topics with their peers while enjoying the museum!

Club Discovery
Ages 6-12

Club Discovery is an inclusive after-school program for friends with a diagnosis and their typically developing peers to enjoy the museum.

Sensory Night

A free, low-sensory event on the first Thursday of every month for children and families with sensory sensitivities. Registration required.


PlayGym uses age appropriate fun to encourage the development of motor, cognitive & social skills for children 4-months to 4-years.

Robotics Club
Ages 9-12

Interested in robotics and coding? This club is full of assembling and programming robots to complete fun challenges with friends!

LEGO® Club
Ages 6-8

Welcome to the exciting world of LEGO® brick building! This introductory club allows kids to explore building using their imagination.

Art Club
Ages 6-8

Join us for a fun and educational introduction to a variety of different art concepts, techniques and mediums for kids 6-8 years old!

Make It Club
Ages 9-12

Looking for a place to tinker and make things? This club for kids 9-12 years old will explore the interesting happenings in the maker world.

Girl Scout Junior Badges

Girl Scout Juniors can work toward a badge at our Scout Workshops located in Chattanooga, Tenn. We will take care of all the details.

Girl Scout Brownie Badge

During a lock-in, a Brownie Girl Scout can complete some or most requirements for one Brownie Badge. Check out the options for your group!

My kids LOVE this place! They have so much fun exploring and their brains are totally absorbing everything as they play.

Barbara Wilkey