November 20, 2023

Empowering Young Minds: Mebane Foundation Supports STEAM Storytime at Cognition

Cognition Davie Children’s Museum is dedicated to promoting educational outcomes and exploration. While the nonprofit provides opportunities for people of all ages to play, learn, and grow, one program in particular consistently shines bright. In partnership with the Mebane Foundation, an innovative program called STEAM Storytime is making significant strides in early childhood literacy. STEAM Storytime: Igniting a Passion for Reading STEAM Storytime integrates Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math activities with engaging storytelling for young children. Cognition’s program comprises a reading session followed by a related STEAM activity or craft, concluding with playtime in the museum’s main exhibit area.  […]
September 14, 2023

Family Fun Extravaganza – COGNITION Carnival and Touch-A-Truck Event on Saturday, September 30th!

Searching for some fantastic family fun? Your quest ends here with COGNITION’s Carnival and Touch-A-Truck event happening Saturday, September 30th, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the heart of Downtown Mocksville. This event offers families an incredible chance to experience some of the fun and engaging activities COGNITION has in store throughout the year. “We are proud to announce that this year’s Touch-A-Truck event will be in partnership with Nickelodeon and the Association of Children’s Museum’s Worldwide Day of Play! Our World: Worldwide Day of Play is part of Nickelodeon’s Our World global initiative to inspire kids and provide […]
May 25, 2023

Camp COGNITION Will Make Summer Learning Fun! 

Looking for something fun for your kids to do this summer? COGNITION Davie in downtown Mocksville is hosting five exciting themed camps for rising 2nd through 8th graders that will spark their curiosity, get them thinking outside the box, and engage them in experiential learning!   Incognito at COGNITION During week one, June 19th to 22nd, campers will develop their detective skills by learning to crack codes, examine evidence, and complete fun Mission Impossible-style challenges. This is a great camp for any child who loves asking questions and solving puzzles. Science of Art From June 26th to 29th, campers will learn […]
April 6, 2023

COGNITION to Host Free STEAM Extravaganza on April 15th

In collaboration with North Carolina Science Fest, COGNITION Davie will be hosting its first ever STEAM Extravaganza on Saturday, April 15th, from 10 a.m. – noon. This is a free event for all ages! COGNITION will have representatives on site for all of the categories in STEAM: These representatives will be available to talk to so that students can learn about what they do, see examples of their work, and even try some things out for themselves. This is a great opportunity for students who would like to learn more about what it is like to have a career in […]
September 19, 2022

Fun for the Whole Family – COGNITION Carnival and Touch-A-Truck Saturday, September 24th!

Looking for some family-friendly fun? Look no further than COGNITION’s Carnival and Touch-A-Truck this Saturday, September 24th, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Downtown Mocksville. This event will provide the opportunity for families to experience some of the fun and engaging activities COGNITION offers all year long.  The grassy lawn will become the “Midway” with fair-themed games and contests. Inside the COGNITION building, the space will be transformed into an “Exhibition Hall” where families will be able to browse STEAM-related projects entered by local kids. There will also be other family-friendly entertainment like face painting, music, and a magician!  […]
August 22, 2022
COGNITION Davie celebrated it’s first full year with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Davie County Chamber of Commerce

COGNITION Celebrates Year of Learning and Exploration with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

COGNITION Davie celebrated its first full year of fostering childhood learning and exploration with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Davie County Chamber of Commerce.  “We are always excited about COGNITION,” said Mocksville Mayor Will Marklin.“We know this is something that has been in the works for years. COVID put the brakes on it for a little while, but now we are glad to see it have new life. COGNITION is a wonderful asset for the town and we are thankful to all those who helped make it happen.” Located at 119 N. Salisbury Street, COGNITION Davie is a community-driven, […]
January 29, 2022

The Science of Healthcare

Cognition Davie and Davidson-Davie Community College are partnering together during the month of February to present the science of healthcare. Students in 5th-8th grades can register now to learn the basics of medical assisting and patient assessments, blood typing and bench science, as well as CPR training and EMS professions. All ages are invited to a session to learn about different careers in the medical field like medical laboratory technology, surgical technology, pharmacy technology, and more. “With all our classes, we want to promote exploration, learning, and creative thinking for kids and families in Davie and the surrounding counties,” said […]