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Virginia Discovery Museum Makers are 3-week mini drop-off series that take a deeper look at specific topics to help children ages 6 and older develop into strong, creative thinkers and prepare them to be the next generation of designers, entrepreneurs, innovators, and big thinkers in our city. Kids are creative by nature, and by supporting their curiosity, we are supporting their futures.

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3-Week Mini Series
Select Wednesdays, 4:15-5:15 p.m.
(September to May)

Series Meet in Creation Station


Ages 6 & Up
$45 Per Child
VDM Discounts Apply (?)

Scholarships Available

Questions? Visit Makers FAQs, call (434) 977-1025 x104, or email

Upcoming Series

Coding Jam - 5 SPOTS LEFT

May 15, 22 & 29, 2019  |  4:15-5:15 p.m.  |  Deadline: May 13

Children will create animated and interactive stories while learning essential programming concepts with Scratch. This drag-and-drop creative environment, developed by MIT, uses sprites and code blocks to set a foundation for computational thinking.

Register Online

Pre-Registration Required. Space Limited to 8 Children.