Tag Archives: Adventure

Q & A with Lucien Scott – CDM Employee and Outdoor Enthusiast

CurtisBy Curtis Jolley
Public Relations Coordinator

If you’ve seen a Science Theater show at Creative Discovery Museum, you’ve probably seen Lucien Scott, Assistant Manager for Youth Programs and Science, doing mesmerizing experiments and inspiring a new generation of budding scientists.

What you might not know, though, is that Lucien is an avid kayaker and loves all things outdoors. He recently sat down to answer a few questions about healthy living including his training for an upcoming IRONMAN competition in 2016. Continue reading →

Tree Houses, Parachutes and Safe Risks

JayneBy: Jayne Griffin
Director of Education

The Magic Tree House™ Traveling Exhibit is coming to Creative Discovery Museum this summer. The title from this wonderful book series always reminds me of the words I so often heard from my mother – “He did WHAT?”-  after I dutifully and routinely reported my big brother’s adventures.

MTH treehouse (lg)

The Magic Tree HouseTM Traveling Exhibit

These adventures included making  a  parachute from a handkerchief to slow his jump from my aunt’s 8 foot tall chicken house, using scrap pieces of plywood to make a boat that would float in the creek (of course, it sank instead), and  building a tree house using real hammers and nails that was too fragile to hold even our pet dog.

My mother always said my brother’s adventures made her hair turn gray, but my brother’s hair-raising adventures may reflect an important part of childhood that is missing for many children today. Continue reading →

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