Who We Are

Mission Statement

COGNITION promotes exploration, education, and innovation in Davie County and surrounding communities. We accomplish this by creating opportunities for people of all ages to play, learn, and grow.


As we pursue and implement our mission, the following values of LEARNing are exemplified by our staff, volunteers, and guests:

  • Lifelong Learners: We never stop learning. We challenge our minds to explore the world around us, promoting curiosity, critical thinking, and innovation. 
  • Eager: We are excited to be at our space and share our love of STEAM with everyone.  
  • Approachable: We are accessible to guests and staff and are receptive to their thoughts and ideas.
  • Respectful: We treat all who come through our doors with kindness and dignity. We are honest and trustworthy. 
  • Nurturing: We support learners and encourage growth, especially when things are difficult or challenging.