Welcome to the Nanaimo Science and Sustainability Society (NS3)!

Located at 4355 Jingle Pot Road in room 101.

With our new registration system, you now have the opportunity to create a family account and register for NS3 programs using a cart-style app. Please let us know if you encounter any problems or have any questions.


Registration and Store


Science in the Park!

FREE drop-in parent participation program that runs on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10am till noon!  For more information and our schedule click HERE.

July 16th to 18th you can find us at Colliery Dam!

Summer Preschool Explorers Classes

This is a 3 week series of individual 60-minute workshops on Mondays in July that explores different hands-on science activities suited for ages 2-5 yrs with parent participation.  

July 8th – Air Up There

July 15 – Bubble & Fizz

July 29 –  Senses – Super Sleuths

Click here to learn more!


Summer Camps are Filling Up!

Below is a quick overview of the camps we are offering this summer, head on over to our Summer Science Camps page to learn more. 

June 17 – 21: Tinker Time*, ages 6+

*CANCELLED* June 24 – 28: Science & Art*, ages 6+

*FULL* July 2 – 5: Let’s Go LEGO!, ages 6+

*FULL* July 8 – 12: Tech-topia, ages 6-8

*FULL* July 15 – 19: Tech-topia, ages 9-12

July 22 – 26: Science & Art, ages 6-7

July 29 – August 2: Girls Science Club, ages 6+

*FULL* August 6 – 9: Let’s Go LEGO!, ages 6+

August 12-16: Science & Art, ages 8+

*SD68 is still in school during the June camps. 

Waitlists available for camps that are full

First time to NS3’s Science Studio? 

Check out our Science Studio page and also our calendar for details on drop-in times, school programs and special events.



NS3 Gifts!

Gift certificates are available to purchase in any denomination! The dollar amount can be put towards any of our programs including drop-in passes to the Science Studio, after-school programs, Saturday Workshops or spring break and summer camps!

Jitterbug kits with everything to build your own motorized insect are available for only $12!

To purchase a gift certificate, simply visit our Science Studio during any of our drop-in times. Cheque or cash please.

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