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

 

Now located at 4355 Jingle Pot Road in room 105.

 

NS3 Family Day Drop-In Event

Join NS3 on Family Day February 13th from 10:00 – 12:00pm for our special Family Drop-In! Families will have full access to our Science Studio and the many hands-on science activities inside including: KEVA blocks, marble wall, wind tunnel, air field and much, much more! Only $4/child (adults free). More information available here.

 

NS3 Infant Sensory Class  

This is a 4 week series for parent and child that explores different sensory activities.  Led by an NS3 educator, you and your child will explore several stations featuring the sense of the day. Ages 6-18 months with parent participation. Next session will start on Tuesday February 21, 2017 from  9:00-9:45am.  Registration now available.

 

Pre-school Explorers Series 

This is a 4 week series for parent and child that explores different hands-on science activities with several activity stations related to the theme of the week. For example, a theme of “Mixing and Separating” with activities such as making slime and coffee filter chromatography.  You’ll go home inspired with lots of new ideas to try!  Ages: 2-4 yrs with parent participation. Next session will start on Tuesday February 21, 2017 from 10:30-11:15am.  Registration now available.

 

Aspengrove Pro-D Day Workshop February 10!

Join NS3 for a day full of food with our Food Science Pro-D Day Workshop! We will explore concepts of the food mile, pH using cabbage, density with raisins, make ice cream and, explore reactions with yeast! February 10; 9:00 – 3:00pm; Ages 6-11; Cost: $40. Register here.

 

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SD68 Pro-D Day Workshop February 21!

Build up your coding knowledge with NS3 during our LEGO Robotics Pro-D Day Workshop!  We will explore LEGO Robotics creations, play coding board games and make binary bracelets!
February 21; 9:00 – 3:00pm; Ages 6-11; Cost: $40. Register here.

NS3 Spring Break Camps

NS3 is offering two Spring Break Camps: Energy at Work Camp (March 20-24) and Mindful Makers Camp: Adventures in Upcycling and DIY (March 27-31)! Each camp will explore a different theme related to the camp each day that will include lots of hands-on science activities as well as outdoor time!

9:00-3:00pm daily; Ages 6-11; Cost $225.

Register here. 

 

Drop In Science Studio

Our new drop-in schedule starts up Jan 10th. With new activities and old favorites, there is something for everyone! Please see the Science Studio page for more details or our calendar for dates and times.

NS3 Gift Certificates!

New! We now have gift certificates 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!

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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