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

NS3 is Hiring!

Current opportunities include Summer Outreach Educators, and Executive Director positions. Click here to learn more. 

We want to hear from you!

As we get ready for a new year of programs we want to know which programs are most valuable to you. Click here for our quick 10 question survey and let us know what you think!


Upcoming Programs

Take a look at our upcoming programs that we’ve opened for registration!


Homeschool Full Day Workshops

Details on our next Homeschool Full Day Workshops on Feb 28 isnow available. CLICK HERE for information. Registration is now open. 

February 28 – Super Sleuths



Spring Break Camps 2020

Registration is now open for our 2020 Spring Break Camps. CLICK HERE for more information!

March 16-20 – Life of a Scientist *FULL*

March 23-27 – Forestry *FULL*

Waitlists available


Ongoing Programs


Science On the Move

Hey Teachers, bring NS3 to your classroom with our In-School Programs! NS3’s mobile science van can bring hands-on programs with specific curriculum links! Programs can be adapted to work with PLO’s across different grade levels.

Click HERE for more information!


Birthday Parties

NS3 birthday parties entertain kids with exciting, hands-on activities and experiments. We can host the party at our Science Studio or bring the fun to you!

Click HERE for more information, and check out our calendar for available dates. 



8 Week Series of Home School Classes

Hey Homelearners, the next 8 week series starts in January!  More about dates, times, content, coming soon through this link. 

Registration is now open. 



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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