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 Saturday Workshops

Drop your kids off and finish up that to do list with these two workshops fr0m 10:00am to 2:00pm. More information here.

December 15th – Stop Motion Animation: sketch a storyboard, build your characters, and film your adventure! Ages 6+

December 22nd – LEGO Robotics: learners can build LEGO creations and program them to move! Ages 5+

Winter Break Workshops

December 17-21, 2018*

Each day has a new theme and separate registration so you can choose the days you need! More information and registration available here

*SD68 is still in school for these dates

Super Science Spies Camp

January 2-4, 2019

Discover your inner spy with basic training then test your new skills by completing a mission through tasks such as descrambling code, orienteering, and programming mini getaway cars! More information and registration available here

Science Studio Drop-In

Explore the many hands-on exhibits including the new dowel and elastic exhibit! Fun for the whole family! Only $5/child.
December 27 from 10am to noon
December 28 from 1:00 to 3:00pm


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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