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



October is here and with it comes spooktacular! Join us Sunday October 27th in Bowen Park from 11am – 2pm for our 7th annual spooky science challenge. 

More details available here , registration is now open through our amilia store. 



Fan Favourites

Keep scrolling to get a look at your favourite programs that are back again this fall. 


Pro-D Workshops

Friday, October 11, 2019 (SD68) – Insect Mania

Thursday, October 24, 2019 (SD69) – Insect Mania  *Cancelled*

Friday, October 25, 2019 (SD68&69) – Salmon Style

Friday, November 1, 2019 (SD69, located in Parksville) – Energize!

Click here for more details!



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. 



Drop In and Drop Off

Drop in programs are back every Thursday and Saturday morning, and LEGO Robotics Club drop off is back every Tuesday afternoon, starting the second week of September.

Click HERE for more information, and check out our calendar for any changes. 



8 Week Series of Home School Classes

Hey Homelearners, starting in October we will be offering a series of classes just for you! Follow the link to learn more about dates, times, content, etc. 

Registration Opens September 10th


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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