*Website Updates*

As we’re rolling from summer to fall we are in the process of updating our website with our upcoming programs. Thank you for your patience while we make these changes. If you have any immediate questions please contact us at outreach@nanaimoscience.org


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


*New Program Alert*

Keep scrolling to get a look a preview of the new programs we are offering this fall. Click the links below each blurb for more details. 


First Lego League Team

For the first time ever, NS3 will be creating a competitive LEGO Robotics Team.

The FIRST® LEGO® League is a global robotics competition, helping students and teachers to build a better future together. The program is built around theme-based Challenges to engage children ages 9 to 14 in research, problem-solving, coding, and engineering. NS3 will be creating a team of 3-10 participants. Click HERE for more information.

Registration Now Open! Contact our Outreach Coordinator at jamie.phillips@nanaimoscience.org to register.


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


Fan Favourites

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


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. 



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. 



Stream Health

The stream program occurs throughout the months of September and October, and are available to grade 7 classes and other interested groups.

A limited number of programs are offered to grade 7 classes in SD68 free of charge as all fees for those classes are covered by the school district.

Registration will be available soon.

Click HERE for more information about our Stream Health Program!



September Home School Full Day Workshop:
Stop Motion Animation

Explore your creativity by making a 30 second stop motion video. Sketch a storyboard, build your characters, and film your adventure. Check out our youtube page to see past stop motion 30s films. Done it before? Take it to the next level using more of the available functions and improving your technical ability with smooth movements. 

Click HERE for more information!



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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