Science Workshops

An Evening of Science

Join the NS3 for our new program An Evening of Science! In a short workshop, students will explore the science behind objects and materials we use every day through different hands-on science activities. 


Sewn Circuits Workshop

Explore circuits and electricity with sewn circuits! With parent participation, students will build a circuit using special conductive thread to light up an LED creating a cool design.
January 25 from 6:00-7:30pm. 
Ages: 6+ (parent participation required)
Cost: $15
Location:  NS3’s Science Studio (4355 Jingle Pot Road, room 101)

Cardboard Automatas Workshop

Explore simple machines such as cams, levers, and linkages with cardboard automatas!

February 15 from 6:30-7:30pm. 
Ages: 6+ 
Cost: $12
Location:  NS3’s Science Studio (4355 Jingle Pot Road, room 101)



NS3 reserves the right to refuse admission or dismiss any participants from camp in order to ensure the safety and enjoyment of fellow participants. English communication skills are essential.

To be accepted, applications must be submitted with all information complete and with full payment.

Cancellation, Withdrawal and Refunds

NS3 reserves the right to cancel a program one week prior to the start date, and will refund all fees for a cancelled program.  Withdrawal with refund must be requested in writing more than two weeks prior to program start date.  Any withdrawals or changes will be subject to a $5 administrative fee.

There are NO REFUNDS given for withdrawals requested less than two weeks prior to the first day of the program. Pro-rated refunds are NOT available for days absent from a registered program.


NS3 will not assume responsibility for children before or after program.


Photos taken during programs are used for NS3 and VIU promotional materials, publications and advertisements. Parents may request no photos or videos be taken of their children.

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