Science in the Park is back this summer!

Explore beaches, parks and other green spaces with Nanaimo Science’s Outreach Educators! These parent participation drop-in events will have you exploring your parks with nature hikes, explorations of local flora and fauna, science games and art projects.

Free drop-in science activities for children of all ages with their families!  If your daycare, camp of other larger group is interested in stopping by, please contact us so that we know to expect you!

This program is made possible thanks to the Canada Parks & Recreation Association,  Project Learning Tree Canada and Canada Summer Jobs.
Summer 2024 Schedule




Please note: This event is intended for children and families, parent participation is mandatory.  For safety purposes we require children under age 16 to be accompanied by a minimum number of supervising adults:

  • Children 4 years old and under, 1 adult per every 3 children is required.
  • Children 5 years old to 9 years old, 1 adult per every 5 children is required.
  • Children 10 years old to 16 years old, 1 adult per 10 children is required.
Hey Parents!

Nanaimo Science offers a wide range of activities aimed at children from infancy to Grade 7.  Check out our school break camps, Pro-D day camps and workshops, and Homeschool supports!