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Homelearners – Butterfly World field trip
Dates:
June 7 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:

 Butterfly World 1080 Winchester Rd, Coombs

Age Range:
6+
Description:

Explore pollinators and the roles insects play in our world!

This program will involve a private visit of the Butterfly World greenhouse, followed by an outdoor lesson in the picnic area.  Students will discover the importance of pollinators to the world, explore insects with microscopes, and build a bug box to take home, which will help attract mason bees to your yard!

WANDERING SCHOOL III – Grade 5/6/7 (MONDAYS)
Dates:
Mondays - April 10 to May 17, 2021 12:30 - 2:00 PM
Location:

Various location throughout Nanaimo

Age Range:
Grade 5/6/7
Description:

Join us for our Wandering School III Earth Sciences, occurring Mondays starting April 10, 2021!  These outdoor sessions will be held at different local parks and places each week, with curated activities based on the environment and species in each location.

This 6-week series will have learners develop a greater understanding of landforms, sustainable energy, erosion, biomes and space!  Students will have a chance to explore the night sky with an evening class (April 26th) and discover the unique geology at Saysutshun/Newcastle Island (May 17th families welcome to join us for this adventure!)

Prices:

$165 for 6 weeks of classes including transportation to Saysutshun/Newcastle Island for the student.

Program full!
Wandering School III – Grades 3 & 4 (Mondays)
Dates:
Mondays - April 10 to May 17, 2021 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:

Various location throughout Nanaimo

Age Range:
Grades 3 & 4
Description:

Join us for our Wandering School III – Earth Sciences, occurring Mondays starting April 10, 2021!  These outdoor sessions will be held at different local parks and places each week, with curated activities based on the environment and species in each location.

This 6-week series will have learners develop a greater understanding of landformssustainable energy, erosion, biomes and space!  Students will have a chance to explore the night sky with an evening class (April 26th) and discover the unique geology at Saysutshun/Newcastle Island (May 17th families welcome to join us for this adventure!)

Prices:

$165 for 6 weeks of classes including transportation to Saysutshun/Newcastle Island for the student.

Program full!
Wandering School III – Kindergarten – Grade 2 (Mondays)
Dates:
Mondays - April 10 to May 17, 2021 9:00 - 10:00 AM
Location:

Various location throughout Nanaimo

Age Range:
Kindergarten to Grade 2
Description:

Join us for our Wandering School III – Earth Sciences, occurring Mondays starting April 10, 2021!  These outdoor sessions will be held at different local parks and places each week, with curated activities based on the environment and species in each location.

This 6-week series will have young learners develop a greater understanding of weatherseasonswater and space!  Students will have a chance to explore the night sky with an evening class (April 26th) and discover the unique geology at Saysutshun/Newcastle Island (May 17th families welcome to join us for this adventure!)

Prices:

$135 for 6 weeks of classes including transportation to Saysutshun/Newcastle Island for the student.

Wandering School III Weekly Schedule
Week 1
Bowen Park (Grade specific content)
Week 2
Departure Bay (Space)
Week 3
Evening session: Departure Bay (7:00 - 8:30 PM) (Nightime sky/Space)
Week 4
Colliery Dam (Water/Sustainable Energy/Renewable Resources)
Week 5
Westwood Lake (Grade specific content)
Week 6
Saysutshun/Newcastle Island (all grades trip 10 AM - 12 PM)
Participation:

At Nanaimo Science, we offer a variety of activities to support learning and exploration for all children. If you have questions about whether a program is right for your child, please contact us. We are committed to working with families to reduce barriers to participation wherever possible.

Nanaimo Science reserves the right to expel any participant, without refund of fees, who behaves inappropriately, is disruptive to other participants, volunteers or staff, or becomes a danger to themselves or others.

Cancellation, Withdrawal and Refunds:

Nanaimo Science reserves the right to cancel a program one week prior to the start date, and will refund all fees for a cancelled program. Programs cancelled less than one week prior to the start date due to unforeseen reasons (including but not limited to weather conditions or site safety) will be rescheduled or fees will be refunded as credit towards another program.  Withdrawal with refund must be requested in writing more than two weeks prior to the program start date. Any withdrawals or changes will be subject to a $10 administrative fee for a single day program, and $15 for a multi-day program (per child registered).

Information for Parents

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

Punctuality:

Nanaimo Science will not assume responsibility for children before or after an activity or after Stay&Play (when available).  A $25 late pick-up fee may be charged. Repeated late pick-ups can result in cancelled participation without refund.

Images/Media:

Photos and videos taken during programs are used for Nanaimo Science promotional materials, publications and advertisements. Please note, we never publish children’s names. Parents/guardians may request no photos or videos be taken of their children.

Safety Policies

To help ensure social distancing, Nanaimo Science is:

  • increasing the ratio of Leaders to children for greater supervision
  • removing all shared items and providing individual activities for children
  • instituting rigorous hand-hygiene, cleaning and sanitizing
  • Children must be healthy to attend Wandering School – any child exhibiting signs of sickness, fever, or cough/sneezing will be sent home, as will their siblings.
  • COVID-19 Safety Measures will be in effect.
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!