Nanaimo Science offers a variety of day camps on school Pro-D dates and school breaks!
Our programs are science-driven, with several activities daily focused on each theme for children to take part in – our approach is very hands-on, inviting kids to explore and try things out! Campers also have lots of fun, with crafts, games, and outdoor time. All materials will be provided. Campers will need to bring snacks, lunch and water from home.
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR ALL SPRING PRO-D AND MARCH BREAK DATES!
SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 13, 2023 @ 9:00 AM – LISTINGS ARE NOW AVAILABLE TO VIEW UNTIL REGISTRATION OPENS!
5-Day camps are priced at $330 per week (taxes waived).
“Daily camps”, when available, are $70 for each day (taxes waived).
All camps run from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.
Details regarding cancellation and refund policies are listed below.
Nanaimo Science offers a variety of summer camps from mid-June to August 2023!
Three streams of week-long camps offer kids lots of choices – we cover everything from Aeronautics to Zoology!
Camps will be held at our Studio at Country Club Centre and at a new location: Aspengrove School!
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.
All-Ages Camps are for children ages 6-12, with activities geared for any age, and in most cases, children will be able to choosing the level of challenge for activities that have differing difficulties.
Curiosity Camps are best for children ages 6-8, however older children may join as well.
Exploratory Camps are intended for children ages 8-12 given the subject matter, reading involved, and duration of activities.
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.
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.
Customer cancellations or changes must be requested in writing. Any change will be subject to a $25 administrative fee for each child/registration.
Cancellations/withdrawals requests submitted 14 days or more prior to the program start will be eligible for a full refund, less the administrative fee.
Cancellations/withdrawals requests submitted 7-13 days prior to the program start will be eligible for a 50% refund, less the administrative fee.
Cancellations/withdrawals requests with less than 7 days notice will not be eligible for any refund.
There are no pro-rated program fees for days absent from a registered program.
Nanaimo Science has a Communicable Disease Prevention Plan in effect, which is applicable to staff members, volunteers, and participating children and adults. All participants and staff members must be in good health to take part in programs.
Nanaimo Science will not assume responsibility for children before or after camp 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. Sorry – Stay&Play is only available for week-long Summer Camps.
Photos and videos taken during camps are used for Nanaimo Science promotional materials, publications and advertisements. Please note, we never publish children’s names. Parents/guardians may restrict the use of media via their consent on our registration software (Amilia).
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!