Who: Families interested in fun!

When: 11:00am on Sunday October 27th 2019

Where: Bowen Park- lower picnic shelter (off Wall St)

10:00-10:45am Onsite registration

11:00am Spooktacular Science Challenge begins!

2:00pm Spooktacular Science Challenge ends.

Spooky Science Stations

Creepy Chemistry Cauldron: Explore some spooky science experiments with the mad chemists from VIU!
Haunted House: Decode secret messages in our blacklight haunted house!

Spooky Slime: Explore a giant pool of slime!

Slippery Salmon: Check out the salmon in Bowen Park and learn about their lifecycle!

Creepy Crawlers: Brought to you by our friends at the Victoria Bug Zoo, we will bust myths about animals you once thought were creepy.

Registration information:

Pre-registration is available for $12/child until Friday, October 25th at midnight.

Onsite registration will be available for $15/child. Limited quantities will be available on a first come first serve basis.

Tickets include: Entry into the Spooktacular Science Challenge, a beverage ticket, and a stamp card to complete to use the paint sponge slingshot. Hot chocolate and coffee will be available as a beverage option if you bring your own mug.

Adults and children 3 and under are free with an accompanying paid ticket holder.


There will be hot dogs and veggie dogs on site for $2.00 and beverages available for $1.00.

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!