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JOIN THE ASSOCIATION 

Become a member of the principal organization for informal science learning in Canada! 

The workforce across our membership represents more than 1,500 science communicators and support staff in addition to more than 10,000 volunteers. Collectively, the budgets at our member organizations exceed $200 million annually.


CASC Full Members are organizations devoted, at least in part, to the public understanding and appreciation of science and technology and are incorporated as non-profit organizations or similar institutions administered by government or municipal authority, located in Canada and open to the public on a regular schedule.

Membership benefits include:

  • Access to our Members Only section on our website 

  • Access to CASC Research Publications

  • Annual participation in our Reciprocal Agreement (optional)

  • Detailed members' directory

  • Discounts on CASC event, trade show and webinar registrations

  • Fourteen day feature on our Featured Member website page

  • Networking events including our Annual Conference and Canadian Get-together at ASTC

  • Opportunities to sit on a CASC Committee

  • Opportunities to sit on the CASC Board of Directors 

  • Postings in our Job Bank 

  • Publications in the CASC Quarterly Newsletter email blast

  • Publications on our Recent News website page

  • Representation at the federal level on issues of funding and science awareness and literacy

  • Shared content on social media

  • Two hotlinks from the CASC web site

  • Voting privileges by general membership at the Annual General Meeting

Operating Budget (max - min)*

Over $10 million

Over $5 million

Over $2 million

Over $1.2 million

Over $700, 00

Over $500,00

Over $250,00

Under $200,00

*Operating Budget X 0.00115

HST/GST added to dues as applicable


Annual Membership Fee

$3,625

$2,425

$1,950

$1,450 

$845

$605

$365

$180

Upcoming Events & Webinars

Our members are in the news!

CASC DEVELOPING MEMBERS are organizations that will meet the criteria for Full Membership but are not yet serving the public. They enjoy the same benefits as Full members.

The fee for each developing member will be assessed consistent with the organization's anticipated first year operating budget, and subject to review by the CASC Board of Directors. 

CASC AFFILIATE SUPPORTERS are other organizations that agree with and have a strong interest in the objectives of CASC. They may include, but are not limited to, exhibit designers and fabricators, gift shop suppliers and research consultants. 

Membership benefits include:

  • Access to our Members Only section on our website 

  • Access to CASC Research Publications

  • Detailed members' directory

  • Discounted advertising space in CASC publications 

  • Discounts on CASC event, trade show and webinar registrations

  • Networking events including our Annual Conference and Canadian Get-together at ASTC

  • Opportunities to sit on a CASC Committee

  • Postings in our Job Bank 

  • Publications in the CASC Quarterly Newsletter email blast

  • Publications on our Recent News website page

  • Seven day feature on our Featured Member website page

  • Shared content on social media

  • Two hotlinks from the CASC web site

# of Employees

0-2

3-10

11-25

25+

HST/GST added to dues as applicable


Annual Affiliate Fee

$275

$605

$875

$1,100


CASC HONOURARY MEMBERS are individuals who were presented with an Outstanding Individual Achievement Award at the CASCADE Awards, held in conjunction with the CASC Annual Conference. This is a lifetime honour.

©2017 Canadian Association of Science Centres