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The Canadian Association of Science Centres is a registered charity that builds capacity for its members by facilitating and assisting in leveraging opportunities, relationships and knowledge sharing. CASC depends on its membership dues to sustain its daily operating needs.

Your support of the Canadian Association of Science Centres (CASC), through your membership, helps us better advocate on behalf of Canada’s science engagement community. Being connected makes us stronger as a community.

This section provides more detailed information about membership and benefits, and how to join CASC.

Introducing NEW CASC Membership Benefits

CASC is excited to introduce two new affinity programs designed to reduce member costs and create greater efficiencies for your organization.

New Benefit #1: ADP

ADP for HR services offers a full range of flexible HR and payroll options with  integrated payroll, time and attendance software and specific solutions for small and large businesses.  CASC members can exclusively receive 25% off payroll processing, including base fees, per employee fees, and the general ledger interface. Find out more with this partner information sheet.

New Benefit #2: Castle Builder Financial

Castle Builder Financial provides credit card processing services that can reduce your costs by as much as 50%, depending on your current systems. For more information check out their English rate sheet and French rate sheet

We encourage members to reach out to these companies to find out more and determine if these programs are suitable for your organization. If you have any questions, concerns, or need help navigating this information, please contact Stephanie at CASC. Your participation in these new benefit programs are also a benefit to CASC. We will receive a 10% referral fee from these program providers at no additional cost to members.

Join Us...

> If you believe the importance of making science approachable and relatable on a local scale, and providing accessible places for people to fuel their curiosity about science.

> If you want to be part of a community that bridges the formal and informal science learning environments.

> If you believe science and innovation engagement has the power to ignite curiosity, deepen learning, and empower collective action.

> If you care about increasing interest in science and inspiring the next generation of young adults to pursue a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).

> If you support the idea of sharing best science engagement practices, cultivating an ecosystem approach, helping scale innovative initiatives, and helping to drive policy change to recognize and value the informal science learning and public engagement sector.

Canadian Association of Science Centres

#1203-130 Albert St. 

Ottawa, ON. K1P 5G4

The CASC office is situated in Robinson Huron Treaty territory and the traditional territory of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek. We pay respect to their traditions, ways of knowing and acknowledge their many contributions to the innovations in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Clearly and overtly this gratitude must be demonstrated in our collective commitment to truth and reconciliation, by working to transform existing relationships, with open dialogue, mutual understanding and respectful collaborations

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