Memberships

  • Science Centre/Museum Level 1
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    CAD $3,625

    Science Centre/Museum Members


    This membership category is for informal science engagement organizations that are open to the public on a regular basis, and primarily identify as a science or technology centre or museum, planetarium, aquarium, zoo, insectarium, makerspace, or a similar organization devoted to the public understanding and appreciation of STEM engagement.  Similar institutions administered by colleges/universities and federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies may also qualify for this membership category.


    Join Now!


    BENEFITS

    Reciprocal Agreement


    Advocacy

    • Helping to drive policy change to recognize and value the informal science learning and public engagement sector.
    • Representation at the federal level on issues of support and science awareness and literacy.


    Building Capacity


    Marketing & Publications

    • Postings in our Job Bank.
    • Share news in our Monthly Newsletter and on our website
    • Shared content on social media.
    • Direct link to your website on our CASC member webpage


    Networking & Professional Development

    • Exclusive CASC member virtual webinars, forums, and social events.
    • Members-only pricing on CASC events, such as our Annual Conference and Canadian Get Together at ASTC.
    • Access to Communities of Practice 
    • Opportunities to sit on the CASC Board of Directors, advisory committees, and advisory Boards.
    • Access to the CASC Members portal, including a sharing forum, detailed members director and CASC Research Publications.


    VOTING

    Each Science Centre/Museum Member is entitled to one (1) vote at the Annual General Meeting and other special meetings.


    TERM

    Memberships are from January 1 - December 31.  Applications received after April 30 will be prorated by month.


    Additional Eligibility Criteria

    The Board of Directors may define additional eligibility criteria for membership, as well as processes for assessing entities' compliance with any such criteria, and the Board of Directors also may define and establish categories of membership within each of the three classes for the purpose of establishing member dues or other reasons relevant to the CASC's purposes, and may revise such categories from time to time.

  • Science Centre/Museum Level 2
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    CAD $2,425

    Science Centre/Museum Members


    This membership category is for informal science engagement organizations that are open to the public on a regular basis, and primarily identify as a science or technology centre or museum, planetarium, aquarium, zoo, insectarium, makerspace, or a similar organization devoted to the public understanding and appreciation of STEM engagement. Similar institutions administered by colleges/universities and federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies may also qualify for this membership category.


    Join Now!


    BENEFITS

    Reciprocal Agreement


    Advocacy

    • Helping to drive policy change to recognize and value the informal science learning and public engagement sector.
    • Representation at the federal level on issues of support and science awareness and literacy.


    Building Capacity


    Marketing & Publications

    • Postings in our Job Bank.
    • Share news in our Monthly Newsletter and on our website
    • Shared content on social media.
    • Direct link to your website on our CASC member webpage


    Networking & Professional Development

    • Exclusive CASC member virtual webinars, forums, and social events.
    • Members-only pricing on CASC events, such as our Annual Conference and Canadian Get Together at ASTC.
    • Access to Communities of Practice 
    • Opportunities to sit on the CASC Board of Directors, advisory committees, and advisory Boards.
    • Access to the CASC Members portal, including a sharing forum, detailed members director and CASC Research Publications.


    VOTING

    Each Science Centre/Museum Member is entitled to one (1) vote at the Annual General Meeting and other special meetings.


    TERM

    Memberships are from January 1 - December 31. Applications received after April 30 will be prorated by month.


    Additional Eligibility Criteria

    • The Board of Directors may define additional eligibility criteria for membership, as well as processes for assessing entities' compliance with any such criteria, and the Board of Directors also may define and establish categories of membership within each of the three classes for the purpose of establishing member dues or other reasons relevant to the CASC's purposes, and may revise such categories from time to time.
  • Science Centre Museum Level 3
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    CAD $1,950

    Science Centre/Museum Members


    This membership category is for informal science engagement organizations that are open to the public on a regular basis, and primarily identify as a science or technology centre or museum, planetarium, aquarium, zoo, insectarium, makerspace, or a similar organization devoted to the public understanding and appreciation of STEM engagement. Similar institutions administered by colleges/universities and federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies may also qualify for this membership category.


    Join Now!


    BENEFITS

    Reciprocal Agreement


    Advocacy

    • Helping to drive policy change to recognize and value the informal science learning and public engagement sector.
    • Representation at the federal level on issues of support and science awareness and literacy.


    Building Capacity


    Marketing & Publications

    • Postings in our Job Bank.
    • Share news in our Monthly Newsletter and on our website
    • Shared content on social media.
    • Direct link to your website on our CASC member webpage


    Networking & Professional Development

    • Exclusive CASC member virtual webinars, forums, and social events.
    • Members-only pricing on CASC events, such as our Annual Conference and Canadian Get Together at ASTC.
    • Access to Communities of Practice 
    • Opportunities to sit on the CASC Board of Directors, advisory committees, and advisory Boards.
    • Access to the CASC Members portal, including a sharing forum, detailed members director and CASC Research Publications.


    VOTING

    Each Science Centre/Museum Member is entitled to one (1) vote at the Annual General Meeting and other special meetings.


    TERM

    Memberships are from January 1 - December 31. Applications received after April 30 will be prorated by month.


    Additional Eligibility Criteria

    • The Board of Directors may define additional eligibility criteria for membership, as well as processes for assessing entities' compliance with any such criteria, and the Board of Directors also may define and establish categories of membership within each of the three classes for the purpose of establishing member dues or other reasons relevant to the CASC's purposes, and may revise such categories from time to time.
  • Science Centre/Museum Level 4
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    CAD $1,450

    Science Centre/Museum Members


    This membership category is for informal science engagement organizations that are open to the public on a regular basis, and primarily identify as a science or technology centre or museum, planetarium, aquarium, zoo, insectarium, makerspace, or a similar organization devoted to the public understanding and appreciation of STEM engagement. Similar institutions administered by colleges/universities and federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies may also qualify for this membership category.


    Join Now!


    BENEFITS

    Reciprocal Agreement


    Advocacy

    • Helping to drive policy change to recognize and value the informal science learning and public engagement sector.
    • Representation at the federal level on issues of support and science awareness and literacy.


    Building Capacity


    Marketing & Publications

    • Postings in our Job Bank.
    • Share news in our Monthly Newsletter and on our website
    • Shared content on social media.
    • Direct link to your website on our CASC member webpage


    Networking & Professional Development

    • Exclusive CASC member virtual webinars, forums, and social events.
    • Members-only pricing on CASC events, such as our Annual Conference and Canadian Get Together at ASTC.
    • Access to Communities of Practice 
    • Opportunities to sit on the CASC Board of Directors, advisory committees, and advisory Boards.
    • Access to the CASC Members portal, including a sharing forum, detailed members director and CASC Research Publications.


    VOTING

    Each Science Centre/Museum Member is entitled to one (1) vote at the Annual General Meeting and other special meetings.


    TERM

    Memberships are from January 1 - December 31. Applications received after April 30 will be prorated by month.


    Additional Eligibility Criteria

    • The Board of Directors may define additional eligibility criteria for membership, as well as processes for assessing entities' compliance with any such criteria, and the Board of Directors also may define and establish categories of membership within each of the three classes for the purpose of establishing member dues or other reasons relevant to the CASC's purposes, and may revise such categories from time to time.
  • Science Cente/Museum Level 5
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    CAD $845

    Science Centre/Museum Members


    This membership category is for informal science engagement organizations that are open to the public on a regular basis, and primarily identify as a science or technology centre or museum, planetarium, aquarium, zoo, insectarium, makerspace, or a similar organization devoted to the public understanding and appreciation of STEM engagement. Similar institutions administered by colleges/universities and federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies may also qualify for this membership category.


    Join Now!


    BENEFITS

    Reciprocal Agreement


    Advocacy

    • Helping to drive policy change to recognize and value the informal science learning and public engagement sector.
    • Representation at the federal level on issues of support and science awareness and literacy.


    Building Capacity


    Marketing & Publications

    • Postings in our Job Bank.
    • Share news in our Monthly Newsletter and on our website
    • Shared content on social media.
    • Direct link to your website on our CASC member webpage


    Networking & Professional Development

    • Exclusive CASC member virtual webinars, forums, and social events.
    • Members-only pricing on CASC events, such as our Annual Conference and Canadian Get Together at ASTC.
    • Access to Communities of Practice 
    • Opportunities to sit on the CASC Board of Directors, advisory committees, and advisory Boards.
    • Access to the CASC Members portal, including a sharing forum, detailed members director and CASC Research Publications.


    VOTING

    Each Science Centre/Museum Member is entitled to one (1) vote at the Annual General Meeting and other special meetings.


    TERM

    Memberships are from January 1 - December 31. Applications received after April 30 will be prorated by month.


    Additional Eligibility Criteria

    • The Board of Directors may define additional eligibility criteria for membership, as well as processes for assessing entities' compliance with any such criteria, and the Board of Directors also may define and establish categories of membership within each of the three classes for the purpose of establishing member dues or other reasons relevant to the CASC's purposes, and may revise such categories from time to time.
  • Science Centre/Museum Level 6
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    CAD $605

    Science Centre/Museum Members


    This membership category is for informal science engagement organizations that are open to the public on a regular basis, and primarily identify as a science or technology centre or museum, planetarium, aquarium, zoo, insectarium, makerspace, or a similar organization devoted to the public understanding and appreciation of STEM engagement. Similar institutions administered by colleges/universities and federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies may also qualify for this membership category.


    Join Now!


    BENEFITS

    Reciprocal Agreement


    Advocacy

    • Helping to drive policy change to recognize and value the informal science learning and public engagement sector.
    • Representation at the federal level on issues of support and science awareness and literacy.


    Building Capacity


    Marketing & Publications

    • Postings in our Job Bank.
    • Share news in our Monthly Newsletter and on our website
    • Shared content on social media.
    • Direct link to your website on our CASC member webpage


    Networking & Professional Development

    • Exclusive CASC member virtual webinars, forums, and social events.
    • Members-only pricing on CASC events, such as our Annual Conference and Canadian Get Together at ASTC.
    • Access to Communities of Practice 
    • Opportunities to sit on the CASC Board of Directors, advisory committees, and advisory Boards.
    • Access to the CASC Members portal, including a sharing forum, detailed members director and CASC Research Publications.


    VOTING

    Each Science Centre/Museum Member is entitled to one (1) vote at the Annual General Meeting and other special meetings.


    TERM

    Memberships are from January 1 - December 31. Applications received after April 30 will be prorated by month.


    Additional Eligibility Criteria

    • The Board of Directors may define additional eligibility criteria for membership, as well as processes for assessing entities' compliance with any such criteria, and the Board of Directors also may define and establish categories of membership within each of the three classes for the purpose of establishing member dues or other reasons relevant to the CASC's purposes, and may revise such categories from time to time.
  • Science Centre/Museum Level 7
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    CAD $365

    Science Centre/Museum Members


    This membership category is for informal science engagement organizations that are open to the public on a regular basis, and primarily identify as a science or technology centre or museum, planetarium, aquarium, zoo, insectarium, makerspace, or a similar organization devoted to the public understanding and appreciation of STEM engagement. Similar institutions administered by colleges/universities and federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies may also qualify for this membership category.


    Join Now!


    BENEFITS

    Reciprocal Agreement


    Advocacy

    • Helping to drive policy change to recognize and value the informal science learning and public engagement sector.
    • Representation at the federal level on issues of support and science awareness and literacy.


    Building Capacity


    Marketing & Publications

    • Postings in our Job Bank.
    • Share news in our Monthly Newsletter and on our website
    • Shared content on social media.
    • Direct link to your website on our CASC member webpage


    Networking & Professional Development

    • Exclusive CASC member virtual webinars, forums, and social events.
    • Members-only pricing on CASC events, such as our Annual Conference and Canadian Get Together at ASTC.
    • Access to Communities of Practice 
    • Opportunities to sit on the CASC Board of Directors, advisory committees, and advisory Boards.
    • Access to the CASC Members portal, including a sharing forum, detailed members director and CASC Research Publications.


    VOTING

    Each Science Centre/Museum Member is entitled to one (1) vote at the Annual General Meeting and other special meetings.


    TERM

    Memberships are from January 1 - December 31. Applications received after April 30 will be prorated by month.


    Additional Eligibility Criteria

    • The Board of Directors may define additional eligibility criteria for membership, as well as processes for assessing entities' compliance with any such criteria, and the Board of Directors also may define and establish categories of membership within each of the three classes for the purpose of establishing member dues or other reasons relevant to the CASC's purposes, and may revise such categories from time to time.
  • Science Centre/Museum Level 8
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    CAD $180

    Science Centre/Museum Members


    This membership category is for informal science engagement organizations that are open to the public on a regular basis, and primarily identify as a science or technology centre or museum, planetarium, aquarium, zoo, insectarium, makerspace, or a similar organization devoted to the public understanding and appreciation of STEM engagement. Similar institutions administered by colleges/universities and federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies may also qualify for this membership category.


    Join Now!


    BENEFITS

    Reciprocal Agreement


    Advocacy

    • Helping to drive policy change to recognize and value the informal science learning and public engagement sector.
    • Representation at the federal level on issues of support and science awareness and literacy.


    Building Capacity


    Marketing & Publications

    • Postings in our Job Bank.
    • Share news in our Monthly Newsletter and on our website
    • Shared content on social media.
    • Direct link to your website on our CASC member webpage


    Networking & Professional Development

    • Exclusive CASC member virtual webinars, forums, and social events.
    • Members-only pricing on CASC events, such as our Annual Conference and Canadian Get Together at ASTC.
    • Access to Communities of Practice 
    • Opportunities to sit on the CASC Board of Directors, advisory committees, and advisory Boards.
    • Access to the CASC Members portal, including a sharing forum, detailed members director and CASC Research Publications.


    VOTING

    Each Science Centre/Museum Member is entitled to one (1) vote at the Annual General Meeting and other special meetings.


    TERM

    Memberships are from January 1 - December 31. Applications received after April 30 will be prorated by month.


    Additional Eligibility Criteria

    The Board of Directors may define additional eligibility criteria for membership, as well as processes for assessing entities' compliance with any such criteria, and the Board of Directors also may define and establish categories of membership within each of the three classes for the purpose of establishing member dues or other reasons relevant to the CASC's purposes, and may revise such categories from time to time. 

  • Affiliate Level 1
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    CAD $1,705

    Affiliate Members


    Affiliate members are organizations that don't meet the specific criteria of a Science Centre/Museum. This category includes industry supporters, independent contractors, emerging informal science engagement organizations, governments, universities, etc.  See detailed criteria below.


    All employees of an affiliate member have access to the following membership benefits:


    Advocacy

    • Helping to drive policy change to recognize and value the informal science learning and public engagement sector.
    • Representation at the federal level on issues of support and science awareness and literacy

    Building Capacity


    Marketing & Publications

    • Post your job openings on CASC's Job Bank
    • Share your successes in our Monthly Newsletterand on our website
    • Shared content on social media
    • Link to your website on the CASC Members webpage


    Networking & Professional Development

    • Exclusive CASC member virtual webinars, forums, and social events.
    • Members-only pricing on CASC events, such as our Annual Conference and Canadian Get Together at ASTC.
    • Access to CASC Communities of Practice (CoP).
    • Opportunities for leadership through CASC advisory committees 
    • Opportunity to sit on on the CASC Board of Directors
    • Access to the CASC Members portal, including a sharing forum, detailed members director and CASC Research Publications.


    VOTING

    Each Affiliate Member is entitled to one (1) vote at the Annual General Meeting and other special meetings. 


    TERM

    Memberships are from January 1 - December 31.  Applications received after April 30 will be prorated by month.


    DETAILED CRITERIA

    Affiliate Members shall be:

    • Non-profit or for-profit organizations—or federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies—that support the purpose of CASC and share its focus on the public understanding and appreciation of STEM engagement, but that are not and do not operate science centers or museums.
    • Independent contractors and consultants that offer products or services to the science centre community and that direct their work, maintain their own office or place of work, control the means of performing their services, including the sequence and hours of work, do not own a staffed commercial entity or have employees, supply equipment and materials to do their work, and work on behalf of several science centers, museums, or science education organizations at the same time—shall be eligible to join the CASC as Affiliate Members.
    • Emerging science centres/museums (located in Canada) that are under development and not yet open to the public, and educational non-profit or for-profit organizations, universities, and federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies that are managing the development of an emerging science center or museum that is under development and not yet open to the public—also shall be eligible to join the CASC as Affiliate Members.



    Additional Eligibility Criteria

    The Board of Directors may define additional eligibility criteria for membership, as well as processes for assessing entities' compliance with any such criteria, and the Board of Directors also may define and establish categories of membership within each of the three classes for the purpose of establishing member dues or other reasons relevant to the CASC's purposes, and may revise such categories from time to time.



  • Affiliate Level 2
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    CAD $1,450

    Affiliate Members


    Affiliate members are organizations that don't meet the specific criteria of a Science Centre/Museum. This category includes industry supporters, independent contractors, emerging informal science engagement organizations, governments, universities, etc. See detailed criteria below.


    All employees of an affiliate member have access to the following membership benefits:


    Advocacy

    • Helping to drive policy change to recognize and value the informal science learning and public engagement sector.
    • Representation at the federal level on issues of support and science awareness and literacy

    Building Capacity


    Marketing & Publications

    • Post your job openings on CASC's Job Bank
    • Share your successes in our Monthly Newsletter and on our website
    • Shared content on social media
    • Link to your website on the CASC Members webpage


    Networking & Professional Development

    • Exclusive CASC member virtual webinars, forums, and social events.
    • Members-only pricing on CASC events, such as our Annual Conference and Canadian Get Together at ASTC.
    • Access to CASC Communities of Practice (CoP).
    • Opportunities for leadership through CASC advisory committees 
    • Opportunity to sit on on the CASC Board of Directors
    • Access to the CASC Members portal, including a sharing forum, detailed members director and CASC Research Publications.


    VOTING

    Each Affiliate Member is entitled to one (1) vote at the Annual General Meeting and other special meetings. 


    TERM

    Memberships are from January 1 - December 31. Applications received after April 30 will be prorated by month.


    DETAILED CRITERIA

    Affiliate Members shall be:

    • Non-profit or for-profit organizations—or federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies—that support the purpose of CASC and share its focus on the public understanding and appreciation of STEM engagement, but that are not and do not operate science centers or museums.
    • Independent contractors and consultants that offer products or services to the science centre community and that direct their work, maintain their own office or place of work, control the means of performing their services, including the sequence and hours of work, do not own a staffed commercial entity or have employees, supply equipment and materials to do their work, and work on behalf of several science centers, museums, or science education organizations at the same time—shall be eligible to join the CASC as Affiliate Members.
    • Emerging science centres/museums (located in Canada) that are under development and not yet open to the public, and educational non-profit or for-profit organizations, universities, and federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies that are managing the development of an emerging science center or museum that is under development and not yet open to the public—also shall be eligible to join the CASC as Affiliate Members.



    Additional Eligibility Criteria

    The Board of Directors may define additional eligibility criteria for membership, as well as processes for assessing entities' compliance with any such criteria, and the Board of Directors also may define and establish categories of membership within each of the three classes for the purpose of establishing member dues or other reasons relevant to the CASC's purposes, and may revise such categories from time to time.

  • Affiliate Level 3
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    CAD $1,100

    Affiliate Members


    Affiliate members are organizations that don't meet the specific criteria of a Science Centre/Museum. This category includes industry supporters, independent contractors, emerging informal science engagement organizations, governments, universities, etc. See detailed criteria below.


    All employees of an affiliate member have access to the following membership benefits:


    Advocacy

    • Helping to drive policy change to recognize and value the informal science learning and public engagement sector.
    • Representation at the federal level on issues of support and science awareness and literacy

    Building Capacity


    Marketing & Publications

    • Post your job openings on CASC's Job Bank
    • Share your successes in our Monthly Newsletter and on our website
    • Shared content on social media
    • Link to your website on the CASC Members webpage


    Networking & Professional Development

    • Exclusive CASC member virtual webinars, forums, and social events.
    • Members-only pricing on CASC events, such as our Annual Conference and Canadian Get Together at ASTC.
    • Access to CASC Communities of Practice (CoP).
    • Opportunities for leadership through CASC advisory committees 
    • Opportunity to sit on on the CASC Board of Directors
    • Access to the CASC Members portal, including a sharing forum, detailed members director and CASC Research Publications.


    VOTING

    Each Affiliate Member is entitled to one (1) vote at the Annual General Meeting and other special meetings. 


    TERM

    Memberships are from January 1 - December 31. Applications received after April 30 will be prorated by month.


    DETAILED CRITERIA

    Affiliate Members shall be:

    • Non-profit or for-profit organizations—or federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies—that support the purpose of CASC and share its focus on the public understanding and appreciation of STEM engagement, but that are not and do not operate science centers or museums.
    • Independent contractors and consultants that offer products or services to the science centre community and that direct their work, maintain their own office or place of work, control the means of performing their services, including the sequence and hours of work, do not own a staffed commercial entity or have employees, supply equipment and materials to do their work, and work on behalf of several science centers, museums, or science education organizations at the same time—shall be eligible to join the CASC as Affiliate Members.
    • Emerging science centres/museums (located in Canada) that are under development and not yet open to the public, and educational non-profit or for-profit organizations, universities, and federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies that are managing the development of an emerging science center or museum that is under development and not yet open to the public—also shall be eligible to join the CASC as Affiliate Members.



    Additional Eligibility Criteria

    The Board of Directors may define additional eligibility criteria for membership, as well as processes for assessing entities' compliance with any such criteria, and the Board of Directors also may define and establish categories of membership within each of the three classes for the purpose of establishing member dues or other reasons relevant to the CASC's purposes, and may revise such categories from time to time.

  • Affiliate Level 4
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    CAD $875

    Affiliate Members


    Affiliate members are organizations that don't meet the specific criteria of a Science Centre/Museum. This category includes industry supporters, independent contractors, emerging informal science engagement organizations, governments, universities, etc. See detailed criteria below.


    All employees of an affiliate member have access to the following membership benefits:


    Advocacy

    • Helping to drive policy change to recognize and value the informal science learning and public engagement sector.
    • Representation at the federal level on issues of support and science awareness and literacy

    Building Capacity


    Marketing & Publications

    • Post your job openings on CASC's Job Bank
    • Share your successes in our Monthly Newsletter and on our website
    • Shared content on social media
    • Link to your website on the CASC Members webpage


    Networking & Professional Development

    • Exclusive CASC member virtual webinars, forums, and social events.
    • Members-only pricing on CASC events, such as our Annual Conference and Canadian Get Together at ASTC.
    • Access to CASC Communities of Practice (CoP).
    • Opportunities for leadership through CASC advisory committees 
    • Opportunity to sit on on the CASC Board of Directors
    • Access to the CASC Members portal, including a sharing forum, detailed members director and CASC Research Publications.


    VOTING

    Each Affiliate Member is entitled to one (1) vote at the Annual General Meeting and other special meetings. 


    TERM

    Memberships are from January 1 - December 31. Applications received after April 30 will be prorated by month.


    DETAILED CRITERIA

    Affiliate Members shall be:

    • Non-profit or for-profit organizations—or federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies—that support the purpose of CASC and share its focus on the public understanding and appreciation of STEM engagement, but that are not and do not operate science centers or museums.
    • Independent contractors and consultants that offer products or services to the science centre community and that direct their work, maintain their own office or place of work, control the means of performing their services, including the sequence and hours of work, do not own a staffed commercial entity or have employees, supply equipment and materials to do their work, and work on behalf of several science centers, museums, or science education organizations at the same time—shall be eligible to join the CASC as Affiliate Members.
    • Emerging science centres/museums (located in Canada) that are under development and not yet open to the public, and educational non-profit or for-profit organizations, universities, and federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies that are managing the development of an emerging science center or museum that is under development and not yet open to the public—also shall be eligible to join the CASC as Affiliate Members.



    Additional Eligibility Criteria

    The Board of Directors may define additional eligibility criteria for membership, as well as processes for assessing entities' compliance with any such criteria, and the Board of Directors also may define and establish categories of membership within each of the three classes for the purpose of establishing member dues or other reasons relevant to the CASC's purposes, and may revise such categories from time to time.

  • Affiliate Level 5
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    CAD $1,100

    Affiliate Members


    Affiliate members are organizations that don't meet the specific criteria of a Science Centre/Museum. This category includes industry supporters, independent contractors, emerging informal science engagement organizations, governments, universities, etc. See detailed criteria below.


    All employees of an affiliate member have access to the following membership benefits:


    Advocacy

    • Helping to drive policy change to recognize and value the informal science learning and public engagement sector.
    • Representation at the federal level on issues of support and science awareness and literacy

    Building Capacity


    Marketing & Publications

    • Post your job openings on CASC's Job Bank
    • Share your successes in our Monthly Newsletter and on our website
    • Shared content on social media
    • Link to your website on the CASC Members webpage


    Networking & Professional Development

    • Exclusive CASC member virtual webinars, forums, and social events.
    • Members-only pricing on CASC events, such as our Annual Conference and Canadian Get Together at ASTC.
    • Access to CASC Communities of Practice (CoP).
    • Opportunities for leadership through CASC advisory committees 
    • Opportunity to sit on on the CASC Board of Directors
    • Access to the CASC Members portal, including a sharing forum, detailed members director and CASC Research Publications.


    VOTING

    Each Affiliate Member is entitled to one (1) vote at the Annual General Meeting and other special meetings. 


    TERM

    Memberships are from January 1 - December 31. Applications received after April 30 will be prorated by month.


    DETAILED CRITERIA

    Affiliate Members shall be:

    • Non-profit or for-profit organizations—or federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies—that support the purpose of CASC and share its focus on the public understanding and appreciation of STEM engagement, but that are not and do not operate science centers or museums.
    • Independent contractors and consultants that offer products or services to the science centre community and that direct their work, maintain their own office or place of work, control the means of performing their services, including the sequence and hours of work, do not own a staffed commercial entity or have employees, supply equipment and materials to do their work, and work on behalf of several science centers, museums, or science education organizations at the same time—shall be eligible to join the CASC as Affiliate Members.
    • Emerging science centres/museums (located in Canada) that are under development and not yet open to the public, and educational non-profit or for-profit organizations, universities, and federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies that are managing the development of an emerging science center or museum that is under development and not yet open to the public—also shall be eligible to join the CASC as Affiliate Members.



    Additional Eligibility Criteria

    The Board of Directors may define additional eligibility criteria for membership, as well as processes for assessing entities' compliance with any such criteria, and the Board of Directors also may define and establish categories of membership within each of the three classes for the purpose of establishing member dues or other reasons relevant to the CASC's purposes, and may revise such categories from time to time.

  • Affiliate Level 6
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    CAD $275

    Affiliate Members


    Affiliate members are organizations that don't meet the specific criteria of a Science Centre/Museum. This category includes industry supporters, independent contractors, emerging informal science engagement organizations, governments, universities, etc. See detailed criteria below.


    All employees of an affiliate member have access to the following membership benefits:


    Advocacy

    • Helping to drive policy change to recognize and value the informal science learning and public engagement sector.
    • Representation at the federal level on issues of support and science awareness and literacy

    Building Capacity


    Marketing & Publications

    • Post your job openings on CASC's Job Bank
    • Share your successes in our Monthly Newsletter and on our website
    • Shared content on social media
    • Link to your website on the CASC Members webpage


    Networking & Professional Development

    • Exclusive CASC member virtual webinars, forums, and social events.
    • Members-only pricing on CASC events, such as our Annual Conference and Canadian Get Together at ASTC.
    • Access to CASC Communities of Practice (CoP).
    • Opportunities for leadership through CASC advisory committees 
    • Opportunity to sit on on the CASC Board of Directors
    • Access to the CASC Members portal, including a sharing forum, detailed members director and CASC Research Publications.


    VOTING

    Each Affiliate Member is entitled to one (1) vote at the Annual General Meeting and other special meetings. 


    TERM

    Memberships are from January 1 - December 31. Applications received after April 30 will be prorated by month.


    DETAILED CRITERIA

    Affiliate Members shall be:

    • Non-profit or for-profit organizations—or federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies—that support the purpose of CASC and share its focus on the public understanding and appreciation of STEM engagement, but that are not and do not operate science centers or museums.
    • Independent contractors and consultants that offer products or services to the science centre community and that direct their work, maintain their own office or place of work, control the means of performing their services, including the sequence and hours of work, do not own a staffed commercial entity or have employees, supply equipment and materials to do their work, and work on behalf of several science centers, museums, or science education organizations at the same time—shall be eligible to join the CASC as Affiliate Members.
    • Emerging science centres/museums (located in Canada) that are under development and not yet open to the public, and educational non-profit or for-profit organizations, universities, and federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies that are managing the development of an emerging science center or museum that is under development and not yet open to the public—also shall be eligible to join the CASC as Affiliate Members.



    Additional Eligibility Criteria

    The Board of Directors may define additional eligibility criteria for membership, as well as processes for assessing entities' compliance with any such criteria, and the Board of Directors also may define and establish categories of membership within each of the three classes for the purpose of establishing member dues or other reasons relevant to the CASC's purposes, and may revise such categories from time to time.

  • Affiliate Level 7
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    CAD $180

    Affiliate Members


    Affiliate members are organizations that don't meet the specific criteria of a Science Centre/Museum. This category includes industry supporters, independent contractors, emerging informal science engagement organizations, governments, universities, etc. See detailed criteria below.


    All employees of an affiliate member have access to the following membership benefits:


    Advocacy

    • Helping to drive policy change to recognize and value the informal science learning and public engagement sector.
    • Representation at the federal level on issues of support and science awareness and literacy

    Building Capacity


    Marketing & Publications

    • Post your job openings on CASC's Job Bank
    • Share your successes in our Monthly Newsletter and on our website
    • Shared content on social media
    • Link to your website on the CASC Members webpage


    Networking & Professional Development

    • Exclusive CASC member virtual webinars, forums, and social events.
    • Members-only pricing on CASC events, such as our Annual Conference and Canadian Get Together at ASTC.
    • Access to CASC Communities of Practice (CoP).
    • Opportunities for leadership through CASC advisory committees 
    • Opportunity to sit on on the CASC Board of Directors
    • Access to the CASC Members portal, including a sharing forum, detailed members director and CASC Research Publications.


    VOTING

    Each Affiliate Member is entitled to one (1) vote at the Annual General Meeting and other special meetings. 


    TERM

    Memberships are from January 1 - December 31. Applications received after April 30 will be prorated by month.


    DETAILED CRITERIA

    Affiliate Members shall be:

    • Non-profit or for-profit organizations—or federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies—that support the purpose of CASC and share its focus on the public understanding and appreciation of STEM engagement, but that are not and do not operate science centers or museums.
    • Independent contractors and consultants that offer products or services to the science centre community and that direct their work, maintain their own office or place of work, control the means of performing their services, including the sequence and hours of work, do not own a staffed commercial entity or have employees, supply equipment and materials to do their work, and work on behalf of several science centers, museums, or science education organizations at the same time—shall be eligible to join the CASC as Affiliate Members.
    • Emerging science centres/museums (located in Canada) that are under development and not yet open to the public, and educational non-profit or for-profit organizations, universities, and federal, provincial, territorial, Indigenous, or local government agencies that are managing the development of an emerging science center or museum that is under development and not yet open to the public—also shall be eligible to join the CASC as Affiliate Members.



    Additional Eligibility Criteria

    The Board of Directors may define additional eligibility criteria for membership, as well as processes for assessing entities' compliance with any such criteria, and the Board of Directors also may define and establish categories of membership within each of the three classes for the purpose of establishing member dues or other reasons relevant to the CASC's purposes, and may revise such categories from time to time.