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I am recruiting new members .... because it is such a wonderful organization.

Judy B.

My mornings at SCANS are the highlight of my week!

Margaret H.

I am glad my son gave me a SCANS membership as a Christmas gift.

Susan P.

Really interesting courses. And so affordable.

Melanie S.

No assignments and no exams! Wow, I love this.

Honorah S.

Welcome to SCANS

Continue your life-long learning by joining the Seniors’ College Association of Nova Scotia, a registered non-profit organization dedicated to providing non-credit academic courses to seniors (age 50+) in Nova Scotia.

Membership in the Association entitles you to attend general meetings, participate in recommendations for courses and to attend any or all of the classes offered in the three semesters following your joining/renewal date (subject to some class-size limitations).

Learn more about SCANS by clicking on the menu above, or on the following links:-

If a SCANS class has been cancelled due to the weather, it will say so on the CBC Storm Centre website.


Memorial Lecture

“The Future of Journalism” Thu Mar 2, 1:30-3:30, Capt Wm Spry Community Centre ...more

Annual General Meeting

Thu Mar 9, 1:30 pm, Community Room, Capt Wm Spry Centre, 16 Sussex St, Halifax. ...more

These Courses are FULL

#4 Three Russian Revolutions
#5 Ethical Situations in the Media
#6 Around the World in 80 Days
#9 From Bach to the Beatles
#12 Astronomy, Part 1
..If you wish to be placed on the wait list, please email ...more

Course changes

#9 Bach to Beatles: was 10:00-noon, NOW 9:30-11:30

SCANS Gift Certificates now available!

Contact the office! ...more

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