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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.

My mornings at SCANS are the highlight of my week!

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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:-


SCANS' Office & Bloomfield

Bloomfield has closed so we have moved our office to Suite 100 - 2020 Gottingen St., Halifax.
New office hours: Tue, Wed, Thu: 9-noon. Same phone number: 444-7588.
For the Fall term the majority of HRM courses will take place at the Canada Games Centre. …more

Fall Session Information & Registration Sessions

HRM: Thu Sep 4, 2-4 (at Dixon Centre).
Truro: Thu Sep 11, 1-3.
Mahone Bay: Mon Sep 15, 10:30-noon.
Chester: Mon Sep 15, 2-4.
Liverpool: Fri Sep 19, 2-3:30.
Online: Mon Sep 8, 6pm (NEW! not 22nd).…more

First Fall Lecture

'Medically Assisted Dying - a panel discussion'
Thu Sep 11, 1:30-3:30pm, Alderney Gate Public Library, Dartmouth. With Wanda Morris, CEO of Dying With Dignity and Dr. Wayne Grennan.

Course Feedback form now online

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