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

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Really interesting courses. And so affordable.

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

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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:-


LATE BREAKING - new course

'1914-1918 – Reimagining the Great War' by Dr. David Campbell at Bloomfield, 7 weeks, 1:30 - 3.30pm, May 2 - Jun 20 (not May 16). Listed as Course #10a. …more

Spring Session Information and Registration Sessions

Liverpool: Wed Apr 9, 2-3:30.
Mahone Bay: Thu Apr 10, 10:30-noon.
Chester: Thu Apr 10, 2-3:30.
Truro: Thu Apr 10, 1:30-3.
HRM: Fri Apr 11, 1:30-3:30.
Online: Mon Apr 14, 6pm.…more

Two More Special Lectures

'Legal Problems of the Elderly' by Jeanne Desveaux. April 29, 10 – 12pm.
'Glenn Gould' by Peter Glenister. May 27, 10 – 12pm, both at Bloomfield

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