As the much-awaited festive season draws near, our hearts overflow with a craving to bring unbridled joy, profound gratitude, and that magical spirit of giving to all. What could be more enchanting than directing our attention towards a cause that reignites our childlike curiosity, invigorates the flames of learning, and sets wonder ablaze? On this extraordinary Giving Tuesday, Science World fervently beckons you to embark on a remarkable voyage of boundless generosity, one that will leave an indelible mark on the lives of countless amazing kids and adults.
Gifts that Give Back
In the heart of Vancouver, BC, Science World stands as a beacon of knowledge and exploration. This non-profit organization is not just a museum; it’s a movement dedicated to fostering STEAM literacy across the province. This holiday season, your gift-giving can have a meaningful impact by choosing from over 250 thoughtfully curated products available both online and in-store at the Kaleidoscope shop within the iconic geodesic dome.
Explore the diverse selection of products ranging from educational toys to captivating science-themed apparel at Science World’s Online Shop. Your purchase goes beyond the joy it brings to the recipient—it supports teachers, students, and families, making science and nature accessible to all.
Memberships: A Gift of Discovery
Imagine the joy of unwrapping the gift of endless exploration and discovery. Science World memberships offer a gateway to a world of knowledge, with benefits like early access on weekends and during school breaks. Priced at $142 for individuals, $184 for couples, or $243 for a family of four, a membership is not just a present—it’s an investment in education and wonder that keeps giving throughout the year. There are also a lot of great bonuses to getting a membership. In addition to the early access on weekends and during school breaks, a Science World membership comes with a host of exclusive benefits that enhance the overall experience for members.
- Unlimited Dome Visits: Enjoy unlimited access to the geodesic dome, allowing you to explore Science World’s fascinating exhibits, interactive displays, and immersive experiences whenever you desire.
- Member-Only Events: Immerse yourself in special events and programs exclusively designed for members. These events may include behind-the-scenes tours, exclusive previews of new exhibits, and interactive workshops.
- Discounts on Workshops and Camps: If you or your family members are interested in delving deeper into specific topics, Science World often offers workshops and camps. As a member, you can benefit from discounted rates on these educational and engaging programs.
- Member-Only Discounts: Enjoy special discounts on purchases made within Science World, including the Science Store and cafe. Whether you’re looking for unique science-themed merchandise or a refreshing treat, being a member means extra savings.
- Reciprocal Admission at Partner Organizations: Many science centers and museums worldwide participate in reciprocal admission programs. As a Science World member, you may be eligible for free or discounted entry to partner organizations when you travel to different cities.
- Exclusive Communications: Stay in the loop with what’s happening at Science World through exclusive communications. Members often receive newsletters, updates, and insider information about upcoming exhibits and events.
- Priority Access to Special Exhibitions: When Science World hosts special exhibitions or limited-time events, members typically enjoy priority access, allowing them to beat the crowds and have a more intimate experience with the exhibits.
- Educational Resources: Access additional educational resources online, which may include lesson plans, educational videos, and other materials to support learning both inside and outside the dome.
- Guest Passes: Depending on the membership level, you may receive complimentary guest passes. Share the wonder of Science World with friends and family by bringing them along for a visit.
Visit the geodesic dome any day of the week from 10 am to 5 pm to purchase your membership and give the gift of knowledge to yourself or someone special.
Fueling Dreams Through Donations
For those seeking to make a direct impact, consider making a donation to Science World. By contributing to their mission, you empower dreams and ignite wonder through science and nature. The world needs more curious minds, more dreamers, and more nerds! Donate today, either for yourself or on behalf of a loved one, and receive a tax receipt for your generosity. Visit Science World’s Donation Page to make a difference.
Swag That Sparks Curiosity
Take a sleigh ride into the holiday shopping season with Science World’s gift guide. The Science Store’s curated selections are designed to pique curiosity about the wonders of science. Browse through unique products tailored by age, price, or categories and discover the perfect gift that will fuel new interests and rekindle the wonder in old hobbies. Visit the Science World Gift Guide to explore the collection.
Cocktails with a Cause: Science of Cocktails 2024
Looking for a unique experience to gift this holiday season? Secure your tickets for the Science of Cocktails event on April 11, 2024. Priced at $185 for regular admission or $289 for VIP, these tickets offer more than just a night of mixology magic. All funds raised support Science World’s Bursary Program, providing free access to tens of thousands of individuals who might not otherwise have the chance to visit the dome. Give the gift of a memorable experience that also contributes to a more accessible world of science.
This holiday season, unwrap the magic of giving back with Science World. Your support not only enriches lives but also ensures that the spirit of wonder and exploration continues to thrive. Make this festive season truly special by choosing gifts that make a lasting impact on our community and the world at large.