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Individual Members shall be individuals, such as students, retirees, or professionals, who support the purpose of the CASC and share its focus on the public understanding and appreciation of science and technology. They may or may not be employees of a Science Centre/Museum Member or Affiliate Member organization. Individual Members include Honorary Members designated through the CASCADE award process. An Honorary Patron is a lifetime status.



ADP for HR services offers a full range of flexible HR and payroll options with  integrated payroll, time and attendance software and specific solutions for small and large businesses.  CASC members can exclusively receive 25% off payroll processing, including base fees, per employee fees, and the general ledger interface. Find out more with this partner information sheet.

Castle Builder Financial

Castle Builder Financial provides credit card processing services that can reduce your costs by as much as 50%, depending on your current systems. For more information check out their English rate sheet and French rate sheet

We encourage members to reach out to these companies to find out more and determine if these programs are suitable for your organization. If you have any questions, concerns, or need help navigating this information, please contact Stephanie at CASC. Your participation in these new benefit programs are also a benefit to CASC. We will receive a 10% referral fee from these program providers at no additional cost to members.


      • 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.

Networking & Professional Development

          • Exclusive CASC member virtual webinars, forums, and social events.
          • Access to Communities of Practice (CoP).
          • Networking events including our Annual Conference and Canadian Get-together at ASTC.
          • Discounts on CASC events.
          • Opportunities to sit on a CASC Committee and Advisory Boards.
          • Opportunities to sit on the CASC Board of Directors.
          • Access to a detailed members' directory.
          • Access to CASC Research Publications.


Each Individual Member is entitled to receive notice of, attend and vote at all meetings of members and each Individual Member shall be entitled to one (1) vote at such meetings.


The term of membership of Individual Members shall be annual (January 1 to December 31), subject to renewal in accordance with the CASC membership policy.



Current Student (1 year graduation)

Industry Retiree

Current Industry Professional

Honorary Member

Annual Fee




$0 (lifetime)

NOTE: Fees will not be prorated for this level.

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.

Canadian Association of Science Centres

#1203-130 Albert St. 

Ottawa, ON. K1P 5G4

The CASC office is situated in Robinson Huron Treaty territory and the traditional territory of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek. We pay respect to their traditions, ways of knowing and acknowledge their many contributions to the innovations in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Clearly and overtly this gratitude must be demonstrated in our collective commitment to truth and reconciliation, by working to transform existing relationships, with open dialogue, mutual understanding and respectful collaborations

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