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Actua provides training, resources and support to its national network of members located at universities and colleges across Canada in the delivery of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education outreach programming. Each year, these members engage over 225,000 youth in 500 communities nationwide. Please visit Actua at

Welcome to SuperNOVA at Dalhousie University



We are a not-for-profit initiative of Dalhousie University that provides youth in Atlantic Canada with fun, educational, and inspiring experiences in science, engineering, technology and mathematics (STEM).

Through exciting classroom workshops, high-impact clubs and events, and our amazing summer camp programs, youth explore the importance of STEM in their lives, interact with inspiring mentors, and develop critical skills and attitudes for lifelong learning. Click here to learn more about our organization.


News and Upcoming Events 


Actua Experience Award 2016

SuperNOVA is delighted to have been awarded the Actua Experience Award for our 2016 Go Where Kids Are programming, which reached hundreds of kids in Atlantic Canada. Through this program we were able to provide camps, clubs and workshops in rural, remote, and low-income communities all over Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. We're honoured to have been selected for this award, and would like to extend our thanks to Actua, the Actua Network, Dalhousie University, and all of our many many community partners, instructors, volunteers and friends. 

SuperNOVA's Director, Alexandra Fenton, with Actua CEO Jennifer Flanagan at Actua's National Confer


Science Odyssey Week Mini-Camp

SuperNOVA is very excited to be participating again in Science Odyssey week, a national program run through NSERC to raise awareness about STEM!
Science Odyssey week is coming up, and SuperNOVA is offering an exciting after-school STEM mini-camp from May 15-19, 4:00-6:00 PM for kids in grades 4-6 on Dalhousie's Sexton campus. 
We'll do a variety of exciting and hands-on activities that engage kids with different STEM fields, including some of our tried and tested favourite activities, as well as some brand new ones. 

To register, visit our website


Today's the day!

Registration opens today at 12:00 NOON AST. 
To ensure activities suit participants prior knowledge and abilities, SuperNOVA's camps are grouped by the grade that the camper will be entering in September.

If you have any questions, please email us at or call 902-210-6220. Our volume of calls and emails is very high, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

- SuperNOVA Team