NEWS & EVENTS
To see the recent news and events, go to our Facebook page.
Here are our upcoming events:
Saturday Aug 6, 2022 - Sleep Without Sleep Training Workshop
9:00am-9:45am join a certified sleep consultant
with Dyshon Family Sleep to better understand your
child's unique sleep needs.
Saturday Aug 6, 2022- Sustainable Kids Clothing Swap & Shop
10:00am-12:00pm NIA is hosting an affordable second-
hand clothing swap & shop. Reserve your table to sell
items, or just come to shop.
Click here to register!
Saturday Aug 20, 2022 - Intro to Baby Sign Language
10:00am-10:45am help your baby accelerate their
learning and express their needs with our Intro to
Baby Sign workshop.
Saturday Aug 20, 2022 - Baby Song - Infant Toddler Song Time
11:00am-11:0045am increase your child's vocabulary
through circle time, fun nursery rhymes, and body
In the past we have held the following workshops:
Baby Sign Language Classes
Compassionate Parenting Workshops
Mommy and Me Yoga.
Parent and Child Together Time
Body Safety Talks
We've also held a number of fundraisers:
Outdoor Comedy Night Fundraiser
Poker Tourney Fundraiser
Summer BBQ Event
If you have a great idea for a parent session or workshop, please let us know. We are happy to hold events at the daycare to benefit our school community and our local community.
JUNE 7, 2022 - Nanaimo News Bulletin coverage of "Non-profit in Nanaimo to Open Nature-Based Elementary School". Click here to see.
MAY 24, 2022 - CHEK News coverage of "Nature-Based Elementary School to open in Nanaimo".
MAY 24, 2022 - CTV Vancouver Island news coverage of "New Nature-Based School opening in Nanaimo".
MAY 24, 2022 - Nanaimo Innovation Academy publishes a press release announcing the opening of our new school. Click here to read.
MAY 26, 2021 - Nanaimo Innovation Academy Founder is awarded the Child Care Award of Excellence.
Click here to read about it.
APRIL, 2022 - Nanaimo Innovation Academy receives approval from the Independent School Branch of the Minister of Education to open a new elementary school.
FEB 1, 2019 - The new Canadian Food Guide has just been released.
There are a number of great changes to it from the old one. Please take some time to give it a read.
SEPT 1, 2018 - New Affordable Child Care Benefit program is launched by the BC government. More funding is available to a wider group of parents. Click here for more information.