Experience Churchill

Visit CNSC

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The Churchill Northern Studies Centre is a year-round field station that supports scientific and social researchers working on a diverse range of topics within northern science. We also support and facilitate learning programs featuring local ecology, culture, and history. Day visitors are also welcome for a variety of tours to include a Green Building Tour, a Ramsey Trail Walk, and a Rocket Range Interpretive Walk.

Explore the Sub-Arctic

School Programs

The Churchill Northern Studies Centre offers school groups 3-7 day programming that explores three distinct biomes of the Canadian sub-arctic: boreal forest, marine, and tundra. The CNSC is an active research field station and is located east of Churchill, MB on the coast of Hudson Bay and west of Wapusk National Park which protects the inland denning area of the polar bear. Provide your students with a learning opportunity they will never forget!

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Experience Churchill

CNSC Learning Vacations

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Hosting Events

Conferences & Meetings

The Churchill Northern Studies Centre welcomes you to use our facility as a place for your conference, meeting, retreat, or event. We can build with you a unique experience which can include onsite accommodation, meals, meeting space, and opportunities for engaging our active field station.

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What does it Cost?

Fees for Services

All accommodation at the Centre is shared with a maximum of four people assigned per room in two bunk beds. All bedding and towels are provided, but personal toiletries are not. The prices below include three meals daily – typically lunch and dinner on the arrival day and breakfast on the departure day – and complimentary pick-up and drop-off at the airport or train station.


Researcher Rate
2022 rates effective April 1st.
First 14 nights in a year (April 1-March 31, includes subsidy by CNSC)$81/night
2022 Rate: $89/night
Night 15 and beyond: researchers are eligible for long-term rate$66/night
2022 Rate: $73/night
Eligibility for long-term rate is determined by individual, not by research team
Standard Rate
2022 rates effective April 1st.
Regular$125/night
2022 Rate:
$178/night
Conferences & Meetings
2022 rates effective April 1st.
Regular shared accommodation$169/night
2022 Rate:
$178/night
Single Supplement1+ $120/night
2022 Rate:
+ $178/night
University, School & Youth Groups
2022 rates effective April 1st.
Youth & Adult Chaperones (Total Reflects 20% Subsidy by CNSC)$81/night2
2022 Rate:
$89/night
University credit course students$66/night
2022 Rate:
$89/night
Meals (For Those Not Staying at the Centre)
Breakfast$15
Lunch$20
Dinner$25
Vehicle & Equipment Fees (Excluding Fuel)
 Day1/2 Day
SUV (6-8 occupants) $80$50
Passenger Van (15 occupants) $150$90
2WD Pick-up (2-3 occupants) $70$40
44 Passenger Bus $400$2504
24 Passenger Bus $300$2004
Snowmobile $110$605
Meeting Space
 Day1/2 Day
Classroom A$500$250
Classroom B$400$200
Classroom C7 (Boardroom)$100$50
Cafeteria (select availability)$600$300