Become a Member!

Belong to a generation of nature-lovers! Meet our animals, play in Grasshopper Grove nature play area, hike our trails, and learn from our enthusiastic naturalists. Your Nature museum membership opens the door to adventure and discovery!

For Gift Memberships, Please contact the Museum at 845-534-5506, ext. 204

Membership Levels

Friend - $60
Family - $90
*Family Plus - $120
Pathfinder - $150
Explorer - $250
Naturalist - $500
Curator - $1000
Conservationist - $2500+
Hudson Circle - $5000+

 

Basic Benefits

  • Free admission to Wildlife Education Center and Grasshopper Grove

  • Member rates for programs and events

  • Complimentary member bulletins

  • 10% Discount in our Nature Shops

  • Free or discounted admission at over 120 Nature Centers in USA and Canada (see information below)

*Beginning at the Family Plus ($120) level, receive perks and discounts at many amazing local business with our Main Street Supporters program!*


Friend $60

  • Basic membership benefits for one named adult and:

  • Two guest passes for free admission to the Wildlife Education Center or Grasshopper Grove

  • Free admission to a weekend nature program for two

  • Listing in the Annual Report issue of the Members Bulletin


Family $90

  • Friend membership benefits for two named adults in the same household and:

  • Free admission to the Wildlife Education Center and Grasshopper Grove for children and grandchildren under 18

  • Member rates for summer camp, birthday parties, parent/child & afterschool programs for children residing in the same household

  • Early email notification about summer camp

  • Early registration for the Young Naturalist preschool

  • Four guest passes to “Meet the Animals” or Grasshopper Grove


Family Plus $120

  • Family membership benefits for two named adults in the same household and:

  • Free admission to a Weekend Nature Program for up to four people

  • Jones Farm coupon for one 12oz package of Dean’s Beans Fair Trade 100% Organic Coffee

  • Discounts at participating local shops and restaurants, Main Street Supporters


Pathfinder $150

  • Family Plus membership benefits for two named adults in the same household and:

  • Coupon for two free Maple Sugar Tour tickets


Explorer $250

  • Pathfinder membership benefits for two named adults in the same household and:

  • Eligible to reserve the Nature Museum’s picnic pavilion for a private event

  • Acorn Society eligibility begins*


Naturalist $500

  • Explorer membership benefits for two named adults in the same household and:

  • A private guided walk led by a Nature Museum Educator


Curator $1000

  • Naturalist membership benefits for two named adults in the same household and:

  • Invitation to exclusive Nature Museum events


Conservationist $2500+

  • Curator membership benefits for two named adults in the same household and:

  • Your valued support for the mission and programs of the Nature Museum


*Acorn Society

  • Members of this special giving circle make a 3 year commitment to a gift of $250 or more. Their forward thinking generosity assures the long term stability of the Nature Museum and its education programming.

 

   Click here for a list of ANCA Centers and their included benefits.    Please contact the destination center directly for details and to learn of any special restrictions.

Click here for a list of ANCA Centers and their included benefits. Please contact the destination center directly for details and to learn of any special restrictions.