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Nature newbie or natural know-it-all, at Blandford, you belong!

Blandford Nature Center has been a resource to the Grand Rapids community for more than 45 years. As a new charitable non-profit organization, we want to reinvigorate your relationship with the natural world and with Blandford. Help support our efforts to engage the community in active outdoor play and education that leads to healthier lives and happier families.

Below are 3 easy ways to become a Blandford Nature Center member today!

today!

Snail Mail

Fill out this form and send it, along with a check made out to Blandford Nature Center, to 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504.  We will send you your membership card upon receiving your form and payment.

GIVE US A RING

Have your Visa, Master Card, or Discover handy and call us at 616.735.6240. One of our friendly staff will be happy to help you.

Membership Basic Benefits

  • FREE year-round admission to Blandford Nature Center and trails.
  • Reciprocal membership at participating ANCA Nature Centers (16 in Michigan and 150 nationwide). See participating centers at natctr.org
  • Special member pricing for programs and workshops.
  • Priority registration for CSA Farm Share program.
  • 10% discount on Gift Shop items.
  • Bi-monthly email about upcoming community events.
  • Subscription to the Blandford Newsletter-The Acorn.
  • Special member pricing for Wildlife Care Experiences.

Types of Blandford Memberships

Student $25

Includes Basic Benefits with valid high school or college Student ID.

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Individual $35

Includes Basic Benefits.

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Family $50

Includes Basic Benefits for 2 adults and children living at the same address PLUS priority registration for Summer Camp programs.

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Friend $100

Includes Basic Benefits for 2 cardholders in the same household and up to 4 guest each visit PLUS priority registration for Summer Camp programs.

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Photography $100

Includes you and up to 8 clients at a time. In addition, you will receive recognition and advertisement on our website. This photography policy gives all the details!

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Patron $250

Includes Basic Benefits for 2 cardholders in the same household and up to 8 guests each visit PLUS priority registration for Summer Camp programs.

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Sponsor $500

Includes Basic Benefits for 2 cardholders in the same household and up to 12 guests each visit PLUS priority registration for Summer Camp programs.

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Benefactor $1000

Includes Basic Benefits for 2 cardholders in the same household and up to 15 guests each visit PLUS priority registration for Summer Camp programs.

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Interested in a Non-Profit Organization Membership? Fill out the form below.

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Thank you for submitting your request for a Non-Profit Membership. Our Development Team will be in touch with you to complete the membership process and provide you with more information. 

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Corey Turner, Development Manager, at 616-735-6240 ext. 21 or corey@blandfordnaturecenter.org