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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

Memberships are good for 1 year from the date of purchase and include:

  • FREE admission to Blandford Nature Center land and facilities!
  • Special membership pricing for all Community Programs
  • A 10% discount on all gift shop purchases
  • Access to our CSA shares
  • Reciprocal membership at participating ANCA Nature Centers (16 in Michigan and 150 nationwide!)
  • Recognition in our Annual Report
  • Subscription to our Blandford E-Newsletter
  • Satisfaction that you are contributing to an ever-growing non-profit invested in your community!

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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Individual PLUS Guest $45

This membership includes benefits for 1 primary member, who may bring a guest each visit.
*The +1 does not give membership benefits to a secondary member

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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 adults, children, and grandchildren 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 adults, children and grandchildren PLUS four $5.00 guest passes to be used towards any Community Program.

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Sponsor $500

Includes Basic Benefits for 2 adults, children and grandchildren and a Blandford logo t-shirt.

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Benefactor $1000

Includes Basic Benefits PLUS a Complimentary Family membership to share with a friend.

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