Membership

Our Membership prices will increase beginning February 1, 2023 to offset increases in costs associated with maintaining our trails, facilities, and operations. This will allow us to keep offering the same quality experiences in nature you know and love while supporting our wildlife ambassadors and staff. Be sure to renew before February 1st, 2023 to take advantage of the current rates!

**Please note that our Memberships have moved to a new platform. This means that Memberships can not be purchased simultaneously with Camps, CSA Shares, or programs.

Basic Membership Benefits

  • FREE year-round admission to Blandford Nature Center
  • Reciprocal admission and discounts at more than 125 participating ANCA nature centers nationwide
  • Special member pricing for community programs and events, gift shop purchases, and Wildlife Care Experiences
  • Early and discounted registration for Farm CSA program
  • Early and discounted registration for Blandford Summer Camp (*not including Student, Individual, or Dual Memberships)
  • FREE snowshoe rentals
  • NEW beginning February 1st: 2 FREE admission passes to use or share
  • NEW beginning February 1st: Membership swaps with local organizations

New! 3 year Membership Discount

Thanks to feedback from those who took our membership survey, we are now offering a 10% discount if you purchase a 3 year membership! You can take advantage of this opportunity and save money by renewing your membership (or gifting one to a friend) at our current rates. See the table below to compare our 1-year and 3-year rates.

Membership
Levels
1-Year Price
(current)
3-Year Price
(current)
1-Year Price
(beginning February 1st)
3-Year Price
(beginning February 1st)
Individual$45$121$55$148
Dual$60$162$70$209
Family$70$189$80$216
Grandparent$70$189$80$216
Friend$100$270$110$297
Non-profit$125$337$135$364
Student$25$67$30$81
U.S Military$25$67$30$81
Nature for All$25$67$25$67

Types of Memberships

Individual – $45
($55 – beginning February 1st)

  • Admission for 1 cardholder
  • Basic membership benefits, not including early and discounted Summer Camp registration

Dual – $60
($70 – beginning February 1st)

  • Admission for 2 cardholders
  • Basic membership benefits, not including early and discounted Summer Camp registration

Family – $70
($80 – beginning February 1st)

  • Admission for 2 cardholders and dependents under 18 living in the same household
  • Basic membership benefits

Grandparent – $70
($80 – beginning February 1st)

  • Admission for 2 cardholders and their grandchildren, when accompanied by cardholder(s)
  • Basic membership benefits

Friend – $100
($110 – beginning February 1st)

  • Admission for 2 cardholders and 4 guests of any age each visit, when accompanied by cardholder(s)
  • Basic membership benefits

Non-Profit – $125
($135 – beginning February 1st)

  • Admission for 2 cardholders in the organization and up to 15 guests each visit, when accompanied by cardholder(s)
  • Basic membership benefits, not including early and discounted Summer Camp or Farm CSA registration

Available for purchase in the Mary Jane Dockeray Visitor Center


Student – $25
($30 – beginning February 1st)

  • Admission for 1 cardholder with valid high school or college ID
  • Basic membership benefits, not including early and discounted Summer Camp registration

Available for purchase in the Mary Jane Dockeray Visitor Center


U.S. Military- $25
($30 – beginning February 1st)

  • For retired and active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • May be applied to an Individual, Dual, Family, or Grandparent Membership
  • Must show valid U.S. Military ID to the Visitor Services desk inside the MJD Visitor Center (scanned copies will not be accepted)

Available for purchase in the Mary Jane Dockeray Visitor Center

Nature for All – $25

  • For those that require financial assistance
  • May be applied to Individual, Dual, Family, or Grandparent Memberships
  • Prospective members whose combined household income is at or below 133% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines qualify. Please refer to the table at the bottom of this page.

Available for purchase in the Mary Jane Dockeray Visitor Center

Gift Memberships

Looking to buy a Membership as a gift? Follow the link below!

Add a Guest to a Membership – $15

Adding a Guest allows you to bring an additional person with you each time you visit Blandford! This feature is a great way to share your admission benefits with various family members, friends, or neighbors (guests must visit with the cardholders to get free admission). You can add a Guest to your Membership during check out!

Add a Caregiver to a Membership – $20

Adding a Caregiver to a Membership allows a named family caregiver (nanny, babysitter, etc.) to bring the dependents listed on a Family membership to Blandford without the card-holding members present. You can add a Caregiver to your Membership during check out!


Nature for All Membership Program

Those that require financial assistance can purchase Individual, Dual, Family, or Grandparent memberships for $25. Prospective members whose combined household income is at or below 133% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines qualify. Refer to the table below:

# of Persons in Household133% of the Federal Guideline
1$17,130
2$23,168
3$29,206
4$35,245
5$41,283
6$47,321
7$53,359
8$59,397