Click here to download the Membership Brochure and Application
Baltimore Woods Nature Center's most important support is membership, please become a member today.
Woods Nature Center, a self-funding, nonprofit organization founded in
1966 is dedicated to place-based education and stewardship of the
natural environment. Baltimore Woods is NOT a government agency, nor is
it part of a town, county, state, or federal park systems. Your
membership dollars help provide:
Member Benefits include:
- A quiet place to hike for over 20,000 Central New Yorkers each year.
- Maintenance of 182 acres of habitat and over six miles of trails for nature study, hiking, and quiet reflection.
- A place where over 500 children attend nature day camp each year
- Quarterly newsletter subscription
- Discounted or waived fees on public programs
- Access to Members Only programs and events such as Day Camps for children and teens or the Members Only Plant Sale
- Opportunity to display your artwork in the Art Gallery
- Show your Baltimore Woods Nature Center membership card and
receive reciprocal benefits such as free admission and store discounts
to any of the listed centers in the Association of Nature Center
Click here for a list of reciprocal nature centers
- Show your Baltimore Woods membership card and receive FREE admission to the New York State Zoo at Thompson Park, Watertown, NY. Visit their website at www.nyszoo.org.
- Discounts in the Baltimore Woods store
- Reduced rental rates
- FREE use of modern snowshoes at the Baltimore Woods site.
- Voting rights at the Annual Meeting
- The most important
benefit, however, is the satisfaction of knowing you support
conservation and place-based education in Central New York
Doug's Fish Fry in Skaneateles
Every new BWNC member will receive a gift certificate for a free fish sandwich at Doug's Fish Fry in Skaneateles. What a wonderful way to show Doug's support!
NEW! Search and Shop for Baltimore
if you could support Baltimore Woods just by searching the web or shopping
online? That's the idea behind
GoodSearch.com and GoodShop.com, and we're pleased to say it's working!
to join in? Go to www.GoodSearch.com
and select Baltimore Woods Nature Center as your designated charity.Every time you search from the
GoodSearch.com page your activity will be credited to our account. Start your
own mini fund drive for the Woods by encouraging your friends and neighbors to
do the same. Need a charitable project
for your school class, Scout Troop or social organization? Select a research topic and have your members
"surf away" on Goodsearch.com Make it
even easier by making GoodSearch your default search engine. Follow the simple instructions on their
website to download the link.
on-line? Go to GoodShop.com and select BWNC as "Who you GoodShop For".. Then scroll through the merchants that
partner with GoodShop, select you favorite and click on the link. As long as you enter their sight through the
link from GoodShop your purchases will result in donations to Baltimore Woods.
organization raises thousands of dollars for charity every year. Help us make Baltimore Woods one of their
Your Baltimore Woods Membership
Migrates With You
Attention all winter migrants! Did you know that as a BW member you are entitled to reciprocal admission and discounts at a number of nature centers throughout the U.S. and Canada? For the benefit of our members who move along the Atlantic flyway to Florida, what follows is a list of Florida nature centers that offer free admission, free parking, or gift shop discounts.
If your winter migration takes you to another destination, click here for the complete list of nature centers offering reciprocal benefits. Don't forget to pack your Baltimore Woods' membership card!
** All items and money donated to Baltimore Woods are tax deductible. Baltimore Woods is a 501 (C) (3) tax exempt private non-profit, membership organization. It is classified under the environmental education division as filed with the Internal Revenue service in 1966.
Baltimore Woods Nature Center is not an affiliate of the County, State or Federal government or its organizations.
All funds donated help support continued environmental education programming at Baltimore Woods and/or benefit facilities improvement.
Give the Gift of Nature
If you would like to join, or would like to gift a membership to Baltimore Woods Nature Center, please download the membership brochure, complete the form, and mail it to us with a check payable to BWNC. Payment with Visa or Mastercard is also available
Our mailing address:
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
PO Box 133
Marcellus, N.Y. 13108-0133