Become a member of Indian Creek Nature Center and join hundreds of Iowans who believe in and support outdoor and environmental education and land protection. Your membership supports Iowa’s only nonprofit nature center and enables us to achieve our vision to create champions of nature.

Your support directly impacts:

  • Environmental education programs for thousands of people each year
  • Protection of open spaces: the Nature Center’s 500 acres of land encompassing prairie, wetlands, woodlands, and restorative agriculture
  • Outdoor recreational opportunities including hiking, trail walking, snowshoeing, and more

Memberships are good for one year from date of purchase.

Select the “Join Now” button below your preferred membership level to join online. If you have questions, please contact Nancy Lackner at 319.362.0664 or nlackner@indiancreeknaturecenter.org

Membership Options

Individual

$40 per year
  • Member pricing on select programs
  • 10% discount in Creekside Shop 
  • Reciprocal admission to other nature centers
  • ICNC Member Decal
  • Invitation to exclusive member only annual events
  • Monthly sustainability tips email

Individual

Silver Maple (60+)
$35 per year
  • Member pricing on select programs
  • 10% discount in Creekside Shop 
  • Reciprocal admission to other nature centers
  • ICNC Member Decal
  • Invitation to exclusive member only annual events
  • Monthly sustainability tips email

Household

$50 per year
  • All Benefits included in the Individual Membership
  • Discount on building, facility, and equipment rentals
  • All benefits for members of household
    (including grandchildren under 21 who do not live in the house)

Household

Silver Maple (60+)
$45 per year
  • All Benefits included in the Individual Membership
  • Discount on building, facility, and equipment rentals
  • All benefits for members of household
    (including grandchildren under 21 who do not live in the house)

Household Plus

$75 per year
  • All Benefits included in the Household Membership
  • Free snowshoe rentals
  • $25 discount per child and grandchild
  • Priority registration for summer camps (beginning in 2017)

Explorer

$150 per year
  • All Benefits included in the Household Plus Membership
  • Provides trail maintenance and habitats for visitors to explore year-round
  • 40% off purchase of rain barrel from Creekside Shop
  • Invitation to exclusive member only hikes

Steward

$250 per year
  • All Benefits included in the Explorer Membership
  • Provides staff and volunteers with the program supplies, materials, training, and support to educate over 20,000 people annually
  • Four express line guest passes to Maple Syrup Festival

Protector

$500 per year
  • All Benefits included in the Steward Membership
  • Provides protection for 5 acres of land, including invasive species removal, restoration, and ecosystem maintenance

Lifetime Membership

$1,000 one-time payment to one of ICNC’s endowed funds

  • Includes All Benefits above, plus:
  • Invitation to annual lifetime membership event
  • Recognition on lifetime membership wall
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