Your membership benefits our entire community by:

  • Supporting education for 4,000 + adults and children each year to increase the level of environmental awareness and understanding in our community
  • Increasing math & scientific literacy among our regional students
  • Inspiring the community to discover, explore, and enjoy the wonders of the natural world
  • Encouraging active citizenry committed to stewardship and sustainability
  • Building inter-generational relationships between volunteers of all ages and children during school, summer and community programs
  • Maintaining the nature center facilities, exhibits, public amenities, parking lot and trails as a place to enjoy nature and learn, open for all people with no entrance fee

Membership Benefits:

Visit the ASTC website for a full list of benefits

Free classes, activities and workshops. Free entry to our Science Saturday and Green Gardening Workshops, as well as free admission to select nature centers across the continent and science museums around the world.

Discounted classes, activities and workshops: summer and spring day camps for kids, and other special events throughout the year.

10% discount upon request to Seedlings Members

15% discount upon request to all other members

In addition, a membership with the PNC will also provide you free or reduced fee entry to over 800 Science and Nature Centers in the United States.

For more information, click here to visit the ASTC website

Membership Form

If you prefer to sign up and pay electronically please click below. We offer two different ways to sign up. You may renew manually each year or sign up for automatic renewal.                                                                     * PayPal adds a $3.00 service fee for every transaction

The Seedling Membership is for individuals and does not include discounts to summer camp.

The Sprout and Sapling Memberships are for families and include the discounts to summer camp.

There is no difference in the benefits between Sprout and Sapling – the more expensive Sapling membership is for those that wish to donate more to PNC!

Membership Options

Automatic Renewal

A membership through us will also get you into other Science and Nature Centers free or at a reduced rate:


 ANCA Reciprocal Member List


ASTC Passport Program Partners


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