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Nature Center Hours

VINS Nature Center
10am to 5pm Daily

Wild Bird Rehab is Open
Accepting Calls Only
802.359.5000 x212
8am to 5pm

Enjoy 1-Year Membership Benefits*

As a VINS member, you and your family** will enjoy unlimited visits to the VINS Nature Center, an engaging destination for all ages. Use the additional day passes to share the experience with friends.***  You also receive a 10% discount on purchases at the VINS Nature Store. Plus, families can take advantage of a special discount to VINS Nature Camp.

Individuals

$60 Individual: 1-Year Membership

  • 1 admission
  • 2 extra day passes
  • 10% savings at VINS Nature Store
  • 10% savings on VINS Nature Camp

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All General Membership benefits are for one household for one year.

$90 Friend: 1-Year Membership

  • 2 admissions
  • 2 extra day passes
  • 10% savings at VINS Nature Store
  • 10% savings on VINS Nature Camp

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All General Membership benefits are for one household for one year.

$120 Family: 1-Year Membership

  • 4 admissions
  • 2 extra day passes
  • 10% savings at VINS Nature Store
  • 10% savings on VINS Nature Camp

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All General Membership benefits are for one household for one year.

$170 Family Plus: 1-Year Membership

  • 6 admissions
  • 2 extra day passes
  • 10% savings at VINS Nature Store
  • 10% savings on VINS Nature Camp

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All General Membership benefits are for one household for one year.

$250 Supporter: 1-Year Membership

  • 8 admissions
  • 4 extra day passes
  • 10% savings at VINS Nature Store
  • 10% savings on VINS Nature Camp

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All General Membership benefits are for one household for one year.

$500 Sustainer: 1-Year Membership

  • 8 admissions
  • 8 extra day passes
  • 10% savings at VINS Nature Store
  • 10% savings on VINS Nature Camp

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All General Membership benefits are for one household for one year.

$1000 Patron: 1-Year Membership

  • 8 admissions
  • 10 extra day passes
  • 10% savings at VINS Nature Store
  • 10% savings on VINS Nature Camp

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All General Membership benefits are for one household for one year.

Organizations

$150 Library 1-Year Membership
Includes 1 Member card offering 4 discounted admissions:

  • $5.00 entry fee per Adult, Senior or Youth (ages 4 to 17) using the card
  • Children ages 3 and under are free

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To learn more about library benefits, please contact our Development Office at 802.359.5000 x210 or members@vinsweb.org.

$250 Library 1-Year Membership

Includes 2 Member cards offering 4 discounted admissions each:

  • $5.00 entry fee per Adult, Senior or Youth (ages 4 to 17) using the card
  • Children ages 3 and under are free

Join today

To learn more about library benefits, please contact our Development Office at 802.359.5000 x210 or members@vinsweb.org.

$250 Corporate 1-Year Membership

Includes 2 Member cards offering 4 discounted admissions each:

  • $5.00 entry fee per Adult, Senior or Youth (ages 4 to 17) using the card
  • Children ages 3 and under are free

Additional benefits include:

  • 10% savings at VINS Nature Store

Join today

To learn more about corporate benefits, please contact our Development Office at 802.359.5000 x210 or members@vinsweb.org.

*VINS Memberships may be tax-deductible. We recommend that you identify your tax deduction with a professional source.

**All General Membership benefits are for one household for one year.

***Complimentary day passes must be present upon use.

1-Year Membership Benefits Include:

  • Free admission to the VINS Nature Center
  • 10% discount on purchases in the VINS Nature Store
  • Special discounts on VINS Nature Camp
  • Email subscription to VINS' Monthly eNews
  • A one-year subscription to our newsletter, Vermont Nature
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
VINS Education
  • VINS members receive a membership card that will list up to two adults from the same household.
  • A VINS member listed on the card needs to be present to use the membership benefits.
  • The total group size allowed entry using the membership is limited to the number listed on the membership card.
  • Membership is non-transferable.
  • The membership card and a photo ID may be required for admission.
  • Cardholders must be 18 or older.
  • Complimentary Day Passes must be present upon use.
  • Membership purchases are non-refundable.

How many guests does my membership allow?
The total group size, which includes both members and guests, is limited to the number on your membership card.

Can I share my membership with other family members?
All general membership benefits are for one household for one year. One of the members listed on the card, must be present to use the membership benefits. You may also purchase a gift membership for other households, or use the complimentary day passes you received with your membership to share the VINS experience.

May I purchase a VINS membership using my IRA or Donor fund?
Due to US tax law, gifts made through Donor Advised Funds or charitable IRA rollovers are not eligible for memberships.

Is my membership purchase considered tax deductible?
VINS memberships may be tax-deductible, depending on the membership level. We recommend that you identify your tax deduction with a professional source.

May I send my children with their grandparents?
A Family (or higher level) membership allows for a caregiver to escort your children to the Nature Center. The caregiver will need to present your VINS membership card upon admission.

May I send my children with their nanny or babysitter?
A Family (or higher level) membership allows for a caregiver to escort your children to the Nature Center. The caregiver must be at least 16 years of age and will need to present your VINS membership card upon admission.

We Rely on You

VINS is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, wholly supported by memberships, admission and program fees, gifts, and grants. Donors will be listed in VINS Annual Report. VINS will not sell, trade, or share any donor's personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.