We Need Your Support
Become a member of Riverbend and give children across the region an opportunity to experience the wonder and beauty of nature. Riverbend is a special place of shady walks and rustling leaves, where little toes can feel the cool water of our stream, where the chorus of frogs can be heard in our ponds, and where children can explore our 30 acres of meadows and woodlands searching for a wide assortment of birds, bugs, and other critters.
Valuable Discounts (for certain membership levels)
- 20% off Family camp-outs
- $25 discount on Birthday parties
- $5 per day discount on Year-round camps
- Exclusive Summer Exploration Camp discounts!
- (5% off in June and August, 10% off in July)
- Free Admission to our growing Summer Solstice and Shiverfest Annual Events
Local business and organizations:
- Elmwood Park Zoo – 50% Discount on admission for the family for a year
- Red Bud Nursery – 5% off Plants
- Wild Bird Center – 10% Discount
Membership Levels and Benefits
Individual - $25
- Free access to our trails, ponds, gardens, and 30-acre site 365 days/year from dawn to dusk
- Reciprocal membership at more than 165 nature centers around the country through Association of Nature Center Administrators (ANCA)www.natctr.org.
- Recognition in the Annual Report
- Quarterly E-Newsletter
Basic Family - $50
All Individual benefits plus:
- Free admission for up to four family members to our Summer Solstice Event
- 50% discount on admission at Elmwood Park Zoo for a year (up to 2 adults, 4 children)
- Retail partner discounts: Red Bud Nursery, Wild Bird Center
Family/ Individual Plus - $150
All the benefits of Basic Family, plus:
- Free Admission for one child to Shiverfest
- Exclusive discounts on birthday parties, year-round camps, and family camp outs
- Complimentary Riverbend eco-friendly reusable tote bag
Birdwatcher - $250
All “Family/Individual” benefits plus
- Exclusive Summer Exploration Camp discount
- Free admission for 2 children to Shiverfest
Nature Lover - $500
All "Birdwatcher" benefits plus
- Free admission for up to four people to Shiverfest
- Barn Rental Discount
- Complimentary Riverbend Fleece Jacket
Eco-Advocate - $1,000
All "Nature Lover" benefits plus:
- Recognition in our Quarterly E-Newsletter
- Free admission for up to eight people to Shiverfest
Membership is tax-deductible
Click here to download a brochure
Membership Application & Renewal
New and existing members are encouraged to use our Online Memebership Application Form to process your memebership
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Summer Volunteer Opportunities for Teens!
Riverbend has two wonderful summer programs for teens to be outside and making a difference. Click here to learn more.
Riverbend Celebrates Community Pavilion Unveiling Tuesday, May 17
Riverbend celebrates the unveiling of a substantial new pavilion on Tuesday, May 17th at 5:30 PM. Set near the top of Riverbend’s 30-acre preserve, the 400-square-foot pavilion, designed by architect Roderick Wolfson, features scenic views and eco-...
Directions & Info
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By Phone: 610.527.5234