Become a member today!

Renfrew Institute relies entirely on membership contributions, student fees, fundraising events, bequests, sponsorships, and grants to support its activities. Your membership in the Renfrew Institute helps to support education programs for school children, workshops, lectures for adults and teens, weekend community events, and internships and research on the cultural and natural heritage of our local communities, all conducted in the unique and beautiful setting of the restored Royer Farmstead.

We offer memberships at the following levels

Educator ($50 and up)
Single/Couple ($25 to $99)
Family ($50 to $99)
Naturalist Society ($100 to $249)
Conservation ($250 to $499)
Preservation ($500 to $999)
Heritage ($1,000 or more)
Today’s Horizon Fund ($3,000 or more)


The Today’s Horizon Fund is a special multi-year commitment (a minimum of three years at $3,000 annually) in support of general operations and program development. Please call us for more information about how you might be able to help us through this important giving level.

We would love to welcome you as a member. Benefits of membership include Streamside, our annual report and journal, emailed updates on events, news and happenings (if you wish), and discounts on workshop fees, as well as the reward of knowing that your gift is helping to improve the quality of life in our community.

Use the form below to JOIN US, or to RENEW your Renfrew Institute annual membership. You can also download a membership form here.


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Associate Memberships

  • $25–99Single/Couple
  • $50–99Family
  • $50 +Educator

Society Memberships

  • $100–249Naturalist
  • $250–499Conservation
  • $500–999Preservation
  • $1,000+Heritage

$3,000+ undesignated gift Today’s Horizon Fund

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We also offer opportunities for individuals to sponsor programs and support our Endowment Fund. For more information about membership or any other contribution option, call us at (717) 762-0373, or email us at