Membership

As a new or renewing member of the Center for Coastal Studies, you are making an active contribution to the study and conservation of the Gulf of Maine, home to the great whales of the North Atlantic and the many other fantastic varieties of wildlife for which it serves as a primary habitat.

In thanks for your support you will receive:

Membership premiums. Note the L.L. Bean tote bag (Leadership premium) is on the left; eco-bag (Individual or Dual premium) is on the right.

Premiums for New Members. Note the L.L. Bean tote bag (Leadership premium) is on the left.

* The Center’s e-newsletter, Pelagic Almanac, and our print newsletter, Coastwatch

* A special CCS member discount of $5 off the regular ticket price for whale-watch trips aboard the Dolphin Fleet. Number of discounted tickets per whale watch depends upon membership level. Please note you must make your reservation by phone (1-800-826-9300) and quote your CCS Member # (on your membership card) for the discount to apply. 

* A 20% discount off all CCS retail merchandise purchases, either made in person here in Provincetown or from our new on-line store.

Regardless of your membership level, if you are a new member, we will send you a premium as a token of our appreciation! See below for details.

If you would like to print this form and mail it in, click here. Otherwise, simply fill out the online form below, and click the “BUY NOW” button to pay via PayPal or with your credit or debit card. 
Thank you so much for your support.

 


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Membership Benefits & Premiums
In addition to those benefits described above, new members will receive:

Individual ($50)
* One Center ball cap with our logo
* One discount ticket per whale watch trip for member named on card

Dual ($75)
* Two Center ball caps
* Two discount tickets per whale watch trip for members named on card

Family ($125)
* Two Center ball caps
* A copy of Coastal Landforms and Processes at the Cape Cod National Seashore, by CCS founder Graham Giese, Jeffress Williams and Mark Adams, or the children’s book IBIS: A True Whale Tale, by John Himmelman (please specify at checkout)
* Four discount tickets per whale watch trip for members named on card and family and guests who accompany them

Associate ($250)
* Two Center ball caps
* Chico tote bag, made of 100% post-consumer recycled plastic bottles, displaying the Center’s familiar humpback whale & calf emblem
* Five discount tickets per whale watch trip for members named on card and family and guests who accompany them.

Partner ($500)
* Two Center ball caps
* A copy of Winged Leviathan: The Story of the Humpback Whale, by Center alumnus Phil Clapham, with stunning photography by Colin Baxter, who has gained fame for his up-close images of whales
* Six discount tickets per whale watch trip for members named on card and family and guests who accompany them.

Leadership ($1,000)
* Personal invitation for two to join the Center’s scientists and board of directors as their guest aboard our annual Sunset Whale Watch
* Handsome, classic L.L. Bean custom-designed natural canvas tote bag displaying the Center’s familiar humpback whale & calf emblem
* Eight discount tickets per whale watch trip for members named on card and family and guests who accompany them

Benefactor ($5,000)
All Leadership benefits, plus a personal invitation to an annual private dinner with senior staff, board members, and special guests.

Note: Premiums apply to new memberships only.

To make a donation in an amount larger than $5,000, please call Sue Nickerson at 508-487-3622, ext. 102 or email [email protected]

CCS is a registered 501(c)(3), charitable organization, Federal I.D. # 04-2609788. Donations to the Center for Coastal Studies are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

CCS respects the privacy of its donors and has established a Donor Privacy Policy to protect your rights, which reads as follows: CCS collects and uses personal information such as: name, address, phone number, and email address when a donor voluntarily provides it to us. In addition, CCS keeps a record of each donor’s giving history. This information is kept on file for IRS purposes and is also used by the Development Department to analyze overall giving patterns in order to make more accurate budget projections. CCS never shares or sells its donor information to other individuals or organizations outside of CCS. Donors at specific levels of giving are recognized by name only in our newsletter and annual report, unless they have previously indicated that they wish to remain anonymous.

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Entanglement Hotline: (800) 900-3622
[email protected]
(508) 487-3622
5 Holway Avenue
Provincetown, MA 02657
(508) 487-3623

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