Oregon Ridge Nature Center Council, Inc.
The Oregon Ridge Nature Center Council, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation created to advise, recommend, promote, conduct and develop, in cooperation with the Department of Recreation and Parks and its Board, nature interpretation and conservation programs and projects primarily at this Nature Center and Park, and where appropriate, at other parks, school-recreation centers and open spaces in Baltimore County.
To donate on-line click here to go to our secure site, or you may mail a check.
Checks should be made out to the Oregon Ridge Nature Center Council (ORNCC) and mailed to ORNC, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, MD 21030.
Membership - As a member of the Oregon Ridge Nature Center Council you will receive the following:
- First option for camp registration
- Advanced notice of summer camps, programs and events
- Our bimonthly TRAILBLAZER newsletter, for members only
- Priority mailing of seasonal program calendars
- Member discounts on cost of programs, summer camps, and events
- The satisfaction of knowing that you are supporting a good cause!
Donations are critical to supporting the many services and projects of the Nature Center. Donations also help support the many festivals, camps and events that are enjoyed by the community during the year. If desired, donations may be directed to a specific area or directed into the general fund. A donation will give you the satisfaction of knowing that you are supporting a good cause! Your donations will provide funding for:
- Displays and exhibits inside and outside of the Nature Center
- The ORNCC scholarship program
- Craft supplies and office equipment
- Animal feed and care
- Outdoor furniture, camping and cooking equipment
- Gardening and trail maintenance supplies
- Special programs for all ages
- Festivals, camps and events
ANOTHER WAY TO SUPPORT THE NATURE CENTER - If you shop on Amazon.com, use the new site, AmazonSmile.com. At the new site select Oregon Ridge Nature Center Council as your non-profit organization, and then Amazon will donate a percentage of the sale back to Oregon Ridge Nature Center! Buy the stuff you need while helping support the nature center. Also, if you wish to donate gifts to the Nature Center we have a wish list of tools, supplies and equipment that are needed. Click here to see our wish list.