Year End Giving Challenge

sponsored by Jeff & Stacy Carlson and Scott & Jackie Northard

How to Donate

All gifts count towards our thermometer fundraiser challenge above AND applicable bonus challenges!


Click here to make an online donation

CNC also gratefully accepts annual and sustaining donations made through PayPal and GiveMN


Call 651-437-4359 (ext. 101) to make a donation over the phone with Development Coordinator Erika Jensen


Send a cash or check gift along with a note mentioning year-end match to:

Carpenter Nature Center
12805 St. Croix Trail South
Hastings, MN 55033

Give the Gift of CNC

Gift memberships help unlock one of the above bonus challenges AND count towards the overall thermometer challenge.

This holiday season, share your love of Carpenter Nature Center with a friend or loved ones by gifting them a ‘Friends of CNC’ membership for a year. 

As a Friends of CNC, your gift recipient will  receive:

  • welcome packet with a greeting card announcing your gift.
  • A one-year subscription to the St. Croix Current newsletter, published three times annually
  • Free snowshoe rentalsreduced or free admission to select CNC programs, and gift store and Apple Shack discounts.
  • Subscription to our monthly email newsletter with upcoming events, nature news, and timely updates on Carpenter Nature Center activities (optional)

Click here to purchase gift membership online.


Contact Erika at (651)-437-4359 ext. 101 to arrange.