ISEA Memberships

Couple smiling while sailing on shipAs a donor to Inland Seas you have the option to choose membership. Members help to protect the Great Lakes by providing the sustaining resources for educating youth/adults and for carrying out updated, ongoing research and programming. By helping us keep our costs down, we can deliver affordable programs to the communities we serve.

Your membership:

  • Provides more educational opportunities for school children through sponsorship
  • Develops new and manages extisting programming
  • Continues to care for the ISEA Education Center and grounds as well as the schooners Inland Seas and Utopia

All membership levels receive the monthly e-newsletter, an invitation to member sails and events, access to ISEA watercraft, and acknowledgment in the annual report. Memberships are non-voting. See membership levels for additional benefits. 2019-20 memberships expire 4/30/20. Make your donation to Inland Seas by becoming a member today!

Crew Level ($100-$499)

As a Crew Level member, your donation will:

  • sponsor one student for a half-day Schoolship experience
  • allow you to purchase two public sail tickets for 50% off
  • allow you to participate in transit sails (when ISEA sails from one port to another) for free



First Mate Level ($500-$999)

As a First Mate Level member, your donation will:

  • sponsor one student to participate in a YPIS 3-day, 2-night program
  • provide you with two complementary tickets for a public sail
  • allow you to participate in transit sails (when ISEA sails from one port to another) for free



Captain's Circle Level ($1,000+)

As a Captain’s Circle Level member, your donation will:

  • sponsor a class (up to 35 students, teachers, and chaperones) for a half-day Schoolship experience
  • allow you to participate in transit sails (when ISEA sails from one port to another) for free
  • provide you the opportunity to have one private tour of Inland Seas for up to 10 people (reservations required)
  • allow you one free use of the museum space for a private event
  • give you access to the ISEA Conference Room (reservations required)
  • receive invitations to special Captain’s Circle events



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