Memberships

Here are the different levels of annual membership and the benefits of each.

When you become a member of NCSI, you will have the opportunity to stay at the Inn, enjoying the cozy atmosphere whether relaxing on the porch, browsing the library, communing with other like-minded people, hanging out on the beach, or exploring the area by bike, car, kayak or on foot. Bring your partner, a small group or in solitude to escape life’s stresses.

Scroll down this page to see different membership options with costs and benefits for each. There are also categories for non-profit organizations and businesses.
Feel free to contact the Inn with any questions, and we look forward to having you a part of this community!.


Hummingbirds

Cost

$125/year for single; $250 for family (parents, kids who live together)

This category is designed for:

—people who will be taking advantage of special events that NCSI sponsors, such as concerts, special dinners, etc.

—people who want to organize a small gathering at the Inn; from an informal dip in the bay after a bike ride, to celebrating a special occasion with close friends

—people who aren’t set on particular dates

—ANNUAL Membership

Benefits

1. The ability to rent rooms at the Inn (as often as you want to! We do still have a 2-night minimum on the weekends in the high season)

2. Opportunity to participate in all events sponsored by NCSI, including: dinners, concerts, celebrations, special events

3. The ability to bring guests who can spend the night

4. Possibility of utilizing the Inn surroundings during the day (must check in with innkeepers ahead of time)

5. Access to calendar/reservations 4 weeks after reservations open; higher levels will be entitled to reserve rooms ahead of this level (4 or 2 weeks prior)

7. Kitchen access if you rent the whole inn

8. Kitchen access in the low season regardless of how many rooms are rented depending on what other activities are taking place

9. The ability to rent the whole inn for a group of people

Owls

Cost

$300/year for single; $400 for family (parents, kids who live together)

This category is designed for:

—people who want to take advantage of daytime use (as in option #1) but are in a position to support at a higher rate

—those who have specific dates in mind and want to have earlier access to choosing dates, 2 weeks ahead of the basic level

—planning for some longer or multiple stays, so would benefit from the free night option (below)

—ANNUAL Membership

Benefits

Includes Hummingbird benefits, plus:

1. Access to calendar/reservations 2 weeks after reservations open

2. 5th night free for two people for every 4 nights booked (basic room price; can be applied towards stays in suite 678); nights do not have to be consecutive to receive the free nights; however, we do have a 2-night minimum on the weekends in the high season.

Eagles

Cost

$1,000/year (single or family)

This category is designed for:

—those in a position to support NCSI at a higher level

—those who would like the first access to the calendar for reservations

—ANNUAL Membership

Benefits

Benefits: Everything Hummingbird and Owl benefits, plus:

1. First access to reservation calendar/bookings; 2 weeks before the middle level

2. One free night for two people (basic room price; can be applied towards stays in suite 678)

3. Free yoga classes for yourselves and your guests

4. Rent the Inn in the low season for a 10% discount

5. Special vegetarian dinner served during your stay of 3 days or more

SPECIAL CATEGORY: HONEYBEES

Cost

$50/yr.

This category is designed for:

—people who would like to help with seasonal and ongoing tasks at the Inn as part of their membership (and room rental if desired); easier for locals who could come out for leaf raking or window washing for a few hours; but not exclusive to locals

—those who aren’t set on particular dates

—people who want to be part of the community and want to give sweat equity for part of their membership

—ANNUAL Membership

Benefits

All benefits of the Hummingbirds

– Annual celebration honoring the BEES

NON PROFIT & CO-OP ORGANIZATIONS: Foxes

Cost

Cost: $300/year 

1. One free daylong retreat (20 person maximum), during the week in the low season

2. Barter/exchange available

3. The ability to book the whole inn for overnight stays; access to calendar at the Hummingbird level

4. Kitchen access/catering options if renting the whole inn

5. The ability to hold small group meetings at the Inn; prices will vary depending on number of people, time of year, and services needed

6. For all NCSI sponsored activities, such as full moonrise celebrations, special dinners, concerts, kayak excursions, classes, etc., the member nonprofit can send 2 people from your group, either board or staff.

—ANNUAL Membership

NON PROFIT & CO-OP ORGANIZATIONS: WOLVES

Cost

Cost: $500/year

1. One free daylong retreat (20 person maximum), during the week, in the low season

2. Barter/exchange available

3. The ability to book the whole inn for overnight stays; access to the calendar at the Owl level

4. Kitchen access/catering options if renting the whole inn

5. The ability to hold small group meetings at the Inn; prices will vary depending on number of people, time of year, and services needed

6. For all NCSI sponsored activities, such as full moonrise celebrations, special dinners, concerts, kayak excursions, classes, etc., the member nonprofit can send 4 people from your group, either board or staff.

7. The ability to rent the whole inn at a reduced rate. (2 night minimum on weekends in the high season)

FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS: Small: Cougars

Cost

$500 (6 or fewer employees)

1. One free daylong retreat (20 person maximum) during the week in the low season

2. Kitchen access/catering options if renting the whole inn

3. The ability to rent the whole Inn ( 6 rooms; capacity: 15): Cougars will have access to the calendar at the Owl level; Black Bears will have access at the Eagle level

4. For all NCSI sponsored activities, such as full moonrise celebrations, special dinners, concerts, kayak excursions, classes, etc.: Cougars category can send 2 people from your company; Black Bears can send 4 people from your company.

FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS: Large: Black Bears

Cost

$1000 (7 or more employees)

1. One free daylong retreat (20 person maximum) during the week in the low season

2. Kitchen access/catering options if renting the whole inn

3. The ability to rent the whole Inn ( 6 rooms; capacity: 15): Cougars will have access to the calendar at the Owl level; Black Bears will have access at the Eagle level

4. For all NCSI sponsored activities, such as full moonrise celebrations, special dinners, concerts, kayak excursions, classes, etc.: Cougars category can send 2 people from your company; Black Bears can send 4 people from your company.