BCSCO Memberships

Banner Creek
Science Center
& Observatory
RCOS 20-Inch Telescope
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Our Mission:  To provide hands-on scientific education in harmony with the ecosystem and Native American culture.
Our Vision:  BCSCO will operate as a premier natural and physical sciences educational and research facility to attract students, scholars and tourists to the region.

Come for the Stars, stay for the Science.  Our astronomy and science Mini-Classes and Seminars are designed to convey why science matters; to ignite flames of curiosity; to stimulate an interest in the STEM fields; to have fun making discoveries along the way; to create an attitude of "Wow! I've got to find out more about this!"
Join the BCO Astronomy Club
Become a BCO "Squint"
Your annual membership dues help cover the cost of utilities, maintenance, and insurance.  BCSCO is legally incorporated as Banner Creek Science Center, Inc., a 501(c)3 entity, tax ID #  20-4213077.
Membership Benefits include:
  • Membership Certificate
  • Membership Badge & Lanyard
  • Sharing the knowledge and experiences of other amateur astronomers
  • Opportunities to observe, draw, document, discover, and enjoy astronomy
  • Free Telescope Training
  • Access to Banner Creek Observatory's Telescopes
  • FREE laser-guided tours of the constellations
  • FREE Star Charts
  • 10% Discounts for special Saturday Night Programs.
  • 15% Discounts for science research and classes sponsored by NASA and JPL.
  • 10% Discounts for special BCO events such as
    • Winter and Summer "Star Parties"
    • Summertime "Concert Under the Stars"
More benefits are in the works !  Check back often for new developments !

There are several membership levels to choose from.
Family Membership ($60/yr)
  • Free general admission for family (all sizes)
  • 4 free passes for friends
  • Special “Member-Only” Programs
Individual Membership ($40/yr)
  • Free general admission for individual
  • 2 free passes for friends
  • Special “Member-Only” Programs
College Students/Seniors($25/yr)
  • Free general admission for individual
  • 1 free pass for a friend
  • Special “Member-Only” Programs

Please click this link to email membership inquiries:
Click [ HERE ] for a blank membership form.
Please complete, print, and mail the form with your check (payable to Banner Creek Science Center) to:
Banner Creek Science Center
Attention: Mike McManigal
421 New York Street
Holton, KS 66436
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Email the completed form to our Membership Chairman at bcosc@bcscience.org and use the following "Subscription" section for a PayPal transaction.  Choose either a one-year subscription or one that will automatically renew your membership annually.  Please use the "UNSUBSCRIBE" button to stop the annual renewal.

Membership materials will be mailed to your home address, or gift address, when the PayPal transaction is completed and the membership form is received.

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Astronomy Club Membership
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Astronomy Club Annual Membership
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