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Becoming a member is free and easy!

Drop in to get a tour at one of our locations at any time during tour hours and we will help you with the process from there.

If you are a large group (more than 5), please fill out the group tour form. We need more time to prepare for these type of tours.



318 Union St. Watsonville, CA 95076
in the Cabrillo College Extension (Building B)

Business Hours:
Monday – Friday 12pm – 6pm

Tour Hours:



615 Williams Rd, Salinas, CA 93905
(inside the Cesar Chavez Library)

Business Hours:
Monday – Thursday 2pm – 5:45pm

Tour Hours:

Steps for becoming a member:

We’ve seen that people who know other people in the space and know how to use it enjoy their membership more. The steps are here to give you the best experience possible.

1. First visit:

  • Get a tour of the space (Drop-in)
  • Take your photo for your badge
  • Get the paperwork you have to fill out
  • Sign up for Welcome Party
  • Try the space out for a day (Optional)

2. Second Visit:

  • Turn in your paperwork
  • Get your badge printed

3. Go to the Welcome Party!

We have a welcome party on the first Friday of every month from 4 pm – 6:30 pm

The paperwork:

There’s not much:

  • Fill out the application online (Welcome Party Sign Up)
  • Sign and turn in consent forms and/or
  • If under 18, have parents sign consent forms

Welcome Party

We want to welcome you to the NEST learning community! This is the last step you have to take to officially become a member.

Come to the Welcome party and:

  • Make a new friend
  • Design a music festival to get a taste of the things you can do at the NEST
  • Get your questions answered
  • Start your #NESTjourney!

Here’s what the schedule looks like:

  • Intro
  • Speed Buddy
  • Food Time
  • Energizer
  • Pathfinders: Design a music festival with a team
  • Closing Craft time: Process it all

We have a welcome party on the first Friday of every month from 4 pm – 6:30 pm