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How does it work? 
How much does it cost? | Discounts for family members | Step by Step instructions

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WHY UPGRADE?

At the New Order of Druids, we value the idea that wisdom does not come at a price, that the ability to grow personally should not be limited to what your finances allow. That is why we offer a FREE membership that provides access to our member forums and the standard courses of our Online Druid College. However, running an organisation costs money, and in order to be able to keep offering this for free, we also need to generate an income to pay for our expenses every year.

The Upgraded Membership comes at a reasonable price, and offers you many advantages, as you can see in the comparison table on the right! A membership card will be sent to you by regular mail, and upon your first upgrade you will also receive an introduction booklet! Note that these will only be prepared and sent out once a month.

COLLEGE COURSES WITH A MENTOR

We already offer all our standard courses (Bardic, Ovate and Druid courses) for free, but as an Upgraded Member, you can also apply for a personal mentor to guide you throughout the coursework. You will then be guided to our extensive college system, where you can upload your assignments and receive personalised grades from your mentor.

As an Upgraded Member, you will also be able to enrol into the Advanced Courses (depending on which courses you completed), also with the guidance of a mentor!

What's more, you can also apply for the Advanced Placement Program, in which you can take an exam to skip the Bardic Course and go straight to the Ovate Course, for example. And to conclude, you can also request a certificate to be sent to you by regular mail, for completed courses!


SUPPORTING THE ENVIRONMENT

As a nature-based spirituality organisation, we try to make a contribution to the preservation and protection of the environment. And by upgrading your account, you can contribute too!

For each upgraded membership, we donate 5 Euros to the Nature Conservancy at Nature.org! This means that, each time you upgrade for one year, we donate 5 Euros; if you upgrade for two years, we donate 10 Euros (5 Euros for each year). Check the website of the Nature Conservancy to see what all they do to help the environment!

For more information about our Nature Charity Fund, go here:
http://support.nature.org/goto/neworderofdruids


HOW DOES IT WORK?

Upgrading is a simple process and only takes a few minutes. Here are step by step instructions.


UPGRADING YOUR ACCOUNT

To upgrade your account, just click the UPGRADE NOW link above.

On the following screen, you will be offered to choose an upgrade plan. You can choose between one and two years. You will also see the Discount Plans, which you can ignore unless you were to apply for a discount (see further below for details).

Once you have chosen your upgrade plan, you need to choose how you want to pay. There are two options: Paypal and Offline Payment. If you have a Paypal account, you can choose that option. If you don't have Paypal but you do have a credit card, you can still choose that option as it will allow you to make your payment without needing to create a Paypal account. If you don't have a credit card or Paypal account, then choose Offline Payment, and instructions on how to pay by bank transfer will be provided to you. Once your payment is processed, your upgrade should be activated immediately, but please do note that with Offline Payment, your account will not be upgraded until we have received and verified your payment.


PRICES

We try to keep our prices economical, as it is not our intention to make large profit out of it, but instead to cover our expenses. Below you can see an overview of our membership fees. If you choose to upgrade for two years, you will receive a considerable discount, as is shown below. You will also see the discount prices for Family Members, see below to learn who can benefit from these discounts.

All fees are in Euros, if you wish to calculate these prices in your own currency, you can use the currency converter that you will find in the left column on this page. Please note that paid fees are non-refundable!

UPGRADE PLAN
1 year Upgraded Membership
2 years Upgraded Membership
1 year Upgraded Membership (family discount)
2 years Upgraded Membership (family discount)
MEMBERSHIP FEE
€ 29.95
€ 49.95
€ 14.95
€ 24.95
YOUR DISCOUNT
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€ 10
€ 15
€ 35


FAMILY MEMBERS DISCOUNT


Family Members of NOD Upgraded Members are eligible for a family member discount when also upgrading their account. With a discount, you will still have full access to all services and facilities of Upgraded Members, as well as receive an N.O.D. membership card sent by mail. However, only one introduction booklet (for first time upgrades) is sent per family.

The family member is required to live at the same address as the other NOD upgraded member, in order to benefit from the family discount. The discount is only available for family members of an NOD member who already did a full upgrade of his/her account (thus, not through family discount).

Use the Family Discount Upgrade Plans ONLY when you are allowed to apply for it! Abuse of this feature to get access to our Upgraded services at a cheaper price, will result in deactivation of your account and access, with limited or no refund of your money!

Note on Family Discount: The name of the upgraded family member needs to be filled out in the "Family Member" field of your profile, which can be found in the "Private Info" tab!

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Recent News

Free Celtic Greeting Card Service

Thursday, 21 September 2017

NOD offers a Free Celtic E-Card Service. The software has recently been renewed and now offers more than 70 e-cards. Check out this link:

http://ecards.druidcircle.net/

Website back online!

Sunday, 27 August 2017

We are happy to announce that the website of the New Order of Druids is back online, after a week of intensive work on software upgrades.

At first glance, the website will not look very different from before, as the layout remains mostly the same. Nonetheless, the software behind it has gone through many changes and improvements. This has allowed us to resolve some issues. For example, the problems with uploading images to your gallery, have now been fixed, and you can add your photos to your profile's gallery as well as to the Activity Wall.

The largest change is that of the Grove of Dana - Online Druid College, where we have implemented new software that is much more user friendly. The old software is still available too for existing students, as the course progress could unfortunately not be imported into the new software.

If you are an upgraded member who upgraded prior to August 22, 2017, we have good news for you. To compensate for the week's downtime of the website, we offer you a free extension of your upgraded membership for one full month. You don't have to do anything for this, the expiration date has already been corrected for you to one month later. 

Please keep in mind that some minor upgrades will still take place in the upcoming days or weeks. This means that the website might be offline for short times every now and then, although we will try to limit that to an absolute minimum.

We hope you enjoy the renewed website!

Website downtime for upgrades

Sunday, 20 August 2017

As we have informed you before, we have been in the progress of performing software upgrades to improve the website and fix some issues we have been dealing with as of late.As we have informed you before, we have been in the progress of performing software upgrades to improve the website and fix some issues we have been dealing with as of late.

To perform these upgrades, the website will be offline as of Monday, August 21. The upgrades are expected to take up a few days' work at least, so the website will likely be offline during that time, and be back online before the end of the week.

The way the main website looks and works will not change drastically, but there will be major changes in regards to the Grove of Dana online Druid college. We will be switching to a different college software platform that will allow for a much more user-friendly look & feel, a better integration with the main website, and less technical issues. 

Once the website is back online, we will be sending out another email with further information. If you are a student in the Druid College, we strongly recommend to keep an eye out for the email later this week, and read it carefully, as it will contain important information for you. 

As for members who have paid for an Upgraded Membership, we will provide an extension of the upgraded membership duration to compensate for the downtime of the website this week. This will be done automatically when the website is back online.

Thank you for your understanding.

Website maintenance, July 3

Friday, 30 June 2017

We want to inform you that upcoming Monday, July 3, the website of the New Order of Druids will be temporarily unavailable.

We will be moving the entire website and all its components to a new and updated server, and this will take several hours to complete. We will let you know when the website is back online and operational.

The transfer of the website to a new server is a first step toward much needed software updates, in order to resolve a number of ongoing issues (such as login problems with the college, as some members experience as of late). In the upcoming week, there will be more periods of downtime expected as we continue to perform the needed software upgrades. We will try to keep the downtime to a minimum and will keep you informed about this.

During the downtime of the server and website, you can also follow our progress on our Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/New-Order-of-Druids-231351664626/

 

NOD on Instagram

Thursday, 04 May 2017

instagramAs of now, you can also follow the New Order of Druids on Instagram.

You can find our Instagram page on this link:
https://www.instagram.com/neworderdruid/

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SUPPORT THE EARTH



You can help us to
support the Earth!


For each member that pays for an upgraded membership, the New Order of Druids will automatically donate 5 € to the Nature Conservancy @ nature.org in order to preserve nature and life all around the world! By upgrading your account, you do not only support us, but also the Earth!

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW YOU CAN HELP


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