Membership Benefits & Levels

  • Student ($25)
  • Individual ($45)
  • Household ($60)
  • Rhododendron ($125)
  • Laurel ($250)
  • Holly ($500)

Student ($25), Individual ($45) and Household Memberships ($60)

  • Free Parking
  • Discounts on education programs and at our gift shop, cafe and more
  • Discounts on "Discovery Camps for Youth" and other youth programs (Student, Household and Supporting Level memberships only)
  • Special mailings: newsletter and education program information
  • Invitations to member events
  • Reciprocal privileges with nearly 300 American Horticultural Society Gardens nationwide
  • Reciprocal privileges with the North Carolina Zoo
  • Tax deductible contribution

Member Card and Discount Info:

  • Member cards are not transferable
    • you may not give your membership card(s) to others to use
  • Student and individual members receive one card
  • Household members may receive a card and discounts for dependent members living in the household
  • Cards for children are optional. Children receiving membership cards receive discounts (Discovery Camp for Youth included) and can visit free with a caretaker
  • Grandparents can receive cards for grandchildren
  • Members can bring guests in their personal vehicles


Additional Benefits for Supporting Level Membership
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Rhododendron Membership ($125)
All Household level benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to an exhibit opening
  • A special Arboretum logo item
  • Notification of plants for sale at the Arboretum


Laurel Membership ($250)
All Rhododendron benefits, plus:

  • Arboretum Appreciation Plant...connecting our garden with yours
  • Tax information: $235 of a Laurel level membership is tax deductible. If you prefer for your donation to be fully tax deductible, you can decline the Arboretum Appreciation Plant


Holly Membership ($500)
All Laurel benefits, plus:

  • Luncheon with Arboretum directors
  • Tax information: $490 of a Holly level membership is tax deductible. If you prefer for your donation to be fully tax deductible, you can decline the Arboretum Appreciation Plant.

 

Organizational Memberships
If your garden club, organization or business is interested in a membership, please contact Member Services at 828.665.2492 or e-mail 

 

Sustaining Level Memberships
Interested in investing in the future of the Arboretum? Contact our Development Department for information about our Leadership Giving Circle 828.665.2492 or e-mail

Questions? Contact Member Services, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 828.665.2492 or e-mail