Become a Member

BECOME A MEMBER

The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is a non-profit organization which depends on memberships and donations to support nature education and preservation programs. As a supporting member you not only ensure the continuation of quality programs and services, but you are entitled to many benefits.

Benefits of Membership

The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The grounds, facilities, and educational programs are are supported solely through memberships and private donations. Please consider joining us with one of the many levels of membership we have available.

General Member Benefits
  • Early and discounted registration on classes (must be Family Tree level or above for discount on children’s classes)
  • Advance Registration for classes, lectures and events
  • Advance notice of upcoming classes, programs and events through email updates
  • Free admission to ArBOOretum and other special events. (Must be Family Tree level or above for free admission to ArBOOretum.)
  • Discounts at native plant sales
  • Discounts on purchases in our Nature Shop (10 to 25%, depending on membership level)
  • Reciprocal Benefits at over 100 Nature Centers Across the United States
Members Get More discounts:
  • Up to 50% off admission to Houston Museum of Natural Science exhibits
  • 10% discounts at the following local businesses (upon showing a valid membership card)
    • Lucia’s Garden
    • Southwest Fertilizer

Levels of Membership

Fees below are for one year of membership, renewable on date of purchase. Membership fees are non-refundable:

Students & Seniors ($30)

• Students (age 25 and under with valid ID and proof of student status)

• Seniors over 62 with valid ID

• Student and Senior membership must be purchased in person at the Arboretum

• General Membership Benefits for One Adult

• 10% Discount on Nature Shop purchases

Individual ($35)

• General Membership Benefits for One Adult

• 10% Discount on Nature Shop purchases

• Invitations to Members-only special events

Couple ($50)

• General Membership Benefits for Two Adults

• 10% Discount on Nature Shop purchases

• Invitations to Members-only special events

Family Tree ($70)

• General Membership Benefits for family of four (may include grandparents and grandchildren)

• PRIORITY and discounted registration for children’s programs and camps for family members only

• 10% Discount on Nature Shop purchases

• Invitations to Members-only special events

• 4 free admissions to Arbooretum

Family Tree Plus ($90)

• General Membership Benefits for family of five (may include grandparents and grandchildren)

• PRIORITY and discounted registration for children’s programs and camps for family members only

• 10% Discount on Nature Shop purchases

• Invitations to Members-only special events

• 5 free admissions to Arbooretum

Magnolia ($150)

• General Membership Benefits for family of six (may include grandparents and grandchildren)

• PRIORITY and discounted registration for children’s programs and camps for family members only

• 15% Discount in the Nature Shop

• Invitations to Members-only special events

• 6 free admissions to Arbooretum

White Oak ($300)

• General Membership Benefits for family of six (may include grandparents and grandchildren)

• PRIORITY and discounted registration for children’s programs and camps for family members only

• 15% Discount in the Nature Shop

• 2 Free tickets to Hawk Walk (a $50+ value)

• Invitations to Members-only special events

• 6 free admissions to Arbooretum

Loblolly ($500)

• General Membership Benefits for family of eight (may include grandparents and grandchildren)

• HIGH PRIORITY registration for children’s programs and camps

• 15% Discount in the Nature Shop

• 4 free tickets to Hawk Walk (a $100+ value for members)

• $100 savings on birthday party packages

• Invitations to Members-only special events

• 8 free admissions to Arbooretum

Pecan ($750)

• General Membership Benefits for family of ten (may include grandparents and grandchildren)

• HIGH PRIORITY registration for children’s programs and camps

• 25% Discount in Nature Shop

• 2 free tickets to Owl Prowl and 2 free tickets to Tapas on the Trails
(a $200+ value for members)

• $100 savings on birthday party packages

• Invitations to Members-only special events

• 10 free admissions to Arbooretum

Redbud ($1,000)

• General Membership Benefits for family of ten (may include grandparents and grandchildren)

• HIGH PRIORITY registration for children’s programs and camps

• 25% Discount in Nature Shop

• 2 free tickets to Naturally Wild Families class with your child and
4 free tickets to Tapas on the Trails (a $500+ value for members)

• $100 savings on birthday party packages

• Invitations to Members-only special events

• 10 free admissions to Arbooretum

Sycamore ($1,500)

• General Membership Benefits for family of twelve (may include grandparents and grandchildren)

• HIGHEST PRIORITY registration for children’s programs and camps Discounted rate on Birthday Party

• 25% Discount in Nature Shop

• 4 free tickets to any Naturally Wild Families class with your child, and 2 free tickets to the Gala (an $750+ value for members)

• $100 savings on birthday party packages

• Invitations to Members-only special events

• 12 free admissions to Arbooretum

• Recognized in the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center Annual Report

Live Oak ($2,500)

• General Membership Benefits for family of twelve (may include grandparents and grandchildren)

• HIGHEST PRIORITY registration for children’s programs and camps Discounted rate on Birthday Party

• 25% Discount in Nature Shop

• 2 free Summer Camps, 2 free tickets to Tapas on the Trail and 2 free tickets to the Gala (a $1000+ value for members)

• $100 savings on birthday party packages

• Invitations to Members-only special events

• 12 free admissions to Arbooretum

• Recognized in the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center Annual Report

 

 

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