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Take advantage of all that a Chicago Botanic Garden membership has to offer!

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Garden Plus 1 Year

Two adults and minor children at the same household share all the basic benefits of membership, plus parking for two cars, two membership cards, Garden Value Discounts, and more.
$125 for one year

  • Free year-round parking for two cars
  • 10 percent discount at the Garden View Café
  • Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide
  • Access to the Midwest's finest gardening resources:
    Plant Information Service
    20 percent discount on most classes
    Lenhardt Library checkout privileges
    Plant show members-only hours
  • Free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • 10 percent discount at the Garden Shop
  • FREE Wednesdays for the Model Railroad Garden, Butterflies & Blooms exhibition, and tram tours, plus a membership discount during regular visitor hours
  • Discounts on select ticketed Garden events
  • Discounts on Camp CBG and other family programs
  • Facility rental privileges
  • Discounts at many Chicagoland garden retailers and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program
  • Members receive discounts on the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Garden Walks and directories, showcasing premier private gardens locally and nationally.
  • The online membership offer also includes a gift selected just for you!
    A free gift voucher will be sent with your membership packet.

Garden membership is tax deductible to the extent provided by law. For more information, contact Member and Donor Services at (847) 835-8215 or membershipweb@chicagobotanic.org.

Garden Plus 2 Year

Two adults and minor children at the same household share all the basic benefits of membership, plus parking for two cars, two membership cards, Garden Value Discounts, and more.
$240 for two years

  • Free year-round parking for two cars
  • 10 percent discount at the Garden View Café
  • Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide
  • Access to the Midwest's finest gardening resources:
    Plant Information Service
    20 percent discount on most classes
    Lenhardt Library checkout privileges
    Plant show members-only hours
  • Free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • 10 percent discount at the Garden Shop
  • FREE Wednesdays for the Model Railroad Garden, Butterflies & Blooms exhibition, and tram tours, plus a membership discount during regular visitor hours
  • Discounts on select ticketed Garden events
  • Discounts on Camp CBG and other family programs
  • Facility rental privileges
  • Discounts at many Chicagoland garden retailers and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program
  • Members receive discounts on the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Garden Walks and directories, showcasing premier private gardens locally and nationally.
  • The online membership offer also includes a gift selected just for you!
    A free gift voucher will be sent with your membership packet.

Garden membership is tax deductible to the extent provided by law. For more information, contact Member and Donor Services at (847) 835-8215 or membershipweb@chicagobotanic.org.

Garden 1 Year

All benefits and discounts are for one adult.
$95 for one year

  • Free year-round parking for one car
  • Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide
  • Access to the Midwest's finest gardening resources:
    Plant Information Service
    20 percent discount on most classes
    Lenhardt Library checkout privileges
    Plant show members-only hours
  • Free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • 10 percent discount at the Garden Shop
  • Discount coupon for the Garden View Café
  • Discounts on Butterflies & Blooms, Model Railroad Garden, and tram tour tickets
  • Discounts on select ticketed Garden events
  • Facility rental privileges
  • Members receive discounts on the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Garden Walks and directories, showcasing premier private gardens locally and nationally.
  • The online membership offer also includes a gift selected just for you!
    A free gift voucher will be sent with your membership packet.

Garden membership is tax deductible to the extent provided by law. For more information, contact Member and Donor Services at (847) 835-8215 or membershipweb@chicagobotanic.org.

Garden 2 Year

All benefits and discounts are for one adult.
$180 for two years

  • Free year-round parking for one car
  • Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide
  • Access to the Midwest's finest gardening resources:
    Plant Information Service
    20 percent discount on most classes
    Lenhardt Library checkout privileges
    Plant show members-only hours
  • Free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • 10 percent discount at the Garden Shop
  • Discount coupon for the Garden View Café
  • Discounts on Butterflies & Blooms, Model Railroad Garden, and tram tour tickets
  • Discounts on select ticketed Garden events
  • Facility rental privileges
  • Members receive discounts on the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Garden Walks and directories, showcasing premier private gardens locally and nationally.
  • The online membership offer also includes a gift selected just for you!
    A free gift voucher will be sent with your membership packet.

Garden membership is tax deductible to the extent provided by law. For more information, contact Member and Donor Services at (847) 835-8215 or membershipweb@chicagobotanic.org.

Educator Garden 1 Year

All benefits and discounts are for one adult.
$95 for one year

  • Free year-round parking for one car
  • Discounts on Teacher Professional Development Courses
  • Educator resources at the Lenhardt Library of the Chicago Botanic Garden
  • Classroom loan kits and advance notice for educator programs
  • Educator Newsletter
  • Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide
  • Access to the Midwest's finest gardening resources:
    Plant Information Service
    20 percent discount on most classes
    Lenhardt Library checkout privileges
    Plant show members-only hours
  • Free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • 10 percent discount at the Garden Shop
  • Discount coupon for the Garden View Café
  • Discounts on Butterflies & Blooms, Model Railroad Garden, and tram tour tickets
  • Discounts on select ticketed Garden events
  • Facility rental privileges
  • Members receive discounts on the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Garden Walks and directories, showcasing premier private gardens locally and nationally.
  • The online membership offer also includes a gift selected just for you!
    A free gift voucher will be sent with your membership packet.

Garden membership is tax deductible to the extent provided by law. For more information, contact Member and Donor Services at (847) 835-8215 or membershipweb@chicagobotanic.org.

Educator Garden Plus 1 Year

Two adults and minor children at the same household share all the basic benefits of membership, plus parking for two cars, two membership cards, Garden Value Discounts, and more.
$125 for one year

  • Free year-round parking for two cars
  • Discounts on Teacher Professional Development Courses
  • Educator resources at the Lenhardt Library of the Chicago Botanic Garden
  • Classroom loan kits and advance notice for educator programs
  • Educator Newsletter
  • 10 percent discount at the Garden View Café
  • Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide
  • Access to the Midwest's finest gardening resources:
    Plant Information Service
    20 percent discount on most classes
    Lenhardt Library checkout privileges
    Plant show members-only hours
  • Free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • 10 percent discount at the Garden Shop
  • FREE Wednesdays for the Model Railroad Garden, Butterflies & Blooms exhibition, and tram tours, plus a membership discount during regular visitor hours
  • Discounts on select ticketed Garden events
  • Discounts on Camp CBG and other family programs
  • Facility rental privileges
  • Discounts at many Chicagoland garden retailers and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program
  • Members receive discounts on the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Garden Walks and directories, showcasing premier private gardens locally and nationally.
  • The online membership offer also includes a gift selected just for you!
    A free gift voucher will be sent with your membership packet.

Garden membership is tax deductible to the extent provided by law. For more information, contact Member and Donor Services at (847) 835-8215 or membershipweb@chicagobotanic.org.

National Garden 1 Year

National membership requires that you live more than 75 miles away from the Garden. National members receive the same benefits at a discounted price.
National Garden: $72

  • Free year-round parking for one car
  • Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide
  • Access to the Midwest's finest gardening resources:
    Plant Information Service
    20 percent discount on most classes
    Lenhardt Library checkout privileges
    Plant show members-only hours
  • Free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • 10 percent discount at the Garden Shop
  • Discount coupon for the Garden View Café
  • Discounts on Butterflies & Blooms, Model Railroad Garden, and tram tour tickets
  • Discounts on select ticketed Garden events
  • Facility rental privileges
  • Members receive discounts on the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Garden Walks and directories, showcasing premier private gardens locally and nationally.
  • The online membership offer also includes a gift selected just for you!
    A free gift voucher will be sent with your membership packet.

Garden membership is tax deductible to the extent provided by law. For more information, contact Member and Donor Services at (847) 835-8215 or membershipweb@chicagobotanic.org.

National Garden Plus 1 Year

National membership requires that you live more than 75 miles away from the Garden. National members receive the same benefits at a discounted price.
National Garden Plus: $96

  • Free year-round parking for two cars
  • 10 percent discount at the Garden View Café
  • Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide
  • Access to the Midwest's finest gardening resources:
    Plant Information Service
    20 percent discount on most classes
    Lenhardt Library checkout privileges
    Plant show members-only hours
  • Free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • 10 percent discount at the Garden Shop
  • FREE Wednesdays for the Model Railroad Garden, Butterflies & Blooms exhibition, and tram tours, plus a membership discount during regular visitor hours
  • Discounts on select ticketed Garden events
  • Discounts on Camp CBG and other family programs
  • Facility rental privileges
  • Discounts at many Chicagoland garden retailers and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program
  • Members receive discounts on the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Garden Walks and directories, showcasing premier private gardens locally and nationally.
  • The online membership offer also includes a gift selected just for you!
    A free gift voucher will be sent with your membership packet.

Garden membership is tax deductible to the extent provided by law. For more information, contact Member and Donor Services at (847) 835-8215 or membershipweb@chicagobotanic.org.

Ambassador

Director's Circle
$250 - $999

  • Free year-round parking for two cars
  • Ten percent discount at the Garden View Café with proof of membership
  • Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide
  • Ten percent discount at the Garden Shop
  • 20 percent discount on select classes
  • 20 percent discount on select family programs, including Camp CBG
  • Members-only free days for the outdoor Model Railroad Garden and tram tours, plus discounts during normal visitor hours
  • Checkout privileges in the Lenhardt Library
  • Ten percent discount at selected area nurseries and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program
  • Free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • Members-only hours for select Garden events
  • Facility rental privileges
  • Discounts at many Chicagoland garden retailers and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program

Plus:
Invitations to special previews and exclusive donor events

Patron

Director's Circle
$1,000 to $1,499

  • Free year-round parking for two cars
  • Ten percent discount at the Garden View Café with proof of membership
  • Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide
  • Ten percent discount at the Garden Shop
  • 20 percent discount on select classes
  • 20 percent discount on select family programs, including Camp CBG
  • Members-only free days for the outdoor Model Railroad Garden and tram tours, plus discounts during normal visitor hours
  • Checkout privileges in the Lenhardt Library
  • Ten percent discount at selected area nurseries and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program
  • Free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • Members-only hours for select Garden events
  • Facility rental privileges
  • Discounts at many Chicagoland garden retailers and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program

Plus:
Invitations to special previews and exclusive donor events
Recognition in the Annual Report at the giving level

Founding Member

President's Circle
$1,500 – $2,499

  • Invitations to exclusive events, previews, lectures, travel opportunities, and special programs
  • Advance registration for Camp CBG, as well as a member discount
  • Recognition on the Donor Wall in the Visitor Center
  • Free year-round parking for two cars
  • Ten percent discount at the Garden View Café with proof of membership
  • Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide
  • Ten percent discount at the Garden Shop
  • 20 percent discount on select classes
  • 20 percent discount on select family programs, including Camp CBG
  • Members-only free days for the outdoor Model Railroad Garden and tram tours, plus discounts during normal visitor hours
  • Checkout privileges in the Lenhardt Library
  • Ten percent discount at selected area nurseries and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program
  • Free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • Members-only hours for select Garden events
  • Facility rental privileges
  • Discounts at many Chicagoland garden retailers and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program

Plus:
Invitations to special previews and exclusive donor events
Recognition in the Annual Report at the giving level

Sustaining Member

President's Circle
$2,500 – $4,999

  • Opportunities to personalize Garden visits, including private golf-cart tours of the gardens and greenhouses
  • Advance registration for select programs, including certain events and travel opportunities
  • Invitations to exclusive events, previews, lectures, travel opportunities, and special programs
  • Advance registration for Camp CBG, as well as a member discount
  • Recognition on the Donor Wall in the Visitor Center
  • Free year-round parking for two cars
  • Ten percent discount at the Garden View Café with proof of membership
  • Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide
  • Ten percent discount at the Garden Shop
  • 20 percent discount on select classes
  • 20 percent discount on select family programs, including Camp CBG
  • Members-only free days for the outdoor Model Railroad Garden and tram tours, plus discounts during normal visitor hours
  • Checkout privileges in the Lenhardt Library
  • Ten percent discount at selected area nurseries and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program
  • Free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • Members-only hours for select Garden events
  • Facility rental privileges
  • Discounts at many Chicagoland garden retailers and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program

Plus:
Invitations to special previews and exclusive donor events
Recognition in the Annual Report at the giving level

Supporting Member

President's Circle
$5,000 - $9,999

  • Opportunities to personalize Garden visits, including private golf-cart tours of the gardens and greenhouses
  • Invitations to exclusive events, previews, lectures, travel opportunities, and special programs
  • Advance registration for Camp CBG, as well as a member discount
  • Recognition on the Donor Wall in the Visitor Center
  • Free year-round parking for two cars
  • Ten percent discount at the Garden View Café with proof of membership
  • Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide
  • Ten percent discount at the Garden Shop
  • 20 percent discount on select classes
  • 20 percent discount on select family programs, including Camp CBG
  • Members-only free days for the outdoor Model Railroad Garden and tram tours, plus discounts during normal visitor hours
  • Checkout privileges in the Lenhardt Library
  • Ten percent discount at selected area nurseries and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program
  • Free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • Members-only hours for select Garden events
  • Facility rental privileges
  • Discounts at many Chicagoland garden retailers and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program

Plus:
Invitations to special previews and exclusive donor events
Recognition in the Annual Report at the giving level

Laureate Member

President's Circle
$10,000 – $24,999

  • Access to intimate events with special guests and curators
  • Opportunities to personalize Garden visits, including private golf-cart tours of the gardens and greenhouses
  • Advance registration for select programs, including certain events and travel opportunities
  • Invitations to exclusive events, previews, lectures, travel opportunities, and special programs
  • Advance registration for Camp CBG, as well as a member discount
  • Recognition on the Donor Wall in the Visitor Center
  • Free year-round parking for two cars
  • Ten percent discount at the Garden View Café with proof of membership
  • Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide
  • Ten percent discount at the Garden Shop
  • 20 percent discount on select classes
  • 20 percent discount on select family programs, including Camp CBG
  • Members-only free days for the outdoor Model Railroad Garden and tram tours, plus discounts during normal visitor hours
  • Checkout privileges in the Lenhardt Library
  • Ten percent discount at selected area nurseries and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program
  • Free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • Members-only hours for select Garden events
  • Facility rental privileges
  • Discounts at many Chicagoland garden retailers and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program

Plus:
Invitations to special previews and exclusive donor events
Recognition in the Annual Report at the giving level

Chairman’s Circle

President's Circle
$25,000 – $49,000

  • Home garden consultation with a Garden horticulturist
  • Access to intimate events with special guests and curators
  • Opportunities to personalize Garden visits, including private golf-cart tours of the gardens and greenhouses
  • Advance registration for select programs, including certain events and travel opportunities
  • Invitations to exclusive events, previews, lectures, travel opportunities, and special programs
  • Advance registration for Camp CBG, as well as a member discount
  • Recognition on the Donor Wall in the Visitor Center
  • Free year-round parking for two cars
  • Ten percent discount at the Garden View Café with proof of membership
  • Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide
  • Ten percent discount at the Garden Shop
  • 20 percent discount on select classes
  • 20 percent discount on select family programs, including Camp CBG
  • Members-only free days for the outdoor Model Railroad Garden and tram tours, plus discounts during normal visitor hours
  • Checkout privileges in the Lenhardt Library
  • Ten percent discount at selected area nurseries and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program
  • Free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • Members-only hours for select Garden events
  • Facility rental privileges
  • Discounts at many Chicagoland garden retailers and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program

Plus:
Invitations to special previews and exclusive donor events
Recognition in the Annual Report at the giving level

Benefactor’s Circle

President's Circle
$50,000 & up

  • Home garden consultation with a Garden horticulturist
  • Access to intimate events with special guests and curators
  • Opportunities to personalize Garden visits, including private golf-cart tours of the gardens and greenhouses
  • Advance registration for select programs, including certain events and travel opportunities
  • Invitations to exclusive events, previews, lectures, travel opportunities, and special programs
  • Advance registration for Camp CBG, as well as a member discount
  • Recognition on the Donor Wall in the Visitor Center
  • Free year-round parking for two cars
  • Ten percent discount at the Garden View Café with proof of membership
  • Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide
  • Ten percent discount at the Garden Shop
  • 20 percent discount on select classes
  • 20 percent discount on select family programs, including Camp CBG
  • Members-only free days for the outdoor Model Railroad Garden and tram tours, plus discounts during normal visitor hours
  • Checkout privileges in the Lenhardt Library
  • Ten percent discount at selected area nurseries and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program
  • Free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • Members-only hours for select Garden events
  • Facility rental privileges
  • Discounts at many Chicagoland garden retailers and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program

Plus:
Invitations to special previews and exclusive donor events
Recognition in the Annual Report at the giving level