Membership Information

Merryspring members receive a variety of benefits, and their membership dues are an important source of income needed toITmarkers_072513_7 keep the Center running each year.

Benefits include: free admission to summer and winter lecture series; early admission to the Annual Plant Sale and Holiday Bazaar; discounts on classes and workshops; 10% discount on most purchases; regular e-mail notification of speakers and events; the Hawthorn e-newsletter; benefits at more than  300 reciprocating gardens nationwide (read below); a share in the stewardship.

To become a Merryspring member, please call (207) 236-2239, or click here for a printable membership form that can be mailed to:

Merryspring
P.O. Box 893
Camden, ME 04843

Visa and MasterCard accepted

Membership donations may also be made securely online using a credit card, debit card, or Paypal account by clicking the donate button below. Thank you!


All contributions of $35 or more will be entered as membership donations unless otherwise specified. Please call (207) 236-2239 or email info@merryspring.org if you have questions.

Merryspring Membership Form

Annual membership fees

Individual$35 - $49
Family$50 - $99
Friend$100 - $249
Donor$250 - $499
Steward$500 - $999
Conservator$1,000 - $2,499
Partner$2,500 - $4,999
Patron$5,000 or more

Annual business membership fees

Supporter$50 - $99
Friend$100 - $249
Donor$250 - $499
Steward$500 - $999
Conservator$1,000 - $2,499
Partner$2,500 - $4,999
Patron$5,000 or more

American Horticulture Society Benefits

Every member of Merryspring can benefit from the American Horticulture Society’s Reciprocal Admissions Program(RAP). If you travel and enjoy visiting botanical gardens, arboreta or conservatories, the RAP includes more than 300 organizations in 45 states, plus Canada, the Cayman Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The most up-to-date list of participating gardens can be found on the American Horticulture Society’s website in their online directory. To download a pdf reference list of all participating gardens, click here.

If you plan to visit any of the participating gardens remember to take along your Merryspring membership card for free admittance. If you would like to become a Merryspring member, or have misplaced your membership card, please contact the office at (207) 236-2239 for assistance.