Boxerwood Nature Center
& Woodland Garden

A Virginia Center For Environmental Education Excellence

Open daily for self tours from Dawn to Dusk 963 Ross Road, Lexington VA

Ways To Support Boxerwood - We Need Your Help

Boxerwood is a small Federal Non-Profit which depends on Memberships, Donations, and Grants to maintain our woodland garden open to the public without charge and to keep our award winning environmental education programs strong.  You can join us and provide your support in a variety of ways.

Donate to Boxerwood On Your Smart Phone

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Become a Member

By becoming a member of Boxerwood you will help sustain, maintain, and further our mission to develop stewards of the earth.  Members receive discounts on Boxer wood Nature Camp enrollments, discounts or free admission to Boxerwood events, free parking, and are eligible to use the American Horticultural Society Reciprocal Program*.  Each member can also schedule one children's party or small family event in our Pavilion or Roost. 

To Join

  • Download a membership form. 
  • Mail us a check/money order with your information
  • Join on-line -- Use your credit or debit card to pay for memberships or donations securely on-line. 

    Amount Level
    $35 annually Individual
    $50 annually Family
    $30 annually Teacher

      If you decide to join on line, you have the option of making monthly automatic recurring donations from a bank account or credit card.

This option is viewed by many of our members as sustainable way of showing support.

*Reciprocal Admissions Programs

Boxerwood is a member of the American Horticultural Society. Our members are eligible for their Reciprocal Admissions Program. By presenting your Boxer wood membership card you can visit, for free, hundreds of gardens, nature centers, and arboretums in North America. Visit the AHS site to see member gardens .

We are also a member of the National Association of Nature Center Administrators which gives our members discounted and sometimes free admission to other member Nature Centers across the country.

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Sign up for the Amazon Smiles Program.  By using your account and designating Boxerwood Education Association as your beneficiary, Amazon will donated .5% of your total purchases to help support Boxerwood's programs and the garden.

Remember:  Visiting the Garden is Free

Your Financial Support Makes It All Possible

We welcome all financial help.  Contribution boxes are scattered throughout the garden, as well as in Munger Lodge. Find membership forms and information about our programs in the Lodge or at the Welcome Kiosk.