Lifelong Memberships

Lifelong Members enjoy all of the benefits available to annual members, plus additional benefits like special gifts andĀ invitations to member events.

  • Director's Guild
    $1500
    Includes lifelong Family-Plus membership benefits, plus 10 guest passes per year, an invitation to each annual Life Member social, an engraved Life Membership card, a Life Membership certificate, a Life Membership decal, and a decorative NC Zoo Society license plate.
  • President's Club
    $5000**
    Includes lifelong Family-Plus membership benefits, plus 10 guest passes per year, recognition at the Zoo's entrance, an engraved Life Membership card, a Life Membership decal, a Life Membership certificate, an invitation to each annual President's Club dinner and tour, and a framed wildlife print.
  • Conservator's Circle
    $5000**
    (plus $1000 annually)
    Includes lifelong Family-Plus membership benefits, plus 10 guest passes per year, recognition at the Zoo's entrance, an engraved Life Membership card, a Life Membership decal, a Life Membership certificate, an invitation to each annual Conservator's Circle dinner and tour, and a framed wildlife print.

** Quarterly and monthly payment options are available for President's Club and Conservator's Circle memberships. Please call 336.879.7250 for more information.

Membership does not provide free admission to special programs and activities, such as the carousel or the SimEx movie theatre, that require an additional fee inside the NC Zoo. However, members may buy Combo Fun Tickets that discount the cost of attending these special venues.