Become an Association Member


Join today and receive benefits through December 31, 2024.


The Ellwood H. May Environmental Park Association of Sheboygan County, Inc. was founded in 1983 to support the mission of Maywood.

Your membership in the Association helps:

  • Provide environmental education opportunities for all ages –one year old to one hundred years old.
  • Enhance recreational areas for walking, hiking, birding, wildlife viewing, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing.
  • Improve and maintain the parks grounds & trails and create new features such as interpretive signs.
  • Connect our community to the natural world and inspire people to care for our environment –both locally and globally

Membership Options and Benefits

Basic Membership $25

Benefits include a subscription to our seasonal newsletter, discounts or free admission to many programs, a discount on most items in the Ecology Store, free admission to Wishing for Winter, an invitation to our annual Members Appreciation Event and voting privileges at the Association’s Annual meeting. A membership covers all members of your household (living at a single address).

Explorer Membership $50

Acknowledgement in our Annual Report + Basic Membership Benefits

Pathfinder Membership $100

Maywood 40th Anniversary Water Bottle+ Explorer Benefits

Steward Membership $250

Two Flapjack Day Tickets + Pathfinder Benefits

Oak Circle logoYearly memberships of $500 or greater qualify you as a member of the Oak Circle. Members of the Oak Circle believe in an on-going commitment to Maywood’s mission through their financial support. The donation portion of your membership* will be used to advance educational programs at Maywood or may be designated to the fund of your choosing. Members of the Oak Circle receive an invitation to an annual celebration event.


Northern Pin Oak $500

Benefits include a gift membership to share + Steward Membership benefits

Red Oak $1,000

Four guest passes for Wishing for Winter + Northern Pin Oak benefits

Chinquapin Oak $2,500

Four Flapjack Day Tickets + Red Oak benefits

White Oak $5,000

One-hour hike with the Maywood Director + Chinquapin Oak benefits

Bur Oak $10,000+

Benefits include a one hour seasonal hike at Bur Oak with the Maywood Director for up to 6 people + White Oak Benefits

Gift Memberships

Gift memberships help you share your love of Maywood with family, friends, and neighbors. To give a gift membership, simply complete the gift portion of our membership form.

For questions about membership, please contact us at (920) 459-3906 or email us with topic Membership Inquiry.

Membership benefits are cumulative. Memberships cover all individuals in your household living at one address. Memberships purchased April–September expire June 30 the following year. Memberships purchased October-December expire December 31 the following year. Memberships purchased January-March expire December 31 of the current year. Early renewal of current memberships will extend the membership for one year from its expiration date. Premium items are subject to availability and a premium item of equal value may be substituted at the discretion of the organization if listed premium is not available. You will receive a coupon for your premium items which may be redeemed at the Ecology Store. Items cannot be mailed at this time. The Ellwood H. May Environmental Park Association is a 501c4 membership nonprofit (EIN 39-1771917) Memberships above the basic $25 level include a donation to the Environmental park Trust of Sheboygan County, a 501c3 nonprofit (EIN 39-1453449).