The Natureship program is a new Bateman Foundation initiative that will bridge the gap and replace the current membership, volunteer and corporate programs. This new ecosystem encourages involvement, participation and engagement within the Foundation, as well as the community, and focuses on nature, art and giving back.

Cost$50 or
5 Volunteer Hours
$80 or
10 Volunteer Hours
$300 or
20 Volunteer Hours
Admissions1 Admissions Per Visit (1 Pass)6 Admissions Per Visit (2 Passes)Unlimited Admissions (2 Passes)
Discount in the Gift Shop10%10%10%
Discount on Victoria AttractionsYesYesYes


  • Current members have been automatically upgraded to the Natureship program.
  • All paid members receive a complimentary gift and voting rights as part of the Bateman Foundation.
  • Discount includes the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Craigdarroch Castle, Royal BC Museum and Victoria Butterfly Gardens and Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea.

The Bateman Foundation is accepting volunteer applications for this Fall 2021! We have opportunities for volunteers in many areas, including: marketing, gallery, retail, programming, and supporting our popular Nature Sketch program. We would love to have volunteers who: are passionate about our natural world, want to nurture the arts, and want to create strong community connections. Please review and complete the form below, or contact our volunteer coordinator directly at [email protected].