Become a Friend

Membership period is from January through December; however you are welcome to join at any time throughout the year. New members paying on or after October 1 will be considered members in good standing for the following calendar year.

Purpose of the Friends of Lapham Peak

Lapham Peak Friends is a nonprofit group dedicated to supporting and promoting the Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest - Lapham Peak Unit in a variety of ways. Some of the activities include sponsoring or promoting special projects, organizing volunteer work days and offering additional services to park visitors. Membership dues and donations to the Friends are used for programs and projects at Lapham Peak as determined by the group in cooperation with the local Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources personnel.


  • Individual Members ($15/year) (1 person, 1 vote + newsletters)
  • Family Member ($25/year) (2 or more people, 2 votes + newsletters)
  • Senior Member ($10/yr. 60+ yrs. old) (1 person, 1 vote + newsletters)
  • Lifetime Member ($105 for life) (1 person, 1 vote + newsletters)
    • Please also see our Sustaining Lifetime Member* option below
  • Corporate Member ($60/year) (0 vote + newsletters)

*New beginning in 2020:  The Friends Board has added a new membership category, Sustaining Lifetime Member. Individuals who have been a lifetime member can make an additional contribution to the Friends of Lapham Peak to further our purpose “to promote and support the Lapham Peak Unit-Kettle Moraine State Forest.” You can take pride in knowing your gift will be used wisely to support Lapham Peak projects that maintain and enhance the property.

A hard copy of the membership form is available to fill out and send: 2023 Friends of LP membership.

Or see a copy of our brochure (available at the Park's office, Kiosks, and shelters (or click here for a PDF version)

To pay online click on the appropriate "Buy Now" button:

Individual Members ($15/year)
Family Member ($25/year)
Senior Member ($10/yr. 60+ yrs. old)
Lifetime Member ($105 per individual for life)
Sustaining Lifetime Member (any amount is appreciated!  Indicate the amount of the donation on the next PayPal page under "price per item")
Corporate Member ($60/year)


You may also donate to our Snowmaking Fund, our General Fund, our Habitat Fund, our Butterfly Garden Fund, or our Endowment Fund.  We also offer Memorial Bricks for our Garden, as well as Donor Paver Bricks for our Lodge's new Patio

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