Our mission is to:

  1. Exchange orchid-related information among orchid hobbyists;
  2. Provide a forum for disseminating orchid-growing information through educational programs offered to its members and the public;
  3. Support local and global orchid conservation efforts;
  4. Enjoy the fellowship of others who share a fascination with orchids.

Next Meeting

Welcome 

. . . to the Central Illinois Orchid Society web page. We are a diverse group of people interested in growing and/or enjoying orchids. We welcome anyone to attend our meetings and events whether you have never grown an orchid or you are an experienced grower.


Our next meeting is CIOS Pot Luck picnic on Sunday, June 23, @ 4:00 p.m.  at Bettina and George Frances residence.   The main dish (chicken or beef) will be provided by the Society.    This meeting is open to Members and guests only.   Details will be sent to members by e-mail.


Please note there is no meeting on Monday, June 10th.  







Membership 

We invite you to join the Central Illinois Orchid Society. Membership is only $15 for the first member and $25 for a couple. Click on the read more for a printable PDF. Please mail the form and check as directed or bring them to the next meeting. Hope to see you soon!

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Who We Are

Central Illinois Orchid Society was founded in 1958. Our members come from Champaign-Urbana and surrounding cities.