Join COS

Love orchids? Want to learn more, or share your knowledge with others? The Carmel Orchid Society (COS) is the place.

To join COS, please complete a Membership Form and present it along with payment at our next meeting, or mail it via the included instructions.

Membership Form (PDF)
COS By Laws

DUES: Dues are for the calendar year and are $35 for individuals and $50 for couples and vendors. It costs an extra $10 to get the BackBulb (our newsletter) by US Mail.

Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings have informative speakers, an opportunity to win orchids, food and fun. The society also has a picnic, auction, holiday dinner, and sponsors an orchid show in the fall. 

Attend Our Next Meeting

We meet on the first Monday of the month, except during months with social events, at 7 PM at the Community Church of Monterey Peninsula, 4590 Carmel Valley Rd. (Click for directions)

See Upcoming Meetings (Facebook)

Meetings include:

  • A speaker on some orchid related subject
  • Orchid Opportunity Table
  • A show, tell & sell table of blooming plants brought in by members
  • Light refreshments
  • Short business meeting