Contact Us  |  800-416-4364
Skip navigation links
About Us
Nature Centers

Markel provides comprehensive coverage for Nature Centers throughout the United States.

If the nature center runs a camp, Markel can also insure the camp.

We specialize in insuring the following:

  • Audubon societies/centers
  • Aquariums
  • Botanical gardens
  • Environmental centers
  • Foundations
  • Raptor and reptile centers

Coverage Highlights

Click here to print the nature center/social service product sheet.

Click here for the nature center value proposition.

Liability Coverages

  • General liability: Limits up to $1 million per occurrence/$3 million aggregate
  • D&O liability 
  • Products/completed operations
  • Professional liability
  • Sexual abuse and molestation
  • Special events and fund-raisers
  • Volunteers as additional insureds

Property Coverages

  • Building
  • Business Income
  • Business personal property
  • Commercial property plus extension
  • Historic buildings/unique property
  • Key employee replacement
  • Property off premises
  • Swimming pools/lakes
  • Systems breakdown

Other Coverages

  • Accident medical
  • Auto, including auto extension endorsement 
  • Crime
  • Inland marine
  • Umbrella liability: Limits up to $15 million available

Back to product list 


You must be an appointed agent with Markel to submit an application. For more information about appointments, click here.

You'll need Adobe Acrobat to view these documents.

In addition to an ACORD application, please complete the appropriate applications:

Nature Center Application 
Accident Medical Application
Camp Application 
Camp Renewal Application 
D&O Management Liability - New Business 
D&O Management Liability - Renewal
D&O Management Liability - New Business - New York only
D&O Management Liability - Renewal - New York only

Supplemental Applications

Dams Supplement
Data Breach Application
Sexual Abuse Supplement

Email your completed applications to or fax to 804-527-7966.

Underwriting Guidelines

In addition to the application(s), we need the following:

  • Loss history
  • Vehicle schedule and driver list

Click here to visit our nature center product site.