Club Membership

Membership is open to anyone interested in the large scale model railroading described in this website. This organization does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, political affiliation, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or religious belief.

All members receive the Pop Valve and a Members Handbook when they join the club. The handbook is a useful resource, that contains: a chronological history of the club; the constitution & by-laws; live steam standards; recommended practices for building track work; and all sorts of basic information helpful to beginners and veterans alike. Our club newsletter, the Pop Valve, is currently published six times a year and contains news about what is currently going on in the club. The handbook and the newsletter are available either on-line or printed. This website will be another resource for disseminating information to members.

REGULAR MEMBERSHIP is $120 per year. Regular members have full voting privileges and may hold office. They may run their own equipment on the club's tracks.

FAMILY MEMBERSHIP is $150 per year. Two adult Regular members, and children under 18 (Junior members) living in the same household.

SOCIAL MEMBERSHIP is $30 per year. Social members may attend all club events and work on club projects. They may operate club equipment under the supervision of regular members, but may not operate their own equipment on the club's tracks.

JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP is $20 per year. Junior membership is available to persons under the age of 18, who are sponsored by an adult member of the club. Operating privileges are granted to junior members on an individual basis depending on their demonstration of maturity and responsibility.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP or COLLEGE STUDENT is $30 per year. This class of membership is available to regular members of other live steam clubs or college students, who wish to receive the Pop Valve and operate their own equipment at designated club events.

A Name Tag is $10 for all memberships.

Use the link in the menu (upper left) to download a PDF membership form.

All NEW memberships are 1/2 price starting in June of the current year. All memberships expire on the 31st of December of the current year.

Downloadable Form

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