Membership

Membership is open to anyone who is interested in furthering the mission of the Society, regardless of their modeling experience. Membership categories include:

  • Regular members: adults 18 years of age and older
  • Junior members: between the ages of 12 and 18 years of age, accompanied by a club sponsor
  • Senior members: adults 70 years of age or older
  • Honorary members: elected at the discretion of the regular members

After submitting a Membership Application, prospective members must attend 3 working/operating sessions and 2 business meetings before being considered for full membership by a majority vote of the regular members. Prospective members must also show an active interest in model railroading and the welfare of the Club, a willingness to work alongside others, and shall abide by the rules and regulations of the Club as set down in the bylaws. Full membership entitles individuals key access to the building, use of layout equipment,

Membership dues, levied according to the following schedule, are used primarily to offset the cost of building utilities and maintenance, liability insurance, small tools, and layout supplies:

New Member (first year)

$10 per month

Regular Member

$20

Junior Member

$10

Senior Member

$10

Honorary Member

$0