Membership Renewal

Membership Benefits

Why renew?  Benefits of membership include:

  • Voting privileges at all General Meetings
  • Hall Rental support for each club around the city allowing nightly fees to stay low
  • Member discount rates to RSCDS Calgary Branch events and many other Branches around the world
  • Automatic membership in RSCDS Main Branch in Scotland (HQ)
    • In addition to becoming part of a worldwide dance community, some of the Benefits of HQ Membership include:
      • 10% discount on most recordings, publications and other items available through our shop
      • A twice-yearly members’ magazine, Scottish Country Dancer, packed with information and interesting articles delivered to your door
      • Access to the members’ area of the RSCDS website
      • Tapping into a worldwide family of Scottish country dancers
      • Through Branches, a voice in the running of the organization (this applies to Branch members only; members who join directly through Headquarters do not have representation at the AGM)
    • Other, perhaps less tangible reasons for joining are:
      • Access to RSCDS-trained teachers who give classes at Branch and local levels
      • Access to the annual RSCDS Summer School, Winter School and Spring Fling
      • Opportunities to advance dancing skills
      • The chance to learn to teach Scottish Country Dancing through the Society’s examination and qualification system
      • Availability of courses for musicians, to encourage the continuation of live music
      • Availability of music recorded specifically for dancing to, as opposed to listening
      • Promotion of the Scottish Country Dance tradition in schools in Scotland and among young people everywhere
      • Provision of graded medal tests to encourage young dancers
      • Learning and helping to preserve and foster original dances and steps
      • Conserving the present and future existence of this form of dance
      • Helping to preserve an important aspect of Scottish culture

 

Purchase/Renew Your Membership

Memberships are $20 for single and $40 for joint (online purchases will have a PayPal fee added) and the membership year runs from July 1 to June 30.

Mail-in Application:

1.   Please fill out and print this form: RSCDS Membership Form – 2020-2021

2a. Bring form and $20 to your local dance class (cash or cheques accepted) OR

2b. Mail it to the address below with a cheque for $20 per membership

The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society
Calgary Branch
P.O. Box 1471, Station M
Calgary, AB  T2P 2L6

Online Application:

1.   Please fill out and email this form: RSCDS Membership Form – 2020-2021 to 

2.   Pay with the applicable “Add to Cart” button below.

RSCDS Calgary Branch Single Membership $20.91 ($20.00 + $0.91 PayPal fees)

RSCDS Calgary Branch Joint Membership $41.50 ($40.00 + $1.50 PayPal fees)

 

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