We invite all who want to support Scottish Country Dance to become members of the RSCDS New York Branch. Member benefits include:
Reduced rate for NY Branch classes (you will save money if you attend at least 20 classes per year)
Discounts at many RSCDS events around the world
Eligibility for NY Branch scholarships (for events with an educational component)
Preference when applying to New York Branch events where space is limited
Eligibility to apply for the RSCDS Summer School in St. Andrews, Scotland
Eligibility to apply for the Teachers’ Association of Canada (TAC) Summer School
Eligibility to vote at the NY Branch Annual General Meeting
The official RSCDS magazine, Scottish Country Dancer
The Branch newsletter
Discounts at the RSCDS website, www.rscds.org/shop
Most importantly, you will be making a vital contribution to Scottish Country Dance teacher training as well as the advancement of Scottish Country Dance both in the New York area and worldwide!
We also welcome contributions for Branch general operating funds, the Auslander Music Fund (used to bring musicians to play for major Branch events) and the Joan Treble Scholarship Fund (open to members seeking to participate in Scottish country dance training courses and workshops), in addition to the membership fee.
Memberships are valid from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.
Questions? Contact the membership secretary:
Membership applications may be submitted electronically. Applications consist of two parts:
1. The membership form. Forms can be emailed to the membership secretary (the form is fillable), mailed (the address is on the form), or given to the membership secretary in person at class.
2. The membership fee. Fees can be paid online via the buttons below, by check through the mail, or by check or cash in person at class.
$40.00 Single Membership
$30.00 Young Adult Membership (18–24 years old)
$17.50 Youth Membership (12–17 years old)
$10.00 Associate Membership (you must already be a member of another Branch)
$20.00 Half-Season Membership (new member joining in 2021)
$70.00 Joint Membership (two people residing at the same address who will receive one copy of the magazine)
Membership includes an even greater savings for classes in the form of dance cards--prepaid packs of 10 classes. You can purchase dance cards from the treasurer during the break in class. The price is:
$100 10-Class Dance Card
After you click the button below, you will have the chance to specify whether your donation should go to the Auslander Music Fund or the Joan Treble Scholarship Fund. If you do not specify where the donation should go, it will go toward general operating funds.