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York Chapter #67

Izaak Walton League of America

Membership is open to adults age 18 and up

We have an active juniors program for kids, Please see the Juniors page for more information.


MEMBER BENEFITS FROM OUR NATIONAL ORGANIZATION
Outdoor America: You will receive our quarterly magazine with award-winning conservatIon articles you won't read anywhere else plus advocacy updates and success stories from league members around the country.

Reports and Newsletters: You can also receive several newsletters and reports each year that cover specific issues such as watershed conservation and sustainability education. If you have e-mail access, you can sign up for our electronic newsletter, "Conservation Currents," which offers the latest news from our programs.

Online Advocacy: You can sign up for Action Alerts to be notified when important legislation needs your support. You can also access our Conservation Action Center, a powerful tool that allows you to contact your elected officials directly.

Discounts and InsuranceMembers receive discounts on publications and materials offered by the League and group life insurance.


Chapter Membership Application Process

NOTE: As of Jan 1st, 2024, our membership process has changed a bit, please read the process carefully.

1.    Fill Out an Application

a.    Download and print an application using the big blue button here. 

b.    Fill out the top section of the application.

c.     Please use complete legal First, Middle, and Last names, and any appropriate suffixes.

d.    Please put preferred nickname in parentheses.

e.    Sign the application, giving us permission to do a background check.

f.      Bring your filled out application with you to each of the events listed in steps 2 and 3 below.  We will not keep a record of your attendance.  Your application is the only record of your attendance.

NOTE: Steps 2 and 3 below may be completed in either order

2.    Attend a Chapter Work Detail

a.    See our website calendar for dates and times. No registration is necessary.

c.     Come dressed for the weather and to get dirty. Be sure to sign the attendance sheet for random draw prizes. 

d.    At the end of the Work Detail have the person in charge sign and date your application.

3.    Attend a Chapter Orientation

a.    See our website calendar for dates and times. No registration is necessary.

b.    Orientations are an interactive walking tour of the grounds.  Prospective members will be introduced to the chapter grounds, amenities, and activities we enjoy as members. 

c.     Please dress appropriately for the weather.

d.    At the end of the Orientation have the person in charge sign and date your application.

NOTE: Steps 2 and 3 above may be completed in either order.

4.    Submit Your Application and Payment

a.    Once steps 2 and 3 are completed, turn in your application and payment in the form of a personal check, money order or cash (exact amount only please).  We do not except credit cards or electronic payments. 

b.    Make checks payable to IWLA York Chapter 67.

                 Individual Membership is $110/yr + $75 one time initiation fee = $185

                 Spousal Membership is $167.50/yr + $75 one time initiation fee = $242.5 

c.     The Membership Committee will conduct a background check within a few days.

d.    The Board of Directors will review your application and background check, and vote on your application for membership at the next Board meeting (held on the first Tuesday of each month).

e.    Do not attend the Board meeting.  We will contact you if there is a problem with your application.

5.    Attend a Membership Meeting

a.    After approval by the Board, you must attend a Membership meeting (held on the third Tuesday of each month at 7PM).

b.    You will be introduced to the general membership, and your application for membership will be voted on by the general membership in attendance.

c.     If you are accepted, you will receive your membership card and gate key card at that time.

d.    If you are unable to attend a membership meeting contact us at info@yorkiwla.org and we will make arrangements for you to attend an alternate club event.
 

For any questions, please contact our membership team at info@yorkiwla.org















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