Sacramento Valley Astronomical Society

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Membership Application

Steps to apply:

  1. Enter your information in this online form.
  2. Print a copy of the completed form.
  3. Sign and date the form.
  4. Mail the form with your check made payable to SVAS (please don't send cash).

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Membership Types Annual Dues
GENERAL: Individual or all family members (in the same household) enjoy monthly star parties, the Annual STAR-B-Q, loaner scopes, telescope making, email forums, and more.
OBSERVATORY: The benefits of a General membership plus private use of the Henry Grieb Observatory (HGO) at Blue Canyon. You must be a regular member for six months or longer, be at least 21 years old, be trained and certified by the Observatory Director and approved by the Board of Directors.

The SVAS membership period is from July 1st through June 30th. New members pay a prorated amount based on the application date, starting with the current month through the end of June.


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-- If you've never been a member.

-- If you were a member in the past but are NOT CURRENTLY a member.

-- Current members.

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The SVAS membership period is from July 1st through June 30th.

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Make check payable to SVAS and send to:
SVAS Membership Application
PO BOX 15274
SACRAMENTO CA 95851-0274

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