The Capital Bears are open to anyone who wants to participate. Junior members are allowed and encouraged to attend all public events Capital Bears sponsors.
For those who want a little more, we offer Representative Membership. Representative Membership is required to vote at planning meetings and at yearly elections. Representative members will receive some exclusive communications throughout the year with group and upcoming activity information, one complimentary Capital Bears merchandise item when they are ordered, and at least one Representative Members-Only event per year.
Becoming a Representative Member is a two-step process:
Fill out the Capital Bears Membership Form
Pay your membership dues in person to the Treasurer at any Capital Bears event or through our Online Store
Membership fees for the representative membership will be due annually by March 1st and shall consist of $30. If you wish to join the Capital Bears after March 1, your first years dues will be prorated based on the month you join:
February, March, April, May = $30
June, July, August, September = $20
October, November, December, January = $10 - This price does not include the Capital Bears merchandise item.
Discounted membership (Starting March 2021):
A member may qualify for a discounted membership if they have volunteered at least 20 hours for events in the previous 12 month period of March 1st through the last day of February. With this condition met, the fee for the following year will be $10. You will be contacted by the President of the Capital Bears and there will be an option for your to pay your $10 in the Online Store link above. If you have questions, please Contact Us.
Ex: If you volunteer at least 20 hours from March 2019 through February 2020, your membership fee for 2020 will be $10.