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).
    • OR - Mail the form and send a check via your bank's on-line bill paying service. And then if you have the technology, instead of mailing the form, you can scan and email it to:

Membership Types

Annual Dues
GENERAL: Individual or all family members enjoy monthly star parties, the Annual STAR-B-Q, loaner scopes, telescope making, email forums, and more.
STUDENT:Students 18 or over. Same benefits as the General Membership. Include a photocopy of your Student ID. This is an individual membership.
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 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.


Select One...

-- If you've never been a member.

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

-- Current members.

Membership Type

Select One...

-- for individuals and their families.

-- include your student ID with your application. Must be 18 or over.

-- if you are already approved by the Observatory Director and the Board of Directors.


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

-- Enter an additional tax free donation.

-- Please pay this amount.

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

-- I will include a check for this amount WITH the application.

-- I will use my bank's online bill paying to send a check.

NOTE: We will not access your bank. You still need to go online to your bank and send us the check.

Make the check payable to SVAS and include the Member's name in the Memo field to print on the bank generated check.

(And if you have the technology, you could print and sign the application, then scan and email it to -

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Personal Information

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-- List first names.

-- Please tell us how you found out about the SVAS.

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