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Types of Memberships & Fees

Below you will find a summary of the various membership types offered at MSS.  Billing is done using tickets for flight activity and merchandise purchases (Hats, t-shirts, etc.).  These items are added to your account and a statement summarizing them comes via e-mail soon after months end.  

Statement payment terms are 30 days from statement date.  Credit cards and ACH are accepted with a surcharge of 3% for CC and a $.50 flat fee for ACH payments.  Membership initiation fees shown below, if paid via credit card or ACH, are fee-waived.  Select the "Bill me" option on the membership form to pay with ACH.

Full
  • $350.00 (One time initiation fee.)
  • Payment option is to pay $100.00 up front and $25.00 per month for 12 months.
  • Includes $72.00 for 1st year SSA* dues for primary member.
  • Membership applies to spouse and children up to 21 years of age.
  • Additional family members will be charged $42 for annual SSA dues.
  • $46.00 monthly dues ($40/month MSS club dues plus $6/month SSA dues)
  • Monthly dues include an amount that covers next years SSA* dues. (For primary member.)
College Student
  • $100.00
  • $250.00 is due upon graduation, or leaving college for any reason, if the member wishes to continue flying.
  • If not an SSA* member, $72.00 will be collected for SSA* dues.
  • $46.00 Monthly Dues ($40/month MSS club dues plus $6/month SSA dues)
  • Monthly dues include an amount that covers next years SSA* dues.
Temporary
  • $100.00
  • For person who reside outside of the geographic location.
  • Membership is from 1 month up to a year.
  • $250.00 is due if the person remains in the area for over 1 year.
  • If not an SSA* member, $72.00 will be collected for SSA* dues.
  • $40.00 Monthly Dues
Visiting
  • $50.00
  • For person who reside outside of the geographic location.
  • Membership is from 2 days up to 1 month.
  • If not an SSA* member, $72.00 will be collected for SSA* dues.
  • Visiting membership can not be renewed without a break of at least one month.
Reciprocal
  • $25.00
  • For persons who reside outside of the geographic location and are a member of another soaring club.
  • Membership is from 2 days up to 1 month.
  • If not an SSA* member, $72.00 will be collected for SSA* dues.
  • Reciprocal membership can not be renewed without a break of at least one month.
Day
  • $50.00
  • For persons thinking about taking up soaring.
  • Fee covers the cost of one flight with a licensed club member.
*SSA = Soaring Society of America