Club Membership

You are welcome to visit a meeting and talk with current members. If you wish to join the Club to enjoy all of the rights and privileges of the membership you need to see the membership secretary for an application form or download it below.

Three levels of membership are available, Youth, Basic and Full. The following table identifies the respective member privileges:

Member Options, Privileges and Limitations
Age 18+ 18+14-17
A parent or guardian must be present with a youth member
at all times, and under the supervision of at least one Full member.
May attend monthly meetings Y Y Y
May attend the Club's annual picnic Y Y Y
May attend the Club's annual banquet Y Y Y
May attend train shows as a Club member Y Y Y
May work on and operate trains on the Club's traveling layouts Y Y Y
May own and maintain one or more modules in the traveling layout Y Y Y
Must participate in some supportive capacity of the annual train showY Y Y
Must participate in at least one fund raising activity Y Y Y
May serve on any committee formed for any Club purpose Y Y N
May participate in the establishment of Club Bylaws and Amendments N Y N
Will receive a key to the Club house N Y N
May run for and hold office N Y N
May vote on any and all Club business N Y N
May participate in development and maintenance of permanent layout N Y N
May operate trains on the permanent Club layout N* Y N*
   * - May participate in fun runs on the permanent layoutY Y Y

Membership Dues

Membership LevelDues
Youth Membership$25/year
Basic Membership$50/year
Full Membership$250/year
Dues are payable due by the February meeting
Youth Membership dues must be paid in a single payment
Basic Membership dues may be paid in two quarterly payments
Full Membership dues may be paid in four quarterly payments
Multi-year payments are accepted
 Paying your dues:
   Deliver them in person to the treasurer
   Do an electronic funds transfer. See the treasurer for details. It works.

Membership Application Form

If you have an old one please discard it. Check the revision date.
Download it here:
   Membership Application Form   
 What to do with the form:
   If you do not have one already down load the form using the above link.
   To return by mail or personally at a club event:
       Print the form on paper, fill in the required information, then deliver it.
   To return electronically:
       Print the form, fill it out, scan or photograph it, then email the image to us.
       Edit the form file filling it out using whatever app you have
       that can edit a PDF document, then email the document to us.
   Email it to:
     The club INFO email account or the Membership Secretary.
     See the Contact Us page for the email addresses.

Top 10 Reasons for Joining the West Wisconsin Railroad Club

10 Participate in Special Interest Groups
9 Do Model Railroad Photography
8 Go to the Annual Picnic and Annual Banquet
7 Share things you know with others and learn new things from them
6 Participate in train shows where the club exhibits its layouts
5 Go to or conduct Modeling Clinics
4 Participate in our own Train Show
3 Operate trains on the Club's layouts
2 Participate in club activities
1 Have Fun and Fellowship with like minded folks