Committee Chairman:Alan R. Jeskey | email
Any citizen of the United States may become a member of the Hamilton Rod and Gun Club, Inc. upon completing an application, attendance of an Orientation Meeting, review of the Board of Directors, vote of the membership at a regular General Membership Meeting, and payment of appropriate dues and fees.
To obtain an application, click here. Then mail it along with the proper fee amount to:
Hamilton Rod & Gun Club
Attn: Membership Committee
P.O. Box 954
Sturbridge, Ma 01566-0954
To request a tour of the facilities prior to membership, please contact the Membership Committee Chairman.
Overview of the club and the rules. Held on the second Saturday of every month. Required to move to the next step. Your membership dues will be collected at this point (use the prorated month of the General Membership Vote – step 3 below).
2. Board of Directors (BOD)
Once Orientation is completed, the BOD will review the application and vote. BOD Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of the month. (You do not need to attend this meeting.)
3. General Membership Vote
Prospective members who have been successfully voted in by the BOD will be brought forward to the General Membership Meeting for a vote. These meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month. Approved applicants will be issued their keys and probationary member card. Please plan to attend this meeting, it starts at 7pm.
Probationary members must complete 10 volunteer hours at HRG and 4 hours at a major event. Probationary Members can “Opt-Out” for $100. If you do not complete the hours, you may be assessed $100 in addition to your renewal fee to continue your membership.
Probationary members must also attend 3 General Membership meetings in their first year. Be sure to sign in at the meetings. There is no “Opt-Out” option for this.
The membership in the club shall be as follows:
- Family (Annual): Two Adults, and all Children under the age eighteen (18) within that household.
- Adult (Annual): Those persons who have reached eighteen years of age at the time of application for or renewal of membership.
- Junior (Annual): Those persons between twelve and seventeen years of age. Applicants must have permission of parent or legal guardian.
- Senior Citizen (Adult/Family): Available to those persons who self-identify as sixty-five years of age or greater.