Become A Member!

The Next Membership Meeting is:

Monday Night, October 9th at 7:30 PM

Here's the fast track how to join in October 2017

Come to our October General Meeting

   Friday, October 6th at 7:00 PM.
   (Be sure to sign the guest register)

Or Come to our October Open House

   Saturday, October 7th from 10 AM to 3 PM.
   (Be sure to sign the guest register)

Or, did you Come to show in August?

   If you attended our show in August and
   signed the guest register, you are already eligible to
   come to the membership meeting!

THEN, Come to our October Membership Meeting

Monday Night, October 9th, at 7:30 PM to learn more about our club and complete your application... You could be a member by October 17th.

The Cost to join for Regular Membership including dues and fees is $60.00. To be considered for membership, full payment is required with your application. Currently we accept only checks or cash. Our membership year runs from October 1st through September 30th. Dues are not prorated.

Requirements of Membership

We are a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit ALL-VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION. We rely on every member to step up and do their share in support of club activities, functions and events. Your commitment in this regard is implied in your application for membership. Membership is open to persons with an interest in rocks, minerals, gems, Earth sciences, lapidary, jewelry making, and all related areas of crafts or collecting. To become a member:

Attend one General Meeting or one qualified social event

General Meetings are held on the First Friday of each month beginning at 7:00 PM at the SFGMS Clubhouse 4134 Judah Street, San Francisco, CA (between 46th and 47th Avenues)

Qualified social events include, but are not limited to:

Social Meetings are held at different dates and times, and sometimes at different locations than General Meetings. Call the Clubhouse (415-564-4230) to verify date, time, and location of an upcoming social meeting.

Your attendance must be recorded in the guest book to meet the requirement.

Attend a Membership Meeting

Applications are provided and accepted only at Membership Meetings, which are held once a month on the Monday following the General Meeting, at 7:30 PM at the Clubhouse. (Verify this when you attend your first General or Social meeting).

Pay the initiation fee and membership dues

A one-time initiation fee of $30.00 is collected with your application. The regular annual membership dues are $30.00. (The total cost for a single Regular Membership at the time you join would be $60.00). Associate Memberships, are $20.00/year. Junior Memberships are $12.00/year. but junior membership must be associated with a regular membership. (One regular membership is required for each family group).

Members in good standing are entitled to use the shop and receive instruction in various disciplines of the hobby. The nominal charge for shop use is $3.00 per shop session. You must wear your membership badge while using the shop. (There is also a very nominal fee for the use of some specialized equipment, like the large diamond saws).

These requirements are subject to change at any time. For further information, contact us by email at info@sfgms.org or call us at 415-564-4230.

The San Francisco Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.

4134 Judah Street

San Francisco, CA 94122


Guests and visitors are welcome at all meetings which are usually held
on the first Friday of each month, 8 pm at the clubhouse.

Click here for a map to the clubhouse

Please call for more information.

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