Extended year membership

What is extended-year membership?
This membership option for NEW girls and adults allows them to register for $35. The price includes membership for the remainder of the current membership year as well as the entire next membership year. For example, extended-year membership for 2018 would cover May 1–September 30, 2018, and October 1, 2018–September 30, 2019. 
 
Will current members be able to take advantage of extended-year memberships?
No, at this time, the extended-year memberships are available to new girl and adult members only.

Is this new membership category available to adults?
Yes, new adults can also purchase an extended year membership.
 
 
How long will a girl or adult who purchases an extended-year membership be a member?
They will be a member for the remaining months of the current membership year as well as the entire next membership year.
 
What types of activities can an extended-year member participate in?
They will be a member just like any traditional annual member. Extended-year members will experience everything Girl Scouts has to offer, including the options to join a troop, go to camp, attend service unit/council-sponsored events, and more.
 
Will extended-year membership be available to any girl or adult who registers or renews?
This membership is for NEW girls and adults only through the new member registration process as well as the “add a member” process under the membership and troop tabs in a customer’s myGS profile. 
 
What happens if a lapsed member wants to register as an extended-year member?
Lapsed members are unable to register as extended-year members because they were once members and are considered returning members. 

Will financial assistance be offered for this membership category?
Yes, financial aid is available for families in need for extended-year memberships.

Can pre-K girls join with an extended year membership?
No, pre-K girls can still join beginning May 1, but they can register in spring and summer to "save their spot" for fall.

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