While everybody is welcome to join us in our public Facebook group, there is much more to be enjoyed with full membership of STARFLEET International. Membership is easy and costs as little as $15.00 which is about £10.00 per year and an easy link to get you started is here, but don't forget to select the USS MERLIN as your ship.
Since 1974, STARFLEET International has provided Star Trek fans a way to meet each other, make friends, have fun and show that the dream of Gene Roddenberry can live long and prosper. We are over 4,600 members strong, in over 240 chapters worldwide, which are divided into areas known as Regions.
Membership of STARFLEET puts you in touch with all of these people, especially with people within your own Region and gives you access to the Academy and the STARFLEET Magazine, The Communiqué.
STARFLEET Academy (SFA) is the education branch of STARFLEET: The International Star Trek Fan Association, Inc. They offer a wide variety of courses ranging from testing trivial knowledge of the Star Trek universe to expanding general knowledge about the world around us. SFA’s curriculum has been designed to be offered exclusively to the members of STARFLEET, and while the courses are not recognized as a formal education by any established institute of higher learning, they are a fun way to pass the time and to learn something new every day.
SFA courses are generally free to all members and
presently, there has over 120 Colleges spanning all aspects
of Star Trek and Science Fiction. Some courses even cover non-sci-fi,
real world topics. Each college offers dozens of different courses at
varying levels of challenge from super easy to really hard. In total,
there are over 3,800 different courses available. STARFLEET Academy
While there are lots of Star Trek fan clubs out there, there’s only one STARFLEET Academy with a special collection of correspondence courses available to every STARFLEET member. Thousands of Starfleet members have already taken countless courses and had endless hours of fun. To learn more, go to the STARFLEET Academy website.
Region 20, or the 20th Fleet as they are known, is the area of STARFLEET that covers the United Kingdom and Ireland. It has its very own Regional Summit, held every two years, and Regional Newsletter, The Runabout, which is released quarterly. Back issues can be found on their website at www.20thfleet.org.uk .
Launched in late April 2016, we are a very young chapter, but with a wealth of experience in our command team. Over the forthcoming months, we aim to run a number of activities for members to enjoy.
The Book Club
Quiz Night (yes, this is doable on Facebook)
So what are you waiting for? Why not join now?
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