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					Campus Lions Clubs
Information & New Club Formation
About Lions
Lions are groups of community minded men and women who
improve communities around the world.
• More than 1.35 million men and women in approximately 45,000
  clubs and 206 countries and geographic areas are involved in
  Lions clubs.
• Lions conduct eye screenings and offer disaster relief. They bring
  water to remote villages and sponsor drug awareness programs.

                            Lions build, share, repair and have fun!
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    What is a
Campus Lions Club?
About Campus Lions Clubs

• Almost 10,000 students, faculty, staff and
  community members in approximately 400
  clubs in 42 countries are involved in
  Campus Lions clubs.
• Campus Lions clubs are service-learning
  clubs that develop projects and activities
  to meet the unique needs of their campus,
  local and world communities.
• Campus club members choose their own
  activities, projects and fundraisers.

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Why Form a Campus Club?
Member Benefits:                  College/University Benefits:
• Opportunity to serve campus,    • Provides leadership
  local and world communities       opportunities for students
• Membership in the world’s       • Offers membership in a well-
  largest service club              recognized service club
  organization
                                  • Increases humanitarian
• Leadership training               service for the campus
• Strengthen business and           community
  management skills               • Builds positive community
• Networking                        relations
• Resume building                 • Supported by Lions Clubs
• Transferability of membership     International and an extensive
                                    volunteer network
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What do Campus Lions Clubs do?
Campus Lions Clubs:
• Organize fundraisers for charity organizations and Lions
  Clubs International Foundation (LCIF)
• Facilitate campus and community service projects
• Sponsor drug awareness programs
• Coordinate events on campus
• Participate in Habitat for Humanity projects
• Mentor elementary and adolescent students



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Who can Join?
• Students
• Faculty & Staff
• Community Members

Member Criteria
Any person of legal majority and good moral character
and good reputation in his/her community may be granted
membership in any duly authorized Lions club.




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Charter Fees & Dues
Students
• Students enrolled in school, through age 30, pay no charter fee and
  half international dues. However, students in campus clubs, and
  clubs with a majority of students, must prepay one year of
  international dues at the student member rate (US$19.50). The
  Student Member Certification Form (STU-5) is required for each
  qualifying student.
• Students, over age 30, pay a $10 charter fee and full international
  dues (US$39). The Student Member Certification Form (STU-5) is
  required for each qualifying student over age 30.
Faculty, Staff & Community
• Non-students pay the regular $30 charter fee and full international
  dues (US$39).

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Charter Fees & Dues

                            Charter Fee    Entrance Fee     International
                                                                             Certification Required
                            (New Club)    (Existing Club)       Dues

 Students between                                                           Student Member
 the age of legal                                            US$19.50
                               US$0           US$0                          Certification Form
 majority and through                                        (Prepaid)
 the age of 30                                                              (STU-5)


                                                                            Student Member
 Students over the                                                          Certification Form
                              US$10           US$10            US$30
 age of 30.
                                                                            (STU-5)



 Non-student faculty,
 staff, alumni,               US$30           US$25            US$39
                                                                            None
 community
 members, etc.



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Charter Fees & Dues
Additional Information:
• Campus Lions club members pay international dues in addition to club, district
  and multiple district dues, determined locally. Lions clubs international
  encourages districts and multiple district to either lower or exempt student from
  paying local dues.
• Campus Lions clubs are billed semi-annually in July and January and must be
  paid to the international office no later than July 21 and January 21
  respectively. The semi-annual per capita dues amount is based upon
  membership of each club as shown by its membership report of June and
  December respectively.
• Campus clubs have through April 15 for the January per capita billing and
  through October 15 for the July per capita billing to amend the club roster.
  Lions Clubs International will give credits to campus clubs for roster
  adjustments submitted within this time period without penalty.


                            Visit the Student Member Program Web site.

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Charter Requirements
You will need:
• 20 or more charter members
• A sponsoring club, district cabinet or district committee,
  region or zone
• Approval from the college or university
• Approval from the district governor
• Completed charter application and report of charter
  members
• Appropriate fees and student member waivers

*Consider a club branch if you are unable to recruit 20 members.

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Campus Club Support
1.      Club Sponsor: offers support and helps
        develop membership retention and
        growth plans
2.      Guiding Lion: assists and advises the
        club during its first two years
3.      Faculty Advisor (if necessary): monitors
        club activities
4.      Campus Club Chairperson: helps
        organize new campus clubs, coach
        campus extension-minded Lions,
        implement public relations initiatives, etc.
5.      Lions Clubs International: supplies
        materials, offers project resources and
        leadership training

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Steps to Campus
 Club Formation
Step 1: Approach a Prospective School
• Identify Lions and/or students to form the club
• Contact and meet with the school’s student activities director
      – Familiarize the contact with Lions Clubs International
      – Ask about service learning and needs on campus the club could
        address
      – Highlight student and college/university benefits of having a Campus
        Lions club
      – Discuss if the college/university has special requirements or limitations
        for clubs on campus (some schools may not allow students to pay
        dues)
      – Discuss promotional options on campus (i.e. special events,
        newsletters, tabling)
      – Request student leader and faculty referrals
• Approach prospective faculty advisors and faculty members

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Step 2: The Informational Meeting
Objectives:
1. Promote the new campus club
2. Sign up at least 20 prospective members – collect charter
   application and dues
3. Schedule an organizational meeting
Steps to a Successful Meeting:
1. Identify and recruit a core group of students to help organize the
   club
2. Promote the meeting through school newsletters,
   announcements e-mails, bulletin boards, etc (and consider
   offering pizza!)
3. Distribute recruiting materials
4. Develop a well organized presentation and anticipate questions

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Step 2: The Informational Meeting
Topics covered during the meeting include:
• Brief history of Lions Clubs International
• How Lions clubs operate
• Benefit of joining a Lions club
• Community service opportunities on campus
• Leadership training available locally
• Dues structure and the Student Member Program
• Question and answer session about Lions



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Step 3: The Organizational Meeting
The organizational meeting is the first meeting of the new Lions club.
Schedule the meeting once 20 qualified members have applied.

Topics covered during the meeting include:
• Structure and history of Lions Clubs International
• Information about club operations and the constitution and by-laws
• Explanations of each office
• Election of officers
• Dues structure (this should include international,district,multiple
  district and club dues)
• Future meeting dates and location
• Charter night arrangements
• Recruitment of additional members


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Next Steps

• Allow up to 45 days for LCI
  to process the charter
  application and to receive
  the official charter (sent to
  the district governor)
• Begin preparations for the
  charter night (pdf)
• Club sponsors should train
  new club officers and refer
  them to the Club Resource
  Center, available online
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Campus Club Project Ideas
Established LCI Programs:
• Vision Programs
      – Eyeglass Recycling
      – Sight Partnerships
      – SightFirst Grants
• Community Programs
      –   Lions ALERT
      –   Lions Crew at Work
      –   Lions Green Team
      –   Culture and the Performance Festival
• Youth Programs
      – Peace Poster Contest
      – Youth Camps and Exchange
      – Services for Children
• International Relations
• Other Programs

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Contact Us
To request the Campus Club Kit or for more information,
contact:
          Membership Programs & New Clubs
                 Marketing Department
                Lions Clubs International
                   300 W. 22nd Street
               Oak Brook, IL 60523-8842
             Phone: 630-571-5466, ext. 522
                   Fax: 630-571-1691
          E-mail: campusclubs@lionsclubs.org
              Web site: Campus Lions Club
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