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Request Membership

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Welcome to the CHESS Request Membership page. 

CHESS membership is open to any homeschoolers who have read the information from the home page "About CHESS: Who we are" section and have indicated their agreement with the stated expectations, purpose, and statement of faith of the organization by submitting this online registration form and membership fee.

The annual membership fee is $30.00 for a family membership, $10 for a single parent family, and alumni family (families who have graduated all their children) are free.  Membership fees are used to cover the costs of organizing and operating CHESS. A limited number of memberships are available to low income and single parent homeschooling families at a reduced rate. To apply fill out the Scholarship Application. The membership fee does not cover charges associated with field trips, activities & special events, classes, or meals.  You must be a CHESS member to participate in the Thursday Academic Co-ops or Friday Enrichment Day.

STEP 1:  Is CHESS right for you?  Read the information under About CHESS regarding our stated expectations, purpose, and statement of faith.

STEP 2:  Complete this Membership Request Form and process payment.  PayPal payment with a PayPal account or credit card can be processed after completing this form.  To mail your payment, please make your check payable to C.H.E.S.S. and mail to CHESS, c/o Michelle McWethy, 2646 Fontaine Trl, Holt, MI  48842.

Your account WILL NOT be activated unless we receive this submitted form and payment.


For the privacy and security of CHESS member families, no part of a ny content contained in member pages, postings, or links may be reproduced or transmitted in any form by any means, for non CHESS business without prior written consent from the CHESS Leadership Team.

CHESS urges its members NOT to post photos or text, to this web site, which they deem private.



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  CHESS Volunteer Service Area -- Use your gifts/talents to serve and share with CHESS.  

All renewing CHESS members are required to help with at least one of the following CHESS activities or programs.  (Note: Required participation in Academic Co-ops or Enrichment Day is in addition to your CHESS requirement.)

First Year CHESS members:  If this is your first year participating in CHESS, you are not required to serve this 1st year, however, we encourage serving as a way to connect with others.

Please check three areas (as your top 3 choices) where you would be flexible to serve or to lead.  List any specifics in the space provided below.  

*Please Specify Below - examples.
Open House:  Greeter, Refreshments, Set-Up, Check-out, Clean-Up
Used Curriculum Sale:  Set-Up, Before Sale Sort, During Sale, After Sale Re-sort, Friday Pick-up
Other: An area of service not listed or a previously assigned area (ie. academic co-op period coordinator or enrichment day support person)

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