Scottish Country Dancing in the Washington, D.C. Area, the Washinghton, D.C. and Northern Virginia Branches of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

Membership - How to Join

The Branches of the RSCDS are organized to:

  • promote the enjoyment and appreciation of Scottish Country Dancing and Music
  • engage in, preserve, and further the practice of traditional Scottish country dancing
  • provide instruction in the practice of Scottish country dancing
  • provide instruction to qualified candidates for the RSCDS Teachers' Examinations

RSCDS Membership is for 1 year. Payment is due to the Branch in September for submission to Scotland, but can be paid at any time for renewing members.

New members joining the RSCDS, Northern Virginia Branch in January are eligible for half-year memberships. The rates are $24 for individuals and $40 for a couple. (Sorry, there's no discount for renewing members, just new ones!)

NV Branch members may prepay class tuition in September and again in January if they wish.

Donations to RSCDS, Northern Virginia Branch or RSCDS, Washington Branch, are 501(c)(3) tax deductible.

To join the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, please complete the appropriate membership form below. You may return your form to your group treasurer or send it with your payment to the appropriate address below.

Northern Virginia Branch Washington Branch
Form Invitation to Join (PDF)
Download Form (PDF)
Online Form
Download Form (PDF)

Pay Online (PayPal)
2022-2023 Northern Virginia Branch Membership
Dancer Name(s)
NV Branch member Spring 2023 Class Fees
Member Name(s)

You may also pay for one or more individual classes.

2022-2023 Washington Branch Membership
Dancer Name(s)

Donate Online (PayPal) Make a tax-deductible donation to Northern Virginia:
Make a tax-deductible donation to Washington:
payable to:
RSCDS, Northern
Virginia Branch
Washington Branch, RSCDS
Mail form and check to: Ellie Briscoe
Membership Chair
RSCDS - Northern
Virginia Branch
PO Box 3333
Alexandria, VA 22302
Joan MacLeod
1718 Priscilla Dr.
Silver Spring, MD 20904
More info: Ellie Briscoe
Joan MacLeod