Even if you don’t ride or aren’t an “active” member, your dues contribute to our cause! You’ll be helping pay for work projects, educational materials and training, insurances and you will help support our efforts to keep trails open to equestrians, hikers and more!
Why join Backcountry Horsemen of California?
Get to participate in state and unit activities and events
Learn valuable backcountry skills and outdoor ethics
Gain new friends in our wonderful members
Contribute to the appropriate use of public lands in California
Make connections and network with members from all over the state
Receive the BCHC newsletter
Be kept up to date on public lands issues
Contact our Membership Coordinator, Chip Herzig. Chip will be happy to address any of your questions or concerns concerning membership.
BCHC Membership 1280 State Rte 208 Yerington, NV 89447
Any man or woman may become an INDIVIDUAL type member of BCHC. This type is best for singles, or for persons whose family members may have other interests. Individual memberships have ONE vote during General Business meetings. 1 Year Individual Membership $50.00 USD 2 Year Individual Membership $90.00 USD 3 Year Individual Membership $125.00 USD
All immediate family members are included in Family (Shared) memberships, and are eligible to participate fully in BCHC and Local Unit activities; ONLY TWO adults from each Family (Shared) membership may vote during General Business meetings. 1 Year Family Membership $60.00 USD 2 Year Family Membership $110.00 USD 3 Year Family Membership $150.00 USD
This is a membership for college aged individuals. 1 Year Young Adult Membership $15.00 USD
This is a membership for minors who wish to join BCHC, even though their family does not. Youth memberships must fill out additional paperwork, as well as find an approved adult member to designate as their guardian at BCHC events. Additional Youth Forms 1 Year Youth Membership $15.00 USD
Other clubs or organizations who want to receive BCHC newsletters and email announcements. 1 Year Club Membership $60.00 USD
For current members wishing to join more than one unit. You can join as many additional units as you’d like. 1 Year Associate Membership $15.00 USD
A family membership, that includes a donation to BCHC. This is a family membership with a special title. 1 Year Benefactor Membership $100.00 USD
A family membership, that includes a donation to BCHC. This is a family membership with a special title. 1 Year Patron Membership $250.00 USD
In the state of California, Mt. Whitney is about as high as you can go and still have touch with the ground. It is that hint that gave a name to our Mt. Whitney membership type; this group contributes generously to our effort. This is a family membership with a special title. 1 Year Mt. Whitney Membership $500.00 USD
2. Sumbit the online form. A copy will be sent to Chip Herzig. IMPORTANT: Youth Membershhips MUST also print, sign, and mail this form. Youth memberships will NOT be valid until the forms are received.
3. Pay with your Paypal:
Join BCHC or Renew your Membership By US Mail:
1. Fill out the MEMBERSHIP FORM & make a copy for your records. IMPORTANT: Youth Memberships MUST also print, sign, and mail these forms. Youth memberships will NOT be valid until the forms are received.
2. Mail the completed form(s) and check* to: Chip Herzig BCHC Membership 1280 State Rte 208 Yerington, NV 89447
*Please make checks payable to Backcountry Horsemen of California. You may also pay via Paypal (see left).
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