Join WAM & Fam

We always welcome new members and try to make the process as easy as possible.

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We do require that prospective members either (a) attend one of our monthly public activities before formally joining WAM & Fam or (b) already know a member of WAM & Fam.

Our group has a minimal annual fee of $18 ($1.50 per month) or $36 for two years, but this amount is prorated based on the month you join. Please know that in cases of financial hardship, an applicant may request a waiver of the membership fee by writing a brief request on the back of the application form.

To begin the process of joining WAM & Fam, please follow these three steps:

  1. If you don’t already know a WAM & Fam member, then please attend one of our public monthly activities, which take place at either a library or at a nature center. For specific details about when and where the next public activities will take place, email us at
  2. Download, fill out, and sign our application form. If you are unable to download the form, send us an email, and we’ll send you the PDF.
  3. Send us both the application form and the membership fee. Please contact the membership coordinator at to determine where to send the check and verify the amount to pay. Make checks payable to “Wheaton Area Moms.”

If you bring the application form with you to the open playgroup, feel free to complete steps 1–3 in person.

Once we receive your application and check, we will add you to our private Google Group online forum so you will receive the latest news and activities. Then it’s simply a question of choosing which activity to do first!

Membership and participation are voluntary.