Membership Application and Renewal

You can join the club now by following the prompts below.

You may pay dues via check or credit card using the online form below. If you wish to pay by check, use the button on right to view and print out a form to mail with your check.

The Newcomers Club of New Bern  is open to all  individuals who are in their first year living in the New Bern Area.  The Club operates under the premise of a three-year membership. This prevents the Club from becoming "closed" because of size. 

Have questions about the club? You can reach any of our board members by emailing

If you do not qualify to join the Newcomers club, you are welcome and encouraged to join our affiliate Alumni group that offers many of the same events and activities as the Newcomers club does. If you would like to join the Newcomers' Alumni Club, please contact club founder Sandie Swigart by phone at (252)-633-4094 or by email at

To become a new member or to renew your membership dues, you may use the online form below to pay with a credit card. Please note that a $1.00 convenience fee will be assessed on all credit card transactions.

If paying by check, make payable to Newcomers Club and mail to:

Newcomers Club of New Bern
P.O. Box 14140
New Bern, NC  28562

Online New Member and Renewal Form

Phone Numbers
Newcomers Club meetings and activities are scheduled from September through June, although some groups meet all year. More specific information is included in the monthly newsletter which is available on the website.
Type of Membership (Check new or renewal AND single or couple):(Required)
Annual dues are $15.00 for singles and $30.00 for couples. The club’s membership year is July 1st through June 30 of the following year. Payments for renewals are due on July 1, but no later than October 1. Members are allowed to remain for three years as Newcomers and have the option to move to the Alumni Group to continue participating on any activities or social groups. The initial membership year of a member joining on or after April, is considered to begin on July 1 of that year.


Use of Photographs of Members

This is to notify you as a member of the Newcomers Club of New Bern or the Alumni Group that, during Newcomer and Alumni Club activities, photographs of members may be taken and used by the Newcomers Club of New Bern or the Alumni Group, at their discretion without compensation to or approval by such members for Club-related purposes including, but not limited to, Club promotion, newsletter and other website content and contests.

Use of Personal Contact Information

The Newcomers Club will protect your privacy to the best of our ability. We will not share or sell your personal contact information, including name, address, telephone number and email address. This information will only be used in the conduct of club business and in the annual member directory, unless otherwise requested.

The Member Directory is not to be shared with anyone or any organization outside of the Newcomers Club of New Bern to protect members’ privacy.

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