RSCDS Calgary Branch


It's a reel thing! Scottish dance, Calgary


Benefits of a RSCDS Calgary Branch membership include:

  • Automatic membership in the worldwide body of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society in Scotland (RSCDS HQ) – Currently a $44 CAD value. Members of this worldwide dance community enjoy:
    • Access to a worldwide family of Scottish country dancers;
    • Twice-a year, a copy of members’ RSCDS Scottish Country Dancer magazine, packed with information and interesting articles delivered to your door;
    • Access to the members’ area of the RSCDS website; and
    • Discounts on many recordings, publications and other items available via their online shop;
  • Access to RSCDS-trained teachers;
  • Access to the annual RSCDS Summer School, Winter School and Spring Fling
  • Member discount rates to RSCDS Calgary Branch events and other branches around the world;
  • Voting privileges at all Calgary Branch General Meetings;
  • Workshop financial support;

Other Reasons For Joining:

  • The chance to learn to teach Scottish Country Dancing through the Society’s examination and qualification system;
  • Availability of courses for musicians, to encourage the continuation of live music;
  • Availability of music recorded specifically for dancing to;
  • Provision of graded medal tests to encourage young dancers;
  • Learning and helping to preserve and foster original dances and steps;
  • Conserving the present and future existence of this form of dance; and
  • Helping to preserve an important aspect of Scottish culture.