PLEASE NOTE:  The club is now accepting applications from new members.  The term of membership extends from January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022.

Membership in the Marco Island Shell Club is open to shell enthusiasts at all levels of interest and expertise. Members can be appointed by the President to serve on or chair a Club committee or be elected to an officer position. 

Members who would like to create shell art can attend weekly Club shell art workshops. All projects created at the workshops become the property of the club and are sold to raise money for scholarships and grants.  Please click HERE to  learn more.

TERM OF MEMBERSHIP:   ALL NEW MEMBERS MUST FILL IN AN ONLINE APPLICATION WHICH IS  ACCESSIBLE FROM  THE INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP PAGE. MEMBERSHIP WILL BEGIN ON JANUARY 1, 2022 AND EXTEND THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2022. IF YOU WISH TO PARTICIPATE IN WORKSHOPS STARTING IN JANUARY, YOU MUST INDICATE TWO TABLE PREFERENCES ON THE APPLICATION FORM.   OTHERWISE, TYPE "NONE" IN THOSE  SECTIONS OF THE FORM.  THE CLUB WILL DO EVERYTHING POSSIBLE TO ACCOMMODATE YOUR FIRST CHOICE BUT SPECIFIC TABLE ASSIGNMENTS ARE NOT GUARANTEED. NEW MEMBERS, WHO HAVE NOT PREVIOUSLY BEEN MEMBERS OF THE MARCO ISLAND SHELL CLUB,  WILL START AT THE NEW MEMBER TABLE AND LATER MOVE TO ONE OF THE OTHER TABLES.

ALL MEMBERS MUST ALSO SIGN A COVID WAIVER and a Shell Club Events Release Form. Print out and sign, and bring to the first workshop or seminar in January.  

DUES: The cost for individual membership is $35 per year.  The club accepts payment by check or credit card (through the Club’s PayPal payment processor).  No cash payments will be accepted.     

RENEWAL:  Do not use this application page for renewals.  Membership renewal is due by December 31, 2021.  Current members can review their data, especially email address, and renew their membership starting on November 1, 2021 on the Club website. It is very important to notify the membership chair if your email address has changed, since that is the way the club communicates with the membership. You can send changes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in order to continue to receive  emails from the club. 

ONLINE Shell Club Application and Payment may be made via the Shell Club's PayPal payment processor, which gives you the option of paying with your credit card or your Paypal account. 

Pay by Check: If you choose to pay by check, please fill out and submit the online form. Then bring your check  to workshop or mail to:

Marco Island Shell Club, Inc.

PO Box 633

Marco Island, FL 34146 

Click Here to read our Bylaws

Click here to read COVID waiver

Click here to read Shell Club Events Release Form