Membership Information

Thank you so much for your interest in the Mid-Peninsula Chapter of National Charity League, Inc.!

Our Membership drive starts in the fall of each year for entrance beginning the following May. Our six year program runs from 7th-12th grades, therefore the majority of our Members apply during their daughter’s 6th grade year. Girls join as a “class” with other girls in their grade level.

Each prospective mother must attend an informational session held in the fall to learn about NCL, Inc. and our Chapter. If interested in joining, the Prospective Member is asked to fill out an application and attain a Sponsor and Co-Sponsor from our Chapter. The applications are due in early December. Membership invitations are extended in January. If we receive more applicants than space available, our Membership committee will conduct a blind draw to select the class.

We do occasionally open up our Membership Drive to include girls who are in the fall of their 7th and 8th grade years, although usually these upper classes are already full. If your daughter is in 7th or 8th grade, please feel free to contact us to determine if you can apply for Membership.

The Membership commitment includes monthly meetings for the mothers that alternate between daytime meetings and evening meetings (no meetings in the summer).  Girls usually meet as a grade level once a month to plan events, listen to speakers and/or perform some sort of philanthropic or cultural activity.  Our Mother/Daughter Tea is held each year in March, and our Awards Ceremony/New Member Welcome is held in May. In addition, each mother/daughter team puts in a minimum of 15 hours during the year of volunteer work with our local partner philanthropies. Girls assume various leadership roles within their grade level and mothers each hold a job within the Chapter every year.

If you know someone in NCL, talk to her about her Chapter’s boundaries, membership obligations and membership drive timeline. If you do not know someone in NCL, Inc. you are invited to submit the following form.

Please click here to fill out and submit your Membership Inquiry form, or for any questions regarding Membership, requests for transfers or assistance with connecting as a Sustainer, email us at