Bylaws

Bylaws

Section 16 – Annual Monies

16.1     Yearly dues of AMP shall be the same as the yearly dues of LMP. 16.2     Yearly dues are due on March 1st and shall begin on the AM’s first anniversary and shall be pro-rated from that date to March 1st for the first billing.

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Section 15 – Probationary Monies

15.1     Probationary membership monies shall be established by the BOD by the affirmative vote of not less than five (5) directors. 15.2     The applicant for PMP must pay the probationary dues in its entirety at the time of his application for membership into the Club.  The probationary dues shall be sufficient dues to cover the applicant’s probationary period.

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Section 14 – Appeal Procedure

14.1     Determination of the validity and consequent rectification of an appeal due to irregularities, omissions or misinterpretation of these by-laws which led to a certain act against specific and enumerated individual(s) or membership(s) by the BOD or the voting membership as a whole, shall be left to a majority vote of the voting membership present and voting at a special meeting. 14.2     Said special meeting shall be called in the usual manner according to the section on special meetings.  Failure…

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Section 13 – Suspension and Termination Requirements and Procecures

13.1     Any member conducting himself in a manner not in harmony with the membership, these by-laws, or any other rules and regulations governing the internal affairs of this Club or contrary to the principles of nudism or knowingly causes abuse or destruction of Club or personal property or poses a threat to the well being of the Club or its membership or poses a threat to the anonymity of its members may be suspended or terminated from the Club under…

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Section 12 – Affiliation

12.1     Any single AM, single LM, or life or annual member who is a widow or divorcee, wishing to affiliate (with an individual who is not an AM or LM and thus wishes the Club to consider them as a couple under these by-laws shall be allowed to do so if the following conditions are met: 12.1A  If they intend to form a single couple, the affiliate must successfully complete the probationary period after which they shall be considered a…

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Section 11 – Specific Situations of Membership Status

11.1     The maximum number of single members for each sex shall be limited to 15% of the maximum number of LMPs as stated in the by-laws.  The same but separate and additional singles quota shall apply to FMPs.  Exceptions shall be otherwise specified in these by-laws. 11.2     Single couples shall be regarded as married couples except as otherwise specified in these by-laws. 11.3     The Board of Directors reserves the right to require proof of custody or permission for a non-custodial…

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Section 10 – Special Membership Circumstances of Application

10.1     Single children of members, upon reaching the age of 25 are required to pay grounds fees for each day they are on the grounds. 10.2     Single children of LMs or AMs who are at least the age of legal majority (18) and who are at most 26 years old, may apply as a special applicant (1) for any membership if his guardians are AMs, PROVIDED (a) he applies before reaching the age of 26 years, or (b) within 90…

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Section 09 – Fellow Membership (FMP)

9.1       FMP shall be available to those who have been confirmed by the BOD into said membership provided the applicant lives and resides at least 75 miles (by air) from the Club site. 9.2       Upon confirmation by the BOD, the FM shall be accorded the rights, privileges, responsibilities and restrictions as further defined in this section and these by-laws. 9.2A    Fmp shall cover the applicant; 9.2B    A FM shall NOT have voting rights, property privileges nor hold elected office; 9.2C   …

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Section 08 – Annual Membership (AMP)

8.1       Upon successful completion of PMP, said member shall become an AM if he does not become a LM. 8.2       Upon acceptance into AMP, said membership shall be entitled to the following rights, privileges, responsibilities, and restrictions as further defined in this section and these by-laws. 8.2A    An AM is entitled to visitation rights; 8.2B    By seniority, an AM may become a LM according to his wishes as such LMPs become available to his (when an AM becomes a LM…

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Section 07 – Inactive Membership (IMP)

7.1       IMP shall be available to LMs that submit a notarized written request to the BOD stating their desire to become an IM. and said request is approved by no less than (5) affirmative votes of the BOD at any meeting. 7.2       The IM shall lose all rights and privileges of his former LMP, but shall have the following rights, privileges, responsibilities and restrictions as further defined in this section and these by-laws. 7.2A    An IM shall have the right…

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Forty Acre Club

Email:facmous@fortyacreclub.com
Telephone: (636) 629-0050
104 Ridge Acres Loop Rd.
Lonedell, Missouri 63060United States

Feel The Freedom of American Nudism

 

The Forty Acre Club, nicknamed “America’s Gateway Family Nudist Club” for its proximity to the famous Gateway Arch, is a friendly club for couples and families located on 80 acres of Missouri woodlands approximately 45 miles southwest of St. Louis