New Century Lions Club

A Flexible Club Format Designed for Young Adults

Club Name and Insignia – New Century Lions clubs have a special emblem on their club charter, member certificates and other materials relating to the new club.

Membership – For seven years following the club’s charter date, only men and women through age 35 may be invited to join. There is no requirement for members to leave the club when their age exceeds 35. Members have all rights, privileges and responsibilities common to all Lions members in good standing.

Charter Requirements – The New Century Lions club must have:
enrollment of 20 members
endorsement of a sponsoring club, zone, region, district cabinet or district committee
approval of the district governor
other requirements applicable to the chartering of a Lions club
A New Century Lions Club Branch may be formed with fewer members to meet humanitarian needs, environmental or cultural needs in underserved areas or to focus on specific projects and activities.

Dues – New Century members pay annual international dues plus appropriate club, district and multiple district dues, if any.

Dues Reductions – The Student Member Program and Leo to Lion Program offers dues discounts to qualifying students, graduating Leos and young adults.

Entrance Fee Waivers – Current and former Leos receive an entrance fee waiver.

Internet – New Century clubs are encouraged to use the Internet to submit membership reports every three months.

Length of Program – Seven years from the club’s charter date the club may recruit adult members of any age. The club may continue to use the name New Century Lions club.