Only 8 days until HalloweeM 44½: A WeeM-Away!
Join Chicago Area Mensa’s first virtual HalloweeM via Discord.
Our Regional Gathering (RG) has been the largest and the program offers plenty of variety to stimuate your mind, plenty of games and contests to challenge you,
and many opportunitys to have fun, converse and just enjoy yourself.
Many of the pun-tastic costume parade entries will make you laugh (or groan).
Click/Tap here for all the details.
You don't want to miss this terrific and incredibly unique RG featuring programs, tournaments, and online games. HalloweeM runs from
Friday, October 30th through Sunday, November 1st.
See great costumes, participate in the contest (best & worst pun, traditional, etc) by submitting a video, meet Mensans from all over the country (even some from across the oceans).
Our WeeM-customized version of Discord enables you to easily take advantage of everything this RG has to offer.
It's the perfect virtual party!
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the information that is of particular interest to Chicago Area Mensa
members. Most of the information is publicly viewable, but not
personal information, such as phone numbers and addresses, which
require you to log in using your American Mensa e‑mail address and password. Official documents are also restricted to members only.
In the public section, you’ll find information about
joining Mensa, Chicago Area
Mensa officers past and present,
and Service Awards. Our activities, including our
regional gathering — HalloweeM — and Monthly Gathering,
are also listed as well as
photos, links to resources related to intellectual giftedness, puzzles, recipes, and more.
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In the password-protected section, Chicago Area Mensa Members may get
information about any of the following:
CAM’s Idea Board:
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submitted that you’d like to see CAM focus on. Input is anonymous and
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to any Board member
if you want to be involved.
Newsletter: ChiMe: Current and past PDF versions of
ChiMe, our monthly newsletter, are available to view and download.
And since the digital version is available on our website, if you’re interested
in going "green," there are instructions on how to go paperless. If
you’d like to submit an article or material to be published in ChiMe,
please view the Submission Guidelines.
We’d love to hear from you.
If you haven't gone paperless,
our circulations manager is interested in seeing how long it takes
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especially if it’s late.
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Contact Info page.
The list of hosted SIGs and related contact information can be found
Chicago Area Mensa is an active social group. Information about events,
including our Monthly Gathering, are
available when you follow this link.
When you participate, you'll reap the benefits of your membership.
Access the online forms that enable you to host a virtual
event using CAM’s premium Zoom account, submit the information about a non-Zoom
event you’re hosting, or to get
reimbursed for expenses
you incurred due to your involvement in CAM as an Officer or due to a
request for which you volunteered.
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on Mensa Connect — lists for Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and to
communicate and interact electronically with your fellow Chicago
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GOBS Trust Fund:
These funds are available to all CAM members for certain activities including
CAM teams participating in the American Mensa
Find out the requirements for applying as well as accessing the application form you can fill
These include descriptions of responsibilities of the various elected
(Board of Directors) and appointed positions within Chicago Area Mensa. All
positions are held by volunteers who are current Chicago Area
Mensans. If you are interested in getting more involved, you can
learn more about the various
and see which ones are vacant by tapping/clicking on "Officers"
in the publicly viewable section of the menu on the left or checking
the latest edition of ChiMe given there are positions not
listed on this website. Even if a position that interests is not
currently open, let the Loc Sec know you’re interested so s/he can
contact you should it become vacant in the future.
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