Benefits of Membership

SOCCGS membership provides many benefits to genealogy researchers – beginners or advanced.

Education: Classes, Lectures, Research Trips

  • Monthly Genealogy Presentations by Guest Speakers
  • Mini Classes on Specific Research Techniques offered throughout the year
  • Beginning Genealogy Class
  • Monthly Newsletter with Research Tips
  • Monthly Field Trips to Southern California Genealogy Libraries
  • Group Research Trips to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City
  • Opportunity to Collaborate with and Learn from other Researchers
  • Reduced Cost Registration for the SOCCGS Annual Seminar with a National Speaker

Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
We are a community of researchers at all levels with both large and small groups for many interests. SOCCGS hosts Special Interest Groups for: DNA, England Research, General Genealogy Research, German Ancestry, Ireland/Scotland Research, Legacy Users Group, and Writing Family Stories.

SOCCGS Genealogy Research Center at the Mission Viejo Library

  • One of the premier genealogy research centers in the area, with four computers and access to a large collection of online genealogy resources, reference books and more
  • Docents are available daily to assist with your research

Annual membership is $20 for an individual, or $25 for a joint membership at the same address.

To join, please click here for the membership form.