Camera Club of Ottawa (CCO) Membership

Our meetings are held every Tuesday. Currently, most meetings are a hybrid, i.e., in-person and online, via Zoom.  A few meetings may be via Zoom only.  Please refer to the calendar for our schedule of meetings and events.

Visitors are always welcome at club meetings and we invite you to attend a meeting or two to get to know us. Send an email to for more information and a link to the Zoom meetings.

For full participation in the club, including competition participation, a membership is required.

Membership benefits

  • Participate in CCO competitions: Colour Print, B&W Print, Slide

  • Participate in CCO outings, workshops and special interest groups (SIGs)

  • Participate in discussions on the CCO website forum

  • Access to the club's newsletter, Shutter Release

  • Share your creations through a link to your personal website

  • Meet people who share your interests

  • Have fun and learn!


FULL-year Membership September 1 to August 31

  • Regular member: $80.00

  • Family member: $120.00

  • Student member: $40.00

HALF-year Membership February 1 to August 31 (for new members only)

  • Regular member: $40.00

  • Student member: $20.00 

New Member Registration

Returning Member Registration

There are 2 steps to becoming a member of the club:
1. Complete the full Membership Application.
2. Create a User Account.

The membership will be activated as soon as the club receives the Membership Form, payment and a request for a User Account.

In order to remain a member in good standing (able to compete), returning members must complete
1. Membership Application

The membership will remain active and without interruption as long as the Membership Form and payment are received before October 30 of each year.

  1. Membership Application

  • Read the Code of Conduct

  • Fill in the Membership Form

  • Select a payment method (We accept e-Transfers or cheques. Payment details are on the form)

  • Follow instructions for submitting the Membership Form and payment

  1. Create a User Account

  • Select the Create a new User Account and Request Membership button below

  • Read the instructions provided by Visual Pursuits and read their Privacy Policy

  • Use your email address as your Login and complete the required fields.

Upon receipt of the Membership Form, the payment and the User Account request, the club will activate your account.
You will be notified as soon as the account is Active, at which point you will be able to participate in all CCO events. If you have not received notification within a couple of days, please check your SPAM folder.

Create an Account

If you do not have a Login Name, use the button below to create an account and request membership in this organization. If you already have a Visual Pursuits account for any other organization, login with your account and use the menu "My Account", "Organizations" to request membership in this organization. That page will also provide links to other organizations.

If you are judging competitions or registering for a public event, you do not need to request membership. If you have an existing account with any organization using the Visual Pursuits service, login to this website with that account. If you do not have an account and do not need membership, use the button below to create a Guest account.

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