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Become a Member

The five ways to join the NSA.

The Become A Smokejumper Membership

For more than 70 years, Smokejumpers have enjoyed the admiration and appreciation of the American public, while performing a critically important service in protecting the nation's forests.

From high adventure to making friendships that last a lifetime, being a Smokejumper is an incredibly satisfying job. Why not join their ranks? Once you've felt the exhilaration and the fulfillment of a job well-done, you'll know it's a feeling that's hard to match.

Purchase your "Become A Smokejumper" Package from the National Smokejumper Association today ... if you're interested in becoming a smokejumper, or are just curious, this is a great way to start your adventure.

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The Become A Smokejumper Membership + Smokejumper Magazine

For just $15, you can discover:

  • What smokejumpers do, and how to become one
  • The history of smokejumping, and its importance in American forests
  • A list of smokejumper bases and contact information
  • Detail on each smokejumper base's host town
  • The most recent “base reports” from each of the bases, showing you the camaraderie and action smokejumpers enjoy!

For just $25, you'll get the above materials PLUS three editions of Smokejumper magazine ... loaded with stories, photos and a lot more! You've wanted to find out about this exciting line of work. Now you can! Purchase online and receive your Smokejumper information today!

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Associate Membership

Open to all individuals who are interested in supporting the NSA. You will receive our quarterly Smokejumper magazine. Purchase online, or download the NSA Application and return by mail.

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Smokejumper Membership

Open to all Smokejumpers and former Smokejumpers who are interested in supporting the NSA. You will receive our quarterly Smokejumper magazine. Purchase online, or download the NSA Application and return by mail. Select from many options:

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The NSA Life Membership

Life Memberships for Smokejumpers, Pilots and Associates. The Benefits are many! You can apply using the NSA Life Member Application, or purchase online, or download the NSA Application and return by mail. View the NSA's Lifetime Members.

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Please Note

All National Smokejumper Association (NSA) memberships, regardless of length, are a donation to the NSA for its educational and service oriented work and the NSA magazine is a free benefit in appreciation of that donation.