We are glad to see your interest in Magic.
The Society of Young Magicians (SYM) is the junior section of the Society of American Magicians (SAM).
It was first brought to Canada by Bill Brace, with the first chapter being in Manitoba.
Since then, the SYM as been very active in Manitoba and is strongly supported by the adult’s Magic Club of Winnipeg.
There are two age groups. The Mini-Wands for ages 7-9 meets at 12:30 pm and the Top Hats for ages 10-16 meets at 2:00 pm.
Registration is in three parts.
- Registration with the Riverview Community Centre (www.riverviewcc.ca)
- Registration with the local SYM Chapter (Reg. Form 2018-19, Consent Form 2018-19)
- Registration with the international SYM organisation (International SYM Registration Form)
1. Registration with Riverview Community Centre
This registration is done directly with the RVCC through their online registration. Note: This must be done on-line. RVCC does not provide an in person option.
The RVCC website is www.riverviewcc.ca
Look under Magic Lessons. The registration fee is $25 per person.
2. Registration with the local SYM Chapter
This registration is done in person at one of the meetings.
You are welcome to join at any time of the season. The program is structured so that you can start at any time.
You are also welcome to try a session to see how you like it. Parents/Guardians are welcome to stay as well.
Registration forms are available at the meetings, or you can print both the registration form and the consent form from here.
Reg. Form 2018-19
Consent Form 2018-19
The registration fee is $35 per person. (Cheque or cash) This fee includes materials, facility rental, prizes, and party expenses.
3. Registration with International SYM
Registering with the international organisation is done in person at one of the meetings for your first year with SYM. Subsequent renewals are handled by the international SYM organisation.
Registration forms are available at the meetings, or you can print one from here.
International SYM Registration Form
The registration fee is $40 per person. (Cheque or cash) We collect the fee in Canadian dollars for the first year. Subsequent renewals are in US dollars.
The total fees for one year is $100 per person.
Click Fees 2018-19 for a pdf of the fees.