Join a Stamp Club near you
Join a Specialty Society (collectors with same interests)
Use the APS Mentor Service
Educational Courses are available
Books available to get you started!
Teacher/Leader Resources are available
(print, fold, and share!)
Other References to Assist you:
About Stamps (history, rates, etc.)
Get the Word Out About Stamp Collecting
National Stamp Collecting Month Ideas - get the word out in your community - here's a list of ideas that you can use for October's National Stamp Collecting month or other times as well.
Stamp Collecting Month Posters - here's a compilation of fun 8 1/2 x 11 inch size posters that you can print and post in local establishments.
Presentations can be downloaded and projected at meetings:
Stamp Collecting Presentation for Senior Living Community (PowerPoint) - Customize and use this presentation at an upcoming senior living meeting!
Genealogical Philately Presentation (PowerPoint) - for presentation to genealogical and historic societies.
Beginner Presentation (PowerPoint) - use this presentation to review the basics of stamp collecting.
Host a Workshop
Do you know a group of beginners or is your club hosting a show where you would like to offer something for beginners? Host Your Own Stamp Collecting 101 Workshop - we've made it easy by providing this instruction guide (.pdf).