American Philatelic Society

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2015 Survey Results

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Upcoming Education Events

Full details of educational events are listed within our education pages. We also provide calendar listings.


Whether you are a begining collector or have collected for years, the APS provides opportunities to broaden your interests and enhance your collecting enjoyment.

APS Educational Services Include:

Beginner Information - Our beginners area provides lots of information and how to's on getting started in stamp collecting.

Mentor Service - APS attempts to link collectors having lots of questions with experienced philatelists who can offer one-on-one guidance.

Seminars and Courses - APS offers both traditional and online courses.

StampCampus (Online courses & Collecting Connections)

Summer Seminar (June)

Stamp Collecting 101 (Feb. & Aug.)

On the Road Courses (Varies)

Scout Merit Badge

Stamps in the Classroom Seminar

Teacher & Club Leader Resources - Offering instructional how-to guides, workshops, lesson plans, and more.

Young Philatelic Leaders Fellowship (Ages 16-24) - A program for the next generation of philatelic leaders.

Just for Kids (all ages can have fun!) - Have fun with our on-line youth area or join a group.

Slide Programs - APS Slide/Video Library available for use by its Chapters and Affiliates.

Publications - APS publications ranges from books and kits for the beginner, to coffee table books, to scholarly works.

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