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Dayton Area Mensa's purpose is to provide opportunities for social and intellectual networking and fellowship among our diverse membership. We host a variety of monthly and yearly events that include meals at area restaurants, museum tours, discussion groups, games night, book club, an annual picnic, and our March Regional Gathering (RG).

The goal of this website is to provide information for both members and visitors. Should you wish to make a suggestion to edit or add content to one of the pages in this site, please feel free to click on the Site Comments To: link at the bottom right of the page to email your suggestion to the Webmaster.

To Our Visitors: Welcome. Feel free to explore the site for information About Us, About Mensa and the Dayton Area, and the process for Joining Mensa. Should you have further questions, please use the Contact Us Page to request additional information. We also have a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Page you may wish to visit.

To Our Members: We hope you will use this site as your primary resource for keeping up with Dayton Area Mensa's Upcoming Events, Latest News, or making contact with your Steering Committee and other volunteers. There is useful information contained in our recently published Membership Handbook. You may also visit the Dayton Area Mensa Facebook Page by selecting the Facebook icon in the Social Media group of links in the upper right corner of this page.

Upcoming Events

calendar Check the Upcoming Events tab below to keep up to date on what's happening around Dayton Area Mensa and when. The Calendar Page also lists the events, many with interactive maps so that you know where you're going.

Interested in Joining Mensa?

Join The Joining Mensa Page has all of the information you need to apply for membership in Mensa. The page has links to American Mensa's testing and membership information. Watch the Calendar Page for testing dates and locations.

Dayton Area Mensa's Regional Gathering

events Our annual Regional Gathering is a time for getting together for fun, food, fellowship, and speakers. Don't miss out on our RG, which is on the first weekend of April. Be sure to register early to take advantage of the discounts. We hope to see you there.

Benefits of Mensa Membership

benefits Membership has its benefits. The Membership Benefits Page lists many of them and has a link to the American Mensa Benefits and Services Page for additional information about savings on hotels, car rentals, computers, car insurance, and more.

About Us

about Learn more about Dayton Area Mensa on the pages in the About Us area. Pages in this section include our history, activities, membership statistics, latest news, Bylaws, and Frequently Asked Questions.

Scholarship Program

scholarship Dayton Area Mensa has its own Scholarship program and participates in the American Mensa Scholarship Program. For more information, see the Scholarship Page.

The May MPULSE is available!

The May MPULSE has been published and is available for download on the MPULSE Page.

Calendar Page

The Calendar Page has our scheduled events (many with a linked map) and the Events Page provides a general description of our recurring events. You can get to the Events Calendar Page by clicking on the calendar image on the left.

PLEASE NOTE: RSVPs are highly recommended unless the calendar listing for a particular event says otherwise. Any activity may be subject to last-minute cancellation due to circumstances beyond the host's control.

May 2021


12: Wednesday: 11:59 PM: Calendar Deadline
Please send your items for next month’s calendar to calendar editor , or 937-878-2378 by midnight tonight.

15: Saturday: 11:59:59 PM: Deadline for MPULSE submissions
Please send your items for next month’s MPULSE to the or by postal mail to MPULSE Editor, 459 E. Rahn Rd., Dayton, OH 45429-5948 arriving on or before the fifteenth of the month.

20: Thursday: 6:00 PM:Mensa Qualification Test
At Fellowship Hall of Dorothy Lane American Baptist Church, 960 W. Dorothy Lane, Kettering. Sign in starts at 5:45. If you know anyone who might be interested in testing for Mensa membership, please let them know about this testing opportunity and give them a Mensa brochure. For information, contact our Testing Coordinator, Todd Bowman or 937-546-7885.

June 2021


01: Tuesday: 6:30 PM: DAM Steering Committee
On line. For login info or other details contact LocSec , snide.42@gmail.com or 210-262-3742.

06: Sunday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Cincinnati Area Mensa (CAM) Gifted Youth (GY) Event: Let's get walking and explore the world under Cincinnati with American Legacy Tours!
Join us on a walking tour of Cincinnati to learn about Cincinnati's hidden history on one of the Top Five Underground Tours in the U.S. Enjoy a stroll through Over-the-Rhine, home to America's largest set of historical landmarks. $15.00 per adult and/or sibling Please bring correct change or a check made out to Stephanie Bruner with you to the tour. Note: this tour is typically priced at $29.00/ person! Register now at https://cincymensagiftedyouth.weebly.com/ Attendance is limited. Our tour will begin promptly at 1 pm at 1332 Vine Street Cincinnati, OH 45202.

12: Saturday: 11:59 PM: Calendar Deadline
Please send your items for next month’s calendar to calendar editor , or 937-878-2378 by midnight tonight.

15: Tuesday: 11:59:59 PM: Deadline for MPULSE submissions
Please send your items for next month’s MPULSE to the or by postal mail to MPULSE Editor, 459 E. Rahn Rd., Dayton, OH 45429-5948 arriving on or before the fifteenth of the month.

17: Thursday: 6:00 PM:Mensa Qualification Test
At Fellowship Hall of Dorothy Lane American Baptist Church, 960 W. Dorothy Lane, Kettering. Sign in starts at 5:45. If you know anyone who might be interested in testing for Mensa membership, please let them know about this testing opportunity and give them a Mensa brochure. For information, contact our Testing Coordinator, Todd Bowman or 937-546-7885.

Latest News

Do you have news about an event or a personal achievement that you want to share? Just send an Email to . Remember that the MPULSE Guidelines also apply to news articles. You can get to the Latest News Page by clicking on the newspaper image on the left.

PLEASE NOTE: To go to the full news article or other associated page, simply click on the news HEADLINE TITLE.

CITIZEN SCIENCE PROJECT
Added 09/27/2020 by
On September 26, a number of DAMs gathered at Jacoby Road Canoe launch to help evaluate stream health of the Little Miami River. Photos have been posted to the Event Photos Page.

RG PHOTOSA HAVE BEEN POSTED
Added 04/02/2019 by
Photos from the 2019 RG have been posted to the Event Photos Page.

STEERING COMMITTEE ELECTION
Added 12/31/2018 by
Your new Steering Committee was elected at the Annual Awards and Election Party, Saturday December 8th.

DAYTON AREA MENSA RECEIVED THE EMERALD AWARD
Added 07/11/2018 by
Dayton Area Mensa was recognized by American Mensa with the Emerald Jewel Award.

NEW POSITIONS HAVE OPENED UP IN DAYTON AREA MENSA
Updated 04/30/2017 by the
We have new positions for which we are seeking the right candidate(s). Please check out the full news article and get involved in your Mensa.

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