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By becoming a member of the AKA, you are joining an international group of like-minded individuals who are as passionate about kites as you are. Through our social media accounts and our quarterly magazine, you can read amazing stories of people in kiting, learn tips, and be inspired to expand your kite knowledge. It’s easy to join our global kite community by following the steps below.

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Benefits of Membership

  • Full-color quarterly magazine : Kiting
  • 10% discount at over a 100 Member
  • Discounted dues for family members
  • Members-only library of resources including back issues of Kiting and other publications
  • Regional news and information emailed to you directly from your local AKA Director
  • Online list of hundreds of recommended flying locations with details and directions
  • Free publications on a wide range of subjects from “How to organize a Kite Festival” to rule books and instructional materials.
  • Educational materials for teaching kitemaking
  • Invitation to our annual Convention with workshops and flying
  • Professional staff available in national headquarters office
  • Friends in the field and more…

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Your membership not only brings benefits to you but also benefits others through a wide range of AKA programs, including: Kites for Kids with Cancer, The Thank You Charlie Program, National Kite Month, sanctioning for kite events around the country, and many more activities. To learn more or to donate to one of our special programs, call the AKA office at 609-755-5483.


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The AKA is managed by an Executive Committee and Regional Directors representing regions within the United States and Internationally.

Special Programs

The AKA manages a number of special programs to serve the Kiting Community.

Special awards

Annually, the AKA recognizes kitefliers who have made significant and inspirational contributions to the AKA and kiting in general.

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