Fermilab Organizations

Fermilab employees and users are invited to explore the laboratory’s offering of social, recreational and other clubs. These include the various employee athletic leagues, Garden Club, Amateur Radio Club, Barnstormers, the Chess Club, the Electric Vehicle Club, the Photography Club, the Scuba Club and the Fermilab Singers. Note: These sites can be viewed only from a Fermilab IP address.

Other organizations

Fermilab Users Executive Committee
The purpose of the Users Executive Committee (UEC) is to provide a forum for discussion of scientific and administrative matters relevant to the Users community and functions of the Laboratory. In particular, UEC plays an important advisory role in determining the relationship of outside Users to the Laboratory.

Fermilab Friends for Science Education
Fermilab Friends for Science Education, in partnership with Fermilab and area educators, creates and supports innovative education programs to enhance the teaching and learning of science and mathematics at the precollege level.

Fermilab Natural Areas
Fermilab Natural Areas (FNA) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation operating exclusively within the boundaries of Fermilab. Their mission is to conserve, restore and study the natural areas within Fermilab while encouraging employees and neighbors to experience and enjoy Fermilab’s natural beauty. FNA provides volunteer opportunities and internships in the natural areas at Fermilab and relies on donations to support this great work. Please consider volunteering with or donating to Fermilab Natural Areas.

Fermilab Student and Postdoc Association
The Fermilab Student and Postdoc Association represents the community of early-career researchers at Fermilab, including all students, postdocs, summer students and interns. We host social events throughout the year. We're a resource if you have any questions or problems while you're at Fermilab.

International folk dancing, Scottish country dancing, English country dancing
There is weekly international folk dancing (Thursdays) and Scottish country dancing (Tuesdays), as well as once-monthly English country dancing (Sundays) at Fermilab, open to all, sponsored by NALWO.

Bible Exploration for Lunch League (BELL)
The Bible Exploration for Lunch League gathers every Tuesday at noon in the Quarium (WH-8SW) and is open to anyone who would like to explore for themselves what the Bible has to say.

Cultural Association of Italians at Fermilab
The purpose of CAIF is to preserve and spread the Italian culture among the resident Italians in the USA, and within the American community.

NALWO is the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Women's Organization. All women associated with Fermilab are welcome; visiting women and newcomers are especially encouraged to join NALWO activities.

Women in Science and Technology at Fermilab
This is an informal group of women scientists, technicians and engineers who gather for lunch and engage in discussions about issues affecting women working at Fermilab.

Fermilab Bicycle Commuters
Join others who advocate for commuting using only two wheels.