The USS Apollo is a Frisco-based Ship (aka Chapter) of STARFLEET International, actively involved in the science fiction/fantasy community. Commissioned in January 2017, the Ship hosts gaming days and movie nights, attends conferences and cosplays, and raises money for charitable organizations.
STARFLEET: The International Star Trek Fan Association, Inc., also known as “STARFLEET International” or just “STARFLEET”, is an association for the fans of the Star Trek television and film series. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, STARFLEET is the world’s largest science fiction fan club, currently numbering 5,004 members in 235 separate chapters around the globe, as of June 2017.
STARFLEET is incorporated as a not-for-profit corporation under the laws of the State of North Carolina, the United States of America, and has been granted 501(c)(7) status by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. STARFLEET places emphasis on community service, and encourages its chapters to take part in charitable fundraising activities and other public services. The website for the group is at http://www.sfi.org.