California Turtle & Tortoise Club


Dedicated to Turtle and Tortoise Preservation, Conservation and Education

Joining the California Turtle & Tortoise Club

Click to download the CTTC membership brochure as a PDF.

Click on the links below to visit each Chapter's website.

Membership in the California Turtle & Tortoise Club and subscription to the Tortuga Gazette are handled through one of the Club's many Chapters or Branches. Members are free to join the Chapter of their choice. Most members in California choose to join their nearest Chapter so that they can participate in Chapter meetings and other activities.

The California Turtle & Tortoise Club is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent of the law

Print out the membership form (available in html or pdf formats), and mail it with your check or money order (US currency only) to the Chapter of your choice.

If you live outside the USA, you can join or renew your membership in CTTC online through PayPal.


CTTC Cen-Val (Central Valley) Chapter
Postal mailing addres: P.O. Box 16418, Fresno, CA 93755-6418.
Meeting: Second Thursday, 7:00 pm at Fresno Unified School District, Del Mar Elementary School, 4122 N. Del Mar Ave., Fresno, CA 93704 (no meeting in July or August, as school is closed).


CTTC Chino Valley Chapter
Postal mailing address: P. O. Box 1753, Chino, CA 91708-1753.
Meeting: Third Friday, 7:30 pm at Chino Girl Scout House, 5007 Center St., Chino, CA 91710.


CTTC Foothill Chapter
Postal mailing address: P. O. Box 51002, Pasadena, CA 91115-1002.
Meeting: Fourth Friday, 7:30 pm at Los Angeles County Arboretum, 301 No. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007.

CTTC High Desert Chapter
Postal mailing address: P. O. Box 163, Victorville, CA 92393.
Meeting: Second Monday, 7:00 pm at Sterling Inn Regency Room, 17738 Francesca Rd., Victorville, CA 92395.


CTTC Inland Empire Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 2371, San Bernardino, CA 92406-2371.
Meeting: First Friday, 7:30 pm at "The Ark" Church of the Nazarenes in the Fellowship Hall in Young Hall, 1307 East Citrus Ave., Redlands, CA 92374 .


CTTC Kern County Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 81772, Bakersfield, CA 93380-1772.
Meeting: Second Monday, 6:30 pm at St. Philip of the Apostle Church, St. Ann's Room (East side of church), 7100 Stockdale Hwy (on the north side, between Ashe and Gosford), Bakersfield, CA 93309.


CTTC Low Desert Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 4156, Palm Desert, CA 92261.
Meeting: First Monday of every even-numbered month 7:00 pm at The Living Desert Reserve, 47-900 Portola, Palm Desert, CA 92260-6156.


CTTC Orange County Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 11124, Santa Ana, CA 92711.
Meeting: Second Friday, 7:30 pm at Chapman University, Science Center Room 127, 346 Center St., Orange, CA 92866.


CTTC Ridgecrest Chapter
Postal mailing address: P. O. Box 1272, Ridgecrest, CA 93555.
Meeting: Second Monday, 7:30 pm at Grace Lutheran Church, 502 North Norma St., Ridgecrest, CA 93555-3502.

CTTC Santa Barbara-Ventura Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 3086, Camarillo, CA 93011-3086.
Meeting: Contact the Chapter for meeting information.


CTTC Santa Clarita Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 4012, Castaic, CA 91310.
Meeting:Third Saturday of odd-numbered months at 6:30 pm at Valencia United Methodist Church, 25718 McBean Pkwy, Valencia, California 91355.


CTTC Silicon Valley Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 64135, Sunnyvale, CA 94088-4135.
Meeting:Third Friday, 7:00 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1500 Leigh Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125


CTTC TOOSLO (San Luis Obispo) Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 14222, San Luis Obispo, CA 93406.
Meeting: Second Wednesday, 7:00 pm at PG&E Community Center, 6588 Ontario Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 94505.


CTTC Turtle & Tortoise Care Society (Long Beach) Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 15965, Long Beach, CA 90815-0965.
Meeting: Third Friday, 7:30 pm at University Baptist Church, 3434 Chatwin, Long Beach, CA 90808-2613.


CTTC Valley Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 7364, Van Nuys, CA 91409-7364.
Meeting: Third Friday, 7:30 pm at Woodland Hills Christian Church, 5920 Shoup Ave., Woodland Hills 91367-3327.

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