California Turtle & Tortoise Club (CTTC) is a California Public Benefit Corporation recognized as non-profit by the IRS under 501(c)(3). Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.
CTTC was founded in 1964 and has over 1,500 members world-wide. Membership in CTTC is managed through one of the Club's many Chapters.
CTTC Chapters offer monthly meetings that typically include an educational program and a chance to socialize and share information. Many Chapters maintain libraries with borrowing privileges for members. Many Chapters also hold annual turtle and tortoise shows, sponsor field trips, and participate in community outreach activities. All members receive the bi-monthly Club newsletter, the Tortuga Gazette, as a benefit of membership in CTTC.
Turtles in the News
Alert: Galapagos Tortoise Keepers
A study to determine the cause and treatment of an edema-like condition affecting Galápagos tortoises worldwide is being proposed. Click cover letter for more information about the proposed study. Click Galapagos Tortoise Study Questionnaire to access the questionnaire.
2014 CTTC Show Schedule
May 3 - Chino Valley Chapter Show
May 3 - Valley Chapter Show
August 17 - Orange County Chapter Turtle and Tortoise Show