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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
If you live outside the USA, you can join or renew your membership in CTTC online through PayPal.
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: Second Friday, 7:30 pm at Ayres Hall, 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 of each month at 6:00 pm at Sterling Inn Regency Room 17738 Francesca Road, Victorville, CA 92395
CTTC Inland Empire Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 7205, Redlands, CA 92375.
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
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 81772, Bakersfield, CA 93380-1772.
Meeting: Second Monday, 6:30 pm at Hart Park Peacock House, 8000 River Road, Bakersfield, CA 93308 (October 2023); 1831 Truxtun Avenue Suite #100, Bakersfield, CA 93301 (November and December 2023).
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: First Friday of the every month at 7:30 pm at the First Christian Church of Orange, 1130 East Walnut Avenue, Orange, CA 92867.
CTTC Ridgecrest Chapter
Postal mailing address: P. O. Box 1272, Ridgecrest, CA 93555.
Meeting: Second Monday, 7:30 pm at Maturango Museum, 100 East Las Flores Ave., Ridgecrest, CA 93555
CTTC Santa Barbara-Ventura Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 3086, Camarillo, CA 93011-3086.
Meeting: Contact the Chapter for meeting information. There are planned quarterly meetings for January, April, July, and October.
CTTC Santa Clarita Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 4012, Castaic, CA 91310.
Meeting: To be announced.
CTTC TOOSLO (San Luis Obispo) Chapter – the website is temporarily down.
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 763, Grover Beach, CA 93483.
Meeting: Paused due to the pandemic.
CTTC Turtle & Tortoise Care
Society (Long Beach) Chapter
Postal mailing address: P O Box 15953, Long Beach, CA 90815.
Meeting: Third Saturday, 7:30 pm at St. Gregory's Episcopal Church, 6201 East Willow Street, Long Beach, Ca. 90815.
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.