Social, Hobby, Cultural and Networking Clubs and Organizations
There are hundreds of clubs and groups in and around Ventura County that meet IN PERSON, not just virtually! This list is a nice starting point for those looking to join a local club!
California Dressage Society - Ventura County Chapter
Horse training group that meets monthly in Camarillo.
California Kayak Friends Club
Founded in 1985 for paddlesports enthusiasts.
Camarillo Community Gardens
Nonprofit community gardening in Camarillo.
Camarillo Quilters Association
Meets just down the bottom of the 101 grade. Founded in 1980.
Camarillo White Horse Association
Founded in 1992 to preserve distinctive white stallion horse bloodline in Camarillo.
Central Coast British Car Club
Established in 1984; meets monthly in Ventura.
Channel Islands 4WD Group
Offroading enthusiasts based in Ventura County.
Channel Islands PC Users Group
The "friendliest" computer club in Ventura County since 1986. Meets in Camarillo once a month.
Channel Islands Woodturners
Group of woodturning enthusiasts located in Ventura County. Formed in 1996.
Coast Geological Society
Advancing the field of geology in Ventura! Its first meeting was June 14, 1948.
Conejo Gem and Mineral Club
Meets 2nd Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm in Thousand Oaks.
Conejo Group Sierra Club
Meets in Thousand Oaks.
Conejo Orchid Society
Orchid devotees meet in Westlake Village.
Conejo Quiet Flyers
Founded in 2008 for pilots of electric remote-controlled aircraft (RC aircraft) to get together and enjoy flying.
Conejo Ski & Sports Club
Established in 1982 as a ski club and very active in various outdoor activities, socializing and travel activities.
Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club
Meets 3rd Thursday each month in Thousand Oaks.
Conejo Valley Arabian Horse Association
Local Arabian and Half Arabian horse club.
Conejo Valley Archers
Nonprofit with over 200 members based in Simi Valley.
Conejo Valley Audubon Society
Join local bird aficionados and watchers!
Conejo Valley Boardgamers
Meets twice a month and plays all kinds of boardgames.
Conejo Valley Bonzai Society
Meets in Westlake Village
Conejo Valley Corvette Club
Local club that drives Pintos, uh I mean Corvettes.
Conejo Valley Encore Club
Sister club to CV Newcomers' Club, for those that have lived here over 2 years.
Conejo Valley Fly Fishers
Fly fishing club in the Thousand Oaks area. Started in 1983.
Conejo Valley Garden Club
Learn how to acquire a green thumb
Conejo Valley Genealogical Society
Established in 1979 to serve the Conejo Valley.
Conejo Valley Historical Society
Headquartered at the historic Stagecoach Inn Museum in Newbury Park.
Conejo Valley Quilters
Nonprofit that supports quiltmaking and philanthropy. Founded in 1996.
Conejo Valley Woodworkers' Association
Formed in 1994 to promote woodworking skills and education.
Conejo-Ventura Macintosh Users Group
Ventura County's leading graphical user interface group.
Everyday Spacer Meetup Group
Local meetup group for those interested in astronomy and space exploration.
Goebel Adult Community Center Stamp Club
Meets 1st and 3rd Thursday 6:30pm in Thousand Oaks.
Gold Coast Modular Railroad Club
Nonprofit group educating the public about railroads since 1987.
Gold Coast Treasure Hunters
Find some lost treasure with this Simi Valley based club. Meets 3rd Thursday of each month.
Golden State Phonograph Society
Local association of antique phonograph collectors and enthusiasts who meet monthly. Founded in 1999.
Hawaii Club of Ventura County
Aloha! A group that promote Hawaiian culture!
India Friends Association
Nonprofit organization of Indian Americans and others dedicated to fostering grassroots development in India.
Literazzi Book Group in Simi Valley
Book discussions 2nd Wednesday of the month at the Simi Valley Library.
Los Padres Ski Club
Four season, four sport club since 1937!
Milestone Car Society of California
Automotive enthusiasts who support the concept of restoration, preservation, and display of vehicles of significance and interest to the American public.
Model T Ford Club of Ventura County
Meets 2nd Thursday of the month in Camarillo.
National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors - Ventura County Chapter
Monthly meetings the 3rd Sunday of each month at the Ventura College campus.
Oak Park Community Garden
Community garden at corner of Kanan and Sunnycrest.
On The Rocks 4 Wheelers
Dedicated to off road enthusiasts in the Conejo Valley and throughout Ventura County.
Organic Garden Club of Ventura County
Meets monthly at Newbury Park Library.
Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society
Non-profit founded in 1961; meets 3rd Wed of the month.
Red Line Corvettes Club
Founded in 1990; these Corvette enthusiasts meet in Thousand Oaks on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
Promotes awareness/celebrations of indigenous cultures.
Roadrunners R/C Club
Club that has brought R/C racing to Ventura County since 1974.
Roam'n Relics Car Club
Non-profit car club founded in 1981.
Santa Clara River Valley Railroad Historical Society
Mission: Preserve/restore railroad corridor between Montalvo and Saugus.
Santa Monica Mountains Trails Council
Maintains Santa Monica Mountains public trails.
Sespe Fly Fishers
Founded in 1978. Group of dedicated fly fishers interested in fishing (mostly trout), conservation, education and fellowship.
Sierra Club Los Padres Chapter
Local chapter of national environmental organization.
Simi Settlers Amateur Radio Club
Meets 2nd Thursday of the month at Simi Senior Center.
Simi Valley Corvette Club
Formed on July 31, 1984. Meets twice a month!
Simi Valley Quilt Guild
Meets at Simi Valley Senior Center.
Simi Valley Stamp Club
Meets 1st/3rd Mondays of the month at Simi Valley Senior Center.
Simi Valley Ultimate Frisbee Group
Meets every Friday around 7:30p-10p at Rancho Santa Susana Park in Simi Valley.
Stitch 'n Bitch Ventura County
For knitters and crocheters in the Ventura County; meets in Simi/T.O.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Clubs
TOPS Club, Inc. is a nonprofit, noncommercial, weight-loss support organization with Ventura County groups in Thousand Oaks, Camarillo, Simi Valley and Oxnard.
Thousand Oaks African Violet Society
Founded in 1981.
Thousand Oaks Chess Club
Meets at Goebel Senior Adult Center and open to all ages.
Thousand Oaks Photo Group
Locals with a passion for photography, with meetings, classes and field trips.
Thousand Oaks Reads
Annual community-wide reading program hosted by the Thousand Oaks Libraries.
Thousand Oaks Woman's Club
Social, philanthropic club that meets monthly. Founded in 1964.
Toastmasters Clubs in Ventura County
There are 40 different clubs to choose from in the area!
Tri Valley Touring Riders
Motorcycle club founded in 1985 and based in Simi Valley. Open to all makes and models.
Ventura Audubon Society
Named after a famous bird watcher and painter.
Ventura County Amateur Radio Club
Meets 2nd Friday of the month in Ventura.
Ventura County Amateur Radio Society
Meets first Wednesday of the month in Moorpark.
Ventura County Astronomical Society
Stargazers unite in Ventura County! Meets in Moorpark.
Ventura County Bass Club
One of the oldest and best bass clubs in So Cal (formed in 1974). This is bass as in fishing, not as in music.
Ventura County Boardgamers
Promotes boardgaming throughout Ventura County.
Ventura County Camaro Club
Car club for Camaro enthusiasts around Ventura County.
Ventura County Camera Club
Amateur photography club with monthly meetings in Ventura.
Ventura County Chess Club
Meets in Ventura generally on Tuesday nights.
Ventura County Chevys
Chevy enthusiast group meets in Simi Valley.
Ventura County Chinese American Association
Organized in 1970 to preserve Chinese heritage.
Ventura County Comets - Radio Control Flying Club
Chartered in 1965 under the auspices of the AMA.
Ventura County Corvette Club
Founded in 1958 - one of the oldest Vette clubs in the U.S.
Ventura County Dart Association
For you heavy duty darters out there.
Ventura County Dog Fanciers Association
Monthly meetings, dog shows, etc. Established in the late 1920s.
Ventura County Genealogical Society
Learn your roots - this group meets in Ventura.
Ventura County Go Club
Dedicated to the game of Go on Wed nights in Thousand Oaks.
Ventura County Handweavers and Spinners Guild
All volunteer organization formed in 1970 dedicated to the education and promotion of fiber arts, with a focus on weaving and spinning.
Ventura County Japanese Citizens League
Japanese cultural awareness group.
Ventura County Model A Ford Club
Meets once a month in Ventura. Club fosters understanding of Model A Ford, build between the years of 1928 to 1931.
Channel Islands Maritime Museum Ship Model Guild
Meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum. Visitors are welcome.
Ventura County Motorcycle Club
Nonprofit organization and member of American Motorcycle Association.
Ventura County Philatelic Society
Nonprofit stamp collecting organization founded in 1928.
Ventura County Potters' Guild
Promoting arts/crafts of ceramics since 1957.
Ventura County Reading Association
Promotes reading in Ventura County.
Ventura County Rose Society
Established in 1984; meets in Camarillo.
Ventura County Sportfishing Club
Sportfishing fun for adults and kids.
Ventura County USBC Bowling Association
Formed in 2005 to publish information of interest to VC bowlers.
Ventura County Writers Club
Founded in 1933 and meets 2nd Tuesday of the month in Thousand Oaks.
Ventura Disc Golf Club
For those who enjoy mixing frisbee throwing and golf.
Ventura Gem and Mineral Society
Founded in 1944! Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month.
Ventura Modern Quilt Guild
Founded in January 2012 and a branch guild of The Modern Quilt Guild.
Ventura Surf Club
Sole mission of perpetuating a love for surfing!
Ventura Travel Club
Meetup group for those who who eat, breath and live to travel.
Ventura Vintage Rods
Family oriented street rod club.
Viejitos Car Club of Oxnard
Classic car club founded in 1990.
The Weakenders Camper Trailer Club
Recreational club founded in 1963.
Westlake Village Garden Club
Non-profit club organized in 1969 for charitable, conservation and educational purposes.
Westlake Village Lean Startup Meetup
Networking group that meets at the Huddle Campus in Westlake Village.
Westlake Village Newcomers Club
Community of WLV friends for newcomers and neighbors.