Twelve More Interesting Clubs in Ventura County That You May Not Be Aware Of

In another post we highlighted 12 interesting clubs in and around Ventura County that you may have never heard that also may be of interest. There were selected from the list of 100 local area clubs and organizations on this site. Well, we've selected another dozen clubs and groups that were probably not on your radar to highlight here.

The Ventura County Astronomical Society meets the 3rd Friday night of the month at Moorpark College. Sounds like an out of this world group of folks, with top notch speakers, viewing events and more.

The Ventura County Bass Club promotes fellowship and fun in the area of bass fishing (no, not bass guitars) through friendly competition and conservation efforts. 

The Los Padres Ski Club was founded in 1937 to promote and enjoy the relatively new (at the time) sport of downhill skiing! Meets the first Thursday of the month at the Pierpont Bay Yacht Club and hosts ski trips and other social activities.

Established in 1979, the Conejo Valley Genealogical Society hosts several meetings a month for those looking to explore their family roots.

The Channel Islands Woodturners is a local chapter of the American Association of Woodturners. It meets monthly at a woodshop in Ventura.

The Conejo Valley Orchid Club meets monthly at the Westlake Village Town Hall to learn more about orchids, see orchid displays and participate in a raffle.

The Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club is a non-profit that meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at the East County Sheriff's Station in Thousand Oaks. The club is very active in community events and emergency response.

The Roam'n Relics Car Club based in Simi Valley showcases pre-1979 American cars. In addition to attending local car show events, the club has been hosting its own annual show for well over 30 years, raising funds for local charities.

There are three gem and mineral clubs in Ventura County - Conejo Gem & Mineral Club, Ventura Gem & Mineral Society and Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society. These clubs work together each year to host annual gem and mineral shows open to the public and bring entertaining and educational programs and exhibits for kids. Each club meets monthly.

The Ventura County Dog Fancier's Association was formed in the late 1920s and incorporated in 1935. The club meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at Ventura County Animal Services in Camarillo.