Mother Lode Volkswagen Club
Membership from Tuolumne, Calaveras, Amador, Stanislaus & San Joaquin Counties, California

MLVW Club 
Next Meeting Date:


Next MLVW club meeting will be at Round Table Pizza, Angels Camp, CA
Thursday, February 27, 2014
7:00 p.m.

We will be meeting in the Round Table meeting room. Topics of discussion will include continued planning our annual Sonntag Treffen, slated for March 9th, 2014. New members are always welcome and owning a VW is not required. Bring a friend!

We will end the meeting with our 50/50 raffle. If you'd like to join in, items do not need to be VW-related. Inexpensive items are encouraged.

Officers for 2014:
President - Jennifer Goerlitz
Vice President - Jim Pierce
Secretary - James Fowler
Treasurer - Candy Bailey
Events Coordinator - John Copello
Media Coordinator - Candy Bailey

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Interested in becoming a member of the Mother Lode VW Club? Membership is $20/individual per year or $30/couple per year. You must be 18 years of age or older to join. First time members also receive a club t-shirt & vinyl club decal. An additional benefit includes a discount at some local car part stores and reduced admission to our annual show. New members are ALWAYS welcome! Owning a VW is not a requirement. Read our Club Bylaws HERE for more details about membership. Pick up a membership application at one of our meetings.

Only those interested in talking about VW's, having a good time, meeting new friends, and learning VW tips and tricks need apply.

Manteca, CA

We are a club in Manteca that enjoys caravanning to shows, campouts, having bbq's, and just hanging out and cruising. We have a monthly meeting at Eddie's Pizza in Manteca, on Union and West Yosemite. Our meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 6:00-8:00 PM. Come by and say hi and show off your VW!

Tracy V'Dub Club
Tracy, CA

The Tracy V’Dub Club meets the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month. For club info & to check out our upcoming meetings visit our website.

Wolfsburgs Wickedest
Modesto, CA

Established in Modesto, Wolfsburgs Wickedest has been a club since 1996.  Our meetings are held on the 2nd Friday of every month, 8:30 pm @ Round Table Pizza on McHenry. BBQ's, a rafting trip, get togethers and caravan to shows, are all a part of our activities. We also host an annual car show.  All ages welcome! 

NORCal Aircooled Group
Pleasanton, CA

N.A.G. is not a club, no memberships or anything, just people that have been meeting once a month in Pleasanton.

We meet at the In-N-Out at 6015 Johnson Dr. in Pleasanton, CA around 8:00 pm, every 2nd Friday of the month - rain or shine. Just off of Hopyard and I-580. About 8:45 pm we cruise to Round Table Pizza in scenic downtown Pleasanton for a bite to eat.

Vintage Volkswagen Club of America - Golden Gate Chapter
San Francisco Bay Area, CA

The Golden Gate Chapter of the Vintage Volkswagen Club of America is open to anyone with an interest in Volkswagens. Ownership of a VW is not a prerequisite. Since we are a subgroup of the VVWCA, it is recommended that you are also become a member of the National VVWCA.

Even though your VW may not be 'vintage' (25 years or older) yet, we encourage and welcome you to join our Chapter. You will learn about older VW's through our knowledgeable members, reading our newsletter, and attending our meetings and shows.

Club meetings are held once a month, the first Friday of the month, see the Coming Events page. Meetings usually begin about 7:30.

Visitors are always welcome; so if you are traveling to the San Francisco Bay area, please feel free to drop by and say "hi".

North Valley Volks Club
Chico, CA

We welcome folks with all models and years of Volkswagens, both air and water-cooled, or those without VWs who are interested in them. Members are singles of all ages and families with children. We meet twice a month, once for a social night at different locations, and another day or weekend for cruising, car shows, camp-overs, picnics, workshops and more. Guests are welcome to attends events and meet others to share stories, expertise (or not) and camaraderie. 
Web site:

San Clemente , CA

We are South Orange Counties newest VW Group - located in beautiful San Clemente , CA - guests & visitors are welcome anytime! Our weekly events are family oriented, meet & greet with other VW owners. So please come out & bring your car & see what you have been missing! Bring a friend or the family & see you soon!  We meet every Saturday from 10am to 12pm.  Ocean View Plaza , 638 Camino De Los Mares, San Clemente , CA   92673 .  Visit our website!  


DHK Syndicate

Southern California

Comin' Straight Outta tha Harbor Area, L.A. 's newest VW Club. Formed by a couple of cats tired of the drama associated with their previous clubs. No BS, No Dues, No Initiation Fee, Open to any and all VW's. Show cars to Beaters. Your ride isn't the key to membership, your attitude is. If this sounds good come check us out. Drop a line in our forums and chill. Remember, it's supposed to be FUN!


Classic Toys VW Club
So Cal, Harbor Area, Carson, Torrance, CA
If you're interested in beach cruises, car shows, picnics, etc., we are the VW Club for you. So bring out your VW AIR-COOLED Racer, Custom, Bus, Van, Notchback, Bug, Ghia, fixer upper, or any other air-cooled vehicle.
We meet every Friday night at 7 pm, at the In & Out Burger (24445 Crenshaw Blvd Torrance, CA, 90508).

So if you have nothing to do come out and check us out or just grab a burger. So what are you waiting for? You just got the invitation to join.

Voice Mail (310)942-0072 Email: or

West Coast VW Cruisers
Downey, CA

We meet every Tuesday nights at 7:30 pm at the Carl's Jr. on 7200 Firestone Blvd in Downey Ca next to the LA Fitness. We welcome all Air cooled Volkswagens to come and have a good time this is a family oriented car club.

Email:  if you have any questions or would like information on our camping and BBQ events.

Oil Drippers VW Club
Norwalk, CA

We meet every Thursday night at the A&W in the City of Norwalk.
Email: for details.

Deutsch Akzent Alte Schule Volkswagens
Norwalk, CA

We have our meeting every Thursday night at Ciro's, 21001 Centralia Ave., in the city of Lakewood from 7-10 pm. Everyone welcome!

Carson, CA 

We meet every Friday at 7 p.m. on the dot. Cross streets are Sepulveda and Main, at the new McDonald's, which is also near the new Home Depot. So come and join us and see the VW's. All ages welcome.

Old Volks Vintage VW Club
Stockton, CA

Established in 1993 for the everyday VW enthusiast. We meet every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 7 pm in Stockton at Round Table Pizza on the Miracle Mile. 2405 Pacific Ave. All types welcome.

Road Relics Vintage VW Club
San Jose, CA

We meet every Tuesday night at 7 pm at Happy Daze Diner near the corner of Union and Bascom. We are looking for different people with different cars. '67 and earlier please. 
Email or check our our website for more details.

KustomWagen VW Club
Downey, CA

We meet every Wednesday night at 7 pm. We welcome everyone to join us and have a good time. We meet at the corner of Florence and Lakewood in the city of Downey at the first McDonalds ever built. 

Der Krieg Wagons
Orange County, CA
We meet two times a month at the Imperial Burgers in Buena Park. Everybody is welcome to join us. First and third Monday of the month. See you there!

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DWagenClan VW Club
Cerritos, CA

We meet every Saturday at 6:30 PM.  On South St. in-between Gridley and Pioneer in the city of Cerritos, at the Wienerschnitzel. We welcome all types and years of air-cooled VWs to come kick back and talk VWs.

Monterey Peninsula Aircooled Society
Monterey, CA

Silver Circle VW Club
Lake County, CA
The Silver Circle Chapter of the Vintage Volkswagen Club of America is open to anyone with an interest in Volkswagens. Ownership of a VW is not a prerequisite. Since our club is an affiliate of the VVWCA, it is strongly recommended that you also become a member of the national VVWCA. Our purpose is to promote interest in the use and preservation of all VW's and VW powered vehicles regardless of year. Promotion of our goals will be accomplished through fellowship, club meetings, tours, outings, participation in car shows, swap meets or any other event or activity chosen by the members

Typ III Kultur
SF/Bay Area, CA

It's all in the name. We are a group of car lovers who are often thought of as the stepchildren of the VW world. TYP III KULTUR symbolizes everything about the Type 3. Not just the car, but everything we do together to make this a lifestyle. We hang out, BBQ, show cars, wrench on the weekends, cruise, etc. We all have an affinity for the car, now we share that with the affinity we have towards our fellow members. [NL] We have a strong core membership that grows every week.
Contact Info Contact Raul Ruiz at for more information.

German Alliance
Southern California

German Alliance is a Southern California based VW club. We have weekly meetings and try to get a few barbecues every once in a while. We try to organize cruises and picnics with other Volkswagen clubs. For more info please contact us at (562)214-0942.

Volks Kruzers of Reno, NV
Established in 2006., we have over 90 members and we meet twice monthly at various locations around Reno and Sparks. No Dues or fees. Only VW lovers. All types of VW welcome from mild to wild, air cooled to water.

Pikes Peak Volkswagen Club, CO
Established in 2006, We are the Home of Air-Cooled VWs in Southern Colorado!
The place for owners of all kinds of VWs to gather! We are a VW enthusiast group based in Colorado Springs, CO.

Suicidal V-Dubbers, CO
We are an old school VW club in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 

Ol' Skool Bug Brothers
Anderson, SC

We are a family oriented air-cooled vw club located in Anderson, SC. 
Check us out here:

Long Island Volkswagen Club
New York

 We have a meeting every third Wednesday and a yearly all VW show in September. All VW's welcome and we have a great message board on our website. for more information please visit us at

Dutch Dubbers VW Club of the Lehigh Valley
Allentown / Lehigh Valley, PA

Our Club is a friendly forum for enjoying and exchanging VW experiences. Looking for members to participate in the regional VW scene at local VW shows, hosting an annual VW meet each Spring Summer, and providing a valuable enthusiast communication medium via its friendly members, & a monthly email newsletter .

Open to every VW owner, admirer, or enthusiast is welcome and encouraged to join. If you or anyone you know might be interested...please email me.


Scenic City Volks Folks
Chattanooga, TN

The Scenic City Volks Folks are a group of VW enthusiasts from Chattanooga and the surrounding areas (including Northwest GA and Northeast AL). The club is family-oriented, putting emphasis on spending quality time with other club members while enjoying a common interest. We welcome all VW owners, both air and water cooled, hence our motto, "Where Air Meets Water."

Red River VW Club
Fargo, ND & Moorhead, MD


Goodtimes VW Club
Eugene, OR
The Goodtimes VW club in Eugene, Oregon puts on a car show, drags and swap meet on June 2, 2001 at the Woodburn drag strip in Woodburn Oregon.

Thing Registry
The Type 181 Registry is the largest VW Type 181 Thing Club in the World with members in 49 U.S. States and 18 countries. See our website at Happiness is having (and doing) your own Thing.

David Campbell
Editor, Thing Stuff
Don't forget to register your Thing at

Mid-Columbia VW Club
Tri-Cities, WA

Mid-Columbia VW Club is a "Family" orientated club located in the Tri-Cities, WA. 

Old Dominion Air Coolers
Richmond, VA
This is a non-profit club totally devoted to ALL makes of Volkswagen...both air and water cooled.

Einfach Deutsch "Simply German"
Las Vegas, NV

Our meeting place is at the Taco Bell on Jones and Tropicana at 9 pm Saturday nights. Everyone is welcome to come and membership is free. We are mostly air cooled, but we do have a few waterpumpers there too, so don't be shy and come out and have a good time! 

SloGoin' VWs
Carson City, NV

We like to call it family...ages vary, ideals vary, time doesn't always allow but...all are joined by a name, a name with many branches and a hearty root system.  Events range from season cruises to get togethers at local eateries, family oriented park n' plays to competitive road rallies.  Start your adoption today: 775-885-8960.

Website: and

Albuquerque Air Alliance
Albuquerque, NM

We are an all air-cooled VW Club with the goal of bringing together the local air-cooled community through camping, cruises, and monthly meetings. 
Contact Shawn Fellner

VW Club of Hawaii

Arctic Air-Cooled Club of Alaska
Anchorage, Alaska

We are an all air-cooled VW Club with the goal of bringing together and refurbishing the local air-cooled community through camping, cruises, and monthly meetings.  We meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the State Trooper Building on Tudor Rd. Membership is $20 a year.
Contact: Tim Smith

Air Riders VW Club
Edmonton, AB, Canada
We're an all model VW club with members around the world.

Apple Valley Volkswagen Association
Yakima, WA

We meet the 1st Tuesday of every month at the Round Table Pizza, 7 pm., 40th & Fruitvale Blvd. Everyone is welcome. We support ALL Volkswagens. Family oriented club, we have cruises each month, attend all the VW shows we can find, have fundraisers, and just enjoy our VW's. We put on one big show each year. "Volksfest" is always the 3rd weekend of September. Saturday is our Cruise-In to Miner's Drive-In Restaurant and drag race Saturday evening at Renegade Raceway. Sunday is the big Show & Swap, FUN for everyone, free to all spectators. Call Paul at 509/965-1827 for information.

Dubs in the Buff
Buffalo, NY

Dubs in the Buff came to light in 2003.  Ever since the first day we have been growing in leaps and bounds.  We are now the largest and most active Volkswagen and Audi Club and Community in the entire state of New York.

Lots of people may say that “it’s just a website.”  Well you will find that it goes far beyond that.  Through DITB many great friendships have been made, husbands and wives have met, and the list goes on.  It is a truly great place for people with similar loves and obsessions.

If you love European Cars and are looking for a like minded group of people then you have found the perfect place!  Be sure to participate in both the forums and by coming out to our weekly get togethers.


Dallas Air Coolers
Founded Sept. 08, 2005
Mike Hayes  Administrator
We meet at Kellers drive in at 6537 E Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75231 on the third friday of every month and we meet at Airways burger joint the second Saturday of every month at 1106 N Collins St, Arlington, TX.
Air cooled and water cooled VW's welcome.
Check out for more info.

Houston Volkswagen Club
Oldest Volkswagen Club in Texas.

Texas Manx Club
Dedicated to fiberglass dune buggies of all types.  Texas based but with members in Oklahoma, Louisiana & Mississippi.  No dues. Show coming up March 22, 2003 in Killeen, Texas.  Go to website for info.

East Texas Vee Dub Club
Lufkin, TX

Contact Meredith Horn, Jr. at Membership is $20.00 and includes newsletter and a lot of information about Texas and the surrounding area.

Club Volkspeed
McAllen, TX

Founded in December 2000

VolksRiders' VW Club
Amarillo, TX

Pam Hetrick 806-372-3136
1232 South Fannin Street,
Amarillo,Texas 79102
Kitty O'Cairre-Starnes
8539 River Road
Amarillo, Texas 79108-1713
Dues $10.00 per year.

North Houston VW Club

Cenla Volks Folks Vintage VW Club
Alexandria, Louisiana

Der Split Konnection

We have members all over the globe. We are growing quite strong and fast and hope to be the largest split bus only forum around.

The Kombi Connection

We have camping, weekend and day trips

Club Volkswagen Cali
Cali, Colombia

Brasilia, Brazil VW Club

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Our website is the portal for a group called Operation Herbie®. Operation Herbie® was founded in 2003, is designed to use the increasing popularity of Herbie the Love Bug to focus public attention and funding on the health care needs of children and non profits supporting children with an illness.

Operation Herbie® Owners drivers visit sick children wherever they live. They spend time with each sick youngster answering questions about their Herbie, posing for pictures and handing out the distinctive Operation Herbie® buttons, assorted memorabilia provide by our sponsors. Herbie has brought a smile to what can sometimes be a very traumatic time, not only for the child concerned but also for the families involved.
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