California Metal Detecting Clubs

Here is a list of California metal detecting clubs.

If you are new to the hobby these organizations can help you in many ways.

And if you’ve been in the hobby for a while, the clubs can offer advise that you may not be aware of. Any knowledge received can be a bonus that helps you become better at searching for items.

If you are a club member and the information is not correct, or you wish to update it, please contact me by using the form below.

California Metal Detecting Clubs

Bay Area Searchers

At First Baptist Church
Crystal Springs Ave. and Cypress, San Bruno, CA 94066

Meetings Held 7:00 P.M.
Second Thursday Each Month


Please Contact Joy Walding at (650) 589-7951

Central Coast Treasure Hunters Association
County School Offices
Highway 1, across from Cuesta College
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

The Central Coast Treasure Hunters Association, (CCTHA), is located on the Central Coast of California. We are situated about half way between Los Angeles and San Francisco in what we believe to be the "garden spot" of the state. We have ocean beaches, but with just a few hours driving, one can be high in the mountains and the "Mother Lode" country, or deep in the desert with its associated ghost towns and mining camps.

CCTHA was started in 1984 by a group of metal detector enthusiasts. Our Club, from this humble start, has continued to grow. We have numerous Club sponsored functions throughout the year.

Coin Shooters of San Diego

The Coinshooters of San Diego was founded in 1974 and is one of the oldest Treasure Hunting clubs in the country. The Coinshooters of San Diego is a non-profit organization that belongs to, and supports, regional and national treasure hunting organizations. The Club participates in regional treasure hunting shows and competitions.

The purpose of our club is to:

    · maintain and support the Club and the hobby of metal detecting
    · further the interest of our members in historical facts
    · promote the exchange of information in the finding, collecting and preserving of coins, jewelry, relics and artifacts

Gold Coast Treasure Hunters
Simi Valley Senior Center
3900 Avenida Simi
Simi Valley, CA 93065

Our club, Gold Coast Treasure Hunters, started many years ago in the Ventura/Oxnard area and moved the meeting location to Simi Valley in 2006.  This club is for people involved in the hobby of coin, jewelry and artifact hunting with a metal detector.  Club members range from those new to metal detecting to very experienced detectorists.  Meetings are open to everyone including those that are just curious about the hobby.

More California Metal Detecting Clubs

Mount Diablo Metal Detecting Club
Elk's Lodge
1475 Creekside Drive
Walnut Creek, CA 94596-5620

The principal aim of the club is to encourage metal detecting as a recreation, thus allowing any and all age groups to experience the enjoyment that can come from such an activity; be it Treasure Hunting or Gold Prospecting.

Club membership is open to anyone with an interest in club activities or wishing to develop their knowledge and expertise in metal detecting. Membership is not restricted to owners of metal detectors, or to owners of any particular brand.

Prospector’s Club of So. California
Woman’s Club of Downey
9813 Paramount Blvd
Downey, CA 90240

The PCSC was founded in 1966 by a small group of dedicated prospectors, treasure hunters and metal detector enthusiasts, and was incorporated in 1967 as a non-profit California corporation. We have been for many years, one of the largest and oldest clubs of its kind in the United States. Our members have interests in treasure hunting, prospecting, gold panning, underwater dredging, drywashing, coin detecting (and collecting)(old & new)nugget-shooting(detecting) archeological finds and more. Some of our members were recruited to help out with the searching of "Custer's Last Stand" battlefield. Several of our members also donate their time to the Club's Crime Search Unit in helping local law enforcement agencies find evidence used in the commission of crimes. The Club has numerous awards for this volunteer work.

Riverside Treasure Hunter’s Club
Riverside Elks Lodge
6166 Brockton Ave
Riverside, CA 92506

Sacramento Valley Detecting Buffs
North County Corporate Yard (Formerly SMUD Building)
5026 Don Julio Blvd.
North Highlands, CA 95842

The Sacramento Valley Detecting Buffs of Sacramento, (SVDB) is a metal detecting club based in the Central Valley of California. The members come from the surrounding Sacramento area and cities. Our members represent a wide range of metal detecting interests from relic hunting, coin shooting, jewelry hunting to detecting / prospecting for gold.

San Joaquin Valley Treasure Hunters Metal Detecting Club
American Legion Hall
508 4th St
Clovis, CA 93612

SJV Treasure Hunters was formed in 1975 by a group of metal detectorists and prospectors. The founder members of this club have great knowledge and many years of experience in treasure hunting. At our club, the members participate and promote treasure hunting. Anyone who is enthusiastic about treasure hunting may join the club.

Treasure Hunters Society of Santa Clara Valley
Napredak Hall
770 Montague Expwy.
San Jose, CA 95131

Treasure Seekers of San Diego County

Treasure Seekers of San Diego County is a non-profit, tax exempt organization formed to provide members & guests with training and educational programs in prospecting, metal detecting, small mining, and treasure hunting techniques. We also focus on the identification and removal of minerals, caches and other treasure items while keeping the preservation of the environment and wild habitat in mind.

United Prospectors

Welcome to United Prospectors, Inc., a family-oriented small miner's corporation dedicated to the enjoyable, relaxing, and potentially profitable activities of rock hounding, metal detecting, gold prospecting and mineral hunting.

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Valley Prospectors
Knights of Columbus Hall
1729 East Base Line Rd.
San Bernardino, CA 92404

West Coast Prospectors & Treasure Hunters
Garden Grove Women’s Club
9501 Chapman Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92841

Our club is an active group of treasure hunters who love the hobby and enjoy spending time outdoors with our friends. We are based in Garden Grove, California and our main activity is metal detecting.

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