Welcome
The North Carolina Shell Club
is dedicated to providing a friendly and enthusiastic organization where people of all levels of expertise, ranging from beginner to professional, can meet and share knowledge and information about the fascinating world of shells.

CONTACT INFORMATION


Susan O'Connor -  President 
Hubert, NC

Everett Long - Vice President
Swansboro, NC
Nancy Wolfe - Treasurer
Beaufort, NC
Vicky Wall - Secretary
Mayodan, NC 

Karlynn Morgan - Webmaster
Winston-Salem, NC

Annual Shell Show

The Club sponsers a judged show each year. Competition is held in a wide range of categories with special groups for novices and juniors. Divisions for shell crafts and photography are included as well. The Club invites the public to attend and vote for their favorite display. For more information, contact

Shell Show Chairman:
John Timerman

206 Quail Ridge Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28409 -2637
(910)452-0943 (H) or
(910)798-4368(W)
njredstone2gr@hotmail.com
or jtimmerman@nhcgov.com

 

MEETINGS

The Club meets four weekends per year. Meeting locations change each quarter and occasionally are out of state. Locations are announced in the club newsletter prior to each meeting. Programs on Friday and Saturday nights feature speakers. During the day on Saturday there is an opportunity to collect shells. The Club invites guests to join us for any of our meetings.



Click this Shell to Read the Minutes From the Most Recent Shell Club Meeting

2014 Club Meeting Schedule

Ocracoke, NC
March 14-15
Shelling at Portsmouth Island

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Morehead City, NC/
Cedar Point Area
May 16-17

Click above shell for details on the May Meeting to be held at Emerald Plantation Club House in Emerald Isle, NC

 

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Wilmington, NC

September 19-21
(Corrected dates)

Annual Shell Show
Cape Fear Museum

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Ocean Isle Beach, NC

November 14-15
Annual Auction and Meeting
Museum of Coastal Carolina

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Conchologist of America Convention in Wilmington, NC
August 9-15

Information & Registration Here

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Contact Webmaster

to comment / complain / inspire

Click Above Shell
For Tips on Shell Show Exhibits and Labels

 

Click This Shell
to Read John Timmerman's Article in the June 2012 American Conchologist

 

 

Newsletter

The Club publishes a newsletter four times a year which provides articles on shells, descriptions of field trips, and information on up-coming meetings.

Annual Auction

One of the highlights of the year is the annual fund-raiser held during the November meeting. Shells and shell-related items are offered in both silent and live auctions.

Special Collecting Trips

During the year special trips may be scheduled to local beaches, off-shore islands or fossil sites for collecting.

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NEWS FLASH!

Club member John Timmerman, has written a brief article on NC Shells for "Going Green" magazine's current issue. It can be viewed and downloaded at their website:

www.goinggreenpublications.com

This link is actually to the archives section. John's article appears in Vol. 1 Issue 4 (the Winter 2008 issue with his shell photo on the cover)

Click on this shell to see photos from recent COA Work Day

Click Shell for

New 2014

Raffle

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