Green Valley Recreation Camera Club

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The GVR Camera Club facility at Santa Rita Springs reopened July 12, 2021. Check our event calendar for any activities that have been moved online to accomodate our members.


Many of the recent Club activities are on YouTube, including Travelogues, Speakers, Showtime, The Big Winter Photography Class and the Multimedia Special Interest Group. Click HERE to see them all!

Upcoming events

We are over 800 photographers who get together to learn from each other, share our experience and create photography.


Camera Club Location and Hours

The GVR Camera Club is located in the Recreation Village of Santa Rita Springs.
921 West Via Rio Fuerte, Green Valley, AZ 85622 

Phone: 520-648-1315

The club is open Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
                            Saturday, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join the Camera Club

Since the GVR Camera Club is a Green Valley Recreation Club, club members must have a valid GVR membership. You can now join the GVR Camera Club (or renew your annual membership) online. Visit our Membership Center page for dues amount and directions – the process is quick, easy, and most of all, safe and secure. JOIN NOW !   Membership is $30 for one or $40 for two in the same household.

Get a Name Tag

Want to let other club members know who you are at club functions? Purchase a name tag for $8 by clicking here.

Camera Club History

The GVR Camera Club was established in the early 1970’s as one of many Green Valley Recreation organizations that serve our community. Our main interest is photography – both still and video imaging.  The GVR Camera Club has grown one of the largest camera clubs in the country with over 800 active members

Equipment & Software

The Camera Club has Windows and Apple editing stations available to members. The Camera Club also has specialized workstations and areas available that include:

  • Windows and Mac photo editing
  • Slide Scanning
  • Print Scanning
  • Video Editing
  • Video Transfer
  • Mat Cutting
  • Studio Lighting

You are invited to visit the Camera Club’s facilities at Santa Rita Springs to review the available equipment.

Mission Statement

The purpose of the GVR Camera Club is to promote and develop skills in photography for its members, to foster an appreciation and understanding of photography and digital imaging as art and as a medium of communication, and to provide equipment, assistance and training, and to maintain facilities for the common good of its members.

By-Laws and Policy Documents


Privacy Policy

Copyright Notice

Board of Directors

The GVR Camera Club is managed by a twelve member volunteer Board of Directors

Many services and activities are supervised by additional volunteers.

Combined Board Meeting Minutes from May 2010 Through January 2022


In order to fulfill that mission, the club activities include classes, trips and Special Interest Groups.  The club’s Santa Rita Springs studio is housed in a 3,000 square foot facility with a digital darkroom, a matting and mounting room, a studio and classrooms that seat over 250.

GVR Camera Club members can register and sign up for activities at Club Events where detailed class descriptions are available.

Club Classes and Activities

Copyright © 2021 GVR Camera Club - All Rights Reserved.

The GVR Camera Club is located in the Recreation Village of Santa Rita Springs.
921 West Via Rio Fuerte, Green Valley, AZ 85622 
Phone 520-648-1315

If you have any questions or concerns please call 520-428-0524 to speak to a Membership Committee member 
or email the committee at 

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