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Tours & Trips

The Friends offer a variety of Local, National and International/Overseas tours for the enjoyment and education of our members. Upcoming Trip brochures can be found in the Friends bookstore.

Reminder: Cancelled checks confirm your reservation. Please submit payment if you wish to reserve space.

Travelling in America

The Friends offer a variety of tours for the enjoyment and education of our members.


Local trips include, but are not limited to theater performances, museums, wine tours, and gardens.


Trips throughout the United States and Canada are available during the year.


Overseas tours to Europe, Africa, South America, Australia and Asia are also offered.


Some of the advantages of Friends tours are:​

  • Tour Director & Local Guide on every tour.

  • Members receive a monthly Amigos Newsletter with details on future tours.

  • Friends Members receive a discount on each tour.

  • Transportation is provided from the Camarillo Library for each trip.

  • Chance to meet new friends, especially if you are new to the area.

  • Great for people who are single!

Resplendent Quetzal


Costa Rica

January 29 - February 6, 2024

Empty Theater

For more information about

Local Tours

Helen Andrews at (805) 482-5269

between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm

or email at

For more information about our

Extended Tours



Carol Yung

(805) 504-6876

Doris Young

(805) 640-7158

Always include your name, phone number, and the date of the tour that you are calling about.


If you change your phone number, please notify Helen Andrews.


National & International Tours & Trips

2022 nat/int

France Magnifique

April 4th - April 15th , 2024

Western Canada's, Rockies, Lakes & Wine

June 15th - 23rd 2024

Mackinac Island

August 30th - September 7th, 2024

Shades of Ireland

March 19th - 28th, 2025


Local Tours & Trips

2022 local

"Ramona" Outdoor Play & Overnight at Mission Inn

Sunday, April 28th - Monday, April 29th, 2024    Meet at the Friends of the Camarillo Library


$525 Members

$540 Non-Members 


$644 Members

$659 Non-Members 

Board at 9:30am (Sunday)

Depart at 10:00am (Sunday)

Return at 3:30pm (Monday)

With a production that features a cast of more than 300 actors, singers, dancers and horsemen, The Ramona Outdoor Play is more than just a love story, but a moral message that is as important today that was written more than a century ago. We will also enjoy a overnight stay at the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa in Riverside. The tour includes Roundtrip deluxe motorcoach transportation, reserved seating, cushion and program at Ramona, lunch, one night stay at The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, roundtrip bag service at the hotel, breakfast, and tour guide.

Daycation to Catalina

Thursday, May 2nd, 2024    Meet at the Friends of the Camarillo Library

$260 Members

$275 Non-Members 

Board at 6:45am

Depart at 7:00am

Return at 9:00pm

Sit back and relax as we take a quick and smooth boat ride from Long Beach to Catalina. You will have a choice of either a Guided Open Air Tram Tour or a Glass Bottom Boat Cruise to spend your afternoon. Upon arrival back into Long Beach we'll enjoy an included dinner at Bubba Gump Shrimp Company  ̃ Please choose your entree when signing up ̃ choices include Chicken Linguine, Fish & Chips, Coconut Shrimp, Fried Shrimp or Half Rack of Ribs & Chicken Combo.

Girl From North Country at The Pantages Theatre

Sunday, May 19th, 2024    Meet at the Friends of the Camarillo Library

$169 Members

$184 Non-Members 

Board at 10:45am

Depart at 11:00am

Return at 5:15pm

From the moment the curtain rises, you are transported to the heart of the Great Depression in 1930s Duluth, Minnesota where you will follow the captivating journey. Through Conor McPherson's masterful storytelling, we are invited into their world, witnessing their struggles, hopes, and unspoken longings with honesty and compassion.

Company Musical Comedy at The Pantages Theatre

Saturday, August 3rd, 2024    Meet at the Friends of the Camarillo Library

$169 Members

$184 Non-Members 

Board at 11:45am

Depart at 12:00pm

Return at 6:15pm

As the lights dim and the curtains rise, you will be transported to the world of Bobbie, a female protagonist navigating the complexities of relationships, marriage, and the pursuit of true connection in modern-day New York City. This iconic musical, with its groundbreaking concept and timeless themes, is set to take the stage in a production that promises to captivate and inspire.



No refunds will be issued within 30 days of trip unless the spot can be filled from the wait list.  Please advise Helen if someone else is using your ticket. If you are unable to travel on the morning of a day trip, let Helen know before 8:00 a.m. so the tour is not delayed.


Please note: Friends Tours does not discriminate against persons on the basis of disability.  However, Friends Tours regrets that it cannot provide individual assistance to guests in wheelchairs, for walking, dining, or other personal needs.  Persons needing such assistance must be accompanied by an able-bodied travel companion.  It is essential that the Tour Manager be notified of any special medical, physical, or other requirements as soon as possible.  Friends Tours reserves the right to decline acceptance of any person as a member of a tour or travel group at any time when such action is determined by the Tour Manager to be in the best interests of the health, safety, and general welfare of the tour.

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