The Northshore Camellia Club was founded in June of 2005 by Jim Campbell of Riverside Camellias. Founding Members included Jan Butler, Vincent Ciolino, Paul Hourkamp, Pamela and Kenneth Manis, Nova Mauthe, Max & Marie Mizell, Lynne Moore, Nick & Dale Piazza, Carrie Lee Schwartz, Jim and Elaine Smelley, and Peter and Lynette Soule.
The first show held in Covington, Louisiana had over 900 blooms from over 5 States. The club has continued to grow both blooms and members and continues its annual exhibition and sale every year in Downtown Covington.
The Club's Mission is to increase knowledge and enjoyment of growing camellias in Southeast Louisiana.