Our Society’s group field trips range from hounding specimens at quarries or other collecting sites, visiting museums, and places of geological interest. Enjoy the fun meeting up with fellow rockhounds and sharing an adventure!
Interested in joining our field trips?
Follow the requirements below for club members and non-members.
Members: to sign up for an upcoming field trip, email Cathy at firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact information.
Non-Members: You must be a member to participate in our field trips, start your membership process today so you don’t miss out on the fun of our upcoming trips! Apply for a membership
Safety, tools, equipment, and clothing requirements all vary depend on the type of site you’re visiting, the weather, and your own personal or group’s needs.
Be prepared for messy, wintery, dirty work!
Warm clothing layers, old jeans, heavy socks, winter coat, wool hat and heavy gloves, heavy waterproof boots (steel toes not required),. Expect sites to be chilly, muddy and wet.
Your tools needed for the trip will vary depending on the site, and the type of work you’ll be doing there to collect specimens. Here are a few examples of tools needed on trips:
We‘re in the process of adding more to this page with tools, safety needs, and other educational tidbits to help you get the best experience from your rockhounding ventures and excursions. Check back often!
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