Geologist-led Mineral Collecting Field Trip - July 24th



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Geologist-led Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Regular Price Adults:  $45.00 CAD
Regular Price Kids:  $25.00 CAD

Field Trip Leader: Chris Fouts, Geologist
Come Treasure Hunting in Bancroft - "the Mineral Capital of Canada" with the guy who literally wrote the book on Mineral Collecting in Bancroft!

2024 SCHEDULE!  May 4, June 8 & 22,  July 4, 13 & 24, August 7, 10 & 31,  September 7, 14, 21 & 28, October 5

Meet & Greet at Lakeside Gems Rock Shop at 9:15 am to sign Waiver Forms (requirement of participation)

A short presentation will be made on rockhounding in Bancroft and an opportunity to see specimens common to the locations to be visited

Mineral Collecting Sites visited will be within a 45 minute drive from the shop

You bring your own vehicle and travel convoy style following the Geologist

  • Bring your own lunch, snacks, water & gear, etc.
  • must have proper footwear, (no open toed shoes allowed!), & anyone using hand tools will be required to wear safety glasses
  • gloves are recommended, and be prepared for bugs
  • please note - there is no bathroom on-site -- just lots of trees
  • Trip runs rain or shine

Chris stays on-site until 4 pm

Mineral Club Members Discount - message Lakeside Gems for your special discount code & receive $5 off the trip fee


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29277 Highway 28, South, Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0

Event Types

Class, Training, or Workshop

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