The Nittany Lion looks out from a 
Central Pennsylvania doubly terminated quartz crystal.  Artwork © John Passaneau.
Nittany Mineralogical Society, Inc.
State College, Pennsylvania

Junior Rockhounds Meetings April, May, & June 5th 2023

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Weekly meetings for kids

The meetings have a different topic each week, such as minerals, fossils, gemstones, geology, and dinosaurs. They include fun hands-on activities and discussions with an expert. Parents stay with their children, and may get a lot out of the meetings too! You don't have to be a member to attend; please come out and see what it's all about.

Join the Junior Rockhounds: Rocks, Fossils, and Minerals Club!

WHO: You! Best for students in 3rd through 8th grades, WITH their parents.
WHAT: Junior Rockhounds Science Club Rocks and Minerals Programs.
      113 E Pine St.
      Boalsburg PA 16827
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2023 Spring Schedule:
6:00 to 6:40 p.m. (Mondays): April 3, 10, 17, 24; May 1, 8, (no meeting May 15), 22; and June 5. Watch for news of extending the meetings beyond June 5, and of a FIELD TRIP.

Cost: Free! (plus students get free mineral samples)

Parents: Please accompany your student! All materials provided free of cost. Students get specimens to add to their personal collection. Hands-on, messy, fun! Science, learning, and family fun!

Contact for any questions is:
Andrew A. Sicree, Ph.D.

gem polishing meeting for juniors
A gem polishing program for Junior Rockhounds.

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