NAMA Aug 3rd 2019 Gold Panning Fieldtrip to Leavenworth area

Aug 3rd 2019 – Gold Panning Trip in Peshastin Creek.  Rock hounding also available. Here are the details.

Important:  download the Fish and Gold Pamphlet to your cell phone, or print it and bring it with you.  Must have it on you or available while panning.
It’s a 44 page PDF document available at
Bring Gold Pan and probably water socks or boots or waders.
Clarifying screen, shovel, collecting bottle, sunscreen, drinking water, lunch, etc.
Current plan is for CMS members to meet in Cle Elum in the Safeway parking lot near the gas pumps at 9:15.  Rest rooms, coffee, etc. available in Safeway.  We will depart from there at 9:30.  Head up 970 which turns into 97 over Blewett to Scotty Creek Road.  Their claim is up that road to the west.




Updated: August 16, 2019 — 9:09 am

Presidents Message

  • From the Top of the Rock Pile . . . I want to thank everyone that attended our Holiday Dinner. We had the best turnout since the club struck out on it’s own. 40 members, family and friends attended. We had a great selection of food. Best ever. Thank you to each one of you for making the dinner such a great success. I found out at our Holiday Dinner that some of our members are artistically talented beyond collecting rocks. If you have another talent besides collecting rocks please let me know. I found out John Cornell does beaded

Meeting Announcements

  • Meeting Topic: John Cornell, CMS Member, will be showing off his bead work. He does wall hangings of portraits, landscapes, still life, etc. out of beads. He will bring examples of partially completed and completed works. His work is presently on display at an art gallery in Greenwood.   Show ‘n Tell: Your favorite rock, mineral or lapidary item that you received or bought in 2019

  • The Young Tumblers (youth members) have their own door prize drawing at each meeting. We encourage our Young Tumblers to participate in Show ‘n Tell each month. We also have a section of our monthly newsletter for them only to earn Rock Bucks. Rock Bucks can be spent on the monthly raffle or the club auctions we have throughout the year. The website and newsletter now has your own section. Be sure to look at to see what’s new this month and any announcements.

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