Membership Information

Membership is open to anyone. Please download our membership form below and bring to our next meeting.

Membership Benefits:
* Educational video or speaker on rocks, minerals, fossils and rock collecting at the General meeting each month.
* Rock topic every month where Members share their finds and others have on opportunity to see topic rocks and discuss their find.
* Opportunity to see the lapidary arts other Members are doing.
* Door prizes at every General meeting.
* Holiday Potluck Dinner and Summer Potluck Picnic.
* First opportunity to buy Club rock, grit and machinery at extremely good prices.
* Club auctions 2 times a year where material goes at approx. 20% to 30% of it’s value.
* Opportunity to socialize and talk “rock” with fellow rockhounds.
* Monthly Newsletter the “Tumbler”.

Lapidary Arts:
* Access to the Club lapidary shop and all its machinery and saws.
* Lessons on how to use the machinery, saws and tumblers.
* Classes on wire wrapping.

Field Trips & Rock Collecting:

* Club field trips February through November. Led by knowledgeable Field Leader.
* Quick access to information on other Club fields.
* Current reporting on Washington State land decisions that impact rock collecting.
* Current reporting on US Forest Service land decisions that impact rock collecting.

Volunteer Opportunities:
* Speak at various schools in our community about all aspects of geology and rock collecting.
* Volunteer at Club booths at State Fair and Gem Fairs to handout information on our Club, rock collecting and other Clubs in Washington.

Print this CMS Membership Form complete and bring to our meeting    or     Sign up online today! 

Updated: February 18, 2017 — 11:04 pm

Presidents Message

  •   A Note from the President’s Desk . . . We need a lot of volunteers. You can now sign-up online at our website under the tab Cascade Gem and Mineral Show. I suggest that you sign-up online before too much time passes so we know where we stand on covering all our bases. You can also text or call Mark and let him know when you can help out. We had to take a larger venue in order to have our show on the 3rd weekend of September as the college made a mistake and the Student Union was

Meeting Announcements

  • I am very proud of our Junior Tumbler’s. Alex Danneman, Isaiah Fu, Isabel Viejo, Alexa Viejo will have display cases at our Show. They each will be working on badges. Last year our Juniors did an outstanding job on their first time display cases and each earned their “Showmanship” badge.. This is the 2nd year for Alex and Isaiah and the first time for Isabel and Alexa. I am looking forward to seeing each of their cases.

  • 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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