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

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Updated: December 19, 2019 — 11:48 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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