51100.307    Treasures Under Our Feet - Become a Rockhound     Sep-Dec - 2022

Did you know that Virginia offers some of the most diverse and amazing rocks and minerals on the planet, including amethyst, kyanite, moonstone, smoky quartz, garnets, prehnite, epidote, hematite, and hundreds of others?
Unearth the basics of your local geology, how to "sniff out" mineral deposits, how to use simple tools and materials to identify what you have found, the basics of cutting, trimming, and polishing your treasures, and more!
You will be given the opportunity to examine a multitude of rocks and minerals collected locally, learn the basics of testing procedures to help identify your own finds, and will be given a multitude of resources to help you get a good, solid start to your own Rockhounding adventures.
Register by 10/23.
Res $45.00 / Non-Res $55.00
Overall Spots Available: 16
Online Spots: 16
In Person Spots: 16
Resident Spots: 16
Non-Resident Spots: 16
Gender: All Genders
Grades: N/A
Ages: 12+ by 10/27/2022
Registration Dates:
Resident 'Online' Begins:
Mon, 08/01/2022 12:00 AM
Non-Resident 'Online' Begins:
Mon, 08/08/2022 12:00 AM
Resident 'In House' Begins:
Mon, 08/01/2022 12:00 AM
Non-Resident 'In House' Begins:
Mon, 08/08/2022 12:00 AM

Registration Ends:
Sun, 10/23/2022 11:59 PM
Closes in 74 days 12 hours

Activity Dates, Days, Times:
Start Date: Thu, 10/27/2022
End Date: Thu, 10/27/2022
Days/Times: Thu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Number Of Sessions: 1
Class will not meet on:

Primary Location:
Community Room 102 @ Miller Center
301 Grove St
Lynchburg, VA 24501