Did you know there is GOLD and other minerals in the creeks of Maryland?
Come out to one of our local events, a group dig, an overnight outing or attend a meeting and join the Central Maryland Chapter of the Gold Prospectors Association of America as we explore Maryland's little known gold history and search for the lustrous yellow metal.
Atlantic Coast Gem and Mineral Expo at the Howard County Fairgrounds
Sept. 22nd and 23rd
Central MD GPAA Officers
Volunteers needed, contact an officer
President Scott Sprague
Vice President Chuck Thompson
Treasurer Bruce Custer
2018 Meeting Dates, Times and Topics
January 19th - 8 pm* Desert Prospecting and Drywashing
February 9th - 8 pm Small Scale Rock Crushing - Gold Ores
March 2nd - 8 pm* Panning Perfection-Club Demo Training
April 13th - 8 pm Recovering Gold from Circuit Boards
May 11th - 8 pm* Fine Gold Recovery
June 8th - 8 pm Alaska or BUST!
July 13th - 8 pm Maryland Gold History
August 10th - 8 pm Metal Detecting 101
September 14th - 8 pm* TBA
October 12th - 8 pm TBA
November 9th - 8 pm* TBA
December 14th - 7 pm Holiday Social & Potluck
*Board Meeting prior to regular meeting- Open to the public 6:30 pm
June 8 th at 8 pm
Alaska or Bust!
members share their stories and adventures about prospecting in Alaska.
Free Gold friday!!!
Everyone attending a monthly meeting has the opportunity of leaving with a nice picker!
July 13 th at 8 pm
Maryland Gold History
Join us for a peak into the history of Maryland Gold Mining!
MAY 11 th at 8 pm
fINE gOLD rECOVERY
see several of the top names in action! Gold Hog Multi Sluice, Gold Cube and Martin Prospecting.
Gold Demos, Outings and More!!!