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Donations for the 2024 Rye Patch Children's Nugget Shoot, September 28:
We are requesting donations in the form of monetary gifts, gift cards, and products or items we can use as prizes for this event. Click the button below to download the donation form.

Thank you Nokta for donating these 3 metal detectors for our Rye Patch kids metal detecting hunt in September, 2024. 

Donate today!

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Follow the link below to get the latest on the Truckee Meadows Land Bill: 

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Mission Statement

To provide an environment for members and any other persons interested to interact and to increase public awareness by providing education on ecologically sound methods of prospecting, small-scale mining and treasure hunting for adults, families and their children. This includes locating, identifying and legal removal of minerals, caches and treasures while conserving the environment and natural habitat. This shall be accomplished through lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on training at meetings, outings and any other settings deemed appropriate by the corporation's Board of Directors and at no cost to the participants.

Nevada Outdoor Experience Event
Saturday, June 22
Capitol City Gun Club, Carson City, Nevada

This is a FREE event where families and the community come to this event to get excited about and get inspired by the outdoors. This event serves to encourage the next generation of outdoor enthusiasts with over 20 outdoor organizations, each with their own perspectives and opportunities to learn.

This event includes archery, wildlife conservation, duck calling, leave no trace ethics, trap and skeet, nature crafts, gold panning, metal detecting, rock climbing wall, and so much more! 

Help spread the word for this FREE event! 



GPAA of Northern Nevada Reno is setup as an Educational Non Profit Group. We are a Non-Profit Corporation Nevada Business ID# NV20111658489
IRS 501 ( c ) ( 3 )  EIN# 45-3576691 - Public Charity


We accept donated gold claims and equipment in good working order. See below for information on how you can donate: 

To donate a Gold Claim:

In California, contact Mike at (830) 456-7927

In Nevada, contact Jim at (775) 527-9335 


To donate gold recovery equipment:

In Nevada, contact Jim at (775) 527-9335

In California, contact Mike at (830) 456-7927


All donations are tax deductible.

Join us at an upcoming Member Meeting!

American Legion Hall
730 4th St.
Sparks, NV 89431 
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Mountain Ridge

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GPAA of Northern Nevada Reno Inc. P.O. Box 3373 Sparks, Nevada 89432-9000

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