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Join us at any of our upcoming events where we give back to our community. Some events are education-oriented to introduce the youth to gold prospecting, some are open to the public to learn gold panning basics or new techniques.

Nevada Outdoor Experience
June 22, 2024

Times: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm each day 

Location: Capitol City Gun Club, 3590 Arrowhead Drive, Carson City, NV

More Information: Sponsored by the Wild Sheep Foundation: 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.

Set up for vendors: 7:00 am - 8:30 am. Please drop off gear at the front, then park your car. Please check in at the registration area. 

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!

Click here for Event Map     Click here for Event Flyer


Jackpot of Gems
September 14-15, 2024

Times: Saturday, 9/14: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm each day; Sunday, 9/15: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Grand Sierra Resort, Silver State Pavillion, 2500 E. Second Street, Reno, NV 89595

More Information: This is a great event! Guests learn how to pan for gold and there are lots of rocks to see and purchase.
Members who help get in to the event for free.


Rye Patch State Park Kids Metal Detector Hunt
September 28, 2024

Times: 10:00 am start, until all items are given away 

Location: River Bend Group Area

More Information: Prizes will be given for kids up to the age of 12 years.
Bring your metal detector or use one of ours.
Event Rules: Each young person will be able to find one token we hide in the ground with a metal detector. That Token will be turned in for a prize bag until all prize bags are gone.
Donations: 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 this link to download the donation form: CLICK HERE

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Fernley Intermediate School Visit
October, 2024

More description and contact info coming soon... 


2024 Events
- Completed -

Completed and successful events from 2024

  • YWCE Event
    January, 2024

2023 Events

Completed and successful events from 2023

  • Fernley Intermediate School
    October 25


  • Gem and Mineral Show
    September 16 - 17


  • Nevada Outdoor Experience
    June 17

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