We are currently on our warm weather schedule. Meetings will be held at Swank Claim. If weather prevents holding at Swank, we will notify 1 week prior of the alternate location.
Ohio Buckeye Chapter of the GPAA Meeting and Event Schedule for 2018
April 14, 2018 -
BCGPAA Ice Breaker Social Gathering - Golden Corral (Ontario). 10:00AM. You do not have to eat to participate, but if you do wish to eat be sure to pay the cashier.
April 28, 2018 - BCGPAA Booth at Mohican Wildlife Weekend. 10:00AM - 3:00PM. Pleasant Hill Lake Park. Volunteers Needed.
May 12, 2018 - BCGPAA May 2018 Meeting - Fossick Cleanup / Common Dig / Potluck Lunch / Meeting. Swank Claim - 9:00AM
May 19-20, 2018 - BCGPAA Annual Thermal City Dig - Thermal City Gold Mine. Time TBD
June 9-10, 2018 - BCGPAA Annual Fossick - Free Common Digs / Beeper Hunts / Meeting / BBQ Dinner. Times and Info TBA
July 14, 2018 - BCGPAA July 2018 Meeting - Common Dig / Potluck Lunch / Meeting. Swank Claim 9:00AM
August 11, 2018 - BCGPAA August 2018 Meeting - Gold Rush Cleanup / Potluck Lunch / Meeting. Swank Claim 10:00AM
September 1-2, 2018 - BCGPAA Annual Gold Rush Days. Schedule to be announced shortly.
October 2018 - Cleveland Museum of Natural History. TBA
October 13, 2018 - BCGPAA Volunteer Appreciation Meeting - Common Dig / BBQ / Meeting. Swank Claim - 9:00AM
November 10, 2018 - BCGPAA Thanksmas Gathering - Golden Corral. Ontario, Ohio. 11:00AM. Info TBA
All common digs begin at 9:00AM. Break for potluck and meeting. Resume following meeting Gold nugget raffle and split immediately following.
* All common digs $6.00 fee unless otherwise denoted. Annual Fossick FREE common dig.
** Metal Detector Hunt fees to be announced at the event. They are generally around $10.00 per person.
Our warm weather meetings take place at the Swank Claim West at the corner of Gatton Rocks Rd and Cutnaw Road between Bellville and Butler, OH. Cold weather meetings are announced on a monthly basis with location determined at that time.
Swank Claim Address: 1099 Cutnaw Rd. Bellville, OH 44813
GPS Coordinates: N 40° 35.885' W 082° 27.602'