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We are currently on our cold weather schedule. Please check the schedule for any winter updates. Thanks!


Ohio Buckeye Chapter of the GPAA Meeting and Event Schedule for 2018

April 14, 2018 - BCGPAA Ice Breaker Social Gathering - Golden Corral (Ontario). 11:00AM. 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 /Common Dig / Potluck Lunch / Meeting. Swank Claim 9:00AM

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.

Meeting Locations

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'

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