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The Harris Center’s Rock Hound Club for Families at the Beneski Museum

Saturday, November 4,
10:00 am
to 12:00 pm

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A child smiles atop a large boulder in the forest. (photo: Jenna Spear)

Calling all rock hounds! Join naturalists Susie Spikol and Julie Brown for a different rockin’ outing each month from August through November. We’ll explore rock and mineral collections, visit geological sites, and connect with geologists, all while keeping our eye out for special stones, fossils, and more.

Other outings will include a visit to the Harris Center in Hancock on August 4, a visit to Beryl Mountain on September 10, and an exploration of Gilsum’s mine history on October 7. Come rock out with us!

This is a club for families with elementary-aged children and up to attend together. Children must be accompanied by an adult for all meetings.

10 a.m. to noon at the Beneski Museum of Natural History at Amherst College. Space is limited, and separate registration is required for each meeting.

For general information about Harris Center field trips, see our Outings Information page. For questions about this particular outing, including questions about accessibility, contact Susie.


Saturday, November 4
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Susie Spikol
(603) 525-3394


Beneski Museum of Natural History
11 Barrett Hill Dr.
Amherst, MA 01002
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