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The rockhounds are dedicated to increasing Earth Science education.  Below are some of the activities we participate in to encourage the Earth Sciences:

Monthly meetings - free to the public - including the Junior Rockhound meetings

Donating Earth Science teaching materials to area schools

Judging at science fairs, including the Annual Regional Dutchess County Science Fair.

Kid's Expo mineral and fossil sand dig

Donations to the New York State Museum and Vassar College Geology Museum

Assisting teachers in the classroom

Working with Scouting groups

Shared programs and field trips with Vassar College

We would like to thank our Earth Science Sponsors for their generous donations to help the club perform these and other activities.