Madras Rockhound Pow Wow
The All Rockhounds Pow-Wow Club of America, Inc.

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Spring Dig
13&14 April 2019 (new date)

Madras Pow-Wow
20-23 June 2019

Fall Dig
7&8 September 2019

Mission Statement

As a non-profit organization The All Rockhounds Pow-Wow Club of America, Inc. intends to stimulate interest in the Earth Sciences.

All phases of the rock collecting and stone cutting hobby, lapidary trades, demonstrations, and showcasing such materials as maybe used for educational, social, cultural or scientific enlightenment will be included.

The club will cooperate with proper authorities and other interested parties in preserving and protecting objects of historical and archeological values and promote safety and respect for the property rights of others while rock hunting.

Events for 2020 yet to be published

Mission Statement

As a non-profit organization The All Rockhounds Pow-Wow Club of America, Inc. intends to stimulate interest in the Earth Sciences.

All phases of the rock collecting and stone cutting hobby, lapidary trades, demonstrations, and showcasing such materials as maybe used for educational, social, cultural or scientific enlightenment will be included.

The club will cooperate with proper authorities and other interested parties in preserving and protecting objects of historical and archeological values and promote safety and respect for the property rights of others while rock hunting.

Spring Dig
13&14 April 2019 (new date)

The Saddle Mountain dig is about 20 miles south of Vantage near Mattawa, WA.
Camp will be at the Buckshot Ranch Boat Launch two miles south of Mattawa
(west off highway 243) at the Columbia River.

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife requires a Discovery Pass for camping at Buck Shot.
Camping is free.
It is a dry camping site, no potable water or electricity
There is a Brick outhouse for our use.

The public is invited to attend.
Membership is required to participate in the activities.
We will be digging for petrified wood, picture wood, limb sections and, possibly, common opal.

Saturday evening at 5:00pm a potluck dinner will be served with hot dogs and hamburgers
furnished by the Pow Wow Club.
Dinner will be followed by a short general meeting and donated door prizes.

Sunday morning at 8am a pancake and sausage breakfast is furnished by the Pow Wow Club
(weather permitting).

Tailgating and rock swapping is highly encouraged.

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70th Year of Madras Rockhound Pow Wow
20-23 June 2019
9 AM - 6 PM

Jefferson County Fairgrounds
Madras, Oregon

FREE PARKING • FREE ADMISSION • FREE ENTERTAINMENT

80+ dealers providing all your lapidary needs,
daily field trips, activities, camping, nightly entertainment
and all the fun you can handle.

Membership required for field trips
Membership $7.50 per person or $15 per family, includes 17 yrs. & under

GET YOUR SUPPLY OF
carvings • clocks & motors • crystals • faceted gemstones fossils • findings •
intarsia jewelry • minerals • rock equipment • rough & polished rock, etc.

Sponsored by: All Rockhounds Pow-Wow Club of America, Inc.
WHERE ROCKHOUNDS MEET FRIENDS . . . FRIENDS MEET ROCKHOUNDS

Fall Dig
7&8 September 2019

The Pow Wow camps at the Teanaway Community Campground
Drive east from Cle Elum, WA on State Road 970 to the Teanaway River Road (turn left off 970)
Drive approximately 7.2 miles, turn left
Drive .7 (tenths) of a mile to the campground (on the left).

A Discovery Pass is required
Camping is free.
It is a dry camp with outhouses, but no potable water or electricity.

The public is invited to attend
Membership is required to participate in the activities.
We will dig for agates, crystal nodules and jadeite.
There will be a Saturday evening potluck dinner at 5:00PM
Hamburgers and hot dogs will be provided by the Pow Wow Club.
Dinner will be followed by the general membership meeting to elect club officers followed by donated door prizes.

Sunday morning at 8 is a pancake and sausage breakfast furnished by the Pow Wow Club (weather permitting).

Tailgating and rock swapping is encouraged.

Note: Some of the parking places at the dig sites require a forest services permit, which can be purchased at the trailheads for around $5 a day.