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by Web Master last modified Mar 22, 2018 08:25 PM
The mission of the Junior Rockhounds of Central New York is to foster friendships and a love of learning about geology, minerals, and fossils. Our Group Meets the at 6:30 PM followed by the regular club meeting at 7:30 PM the 3rd Monday for 9 months a year with July-GemWorld, August-Picnic, December-Holiday Party.

GMSS is a member of the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies' Future Rockhounds of America program. One of the program's highlights is the AFMS/FRA Merit Badge Program, which promotes rewards-based education in Earth Science and "rockhound skill" development. When all 20 merit badges have been completed, a child will be listed on the AFMS/FRA Rock Stars page along with other "Rock Stars" from around the country.

Typical meetings of the GMSS group will consist of three parts: Introductions/icebreakers/membership activity; Brief lesson about the month’s badge requirements; and interactive learning stations with fun, engaging activities designed to fulfill the badge requirements. Activities are appropriate for school-aged children.

Members who cannot attend may request instructions for activities necessary to complete the monthly badge, which can be submitted to the club leaders at a subsequent meeting.

If you have questions about Junior Rockhounds, you may contact the team at KidsRock.

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Upcoming Events
March 24 BUS TRIP to Buffalo Show **Cancelled** Mar 24, 2018 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM
March 27 Show Committee Mar 27, 2018 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
April 3 GMSS Board Meeting Apr 03, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM — Clubhouse - Liverpool
Apr 16 7:30 - GMSS Group Meeting Apr 16, 2018 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM
July 14 & 15 Gemworld 2018 Jul 14, 2018 - Jul 15, 2018 — SRC Arena
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