1) Your Field Trip at the Rock Ranch
Schedule your own geo-adventure between April 1 & October 31. During your 2-hour outing, you will tour the Northwest Mineral Museum and gain hands-on experience in the Rock & Gem Lab. Then it’s hit the dirt to begin the “Gemstone Scramble” where you’ll learn to dig for dozens of gem & mineral specimens. Look closely, because you get to keep what you find! At the end of your day, all students receive their “Jr. Geologist Club” card and a free ticket to any regularly scheduled “Big Dig”.
Field Trips run from April 1 to October 31; open for groups of 20 to 100.
First 20 minimum: $12.50 = $250.
25 to 50 people: $10 each
50 to 100 people: CALL
2) The Big Dig!
At the end of each month, Livingstones Rock Ranch will host a “Big Dig”. This 3-hour event is open to the public and all ages. Guests will participate in all the same activities as in Part 1, and additionally, an expanded rock & mineral dig will provide the possibility of taking home specimens of petrified wood, thundereggs, quartz crystals, fool’s gold & many more if you can find them!
1 Free Big Dig w/Jr. G. Coupon or
3) The Junior Geologist Club
On the days of the Big Digs, we will also hold the monthly meeting of the Jr. Geologists Club, where students & guests will have the opportunity to learn a little about a different mineral or rock each month. Show your Jr. G Club card in the Gift Shop for Special Discounts on all merchandise!
- “Grandpa, this is the best day of my life!” (Heard several times each year)
Mr. Livingstone, this is the best field trip ever! (Voted #1 by thousands of students)
- “Mr. Livingstone, this is the best field trip in 25 years of teaching!”
(Voted #1 by dozens of science teachers)