LAST EVENT OF THE SEASON THIS SATURDAY! OUR ANNUAL TWO-BIT HUNT AND PIZZA PARTY!
3/14/18 - We have ordered 55 pizzas and thousands of quarters for our annual end of season hunt & pizza party! Join us at the hunt field this Saturday, March 17th to participate! The hunt starts at 1PM and ends at 2PM, then everyone will go to the pavilion for our pizza party and raffles! If you want to save $5 off of your hunt fees, stop by the hunt field just before 9:30 and help us bury the 12,000 quarters! Be sure to get there early to register and visit with friends before we all disappear for the Summer! We'll see you there! If you have any questions, feel free to call or stop by Miners Depot!
MIDDLE CAMP AREA COORDINATE CHART NOW AVAILABLE!
3/11/18 - A downloadable and printable PDF is now available in the members only section that grids out coordinates for the Middle Camp Area club claims. Please be sure to read the paragraph on the top of the chart and stay off private claims that entirely surround all QMDC claims! Printed copies are also available at Miners Depot. Please have your membership card handy.
**** IMPORTANT WEATHER ALERT! ****
LAST UPDATED 3/14/18 @ 7:24PM - We WERE tracking some potentially nasty weather that WAS scheduled to be here just in time for Saturdays Two-Bit hunt and pizza party. Things have changed and it looks like the weather will cooperate! Just as a reminder, any decision to postpone any hunt, although unlikely, will not be made until the last minute, so always keep an eye on the web page and/or at Miners Depot for the latest information if you feel the weather looks questionable!
OVER 110 PEOPLE ATTEND FINAL CLUB MEETING OF THIS SEASON!
Over 110 people attended the March 7th club meeting and had a great time! Congratulations to Sue & Steve McVay who found the hidden wallet and won a $100 gold nugget!!!
THE HIDDEN WALLET HAS BEEN FOUND!
3/4/2018 - The hidden wallet has been found! See us at the club meeting and learn how the clues led to its discovery!
NEW CLAIMS MARKED AND AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS!
2/19/2018 - Thanks to all of the 20+ volunteers who helped ups mark the new claims yesterday! All new claims are now well marked around the perimeter with intermediate markers made of plastic pipe that has been tipped with orange spray paint. PLEASE respect the mineral rights of adjacent claim owners by staying on club claims. This entire area is blanketed with claims and claim jumping will not be tolerated. Maps are available in the "Members Only" section of our website as well as printed copies at Miners Depot! We are already getting reports of nuggets, so HAPPY HUNTING!
145 PARTICIPANTS AT THE FEBRUARY COIN HUNT!
2/17/2018 - Thanks to everyone who showed up for the February Coin hunt! we had 54 volunteers which helped to speed up the planting process BIG TIME! Remember that March is the last hunt of the season! If you don't know what that means, show up at our meeting or the hunt to find out! For time & date, check out our EVENTS page!
SURPRISE!!! 3 NEW CLAIMS!!!
2/14/2018 - The Quartzsite Metal Detecting Club is PROUD to announce that we have just acquired 3 new claims for member use! They are near the middle camp area and are available immediately! Maps and more information will be available in the coming days. This should be a great addition to our claim group and we wish you all the best of luck out there!
2/7/18: The push has been cancelled for the season due to breakdowns. We have BIG PLANS for next year! Be at tonight's meeting for all the details!