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Welcome to the Lakeland Gem & Mineral Club

The Lakeland Gem & Mineral Club is the geology and Earth sciences club for the Wisconsin Northwoods and Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Next Club Meeting:  May 23, 2023

Please join us for the next meeting of the Lakeland Gem & Mineral Club at 6:30 pm on May 23, 2023 at the Church of the Pines in Minocqua, Wisconsin. 

Please click here for the May meeting agenda.

Please click here for the April meeting minutes.

Annual Gem & Mineral Show 2023

The 54th annual Gem & Mineral show hosted by the Lakeland Gem & Mineral Club will be held July 14 & 15, 2023 at the Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua, Wisconsin.  The theme for the show is Let's Glow:  Minerals that Fluoresce

About the club

Who We Are

The club was founded in 1964 and incorporated in 1970 to promote general interest in this remarkable planet on which we live, specifically in the areas of geology, mineralogy, paleontology, citizen science, and the lapidary arts, through evidence-based educational programs, field trips, and our Annual Gem & Mineral Show.  

When We Meet

The club meets on the 4th Tuesday every month from March through November at 6:30p at the Church of the Pines in Minocqua, Wisconsin.  

2023 Programs

Club program events to be announced soon.

Club Field Trips

The club sponsors field trips to various locations in Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota in which members have found minerals including agates, amethyst, basalt, and copper, as well as fossils.  Information on upcoming field trips will be posted to this website.

Why should you Join?


If you are interested in geology, Earth sciences, mineralogy, or lapidary, the Lakeland Gem & Mineral Club is an educational, fun way of sharing your hobby with a variety of people who share your interest.  Membership benefits include newsletters when published, admittance to the club picnic and annual banquet. 

How do you Join?

Annual membership is $10 for individual and $20 for a family.  To join, please contact the membership coordinator via email at


The club meets the fourth Tuesday of every month

from March through November

at The Church of the Pines

in Minocqua, Wisconsin

Get in Touch

Have an idea for a monthly program?  Know interesting places to go rockhounding?  Want to give feedback on our monthly meetings?  We'd like to hear from you.  Email the club at any time,

​Become a Member

Annual membership is $10 per individual, $20 per family.  Email the club for membership details, hello@lakelandgemclub,org

Club Sponsors

Kingsley North
Fire Mountain Gems
Creative Granite of Minocqua
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