Welcome to the Lakeland Gem & Mineral Club

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

Annual Gem & Mineral Show 2022

2022 marks the 53rd annual Gem & Mineral show hosted by the Lakeland Gem & Mineral Club.  The show will be held Friday, July 15th and Saturday, July 16th at the Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua, Wisconsin.  The theme for 2022 is Minerals of Madagascar.

About the club

Who We Are

The club was founded in 1964 and incorporated in 1970 to: 

  • promote general interest and education of Earth sciences, geology, and minerology;

  • educate in lapidary arts;

  • aid in gem material & mineral identification; and

  • for instruction in geological hobbies.

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.  

2022 Programs

May 24, 2022: Thundereggs

June 28, 2022:  The geology of EV batteries

July 26, 2022:  Ammonites

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 hello@lakelandgemclub.org


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, hello@lakelandgemclub.org

​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