Frontier Day @ Rice Museum in Hillsboro

Frontier Day @ Rice Museum in Hillsboro

Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals (map)

Please join us for our first field trip of the year, our Frontier Day to the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks & Minerals in Hillsboro!

The Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals houses a world-class collection recognized as the finest in the Pacific Northwest and one of the best in the nation. Located just west of Portland, Oregon, in Hillsboro, the Museum showcases not only fine rocks and minerals, but also fossils, meteorites, lapidary art, and gemstones from both the Pacific Northwest and all around the world.

Frontier Day @ Newport, Oregon

Frontier Day @ Newport, Oregon

Beverly Beach State Park (map)

Join us for our 2nd Frontier Day of the year on October 26th in Newport, Oregon. We will be digging for fossils. We will meet at Beverly Beach State Park at 9:00 a.m. Avocational Paleontologist, Guy DiTorrice, will be our guide. The entire adventure should end around 12 pm. Lunch will not be provided, so everyone should bring their own sack lunch.

Dress warm and appropriately for the weather! Parking is limited, so carpooling is encouraged. We'll see you in the parking lot outside. As always, parents are required to stay on site. 

To RSVP for the event, Please click here.

Once you RSVP you will be sent a permission slip to fill out and bring with you for the outing.