Illinois

Chicago Area Paleontological Society, Wheaton, Illinois

(630) 462-9775, cdcozart@aol.com


Chicago Rocks & Minerals Society, Chicago, Illinois

(312) 623-1554; jaynine9@aol.com

Bulletin: The Pick and Dop Stick

Website: www.chicagorocks.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chicago-Rocks-Minerals-Society/208997195835798

Meeting: 7:30 pm, 2nd Saturday (except Jul & Aug), St Peter’s United Church of Christ, 8013 Laramie Ave. Skokie, IL


Des Plaines Valley Geological Society, Des Plaines, Illinois*

(815) 222-8197; nival48@hotmail.com

530 Timber Dr., Harvard, IL 60033

Bulletin: Crystal Cluster

Meeting: 7:30 PM 3rd Thursday, Des Plaines Leisure Center, except June, July, August, December


Earth Science Club of Northern Illinois (E.S.C.O.N.I.), Glen Ellyn, Illinois*

P O Box 321, Downers Grove, IL 60515

(847) 931-0856

Bulletin: The Earth Science News

Website: www.esconi.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ESCONI.fb

Meeting: 2nd Friday, 8 pm (except July-Aug). College of Dupage Tec Building, 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn


Edwards River Earth Science Club, Monmouth, Illinois*

612 SE 3rd St., Aleda, IL 61231

(309) 734-0403; mglad@frontiernet.net

Bulletin: The Pica Pick

Meeting: 2 PM, 1st Saturday, Security Savings Bank, Monmouth


Elgin Rock Club, Elgin, Illinois

Website: www.elginrockandmineral.org

Meeting: to be determined


Fulton County Rockhounders, Canton, Illinois*

(309) 368-2947, courseyfarms@gmail.com

Meeting: 6:30 PM 1st Wednesday, Wallace Park Rec Ctr, 250 S Ave D


Gem City Rock Club, Quincy, Illinois*

(217) 617-2751; bfanning58@yahoo.com

Bulletin: Gem City Rock News

Meeting: 6 PM 4th Tuesday, Old Bookstore, Quincy Town Center, Quincy, IL


Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Society, Springfield, Illinois*

(309) 838-7782; loesseditor@gmail.com

411 E. Monroe St., Springfield, IL 62701

Bulletin: The LOESS Bulletin

E-mail: loesseditor@gmail.com

Website: www.loess.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/212573155665/

Meeting: 3rd Monday of the month Mar.-Nov. (4th Monday Jan.-Feb.),6:30 pm, Illinois State Museum, Spring & Edwards Streets, Springfield


Northwest Illinois Rock Club, Freeport, Illinois*

(815) 821-1550

Website: nwilrockclubfrpt.blogspot.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/813350362021338/

Meeting: 7 PM 3rd Thursday, Bethany United Church of Christ, 2341 W Stephenson St


Peoria Academy of Science, Peoria, Illinois*

(309) 208-5418; thfan1989@gmail.com

Bulletin: Crystal Lines

E-mail: pasgsnewsletter@gmail.com

Website: www.pasgeology.com

Meeting: 7 PM 4th Tuesday, Forest Park Nature Center


Rockhounds of Central & Southern Illinois, Decatur, Illinois

(217) 791-3512

Meetings: 1st Sunday at Noon; POPS Place, 4335 W. Main St., Decatur, IL


Rock River Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Loves Park, Illinois*

(815) 978-7666; 6443 Latham Rd., Rockford, IL 61101

Bulletin: Along the Rocky Road

E-mail: rrvgms@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/890823657607474/

Meeting: 10 AM, 1st Saturday, (Except Jul & Sept) North Suburban Library, 6340 N 2nd St


South Suburban Earth Science Club, Park Forest, Illinois*

P O Box 235, Park Forest 60466

Bulletin: The Tully

E-mail: ssescus@yahoo.com

Meeting: To Be Announced, 1st Thursday, Park Forest Public Library, 400 Lakewood Blvd., Park Forest


Southern Illinois Earth Science Club, Centralia, Illinois*

1019 E. Broadway, Centralia, IL 62801

(618) 367-0046; www.siesclub.org

E-mail: chontopalsky@att.net

Meeting: 1st Thursday, Benton Community Center


West Central Illinois Rock & Mineral Club, Macomb, Illinois*

(309) 313-2826

Bulletin: Rock Chatter

E-mail: stonesandbones@rockchatter.com

Website: www.rockchatter.com

Meeting: 1st Monday, 6:30 PM (except Sept- 2nd Monday), Trinity Lutheran Church, 123 S Campbell St


Worthen Earth Searchers, Nouvco, Illinois*

709 East County Rd., 1720, Nouvco, IL 62354

(217) 219-2315

Meetings: 7 pm, 1st Tuesday, Members homes