Chicago Rocks & Minerals Society, Chicago, Illinois                           

(312) 623-1554;

Bulletin:  The Pick and Dop Stick  



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;

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



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;

Bulletin:  The Pica Pick

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

Elgin Rock Club, Elgin, IL

10 N 566 Longview Ln, Elgin, IL  60124

Phone:  (847) 464-4046

Fulton County Rockhounders, Canton, Illinois

(309) 368-2947,

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

Gem City Rock Club, Quincy, Illinois

(217) 617-2751;

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;

411 E. Monroe St., Springfield, IL  62701

Bulletin:  The LOESS Bulletin




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



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

Peoria Academy of Science, Peoria, Illinois                                    

(309) 208-5418;

Bulletin:  Crystal Lines



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

Rockhounds of Central & Southern Illinois, Decatur, IL

5393 Union School Rd., Decatur, IL  62522; (217) 791-3514


Bulletin:  The Rockhound

Meeting:  12 pm, 1st Saturday, Pop's Place, 4335 W. Main St.

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

(815) 218-5011l; 11717 Waidi Avenue, Machesney Park, IL  61115

Bulletin:  Along the Rocky Road



Meeting:  10 AM, 1st Saturday, (Except Jul, Aug & Sept)  Burpee Museum, 737 Main St., Rockford, IL

South Suburban Earth Science Club, Park Forest, Illinois 

P O Box 235, Park Forest  60466

Bulletin:  The Tully


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;


Meeting:  1st Thursday, Benton Community Center

West Central Illinois Rock & Mineral Club, Macomb, Illinois                             

(309) 313-2826

Bulletin:  Rock Chatter



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