Chicago Area Paleontological Society, Wheaton, Illinois

(630) 462-9775,

1511 Sherwood Pl, Wheaton, IL

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

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

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

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

Bulletin: Along the Rocky Road



Meeting: 10 AM, 1st Saturday, (Except Jul & 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