Join an exciting Gold Prospecting Club

“You’re invited to be our guest” Valley Prospectors is an educational organization dedicated to promote Gold Prospecting as a healthy family activity & is a “NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION".

Good Stewards

Remember that all prospectors may be judged by the example you set. Leave flora and fauna as you found it. Do Not Destroy any property, public or private. Obey the laws. Please do not litter. Each member of Valley Prospectors should strive to set a good example for others.


Meetings are the first Tuesday of each month at the San Bernardino Elks Lodge - 6 pm - 2055 Elks Dr., San Bernardino.

Minor Miners

We have a kids club that will introduce young people to rock hounding and mining.


Stay up-to-date on happenings in Valley Prospectors

Minor Miners – Next Event

July 16th at the Miners Folly Claim in Big Bear, Minor Miners will be panning for gold and playing games during the clubs Membership Appreciation Picnic. Come out and have some fun.

No Meeting in August

Valley Prospectors is dark in August. Head out to a claim and have fun. As a club, we are meeting at Pickett III and Gold Venture located in the Union Flat Campground off Highway 49. Read more…

2022 Rendezvous – Save the Dates

October 21, 22 & 23, 2022 will be the Valley Prospectors 2022 Rendezvous. All local Gold Mining, Metal Detecting, and Gem and Mineral Clubs are welcome. Check out the schedule of Events. 2022 Rendezvous Schedule