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2210 SE Oak Grove Blvd.
Portland, (Oak Grove) OR 97267 USA
List of prospecting & metal detecting clubs by State.
Kellyco Metal Detector Superstore
1085 Belle Avenue
Winter Springs, Fl 32708
Metal Detectors for Hobby, Security and Professional on Sale
Metal Detecting Clubs and Other Areas of Interest by State (including Canada)
Metal detecting tips, finds, and stories about metal detecting, civil war relic hunting, and treasure hunting.
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Metal Detecting Clubs by State
Site also includes some great information for the metal detecting enthusiast.
Detector Electronics Corp.
23 Turnpike Rd.,
Southborough, MA 01772 USA
Join a metal detector club near you today! Learn proper metal detecting techniques, make new friends and preserve the hobby for all to enjoy. Find clubs by region; USA & Canada
The Federation of Metal Detector & Archeological Clubs, Inc.
FMDAC is dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and protection for the hobby of recreational metal detecting and prospecting.
Treasure hunting, metal detecting and prospecting club listing by State.
The hobby of treasure hunting has many aspects to it, more than can be covered on any one website. This site was created for an insight into a single treasure hunters adventures. Read about some of the treasure I have found in the Treasure Log or for an in depth look into this great hobby follow some of the links on the Treasure Links page.
World Wide Association of Treasure Seekers [WWATS]
WWATS Treasure Links Clubs and Organizations
Clubs & Organizations / U.S. National
Federation of Metal Detectors & Archeological Clubs, Inc. (FMDAC)
Duane Biller (President)
Contact: Jill McFeeder
Clubs & Organizations / U.S. State
Warrior Basin Treasure Hunters Association
35 Ryan Circle
Odenville, AL 35120 USA
Contact: Joe Box (President)
Alaska Treasure Seekers Society
Alaska Treasure Seekers
4311 N Dartmoor St
Wasilla, Alaska, 99654 USA
Arizona Treasures Unlimited, Inc.
P.O. Box 25773
Tempe, AZ 85285-5773 USA
Meetings: The ATU meets on the third Monday of the month (holidays included) @ 7:00 pm. @ the Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum, 1502 West Washington Street, Phoenix, Arizona.
13630 E Garigans Gulch
Vail, Arizona 85641 USA
We meet at 6:30 pm, every 4th Wednesday of each month (Except December) at the Crescent Manor Club House at 1150 W Prince Road in Tucson.
Detectors Unlimited, Inc., a metal detecting club, promotes the safe and lawful recovery of lost and abandoned objects through the process of research, education and the distribution of information.
Our programs focus on coin, relic, and artifact hunting along with gold prospecting, meteorite hunting and stories of lost treasures (especially those related to southern Arizona). We have an outing the weekend after each monthly meeting (which may be rescheduled if it conflicts with a major
Quartzsite Metal Detecting Club, Inc.
c/o Irwin Lee
PO Box 2626
Quartzsite, AZ 85346 USA
Superstition West Treasure Hunters
Apache Junction, AZ USA
Contact: John Schaefer (Club President)
Meets in Apache Junction on the first Tuesday of the month at the Elk's Lodge, 2455 E. Highway 88 & Lost Dutchman at 7:00 pm.
Antelope Valley Treasure Hunters Society
PO Box 4718
Lancaster, CA 93539 USA
Contact: Rick or Vickie Wyatt
Meetings: Held the first Monday of each month (except holidays) at 42524 23rd. Street West, Lancaster Ca., 7:00 pm.
Bay Area Searchers
San Bruno, CA USA
Joy Walding (secretary)
Contact: Alan Chun
Central Coast Treasure Hunters Association
PO Box 13405
San Luis Obispo, CA 93406 USA
Meetings: at 7 PM on the fourth Thursday of each month (except Nov. & Dec.) at the Animal Care Clinic, 162 Cross Street, San Luis Obispo (Corner of Tank Farm & Long Street; one block east of Higuera) Use the entrance near the corner on Long at Tank Farm Street. Everyone is welcome to attend Wednesday of each month. The meetings start at 7:00 pm in the County School Offices located on Highway 1, across from Cuesta College.
CCTHA was started in 1984 by a group of metal detector enthusiasts. Our Club, from this humble start, has continued to grow. We have numerous Club sponsored functions throughout the year.
Coinshooters Clique of San Diego
4202 Newport Ave.
San Diego, CA 92107 USA
Contact: Ken Nikodym
7770 Regents Road
San Diego, CA 92122 USA
Meetings: is held on the fourth Friday of the month at 6:30 PM. (Except for the months of November and December). The meeting is held at the San Diego County Office of Education, Room 403, 6401 Linda Vista Road in San Diego.
The Coinshooters of San Diego was founded in 1974 and is one of the oldest Treasure Hunting clubs in the country. The Coinshooters of San Diego is a non-profit organization that belongs to, and supports, regional and national treasure hunting organizations. The Club participates in regional treasure hunting shows and competitions.
Simi Valley CA
Meetings: We meet once a month on the third Thursday of each month at 7 pm @ the Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi in Simi Valley, CA.
Placerville, CA USA
PO BOX 602
El Dorado, CA 95623 USA
Meetings: 7:00 P.M. Third Monday of every month (except December), Placerville Veteran's Hall, 130 Placerville Drive, Placerville, CA 95667.
If you are interested in metal detecting, gold panning, gold extraction, recreational prospecting and being among friendly people who have the same passion, please join us. Visitors are always welcome!
Mendocino County's Metal Detecting Club
PO Box 1366
Ukiah, CA 95482 USA
Mid-Valley Treasure Hunters Inc.
Modesto, CA USA
Modern Gold Miner & Treasure Hunter's Association
PO Box 47
Happy Camp, CA 96039 USA
Mount Diablo Metal Detectors Club
1331 Concord Ave.
Concord, CA 94520 USA
Meetings: The MDMDC will meet on the second Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm at the Water District Building in Concord, CA
Riverside Treasure Hunter's Club [RTHCLUB]
Riverside, CA 92502-0647 USA
Check with our web site for our next meeting date and location.
Sacramento Valley Detecting Buffs (SVDB)
Sacramento, CA USA
Meetings: are currently held in the North County Corporate Yard (Formerly SMUD Building) 5026 Don Julio Blvd. North Highlands, CA at the corner of Elkhorn Blvd and Don Julio Blvd.
West Coast Prospectors & Treasure Hunters
Our meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month at 7:30pm at the Woman’s Civic Club-Garden Grove at 9501 Chapman Ave in Garden Grove, California.
Our club is an active group of treasure hunters who love the hobby and enjoy spending time outdoors with our friends. Our main activity is metal detecting.
PO Box 101385
Denver, CO 80250-1385 USA
Meetings: 2nd Friday, 7:30 pm, Clements Community Center, Columbine Room - located on second floor @ 1580 Yarrow St., Lakewood, CO.
Rocky Mountain Prospectors and Treasure Hunters Club
P.O. Box 1863
Fort Collins, CO 80527-1863 USA
Contact: Paul Lange
Meetings: held on first Wednesday each month at 7:00 pm at the Mountain Range Shadows Clubhouse, located within the Mountain Range Shadows development on the SW Frontage Road of Interstate 25 between Fort Collins and Loveland, Colorado.
First Congregational Church
28 Church Street
North Haven , CT 06473 USA
Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of each month, with the exception of June , July and August when we meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at the North Haven Congregational Church located at 28 Church Street across from the town green.
P.O. Box 1811
First State Treasure Hunters Club
Newark, DE USA
Central Florida Metal Detecting Club
Meetings: The Central Florida Metal Detecting Club
meets Friday June 8, 2018 at 7:30 PM at the Community United
Methodist Church 41 W Highbanks Rd, DeBary, FL .
D&F Coinshooters & Historical Club
Dig & Find Coinshooters & Historical Club
Daytona Beach, FL USA
5566 Ainsley Court
Boynton Beach, FL 33437
Contact: Jan Smirnow (Secretary)
Ph: 1-561-376-6211 (Cell )
Meetings: The club has monthly meetings with speakers and programs. Members also bring their monthly finds for display. Meetings are the second Thursday of every month at 7:00 PM, January-November. The meetings are located at the West Palm Beach Science Museum in Dreher Park, West Palm Beach, Florida
Besides the meetings the club also has monthly hunts. Some hunts are planted and other hunts are held on private sites where permission has been granted to hunt. Some private sites have been campgrounds, fairgrounds, race tracks, etc. Also the club has a holiday party in December and picnics throughout the year.
Pensacola Historical & Treasure Hunters Association
914 N. "63rd" Ave.
Pensacola, FL 32506 USA
Contact: Rosemary Sanders
South Florida Treasure Hunters Club
Contact: Steve Hamedl (President)
Meetings are held the first Monday of each month 7 pm. The Monday meeting that falls on a holiday will be held the second Monday of the month. David Park, Community Center, 108 North, 33 Court, Hollywood, Fl 33020.
Suncoast Research and Recovery Club (SRARC)
6476 Fairway View Blvd
St. Petersburg, Florida 33707 USA
"Dedicated to Preserving Florida's History"
Meetings: Held at 7:00 PM on the fourth Monday of every month. No meeting is held in the month of December.
Member: The Federation of Metal Detector & Archeological Clubs, The South Eastern States Chapter of the FMDAC.
Treasure Coast Archaeological Society
PO BOX 780768
Sebastian, Florida 32978
Meetings: first Wednesday of every month from 7:30-9:30pm at the American Legion Hall, 807 Louisiana Ave, Sebastian, FL 32958.
The Treasure Coast Archeological Society is a non-profit
organization of Metal Detectorist.
West State Archaeological Society Inc. (W.S.A.S.)
Meeting: We meet on the last Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm at the Forest Hills Recreation Center in Tampa.
Coastal Empire History Hunters Association [CEHHA]
PO Box 865
Ellabell Ga 31308 USA
Meet once a month at the Shoneys Restaurant at I-95 & Hwy 204 in Historical Savannah Georgia at 7:30 PM every 4th Thursday.
We are a group of people who love history and enjoy sharing the hobby of metal detecting, relic recovery and preservation.
Georgia Treasure Seekers
c/o Tom Olley
1731 Cunningham Rd.
Marietta, GA 30060 USA
North Georgia Relic Hunters Association [NGRHA]
PO Box 503
Marietta, GA 30061 USA
Meetings: First and third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Cobb County FOP Lodge, 2350 Austell Road, Marietta, GA
Stone Mountain Treasure Hunters
Stone Mountain, GA USA
Contact: Mel Parker
Meetings: Held in Duluth, GA
Boise Basin Search and Recovery Club [BBSRC]
C/O Ron Strolberg
11735 Camas Street
Boise, Idaho 83709 USA
Illinois & Iowa Treasure Hunter’s Club, Inc.
Contact: Jennifer Becker [Admin]
Midwest Historical Research Society
Bensenville, IL USA
Will County Historical Research and Recovery Association
2625 Ingalls Ave.
Joliet, IL 60435 USA
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Meeting at 7:00 pm on the 4th Tuesday of every Month at the American Legion Hall, located at 2625 Ingalls Ave. Joliet IL.
266 W. Commercial
Lowell, Indiana 46356 USA
Contact: Ed Schuhrke
Meetings: the third Wednesday of each month at the Munster public library
Hoosier Hills Treasure Hunters Club
3137 West State Road 58
Seymour, In 47274 USA
Miami Valley Coin & Relic Hunters Club
11321 Aboite Center Road (512.20 mi)
Fort Wayne, IN 46814 USA
Illinois & Iowa Treasure Hunter’s Club, Inc.
Contact: Jennifer Becker [Admin]
Mid-America Treasure Hunter’s Club
c/o Don Vickers
305 S. Lindenwood Dr
Olathe, KS 66062 USA
Contact: Don Vickers (Webmaster)
Meetings: held on the third Sunday of each month.
Basehor, KS USA
Contact: Harvey McDaniel (Webmaster)
E-Mail: questions@ mokansr.com
Meetings, Held on the 3rd Wednesday of the Month at 7:30 pm @ First Bank of Missouri, 5959 NE Antioch Rd. Gladstone, MO.
Northern KY Treasure Hunting Club
Florence, KY USA
Meets:on the last Monday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Boone County High School Media Center on Burlington Pike in Florence.
Eastern Shore Treasure Club
Maryland Artifact Recovery Society (M.A.R.S.)
Contact: Jerry Mason (President)
Phone: 1-410-658-6294 or 1-410-299-1715
Contact: Lance Griffin (VP)
Meetings: Held the fourth Wednesday of the month at the St. Christopher Episcopal Church, 118 Marydel Road, Linthicum Heights, MD, (Anne Arundel Country) starting at 7:30 pm. Take Exit 6 off Baltimore Beltway 695, (outer loop between 295 and 97), South on Camp Meade Rd., Right on Maple Ave., Right on Sweetser Rd., Right on Marydel Rd to church.
Maryland Freestate Treasure Club
Contact: Gary Pennington (Club President)
Meetings: Last Tuesday of every month, 7pm at Victory Villa Community Center, 404 Compass Rd., Baltimore, Maryland 21220
Monthly contest for best finds, recover lost items, treasure hunts, relic hunts, and park hunts. Snacks at every meeting!
Guests, beginners, and experienced detectorists welcome.
Gateway Treasure Hunters (GTHC)
3161 Cranberry Hwy.
East Wareham, MA 02538 USA
Contact: Ron S. (Club President)
Meetings: held on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm. held in the church hall at Wesley United Methodist Church, 462 Main Street, Wareham, MA.
Massachusetts TH'ing Association (MTHA)
Newton Highlands, Mass USA
Next Meeting: will be Friday June 15th at the The Women's Club Workshop located at 72 Columbus Street, Newton Highlands.
Doors open at 7:00 P.M Meeting begins at 8:00 P.M.
P.O. BOX 510237
Livonia, MI 48151-6237 USA
MTH meets the 4th Tuesday of each month February though November at Faith Lutheran Church at 7:30 p.m.
Southeastern Michigan Seek & Search Club
Contact: Mike Walker [President]
Meetings: The Southwest Michigan seek and Search Club members meet the third Tuesday of each month at 7PM at the Plainwell Community Center Visitors are always welcome.
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