Gems and Geodes
Nov
2
11:30 AM11:30

Gems and Geodes

In this geology themed workshop, learn about natural resources, go on a gem hunt and explore rocks and minerals that glow under ultraviolet light. After the mineral exploration, shift gears and crack open geodes! Ages 8-12 yrs. Registration link available here.

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Fossils Rock
Nov
9
10:00 AM10:00

Fossils Rock

In this hands-on workshop discover what it takes to become a fossil and excavate real fossils from sand. We will introduce geologic time and explore the ancient sea environment and search for shark teeth, sea urchins, dinosaur bone fragments, ammonites, mineral bits, and lots more! Ages 6 to 10 yrs 

 Fall registration link available here

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Agate Watercolor Workshop, Ages 6+
Dec
7
10:30 AM10:30

Agate Watercolor Workshop, Ages 6+

Enjoy a presentation on rocks and minerals, and explore a variety of agate slabs which will be the inspiration for our watercolor project. Learn how to incorporate salt into your painting for a unique, crusty texture. Bring a friend - this project makes a great holiday gift! 

Registration link available here.   Family friendly event - ages 6+

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Girl Scouts - Gems and Geology Program 8/13 and 8/14
Aug
13
to Aug 14

Girl Scouts - Gems and Geology Program 8/13 and 8/14

  • Maplewood Rock & Gem Club (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Connect with Rock Solid Science and bring you scout or troop to the Maplewood Rock and Gem Club in Edmonds where you can ooh and ah at cool rock displays, crack open geodes, and learn the art of gem panning on a Mining Sluice.

This is a Girl Scout Science Pop-Up Event for Brownies, Juniors, and Cadette’s.

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Geology Rocks Summer Class, at The Evergreen School, Shoreline
Jul
22
to Jul 26

Geology Rocks Summer Class, at The Evergreen School, Shoreline

Get hands-on with volcanoes, rocks, minerals, fossils and more!  Uncover the mysteries of our planet as we explore the earth from its core to the outer reaches of space. Discover why lava is hot and how gemstones are formed, grow your own crystals, crack geodes and learn why scientists want to mine asteroids. This week, we will learn about our world from the inside out! Ages 8-10 years. Registration through The Evergreen School - click here to register

Please note this class is full.

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Geology Rocks Summer Camp, at Ridgecrest Elementary, Shoreline
Jul
8
to Jul 12

Geology Rocks Summer Camp, at Ridgecrest Elementary, Shoreline

Get hands-on with volcanoes, rocks, minerals, fossils and more!  Uncover the mysteries of our planet as we explore the earth from its core to the outer reaches of space. Discover why lava is hot and how gemstones are formed, grow your own crystals, crack geodes and learn why scientists want to mine asteroids. This week, we will learn about our world from the inside out! Ages 8-12 years.

Please note: This camp is full

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Agate Watercolor Workshop, Ages 6+
Jun
6
4:00 PM16:00

Agate Watercolor Workshop, Ages 6+

Enjoy a presentation on rocks and minerals, and get hands-on with a variety of agates which will be the inspiration for our watercolor project. Learn how to incorporate salt into your painting for a unique, crusty texture. Bring a friend - this project makes a great Father’s day gift! 

Registration link available here.   Family friendly event - ages 6+

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Marvelous Minerals (Pre-K)
May
18
11:30 AM11:30

Marvelous Minerals (Pre-K)

Discover the magic of minerals and hunt for gemstones in this fun, geology themed learning experience for preschoolers. Program includes hands-on activities and an opportunity to get up close with a variety of high quality rock and mineral specimens. Registration link available here.

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Fossils and Tiny Treasures
Dec
1
10:00 AM10:00

Fossils and Tiny Treasures

Learn about the ancient sea environment and what it takes to become a fossil. Children will explore a variety of seashells, mineral bits, crystals, and real fossils as they excavate tiny treasures from sand. As we unearth our treasures, we will bottle them up and make a special keepsake to take home. Ages 4 to 6yrs.  Registration available here.

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Gems and Geodes
Nov
3
11:30 AM11:30

Gems and Geodes

In this geology themed workshop, we will learn about natural resources, go on a gem hunt and explore rocks and minerals that glow under ultraviolet light. After the mineral exploration, we will shift gears and crack open geodes! Ages 6-12 yrs. Registration link available here

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Fossils and Tiny Treasures (Pre-K)
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

Fossils and Tiny Treasures (Pre-K)

Learn about the ancient sea environment and what it takes to become a fossil. Children will explore a variety of seashells, mineral bits, crystals, and real fossils as they excavate tiny treasures from sand. As we unearth our treasures, we will bottle them up and make a special keepsake to take home. Ages 4 to 6yrs.  Two sessions available - see registration links here

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Geology Rocks! Summer Camp
Aug
20
to Aug 24

Geology Rocks! Summer Camp

Kids get hands-on with interesting rocks, minerals and fossils as we dig into the awesome forces that shape our world. Campers will build volcanoes, uncover fossils, explore geologic time, crack geodes, and learn a lot about science careers and natural resources. We will enjoy nature inspired art projects, outdoor play, and daily science experiments. Ages 8-12yrs.  * Please note this camp is full.  

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 Maplewood Rock and Gem Sale
Aug
11
to Aug 12

Maplewood Rock and Gem Sale

  • Maplewood Rock and Gem Club - Edmonds (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Bring the kids and enjoy one of a kind displays exhibited by Rock Solid Science and Maplewood club members.  Enjoy several demonstrations and gemstone mining activities for all ages.  This is an annual fundraiser – there will be lots of rocks and treasures for sale.  Free event!  

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Environmental Science Summer Camp
Jul
30
to Aug 3

Environmental Science Summer Camp

  • Lively Environmental Center - Mill Creek (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Kids get hands-on as we discover treasures of the Lively Environmental Center by hiking forest trails, looking for critters, exploring habitats, and learning about rocks and minerals as we dig into earth science concepts. Campers will enjoy geology and nature inspired art projects, outdoor play, and daily science experiments. Ages 8-10yrs. 

To register directly through Parks and Rec, click here

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