Fossil Dig Update

Post date: Mar 15, 2012 10:23:51 AM

Fossil Dig at the Vulcan Mines is ready for us to attend!

Fossil Dig is scheduled for April 14th at Vulcan Mine (16313 Ponce De Leon Blvd, Brooksville, FL 34614) Gates open at 8:30am and the gate will close at 9:00am. If your not at the gate at 9:00am you have lost your chance to get in. We will be driving on a dirt road back to the digging site. We've been advised against bringing low riding vehicles into the quarry. Please consider car pooling as needed.

Release forms attached below will need to be filled out for all adults, scouts and siblings attending the dig. If you have not already paid for the Fossil Dig, you can go to the Payments page or bring a check to the March 19 pack meeting. The cost is $12 per person.

Wear CLOSED shoes ONLY. The ground is uneven and rocky and there are sharp rocks that could cause injury.

Things to bring:

  • Gloves
  • Shovels
  • Rakes
  • Picks
  • Hammers
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hats
  • Bug Spray
  • AND PLENTY TO DRINK (water or Gatorade)

Dress according to weather. This is an outdoor event.

There are NO bathrooms. Those who are ready to leave early can leave as early at noon and the final exit time is at 2pm.

Information on food for the day will be added soon.