Experience #3- Placer Pete's Gold Camp - 2 Day prospecting experience

Dates set for 2017 - Monday and Tuesday - June 19-20 2017

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So - What is Placer Pete's 2 day Prospecting Experience

Get your hands dirty and learn the basics of river prospecting. Spend 2 days at Camp Williams (tent camping along the river) and work with experienced prospectors to find river gold!

You will get hands on practice with -

How to find good spots

Panning

Sluice Box Operation

Classifing

Cleaning

Mining the Internet

History of the area

 

Sample Program Agenda

Day 1

Check- in

10:00 am

 

Prospecting Lesson – Reading the River

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

Lunch in camp (self-provided)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

 

Panning Lesson From Prospecting to Mining

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

 

Sluice Operation - Setting up your sluice

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

 

Prospecting in camp- Try it with some help

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 

Dinner (self-provided)

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

 

History of the area talk - Mining the Internet

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Day 2

Leave for Prospecting / Mining Area (Hike)

8:00 am

 

Prospecting – Mining - Lunch on-site (self-provided)

9:30 am – 3:00 pm


Placer Petes Gold Experience

Contact Placer Pete for costs - they vary based on your tailored experience.

Camp Waiver - Required by all participants - Click here and bring with you to camp

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