SCMGS History

Welcome to the History home for the Santa Cruz Mineral and Gem Society. The Club was established in May of 1949. From the clubs first scrapbook, additional information can be viewed using the links on the left. Note: This is a work in progress, only a sampling of the nearly 200 pages covering the period from 1949 through 1982 have been processed at this writing. (November 2010)

Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Live Oak Grange Hall, 1900 17th Avenue in Santa Cruz (Live Oak).

The general meetings involve a short board meeting including public announcements and open discussions. An organized educational presentation is given after a short social break and raffle. Junior participation is encouraged and guests are always welcome.


Applications for membership may be made after attending three meetings. Dues are $20 for single, $25 for a Family. Dues are due October 1st of each year.

Contact Information - Club Business mail address: PO BOX 343, SantaCruz, CA 95061