Spring Fossil Field Trip
May 31 - June 2
Pipsico Scout Reservation
Surry County, Virginia

Miocene and Pliocene Fossils 

A field trip has been set up for the spring. The location is the same. Collecting will be Saturday. Campers may come in on Friday the 31st.

MAGMA members be sure to contact and join the Tidewater Gem and Mineral Society to attend, Kelley Finch, 757-630-6607

Afternoon arrivals may collect on the river. There are Cabinettes available with electricity but no running water. Tent camping is also allowed. Tents may be set up in campsite 4 and there are latrine facilities and water in the site. Showers may be available at the staff center. All overnight campers must exit the camp by 2 pm on June 2.

All previous collecting rules still apply:
No climbing of steep river bank areas.
No parking except in designated areas.
No parking on any grass areas.
No alcoholic beverages or small dogs allowed.
No cooking in the cabinettes.
Speed limit on camp road must be obeyed.

Fees - $10.00 per person to tent camp-includes collecting fee.
Cabinette rental-$25.00 for the weeknights, plus collecting fee.
One day collecting fee is $5.00 cash payments only.

Contact Bill Stine by email for further information;

The town of Surry now has an inn on route 10. It is called the Surry Country Inn for those not wanting to camp but traveling in. 757-210-4450


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