You can contact us by calling:
M.J. Hueter – 360.352.9702
The Washington Agate and Mineral Society (WAMS) is one of the oldest clubs in the state of Washington (founded 1937). Members share a common interest in rocks, minerals and activities such as collecting and Jewelry making.
Membership is open to anyone with an interest in rocks and minerals. WAMS has a separate junior branch for youngsters. Regular meetings are the first Tuesday of the month in the First Baptist Church of Lacy at College St. and 22nd (see directions below). Meeting time is 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. for both juniors and adults. (Except the first Tuesday of August when the meeting is a potluck picnic at Priest point park in Olympia).
Club meetings include demonstrations and informative presentations on rock and minerals, a silent auction and a “show-and-tell” segment for members to exhibit their favorite rocks and lapidary work. WAMS members can attend rock collecting field trip sponsored by the Washington State Mineral Council.
WAMS also puts on an Annual Rock, Gem, Fossil and Mineral Show in Tenino WA during July.
WAMS is affiliated with the Washington state mineral council and The Northwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies.
- Take I-5 from the north or south to Exit 109 (Martin Way Exit)
- Head west ( right from the north,left from the south) onto Martin Way.
- Turn left onto College St. SE and go 1.45 miles
- Turn left onto 22nd SE. and go .07 miles
- Turn right into the Church parking lot