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Rendezvous 2022

June 2 - June 6

Hi Everyone,

Coombs Rendezvous  2022 Update!

Rendezvous 2022 ,  June 2nd to 6th is fast approaching….  Yay!
Just thought we’d send out an update on events.
Don’t forget to register!   The registration forms can be found on the BCLS  website.
If you are interested in the Horne Lake Cave Tour @ $48.00 we must reserve and pay in advance so please indicate if you want to go and remit your fees with registration.
Also, don’t  forget to bring water walkers or rubber boots for crossing creek beds and rain gear….   Just in case….  🙂🙃🥾☔️🌂

Registration starts at 1 pm and we get settled in!
field trips sign up sheets will be ready for you to choose from
As will workshops and presentations
Wine and cheese meet and greet will begin around 7pm (byob)

Field trips will Marshall and depart between 8:00 – 9:00am
#1  the Argonaut mine
#2 Rosewall Creek – upper and lower
#3 Horne Lake – dallasite
#4 Horne Lake Caves – paid tour
Workshop by Barb Creber – Tree of life pendant.. 3:30..$15.00. Supplies included
Pot luck dinner 5:30 pm
Workshop by Mike Hill… Wire wrapping a cabuchon…. 7pm- $20.00 (plus $5.00 if you need a cabuchon) bring tools if you have them.
Metal detecting walkabout with Gary …. Bring your metal detector if you have one.

Field trips will Marshall and depart between 8:00 – 9:00
#1 Mt. Arrowsmith & Loon Lake main logging road
#2 Cop Main – red & blue jasper
#3 Hornby Island – fossils
#4 Horne Lake Caves – paid tour
Afternoon mini show
Workshop by Cynthia – Chakras bracelets/suncatchers $15./$20 supplies included.
Demonstration on bowl carving by Gary 3:00
Earthquakes presentation by Alana 4pm
Fossil cleaning by Russ
Spaghetti dinner 5:00

Pancake bacon/sausage and egg breakfast.
Field trips will Marshall and depart between 8:00 – 9:00
#1 the Argonaut mine
#2 Oyster River
#3 Puntledge/Trent rivers – fossils
#4 Horne Lake Caves – paid tour
Afternoon mini show
Demonstration on flint knapping by Ken Porteous
Presentation talk on fossils of Vancouver Island by Ron Creber
BCLS meeting 2:30/3pm
Sunday evening free for all

Monday morning coffee & goodies 8:00am
pack up, clean up and say goodbyes!

FYI….  BCFerries has incredible savings… free sailing for seniors Monday-Thursday
and very big discounts for oversized vehicles/big rigs  when you make reservations for early morning and late night.   Check it out at BCFerries.com.reservations to Nanaimo.
I think the Tswassen/Duke point run has the best deals …. Reserve ahead!

Looking forward to meeting you at Rendezvous 2022 in Coombs!

Cynthia Jones, PDRGC Zone rep
Committee chair

HELP WANTED:Here are the sign up sheets for the weekend. If you can volunteer some time during the weekend, please open the link and add you name to the spots you want:

Sign up for Volunteers:

Please open the page, check out the possibilities and add your name to the places that you can help. Remember, many hands make light work!







June 2
June 6


Vancouver Island Zone and BC Lapidary Society


Coombs Fairgrounds
1018 Ford Street
Coombs, British Columbia Canada
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